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Kalbi, Korean Style Beef Short Ribs

Yesterday, the boy (my son D.) and I drove into Oakland and went to Koreana Plaza to do a little shopping.  Ever since my Husband and I lived in Thailand, frequenting Asian markets is one of my favorite thing to do.  I guess it reminds me of our time abroad.  Not to mention, the Asian… Continue reading Kalbi, Korean Style Beef Short Ribs

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Thai Beef Salad, the sequel

When I first started this blog, I had just returned home from living in Thailand for 21 months and all I could think about was Thai food.  I was eager to cook all the wonderful foods we had experienced while living abroad, not to mention put my cooking class skills to good use.  I made… Continue reading Thai Beef Salad, the sequel

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Korean Dumplings with Gochujang Dipping Sauce

Life with a little one is a new adventure each and everyday.  It is so much fun seeing our little guy grow and turn into his own person.  I enjoy my job as his Mom and he is a good baby when it comes to me getting to the store.  I just pop him in… Continue reading Korean Dumplings with Gochujang Dipping Sauce

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Hickory Smoked Tri-Tip with a Sweet and Spicy Homemade Rub

One afternoon there was a knock at the door and it was the UPS guy.  He had this huge box on his dolly, told me it weighed about 100 pounds and asked where I wanted it.  I had him put it in the garage and waited for the Husband to get home from work.  Turns… Continue reading Hickory Smoked Tri-Tip with a Sweet and Spicy Homemade Rub

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Thai Style Grilled Chicken (Gai Yang)

Summer always seems to be synonymous with grilling and since it is summer here in the Bay Area I decided to grill tonight’s dinner. Like usual, I went to the grocery store this morning and got a whole chicken, some herbs and a green papaya. If you have ever been to Thailand then you will… Continue reading Thai Style Grilled Chicken (Gai Yang)

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My Korean Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak Sandwich w/ Jicama Slaw

I recently completed my Bachelor’s degree and graduated in May and since then I have been taking a little break before returning to the workforce. My BFF and ex-coworker told me one day that my old boss asked about me and what I was up to and she responded, “Um…she’s cooking a lot.” Ha Ha.… Continue reading My Korean Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak Sandwich w/ Jicama Slaw

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Sweet and Sour Crispy Beef Salad

I love watching cooking programs to find inspiration and an excuse to head to the market to get ingredients for a new dish.  I have to say, even I find it a little strange, that going to the market is one of my favorite things to do.  I suppose it is the same as a… Continue reading Sweet and Sour Crispy Beef Salad