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Apple Crumble with Pumpkin Ice Cream


This Thanksgiving, I created the Apple Crumble and Pumpkin Ice Cream recipe to incorporate the best of apple and pumpkin pie into one dessert on our dinner menu. The pumpkin ice cream turned out to be the star of the dessert ensemble. In this recipe, I attempted to make the chocolate leaves and pumpkin puree from scratch. Making chocolate leaves Read More

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Pumpkin Apple Bread


Tis the season of apples and pumpkins. This moist pumpkin apple bread is a perfect blend of the two Fall favorite ingredients. The treat: savor the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg while it bakes in the oven. Its one of the signature in our home that Fall is here. Ingredients 16 oz fresh pumpkin puree 1 granny smith apple, chopped Read More

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Stuffed Turkey Burger


This recipe is created at Hanna’s request. I was never a fan of turkey till Hanna told me that her favorite is turkey burger. I stuffed the burger with caramelized onions, sauteed mushrooms, and Swiss cheese. I’d say the end result is oozing with juiciness… I am starting to like turkey. Ingredients Caramelized Onions 3 large onions, thinly sliced (trust Read More

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Strawberry & Blueberry Muffins


The summer fruit bakes and desserts seem to strike a chord with my mother-in-law. These strawberry and blueberry muffins are no exception. The moment they come out of the oven, I found one of them missing. It’s so good that she couldn’t wait for them to cool! Her favorite part of these fruit bakes are the crunchy strussel topping. She Read More

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草莓蓝莓松饼


配料 (A)松饼顶 1/2杯白糖 1/3杯麵粉 1/4杯非常冷的牛油,切小方块 1 1/2 小匙桂皮粉 1/2杯切碎的核桃 (B)松饼 1 1/2杯麵粉 3/4杯糖(如果需要,取一汤匙减轻甜度) 1/2茶匙盐 2茶匙发泡粉 1个鸡蛋 1/3杯植物油 1/3杯牛奶 1杯新鲜蓝莓 几粒草莓切片做点缀 做法 将松饼顶的用料用刀割法混合成面包屑状。搁置待用。 烤箱预热至华氏400度。把松饼纸杯放在松饼盘里。 将麵粉,糖,盐和发泡粉放在一个大碗中混合均匀。 将鸡蛋和植物油放入量杯中,加入足够的牛奶填满一杯, 調入麵粉混合体成麵糊。 将蓝莓和草莓翻叠入麵糊里,平均的分入松饼杯中。 撒上第一程续的松饼顶混合料。 在预热的烤箱中烘烤25分钟,直到顶部成为金黄色即可享用。

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Apple and Fig Galettes


I love my Tartine cookbook! I have another successful attempt at the galette recipe this weekend. The recipes are proven and definitely worth the investment in time and effort. The preparation and the assembly of the galette is time consuming. However, you will be rewarded by the end result. They are delicious! Ingredients Dough 2 cups very cold unsalted butter Read More

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Blueberry Crisp


A 2-lb box of blueberries for five bucks?! That’s a steal. How about some blueberry crisp for dessert tonight? Every one like this recipe. I have cut the sugar amount significantly since the berries are sweet. Adjust sweetness to your liking. Ingredients 4 cups blueberries, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 Tbsp cornstarch Zest of one Read More

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Dry Rub Grilled Chicken Wings


EK and I have spent many happy hours at BJ’S sports bar this last NBA season cheering on the Warriors. Few could imagine what crazy Warriors’ fan we have become. Our favorite game-time drink and snack are the top shelf margaritas and dry rub wings. This happy hour investment has indeed paid off with another championship win by the Warriors. Read More

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Cheese Platter


A glass of wine, a beautiful cheese platter, and a sunny blue sky makes for an idyllic weekend afternoon by the water. Here is how I like to put my cheese platter together: 1. Pick 3 cheese; one hard, one firm, and a soft and creamy cheese that you can spread on crackers. The Parmasan Gouda melange from Trader Joe’s Read More

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Honey Roasted Sriracha Brussels Sprouts


I was first introduced to Brussels sprouts at a gathering with teammates at BJs. They were crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside; spicy, tangy, and sweet. I looked up Brussels sprouts recipes immediately when I got home, wondering what I have been missing all these years. I have cooked this dish many times since then, but they Read More

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