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Lonely Chicago π

Today’s date can be marked as March 14 or 3.14, which is the official day for the mathematical symbol π (pi).  In light of this mathematically significant day, I decided … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 11 Comments

A North Road Less Travelled

A few weeks ago, I woke up and made myself a pancake breakfast using a Japanese pancake mix that I purchased from a Korean grocery store a while back.  The … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 8 Comments

Jasmine Tea Infused Birthday Cake

Since my grandmother celebrates her birthday according to the Chinese calendar, the day we celebrate her birthday changes dates from year to year.  This year, her birthday fell within a week of my sister’s, … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 4 Comments

Recycle, Reheat, Restock (Chocolate Nuttella Button Cookies)

If someone were to look in my pantry closet, they might think that I’m trying to store food for winter or a nuclear disaster.  In actuality, I am a hoarder.  … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · 3 Comments

Cure for Turkey Leftovers

Growing up in a first generation Chinese Canadian family, unusual dishes have made their way to our Thanksgiving dinner table.  Snake soup, sushi, sea cucumber, and abalone have all made … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Maximum Capacity

I managed to get a skein of salmon roe from a friend who knew someone who had fished for salmon in the Vedder River.  I had never cooked with roe before, not … Continue reading

October 3, 2011 · 2 Comments

Fire Fighting

A few weeks ago, when I visited the Korean Presbyterian Church for their garage sale, I picked up a few things which were meant to be prepared at home. A few … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 2 Comments

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