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No one in the world ever gets what they want And that is beautiful

me? i have horrible food presentation skills. this is a super tasty roasted thyme chicken dish with hollandaise sauce (yes! i even held the egg yolk over a double boiler and kept it at temperature!) i really need to learn … Continue reading

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guess who’s coming to dinner?

so after a couple of weeks of watching iron chef america back in the states, i came back to shanghai inspired to cook some new things. after watching battle cheese, i figured homemade ravioli would be an easy choice – … Continue reading

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dadgummit! blowout!

for me, watching the 1983 movie “a christmas story” is almost as much as a tradition as christmas itself. with that in mind, we had everyone get together to watch the movie and to have meatloaf, mashed potatoes, broccoli florets … Continue reading

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everybody’s cooking for the weekend

i grew up watching cooking shows. well before the advent of Bobby Flay, Emeril, Giada and Tony Bourdain – i was watching the Frugal Gourmet and Yan Can Cook on american public broadcasting. (PBS 28 for those of you from … Continue reading

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