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Weekend Cooking: How to hotpot

Hotpot has become a family favourite. We don’t really do hotpot that much in Singapore where it is far too hot for hotpot but the cool winters of California are great for it. 454 more words


Peppery Roast Beef - the Right Way

Roast Beef falls comfortably into that rather special category of food where the leftovers are clearly superior to the hot product. So much so that when I make roast beef I specifically make it in advance and refrain from cutting into the hot product at all, so as to preserve as much juiciness as possible. 925 more words

of love, longing, and liniment cake: a sweet treat from the anne of green gables cookbook (+ a giveaway!)

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.” ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables) 2,941 more words

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The pictures for this recipe are not beautiful. There are, I know, ways to make and photograph beautiful lasagne – what comes to mind is… 954 more words


How I Eat: Relying on Staples to Make Cooking for Two Easy

Welcome to How I Eat: Meal Planning for Normal People. (If you missed it, click over to read more about this series on The Pajama Chef.) This series is meant to inspire readers (and myself!) with tips and tricks for meal planning and getting dinner on the table. 615 more words

Meal Planning

[review + recipe] Pass the Pandowdy, Please by Abigail Ewing Zelz and Eric Zelz

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” ~ Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Imagine attending a sumptuous banquet where the invited guests are fascinating historical figures from around the world. 1,757 more words

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Bacon Cheddar Crackers

To quote my nephew (8) after his first bite on Christmas Eve, “It’s a miracle!” These delicious appetizers were loved by all from 2-97. The “cherry on top” or dare I say the “bacon on top”, is that they can be made ahead and frozen. 296 more words

Weekend Cooking