Cantonese style shrimp


After the dust has settled from a busy Christmas week, it’s time to post the second shrimp recipe from the duel dinners featuring shrimp. The first shrimp recipe took a tropical turn: lemon cilantro shrimp. The second shrimp recipe is…. drumroll please.. Cantonese style shrimp! If that sounds familiar, it’s because it’s based from my… 

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Merry Christmas!


Today is Christmas! From Me (Justin), Amber, Baby P. and Kei Kei, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! Santa brought Baby P. some Micky Mouse movies. He loves his Micky Mouse! And a new tricycle! A Vtech helicopter…. pretty darned cool. It works with the Go Go Smart Wheels Train Station and Airport. Kei… 

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The tree is up


Merry Christmas! We finally put our tree up last week. It’s all real…. I’m not a fake tree kind of guy. Each year, Amber makes the case for a fake tree: No needles to clean up, more convenient, easier to decorate yada yada yada… I don’t give in! Never! Nope! I think it’s the tradition… 

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Lemon cilantro shrimp


Summer is nearly over, but it doesn’t have to limit my cooking. It’s fun to throw in a summer-tropical dish during the cold months to spice things up. I had a large amount of fresh shrimp and I made two dishes opposite on the culture spectrum. Lemon cilantro shrimp is one of those two and… 

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Tuscan potato soup {zuppa toscana}


Potato soup warms the bones on a chilly autumn day. Amber and I had been craving potato soup and since the weather has turned, why not put in on the menu! Regular potato soup.. you know, the creamy cheesy version.. sounded delicious, but I wanted something different. That’s when I remembered the Zuppa Toscana dish… 

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Balsamic and herb marinated grilled chicken thighs

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Herbs and chicken go together like bread and butter. Or at least FRESH herbs and chicken. If you haven’t been cooking with fresh herbs, you will immediately notice a boost in taste and find yourself surrounded by an herby aroma once you are finished chopping them as finely as possible. With that said.. use fresh… 

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Creamy farfalle and feta pasta salad

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