Dim Sum Sampler – Part 2

Dim Sum Sampler 2

Did you enjoy my Dim Sum Sampler – Part 1? Well, here’s Dim Sum Sampler – Part 2! Part 1 covered a small selection of dishes you can order at “yum cha”, and Part 2 covers some more. As I had mentioned in Part 1, my friend, Jackie, after having lived in Hong Kong for 5 years, still didn’t know what her favorite dim sum dishes were called. She could […]

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Chunky Chipotle Chili Con Carne

Chunky Chipotle Chili Con Carne

The first time I’d ever had chili, it came from a can. It was Hormel’s No Beans Chili and I would serve it with slices of French bread. After my husband and I got married, that was the sort of dinner I would prepare, and I thought it was mighty good! Go to the grocery store, buy a couple cans of Hormel’s, grab a loaf of French bread from the bakery […]

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Easy Grain-Free Nutty Granola

Easy Grain-Free Nutty Granola

  I don’t know about you, but I don’t like soggy cereal. When I eat a bowl of cereal in the morning (or any time of day, for that matter), I don’t like it if the cereal becomes saturated with milk and goes mushy. To try and avoid this issue (and, believe me, it is an issue), I will eat 2-3 very small helpings of cereal at one sitting. Instead […]

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Dim Sum Sampler – Part 1

Dim Sum Sampler

While out for lunch one day with friends, one of them suggested I write a post about dim sum. My friend, Jackie is an American living here in Hong Kong, and although she has been living here for almost five years, she’s still not all that familiar with what all the dim sum dishes are. She thought having a “Dim Sum Guide”, of sorts, would help others who are not […]

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Crustless Roasted Vegetable Quiche

Crustless Roasted Vegetable Quiche

I really like quiche, but I like it even more when I don’t have to make a crust. It’s just one less thing to worry about while I focus on the filling. And we all know the filling is the important stuff…and the cheesy topping, of course. This Crustless Roasted Vegetable Quiche covers all the bases; no crust, all filling and a beautiful brown cheesy topping. This roasted vegetable quiche […]

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