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Black Sesame Flaky Pastry
When I was a little girl, my family would go hiking in the San Gabriel mountains. The dad of one of the families that we would go hiking with was a boy scout troop leader, and he set a precedence for 6 AM starts in an attempt to beat the California sun. Thi...

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Some History and an Update
When I first started this site, it was to document pictures of the food that I had made, because I had this "problem" (depends on how you look at it) of forgetting dishes that were in my repertoire. When people found out that I liked to cook, they would ask...

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Lv Dou Tang (Mung Bean Soup)
Lv Dou Tang, mung bean soup, is a great healthy breakfast, light dessert, and accompaniment to cong you bing (scallion pancakes) or jiu cai he zi (chive boxes) . It is versatile, because it can be served in any combination of hot/cold sweet/plain that you l...

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葱油餅 (cong you bing) Scallion Pancakes
I learned all my essential skills and understanding of everything food-related from my mom, who is an amazing cook+baker. Much of the time, I learned while procrastinating on homework by spending time in the kitchen. After all, who else would take over saut...

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Lazy Sunday
This is not food related, but I really wanted to share pictures of my lazy cats :D Pepper (Pepsi, Pepsi Wepsi) Simba (Sims, Simbies) (Sorry Tim, only the cats get pet names :D)

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Black Sesame Flaky Pastry (hei zhi ma su bing)
When I was a little girl, my family would go hiking in the San Gabriel mountains. The dad of one of the families that we would go hiking with was a boy scout troop leader, and he set a precedence for 6 AM starts in an attempt to beat the California sun. Thi...

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Fan Tuan For the Win
Raise your hand if you like sushi or sticky rice. If you have a hand up, I can bet that you'd love fan tuan* (飯糰). Eh? What's that? Fan tuan is a breakfast food that is at its simplest, constructed of large air-pocketed deep fried dough (you tiao) and fluff...

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Taiwan Eats Part IV of V: Luodong, Yilan and Jiaoxi
After Hualien, we took the TRA (台鐵) to Yilan, then transferred to get to Jiaoxi. This was a mistake..we should have just taken it all the way to Jiaoxi where we were staying at Ataya Xiang Bed and Breakfast (which is more of a guest house, or 名宿), but I did...

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Beyond Salt and Pepper
Hello everyone! Sorry for the delay in posting; life has been getting in the way of me sitting down to write posts. I actually have hefty backlog of posts to work on.... This week has been pretty packed, with Mr. ABC Chef (my husband, Tim) coming back from ...

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Giveaway Update
Sorry this is late! Thank you for the 5 brave souls who participated in the giveaway! Thanks for sharing your favorite spices and tips for adding them to dishes. I'll keep in mind these spices as I pick future blog topics. I assigned each commenter a number...
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