Eat, Vietnamese Food

Thịt Nướng and Spring Rolls

One of my favorite Vietnamese dish is wrapping anything in rice paper. I can eat spring rolls for days and weeks and not get sick of it, literally. I made this combination of Vietnamese pork skewers which is a popular item in our culture. Usually, it is eaten with vermicelli noodles and veggies. Today, I just felt like wrapping it…

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Shrimp Avocado Toast

I’ve had avocado toast before but the place that made me crave it was at a restaurant close to my work. Since it’s the weekend and I’m nowhere near work, I’ve decided to make my own. The way I make it is really simple. I added some salt and freshly grind black pepper to the avocado and mix it. For…

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Tilapia With Caper and Parsley

My husband, Henry, wanted to buy some tilapia filet on the fly while we were shopping at Costco. I don’t often cook tilapia but when I do, I buy them whole at the Vietnamese market and steam them. I wanted to try something new this time. I browse the internet for some recipes and came upon this one on Real…

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Best Salad Ever

Have you ever ate something that was so good you dream about it?  This Thai steak salad at Houston’s is by far my favorite salad of all time.  There’s mango, cherry tomatoes, avocados, noodles, steak, basil, peanuts, carrots and a sweet salad dressing sauce. Somehow they all blend together nicely.

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Brownie Cookies

I love brownies and I love cookies.  Why not combine them both? There are many recipes out there and you just have to try a few to see which one is good or try to make your own recipe. I usually like to try a few recipes before coming up with my own combination of ingredients.  This one my co-workers…

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Mini Pancakes

Happy Fourth of July! It’s that time of the year where you celebrate that you’re proud to be an American. I’m wasn’t born in America, but I was naturalize when I was in college. My parents came to America with nothing on their backs and raised five kids. They wanted us to have the opportunities that they didn’t have and…

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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t like Chocolate Chip Cookies? I always enjoyed eating them and so does Henry. He especially likes them right out of the oven or else he would microwave them to soften it up and melt the chocolate. It’s great to have them with a glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream. Your choice. Let me know how…

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Lemon Cookies

Trying out a new recipe is always fun especially when everyone that tries it can’t have just one. This is my second time making lemon cookies and I decided to try a new recipe on Allrecipes.com. It’s one of the sites I visit often when I want to try new recipes. I made some changes to the recipe but I’m…

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Britt’s BBQ

Some days you want something healthy and some days you want something meaty. Today was the day that we wanted some BBQ. We were running some errands and saw a BBQ joint. We had a dog with us that we were babysitting so we had to make sure it accommodates dogs. Maybe we should try this place, but wait. Let’s…

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