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Pizza Monkey Bread

I’ve been wanting to make a savory version of monkey bread for a while now after seeing several versions on different food blogs. I decided to make a giant one, using my Nordic Ware...

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Nutella lava brownies

What is better than nutella lava cookies? How about nutella lava brownies. Imagine fudgy chewy brownies, oozing with nutella. These came out just as good as I hoped and were a big hit with...

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San Diego County Fair 2011

I’m not quite sure when it began, but going to the San Diego County Fair has become a yearly tradition that we look forward to every year. And the main reason we go to...

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Kaito Sushi revisit

I’ve blogged about Kaito Sushi twice now (here and here), so I’m going to keep this post short and simple. I couldn’t resist sharing some sushi photos from our latest visit about a month...

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Blueberry Pie bars

A buttery crust, bursting blueberries, and a sweet crumble topping, these pie bars are delightful. Blueberries are one of those ingredients that I wish I could always have a fresh supply of in my...

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Avocado Bacon Fries

Avocado is one of my favorite foods. If it wasn’t for the little fact that avocados are very high in fat and too much isn’t good for you, I’d eat avocado with every meal.

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Cali Baguette Express

Cali Baguette Express recently opened a location on Convoy, to my great excitement. I first read of its opening on mmm-yoso. You can read mmm-yoso’s visit here. Cali Baguette Express is a chain of...

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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Pictures can be deceiving. Here are three little cupcakes innocently perched. They don’t reflect the frustrating hours before the final product: the three batches of screwed up frosting, the swearing, the screaming, the goopy...

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Scarpetta (and seeing Tyra Banks)

Sometimes I come across a blog post, and I immediately “have to” go to try out the restaurant. Such was the case when I read gastronomer’s post on her brunch experience at Scarpetta, located...

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French Apple Cake

I love French desserts. I’ve never been to France, but when I go, I’m just going to eat non-stop. French croissants and baguettes for breakfast, macarons and eclairs for snacks; I could go on...