Pizza Ball Bites

Future Husband complained I made too many sweets last weekend and not enough savory items.  So this weekend I made him some pizza bites since he really loves pizza.


Chocolate Cupcakes

I’ve been wanting to make Cook’s Illustrated’s Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes. They are made with a rich chocolate cupcake base and a chocolate ganache layer baked in the middle.


Pearl Chinese Cuisine

Pearl Chinese Cuisine is the pretty sister restaurant to Emerald Restaurant. It is located in Rancho Bernardo and next to the beautiful Webb Lake Park, which has a very pretty duck pond that you can...


Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

A few years ago, The New York Times published an article for the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Of course I wanted to try it. But I put it off for a long time because...


Oreo brownies

I’ve been on an oreo kick lately. After the oreo cupcakes, I began brainstorming of other oreo desserts I could make. One of my ideas was to make oreo brownies.


Big Fish Sea Grill

The other day, Future Husband (“FH”) came back from running errands with a big grin on his face and a plastic bag with some food. “Fish tacos! Just 99 cents! Hurry and photograph them...


“Nutella Chip” Cookies

No these are not the nutella chocolate chip cookies that I’ve made several times on this blog. Instead, these are “nutella chip” cookies. The cookies are made with homemade nutella chips to ensure a...


Sushi Ota

I recently finally made a visit to Sushi Ota. It’s a popular sushi place in San Diego that has hundreds of positive yelp reviews and good recommendations from several of my friends. It was...


Better Than Crack Brownies

Yes I made these brownies because of the name. How could I resist? Plus they sounded so good. Fudgy brownies layered with peanut butter and chocolate with crispy rice. It’s like a delicious homemade...


Japanese cheesecake

I love Japanese cheesecake. It’s lighter than American cheesecake, with an almost souffle like texture. It is light, creamy, and melts in your mouth.