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Papaya Milk

What does one do with a papaya that never quite ripened properly?  Make papaya milk of course!  It's so easy to make, and delicious, especially if you like papaya. Ingredientspapaya, milk, granulated sugar Directions1. ...

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Sea Salt Coffee from 85C

A mid-day post! So I'm currently at work drinking mediocre coffee, and wishing I had some sea salt coffee from 85C Bakery and Cafe.  Thus, the inspiration for this mid-day lunch post.  I picked...

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King Eggroll revisit

King Eggroll980 Lundy AveSan Jose, CA. 95133 (408) 729-8307 www.kingeggroll.com Boyfriend has always loved the eggrolls I bring back from King Eggroll.  My previous post can be found here.  On my most recent trip...

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Tita’s Kitchenette

Tita's Kitchenette 2720 E Plaza BlvdNational City, CA 91950(619) 472-5801 Knowing that I was going to be in National City, I wanted to take the opportunity to try out some Filipino restaurants while in...

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White Fungus Soup

While the name may not sound very appealing to those unfamiliar with this traditional Chinese dessert, this is an easy, tasty dessert soup that is perfect for a hot summer day and offers many...

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Elliston Vineyards Wedding Food

Boyfriend and I attended a wedding recently of one of my close friends, who got married at Elliston Vineyards in Sunol, California.  This is the first wedding event I've attended since starting this food...

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Red velvet cupcakes

After watching an episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay, where the challenge was red velvet cake, I suddenly had a craving for red velvet cake.  For July 4th weekend, I thought red velvet cupcakes...

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Soy sauce cucumber salad

Growing up, my mom almost always had some sort of salad as one of her dishes for our dinner.  One of the most popular ones with my family and with my friends is her...

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Thai Pepper Cuisine

Thai Pepper Cuisine 3361 Sandrock RoadSan Diego, CA 92123(858) 715-4676 I've been wanting to check out Thai Pepper Cuisine ever since reading a post about it on mmm-yoso.  Boyfriend and I attempted to try...

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Chinese Chive eggs

Back home, my mom grows chinese chives in her garden, so they are almost always readily available for her to use to make a stir fried chive dish, or chive dumplings or chive eggs....