Side Dishes

Chinese Pork and Chive Dumpling Recipe

  I love Chinese dumplings. In fact, one of the things that I look forward to whenever I visit San Francisco is devouring some of the yummiest Chinese dumplings. To help us celebrate Chinese New Year, I decided to give it a shot at making my own dumplings. This is called  jiaozi in Chinese. This is a real easy recipe […]

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How to Cook Quinoa

Quinoa has become a stable in our family for the last couple of years. You might have read some of my quinoa posts in the past. But if you’re new here, you might want to check out some of my yummy quinoa recipes: Quinoa Black Bean Salad and Easy Peruvian Quinoa Chowder. Since our love […]

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Quinoa Black Bean Salad

My kids love going to Costco and New Seasons, our local whole foods store.  Do you know why?  It’s not for the prices and it’s certainly not for the selection.  Yup, you might have guessed it, it’s for the food tasting stations.  My three year old, Mei, reminds me every time that they have stuff […]

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