Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway Update: please note this giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Debbie (#26) who won the giveaway. Happy Monday! Or not…Here’s my attempt to make Monday a little better with this giveaway. I recently was provided with a few Tastefully Simple products to sample from their spring/summer line: 29 minute citrus […]

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale) Din Tai Fung opened it’s third Los Angeles branch last week, located at The Americana in Glendale. One thing that made this opening particularly exciting is the offering of truffle dumplings, the only Din Tai Fung location in the US currently offering them. In addition to offering truffle […]

Nutella S’mores French Toast

Nutella S’mores French Toast

Nutella S’mores French Toast Nutella S’mores French Toast. Because it’s the weekend and you deserve it. Graham cracker crumb crusted French toast slices, stuffed with marshmallow creme and Nutella spread and topped with toasted or torched marshmallows. Worth. Every. Calorie. It’s so good, I’ve already made it twice! It’s been a really busy week but I […]

Food News

Food News

Food News Groupon has come to San Diego.  About a month ago, I was contacted by the people working at Groupon.  Everyday they have a deal of the day for the San Diego area.  The idea is to use the buying power of a group to get deals.  Except that you don't actually have to […]

Shortcut Chinese Scallion Pancakes

Shortcut Chinese Scallion Pancakes

Shortcut Chinese Scallion Pancakes These shortcut Chinese scallion pancakes taste similar to the traditional version, but without having to deal with kneading or rolling dough. The batter comes together in about 5 minutes. Chinese scallion pancakes (葱油饼, pronounced cōngyóubǐng) is a favorite of mine. Layers of dough intermixed with chopped scallions and pan-fried until crisp. […]

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013 With my sweet tooth, I had to do a separate list for the sugary treats we’ve eaten. We’ve tried out a lot of amazing sweets this year and it was really hard to narrow it down to a list of top ten, but here they are: #10 Vanilla Bean Angel […]