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Pineapple Pork

Pineapple Pork

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By now, you know that I grew up in France, raised by a single mom. Immigrants from Madagascar - yes, it's a real country, not just a cartoon! - the closest family we had there was my mom's sister and her family...

March 14 , 2016 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin

Main dishside dish

If you believe it's a struggle to make kids eat more vegetables, this recipe will prove you wrong! Over the years, I have learned that kids will eat if...

March 11 , 2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Rigatoni Sausage and peppers-min

Sausage Rigatoni With Peppers

Main dishPasta

I love recipes that can feed many with very little ingredients. I have been in charge of managing the grocery budget of my family since the age of 13. For reasons too long to explain for this post, I learned very quickly to be creative with my food and to stretch my budget...

March 9 , 2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
Butter mochi slice

Butter Mochi


For the last 8 years, we have been hosting what we call "family dinner", every other Monday. I will cook for between 12 to 30 people, depending on the week. Our guests are mostly campus students and some of our single friends who are in need of a fun family time...

March 5 , 2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Meatless Veggie Curry

Veggie Curry

Main dishmeatless

My husband has been working for LinkedIn for 8 months now. It's a wonderful company to work for because they really understand that happy employees produce great work. They also emphasize that healthy employees make great quality work. So part of the benefits is a stipend allocated to your general health...

March 3 , 2016 / By / , / Post a Comment
Salmon cakes

Salmon Cakes


Making great food doesn't mean spending a lot. It can be tasty and beautiful to the eyes as well. I bought a can of wild salmon at Trader Joe's last week for $3.99 and was able to make 6 beautiful cakes...

February 29 , 2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment