Old Friend Noodles -- I Miss You!

I am now working in the company, NearbyExpress, which is a professional wholesaler and dropship supplier of China electronics. I am now working in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. You may be familar with Shenzhen. However, you may not hear about Nanning. Nanning is the capital of Guangxi Province in China. And it is the place where I spent my four year college life! 4 years! I had tasted a lot local food of Nanning....more

Adobo Sirloin, a low carb beef recipe

It's time for beef recipe. There are many recipes that made from beef,  and the first beef recipe I will write for you is Adobo Sirloin recipe. The adobo sirloin recipe is simple to make. Besides it's rich of flavor,  it has low carb of nutrition. You can see it's nutritional information below. So, no worry to eat it make you unhealthy....more

looking at some ice cream ideas for the Bistro

Sarah, Stephanie, Baille and i went to Cedar Rapids today to look at McCormicks Ice Cream and Yougut machines, zI am going to expand the restaurant into a ice cream parlor and have bought the case for hard packed Ice cream but want to carry a soft serve ice cream or yogurt.  It is just so expensive and not sure whick thing I want to start with.  There is some much you can do with the soft serve like cakes and pie.  i will keep you posted, do you have any ideas. spoonswhiskspatulas.blogspot.com...more

Cornmeal Lime Cookies

Butter makes the world go round. Flavors swirl happily in it. We worship it. It’s a bit disheartening to see recipes using butter-flavored substitutes. It’s a marketing ploy to get people to eat healthy. Butter, another ingredient enjoyed for thousands of years, has been bullied into an unhealthy label. ...more

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Sautéed Vegetables Parmesan Couscous

Our restaurant is new to being open in the evening, but I do think the word is starting to get out.  We had a great dinner crowd tonight.   I am glad because paying everyone and not being busy in the evenings was getting old.  I was busy enough during lunch to pay the evening help till things picked up and now we are busy, so what will I do next??? I am going to a food show on Sunday in Cedar Rapid Iowa; we will see what comes next for Delightfully Tasteful Bistro.  I’m thinking ICE CREAM, who doesn’t love ice cream????...more

Couscous

Our restaurant is new to being open in the evening, but I do think the word is starting to get out.  We had a great dinner crowd tonight.   I am glad because paying everyone and not being busy in the evenings was getting old.  I was busy enough during lunch to pay the evening help till things picked up and now we are busy, so what will I do next??? I am going to a food show on Sunday in Cedar Rapid Iowa; we will see what comes next for Delightfully Tasteful Bistro.  I’m thinking ICE CREAM, who doesn’t love ice cream????...more

Chocolate Cookie Cake, served warm with ice cream!

Things are starting to pick back up after the fire, we really don’t have any damage, but he insurance company is going to clean the carpet.   I think that will freshen up the place and that is good before spring and well why not I don’t have to pay for it.   Thinking of spring I think I will have a few sheets of dry wall hung in here and paint them a light tan to brighten up the place.  It is an old pizza hut then a diamond Daves so it has barn siding all over the place and is very dark all the time.  I like windows and light walls.  I would like to put so...more

Broke and Broken

Back in December, Con Ed turned off my power. I haven't had steady work since August and haven't been employed fulltime long enough to establish what the Labor Department would consider to be sufficient payment history to benefit from unemployment insurance. I was told I could use the letter they sent me denying benefits to apply for food stamps. The things you can't buy with food stamps;tamponstoilet papercredit to do laundryelectricitygas for cookingand heartbreakingly for me, food. ...more

Easy Spread

Do you love to entertain?  I have a simple recipe, a yummy one, so easy to do and prepare! You will hold this dear, especially if you are caught unaware that you have to bring a dish, or is suddenly ambushed by Hubby's friends for a drink at home :-)   Read morehttp://catwifeinbkk.blogspot.com/2011/02/easy-spread.htmlCATwife (aka Mia)...more