How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash in a Microwave

Love spaghetti squash but hate the amount of time it takes to make it in the oven?...more

Sweet French Blueberry Crepe For Dessert

Such a versatile dish – crepes. One can eat it with practically any filling – from sweet fruity conserves to salty meat slices; it can also be eaten by itself, without any filling. I personally prefer it plain – the floury buttery taste of the crepe is enough to excite my taste buds!...more

Recipe: Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

Right now in this moment, Sausage and Broccoli Pasta is my favorite pasta dish. It’s got some good veggies, a little zip from the sausage and crushed red pepper flake, and its not too heavy. It strikes a good balance of being a cheat food (hello, pasta), but not going way over the deep end (yes, you, mac and cheese). ...more

Easy Cassoulet: A NaBloPoMo How-to

I had it written all down in my little blog planner. Do a how-to post on visiting Maine like a real Mainer. But then I played video games with the husband. Next thing I know it's 5pm on Sunday night and while I have Veteran's Day off, I feel like I'm falling behind on blogging. After more video games and grocery shopping today, I decided to make a cassoulet from one of my Publix recipes....more


When we were subletting for a month and a half after we first moved to CA (which was almost 3 months ago) and was looking for an apartment, we had everything we owned in storage except for some clothes. It was fine. The place we stayed at was a really nice cottage in El Cerrito and the neighborhood was awesome....more

Seafood and Vegetable Paella

My fiance and I are big fans of Groupon. Most of our dinner date nights are a result of us buying a Groupon for a nice restaurant that we wouldn’t normally spend the money on. One of the restaurants we like is Cervantes of Spain in Cranford, NJ. Whenever we go there, we always get the seafood paella. It is so ridiculously good. And it comes with half a lobster on top (which we always leave for the to-go box at home because neither one of us knows how to properly eat lobster in public, haha – we’re not fancy people)....more

Three Cheese Walnut Linguine – An Almost Edible Christmas Wreath

Bought a lot of cheeses this week; went a little cheese-crazy. There are just so many of them on the shelves – and most of them are cheaper than what I can get back in Singapore! Yummy!...more

Quit Living a Boneless, Skinless Life

When was the last time you let yourself enjoy the pleasure of eating a bone-in, skin-on chicken breast, full of fabulous fat... and flavor?I thought so....more