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November 21, 2012

Yes, our family loves Thanksgiving too. In our family we love American turkey dinner trimmings, but never the turkey. No matter how Mom tried to make the turkey, it is inevitably too dry for our taste and hers.

No, it is not because of her lack of skills, but we simply...

November 19, 2012

I decided to make 1 fried egg for breakfast as I’m about to go to Hawaii and trying to be somewhat good with my eating this week to get into that swimsuit.  I chopped up some red onions and sauteed it in olive oil.  Took out my organic, free roam chicken egg and cracke...

November 14, 2012

I have an aunt/cousin. I’m not sure how to classify her relations to me. It’s a whole other topic.

She lives about an hour from me and keeps posting these amazing photos of the food she makes. I especially love the way she makes them look so pretty. I’ll start to share...

November 8, 2012

I’m planning my upcoming trip back to Vietnam to work at an orphanage as well as tour the country.

I haven’t been back since my family left in 1981. I am amazed how far things have progressed in Vietnam. Planning to visit Ha Long Bay. Check out these cruise ships from a...

November 5, 2012

Bánh Canh – Wide Noodles or Cake Soup (Vietnamese Udon noodles).  As you can see, we’re not very creative with food names. We just call it what it is.

I remember grandma buying this soup from an old lady carrying it up and down our street chanting “banh canh, banh canh!...

November 3, 2012

I find myself always so surprised to hear Vietnamese moms still speak to their daughters in the same manner as how their mom spoke to them decades ago.

We are in America, yet, behind closed doors, girls still get treated the same way. I saw a post from two of my faceboo...

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