It’s February and there are two major celebrations this month. Most of East Asia will be celebrating the Lunar or Chinese New Year on the 10th. Preparations are currently in full swing for the 15 days festivities. It is exciting and I do miss all the fun and activities. Over here, we have Valentine’s Day [...]
A long weekend with an Arctic Clipper descending upon the Upper Midwest calls for battening down the hatches by staying indoors and baking scones to go with tea. This Clipper brought an arctic cold front with sub zero temperatures and strong northwest winds to the region on Saturday night. The temperature fell rapidly from positive [...]
Treat your family to this creamy and fluffy Crustless Quiche with Feta, Olives, and Tomatoes. There is minimum prep time involved and it can feed up to 8.
No matter how long the holidays, they eventually come to an end. Today, Ro-Taro begins a new semester at college while Ro-Jiro goes back to school. Ro-Ri San started work last week after New Year’s Day and so he goes to work as usual. We have enjoyed the season and time spent together. Now, we [...]
Happy New Year! The holiday season is a great time of the year and it came and went by too quickly. I hope you had a lovely time with family and friends. It was quiet for us, very quiet I should say. It was the first time in a long while where all four of [...]
Baking bread on a cold winter’s day is a good way to bring some warmth and cheer into the kitchen. Not only do we get to taste the delicious result, but the wonderful aroma fills the home and enhances the feeling of well being and coziness. This being the week before Christmas, making fruit bread [...]
I cannot remember when was the last time I had French toast. It seems like eons ago. I woke up this morning craving for some and decided that I would satisfy the craving after Ro-Ri San and Ro-Jiro left for work and school respectively. French toast is not their thing and so they had their [...]