Food and Drink

My DC Food Truck Obsession

I have indeed fallen for the food truck frenzy. I just adore them and their gourmet goodness! I want to try every single one of them! Alas, I haven’t had the chance to do that yet, but here are the few I have tried. . . The Big Cheese Truck – Mt. Fuji: Brie, Fuji …

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Food and Drink

Chocolate Apricot Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

So, here it goes, my first “real” post since my two year hiatus!

Well, last month my Grandma, who we lovingly call Grammy, celebrated her 85th birthday! We had a family celebration with my parents, sister, uncles, aunts, and cousins — very lovely!

As soon as we knew we were planning a party, I knew that I wanted to bake her a cake. So, inspired by Picky Cook and Smitten Kitchen, I decided I would tackle a chocolate layer cake with ganache frosting.

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This and That

Take Two

Here I am, back in action after 2 years, 5 months, and three days! With the ending of Rosh Hashanah and the beginning of the Jewish New Year (5773), I have been inspired by the themes of regeneration and renewal. And so, I have decided to revive my blog!

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This and That

Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy July! I hope you all are enjoying your summer. Last Tuesday, July 6th I celebrated my 24th birthday. Since my sister’s birthday is July 3rd our family went out to dinner at Helen’s Garden in Canton. For my birthday, my mom came up with such a clever idea! …

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Food and Drink

Not-So-Chinese Chicken Salad

One of my many passions is cooking. I’m a bit of a health nut, so I’m always looking for tasty figure-friendly foods. Though I must admit, I do have a bit of a sweet tooth.

Anyways, I was in the grocery store the other day and I came across Mann’s Broccoli Cole Slaw. On the back of the package there was a Hungry Girl recipe for Scoopable Chinese Chicken Salad (Serves 4). I thought I’d try it, so I made it for lunch that day. I altered the recipe a bit since I couldn’t find some of the ingredients. So, in the end it wasn’t so Chinese after all, but it was still quite delicious! Here it is if you’re interested:

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Blogging

Hello world!

I’m taking the plunge! This marks my foray into blogging and I am so excited to embark upon this journey! While I did dabble in the world of xanga and live journal when I was younger, I wanted something more mature. So, I have started this blog as a way…

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