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CRISPY PORK SPRING ROLLS – CHA GIO THIT

Servings: 6 Technique: Deep fry Prep time: 45′ Cooking time: 5-10′ INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb / 300g pork, cut and process in a food processor to a coarse paste 2 oz. / 50g bean threads (bun tau), soaked in warm water … Continue reading

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New England: Mount Tom

  I took my hubby to Mount Tom last weekend. That was what he said. So I took credit although he drove me to the mountain and back. My credit is that it was my idea to go there. I … Continue reading

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THE MEN WHO RESTORED THE KITCHEN FLOOR OF OUR 200 YEARS OLD HOUSE

  We are on mission of rescuing the house we’ve moved in. The kitchen is our focus. When we first arrived Don opened the fridge to have a peek. He immediately closed the door and exclaimed: It is so filthy, … Continue reading

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Restoring a 200 year old floor

  What do you do when you move into a more than 100 year old house after living in a new built house with all modern and new amenities? Everything is at a lower standard; that is what we feel. … Continue reading

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HOME MADE YOGURT: THE OVEN / LAM YA UA BANG LO NUONG

Remember I once posted a home made yogurt recipe before, using a cooler. One possible inconvenience is that you may not own a cooler. The cooler is very helpful in many ways, but please don’t rush out to buy one … Continue reading

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HOW TO GROW YELLOW SQUASH – CACH TRONG BI VANG TAI NHA

HOW TO GROW YELLOW SQUASH – CACH TRONG BI VANG TAI NHA They are really close cousins. I am talking about zucchini and yellow squash. The green of zucchini always compliments the yellow of the squash. They are picture perfect … Continue reading

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HOW TO GROW ZUCCHINI (COURGETTE) – CACH TRONG BI NGOI TAI NHA

HOW TO GROW ZUCCHINI (COURGETTE) – CACH TRONG BI NGOI TAI NHA First you need to know what it is. The American name is “zucchini” while the English tend to call them courgette. The shape is some-what long like a … Continue reading

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ZUCCHINI SQUASH FRITATA – TRUNG DUC BI NGOI

ZUCCHINI SQUASH FRITATA – TRUNG DUC BI NGOI Hello people. Do you have a vegetarian husband like I do? Or are you in the mood to switch to a light meal for a change? I know I am. After the whole … Continue reading

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PAD THAI

PAD THAI Our Italian neighbor Dorothy teaches cooking at a local high school. In the past, I made Dorothy and her family Pad Thai and they loved it. The other day, she asked me to come to teach her class … Continue reading

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