Category Archives: Stuff

A cool twist on food photography

This is the most brilliant, creative and funny food photography, I have seen in a very long time. Above photos are just an appetizer. Please see many more amazing images here as well as at the website of photograher couple Akiko Ida … Continue reading

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Jin Patisserie in Venice, CA

My birthday was not too long ago. My sister and nephew arrived the night before from Denmark and to celebrate the day we drove to Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice. One of my favorite places to hang out. Parking is tricky, but once you … Continue reading

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What to do with a handheld blender…

If I had to pick only one kitchen tool that helps me elevate my cooking, it would have to be my good old handheld blender! I use it to: Turn chunky soups creamy Make incredible dips Grind nuts for baking Make … Continue reading

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Pita chips – make your own in less than 10 min

Store-bought pita chips are just fine. But I had some pitas sitting in my cabinet that were getting a little too close to the due date. So before they were invaded by microorganisms, I took action and turned them into … Continue reading

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Walnuts

I went to a Persian birthday party last week. All the food was delicious, but what really struck me was the freshness of the walnuts. They took me straight back to the big walnut tree in my grandmother’s backyard. I loved … Continue reading

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How to segment an orange

How to segment an orange: Cut all the peel off the orange. Cut between the membranes to release the individual orange sections. Keep the orange segments in a bowl and squeeze the rest of the orange over the bowl before discarding. See below. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

These are not healthy, not fast, not easy, but very, very good! Macaroons require a good deal of patience and special equipment, so suffice to stay, I wish you a wonderful new year filled with good food that is good for … Continue reading

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Popcorn old style

My neighbor gave us these. Pretty cool, right?! We popped them in a paper bag in the microwave until the popping sounds slowed down. Don’t forget the salt.

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Hello family, friends and fellow foodies!

This blog invites you to cook healthy, tasty weekday food fast. As well as an occasional treat that is actually good for you… Bonne appetit!

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