Thanksgiving with Friends

    Most of the cooking was done by my friend. I’ll share the recipes for the dishes that I cooked. It was the most delicious Thanksgiving EVER! My friend is an amazing cook and I am very thankful for all the amazing food he cook for us yesterday! * We also had the most superlicious…

How to: Popcorn!

    I bought popcorn the other day…lots of popping corn for a movie night. As I was waiting in line to pay my kernel, the guy waiting in line behind me asked very innocently what is that and what do I plan to do with it. I told him, I’m making popcorn (eventhough, I…

Butternut Squash Strudel * Ștrudel cu dovleac

        My second attempt using a little more butter this time. Next time I will stick to the original recipe for the dough. More butter it’s just not working…   *******************************************************************   Rețeta o găsiți aici. De data asta aa folosit doar dovleac plăcintar și am pus mai mult unt… ceea ce s-a dovedit a…

Roasted Pompano with Tomatoes and Ginger

    If you’ve never tried pompano fish, you’re missing out! It’s a pretty fatty fish which make it perfect for roasting. You can usually find it in any Asian stores.     INGREDIENTS: 1 pompano 3 romano tomatoes 1 yellow onion a small piece of ginger pink salt & fresh ground pepper parsley the…

Parsley Salad

Yes, it’s inspired by the #tabouleh/ tabbouleh/tabbouli salad. So it happens that I love parsley but I’m not very good friends with couscous….yet. You can make this with quinoa instead of couscous or bulgur wheat, but I was looking for a very simple salad to go with my https://pickthecook.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/baked-sunny-side-up-avocado/. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups chopped parsley 1 large…