I’m back!

…from a lovely three weeks visiting a friend in the Kingdom of Cambodia (aka “The Kingdom of Wonder”).  The blogging was suffering before the trip, but we’ll see if I can get back into a regular routine now…  🙂 Advertisements

Quick and Delicious: Thai Pork Salad Wraps

This recipe is originally from Taste of Home and I’m posting it with very minimal modifications (i.e., no mint). It’s so simple to cook up, but it’s really tasty. It’s one of those recipes where I wonder how such simple ingredients can turn into something so delicious when you put them together. Paired with steamed…

Broccoli Bacon Salad

This is one of those perennial salad favorites.  It may be an oldie, but it’s still a goodie! Ingredients: 1 large bunch of broccoli 1 small red onion, chopped 1 cup raisins 10 bacon strips, chopped and cooked 1/2-1 cup sunflower seeds 3 Tablespoons white vinegar 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sugar Directions: Cut the…

Maple syrup coffee cake

In my maple syrup cooking quest, I decided to try a maple syrup coffee cake.  I found this one from Food52, and decided to give it a shot. Since one of the guests of honor wasn’t a fan of coconut, I decided to replace the coconut in the topping with more oatmeal.  It turned out…