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Valentine s Day Strawberry Roses Bouquet
Valentine s Day Strawberry Roses Bouquet

If there are any guys out there reading this post, impress your partner with these edible roses! These Valentine’s Day Strawberry Roses make great table setting for a candlelit dinner too. Don’t you think they set the mood right for a romantic evening? Let’s check out how easy it is to make these Strawberries Roses!

Chinese New Year Aromatic Golden Chrysanthemum Chicken
Chinese New Year Aromatic Golden Chrysanthemum Chicken

There are many health benefits of Chrysanthemum, and the golden flowers are used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat various internal and external health issues. You can serve this soupy Golden Chrysanthemum Chicken dish which has a slight floral aroma with a refreshing taste for your Chinese New Year feast.

Adorable Steamed Prawn Paste Golden Carp with Tobiko
Adorable Steamed Prawn Paste Golden Carp with Tobiko

Tell me if you think these are the cutest lovey-dovey pair of golden carps you’ve ever seen! These Steamed Prawn Paste Golden Carps with Tobiko are also extremely juicy and scrumptious. Would you like to grab a piece?

Addictive Sparkling Strawberry Lime Soda
Addictive Sparkling Strawberry Lime Soda

Beat the heat with this uplifting Strawberry Lime Cooler and let it fizzes up your day with every refreshing sip. Sweet and sourish, this Fruity Sparkling Strawberry Lime Soda is so addictive you just can’t get enough!

Grilled Rainbow Potato Salad
Grilled Rainbow Potato Salad

A no-mayo, potluck-friendly potato salad chock full of colorful spuds and vegetables, for the best side dish at the BBQ. Shhh…it’s vegan, too.

Spicy Pineapple Margarita
Spicy Pineapple Margarita

“Spicy Pineapple Margarita” is your easy peasy gourmet cocktail that can be easily made at home. Fun for any party or just a sip or two with friends. From the original site: Thank GOD it’s Friday !!! My very first thought when I woke up this morning and I’m sure the sentiments might be bang […]

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Warm French Onion Dip

Creamy Warm French Onion Dip made with caramelized onions, beef consomme, cream cheese and Swiss cheese! Get the Recipe: Warm French Onion Dip

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Nustevia cocoa syrup almond jelly recipe + giveaway!

Almond Jelly is an extremely popular dessert that can be often found in Chinese restaurants. You’ve probably eaten Almond Jelly with Longan, but how would you like to have a chocolaty version, richly enhanced by NuStevia Cocoa Syrup ? Get the Recipe: Nustevia cocoa syrup almond jelly recipe + giveaway!

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Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

This Mother’s Day, say it with Black Gold! Many Asian old folks do not have sweet tooth and aren’t really into cakes. So why not make her a savoury tart instead, filled with Caviar? Get the Recipe: Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

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Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin

Macaroni Gratin is one of the tastiest pastas and it’s relatively easy to cook too! These days, I like to cook them in tin foils where I can simply dump them after eating. No more tiresome washing! Get the Recipe: Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin

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Lovely Scented Mango Pudding with Dried Lavender Flowers

Mango Pudding is a very popular dessert, and you can find this pudding in almost every Chinese restaurant here in Singapore. But have you tried it with #lavender? Get the Recipe: Lovely Scented Mango Pudding with Dried Lavender Flowers

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Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

I had prepared twenty of these Twin-Egg Henaff French Pates for my students’ big day, using Henaff Chicken Liver Pate with Port Wine as it’s more economical. So if you can’t afford foie gras, this is a great alternative! Get the Recipe: Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

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Death By Chocolate Trifle

Every summer, my siblings and I would beg and plead and holler for our mother to make her fanciest dessert. Once I became an adult, I realized just how easy it was to construct her famous Death by Chocolate Trifle. From the original site: I hate cliches. Years of college writing classes beat them out […]

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How to make a Dr. Who Dalek Cake

I can’t resist tooting my own horn, and linking you guys to a tutorial I wrote up over at my craft blog, Dabbled.org.  Since it’s actually food related, I figured you guys would like to see it here.  Link: Make Dalek Cake Toppers and Cake From the original site: This cake is really make in […]

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How to Make Eggnog

With the Holiday season approaching, I figured this was a good time to pull out my tutorial on making homemade eggnog. It’s really not that hard to do, and it’s so much better than just buying some of that dairy stuff.   It’s great to serve at a holiday party.  In case you’re hesitant, here’s a […]

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Fall Harvest Thanksgiving Party inspirations

Want to have a fall party? Check out this Fall Harvest Party featured over at Kara’s Party Ideas… A gorgeous color palette in the food and the decor. Lovely! So pop over for your own design and menu inspiration! Need more ideas?  This is a lovely Pumpkin Harvest Brunch over at Hostess with the Mostess.  […]

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Pumpkin Fondue!

Something fun and interesting for the fall season from Foodwhirl friends Chica & Jo.    If you haven’t been following them for the Halloween season, you’re missing out… Lots of great stuff over there! Jo Writes: “I’ve been making my famous pumpkin fondue recipe for a long time, and my family always considers it a treat […]

How to put together a cheese party tray for your next wine and cheese party
How to Prepare a Cheese Tray

Welcome again to Jennifer Locklin of Jane Deere!  For the third in her “Techniques” series (although I’d say this qualifies for “Entertaining” as well!), she has brought us a great writeup on making your own cheese board.  I must admit all those cheeses available can be quite overwhelming, and I love how she’s broken it […]

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Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween is on the way!  And I figured you guys would like some cocktails to celebrate the season..  Here is a lovely Scary Halloween cocktail collection from Dabbled, but the Spotlight today is on Janelle‘s fun spider tribute. It is that time of year again, and I don’t mean the time for Christmas songs or […]

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Pumpkin Thai Soup (and a whole Fall Dinner Party)

Over at The Novice Chef Blog, Jessica shares a fabulous looking fall themed dinner party, complete with menus, recipes, and organizational tips. Love it! Check out one of the menu items… Pumpkin Thai Soup–isn’t it gorgeous! Throwing dinner parties can be a lot to take on…especially when they have multiple courses. No one wants to […]