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Aloha, Hawaii!! Mahalo for the Memories!

Aloha Readers! We just got back last week from our vacation to Maui and the Big Island and it has been so hard to switch back from Island Time. Maui was my favorite of the two islands we visited – beautiful warm weather, crystal blue waters, black and white sand beaches, cool looking tropical plants … Continue reading

Super Bowl, Super Party

* Update: Wes Welker, you are officially OFF my Christmas Card list.  First Kyle WIlliams, now the Giants winning basically due to one dropped pass. The NFL has been unkind to me this year. First and foremost the Super Bowl is about the game (especially if you had a few bucks riding on the Packers … Continue reading

A Merry Christmas to All!

We hope the holiday season brings you all joy, health and a fully belly.  Despite being a heathen, I still celebrate Christmas because there’s nothing like seeing a kid’s eyes light up when they get just what they asked Santa for. Sadly, it seems like every year retailers dig their claws a little deeper in … Continue reading

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: An Egg-stravaganza

I’m a sucker for new discoveries, so when our friend Dr. Alex Nguyen, DDS raved about his Big Green Egg BBQ, I couldn’t wait to check it out. And yes, despite what they say in The Hangover, dentists are doctors (speaking of this movie, check out this strange but funny version of the trailer). The … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: The Aftermath

Thanksgiving. Just the word warms the cockles (whatever those are). Our Vietnamese family didn’t celebrate it much growing up, but when we did it was usually with random Vietnamese dishes, typically seafood. While schoolmates went on and on about their turkey, cranberry, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and biscuits, I quietly wondered if the Pilgrims ever … Continue reading

Too Many Cocks in the Kitchen

When it comes to cooking I love themed meals and events.  I’m not talking about an “Enchantment Under the Sea” BBQ or some such shit, but having something that ties together the food makes it more interesting and sometimes more challenging to pull together. Aside – I am making a personal plea to all my … Continue reading