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Asian Hot Dog

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I’ve seen and heard of Japadog from a food blog sometime ago. They used to have a storefront in NYC but it apparently closed already. They still have store locations in Canada and California though. I have always wanted to re-create this and the perfect opportunity came yesterday, Memorial Day the time we open our grill for the Summer. This is not your typical hot dog since it has some ingredients that are seriously Asian such as Nori which are seaweed strips and katsuobushi which are dried bonito flakes. I…read more

Easter Bread Cones

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Bread cones are easy to make and would be a fun activity to do with kids. This may also be just the treat to serve for your Easter breakfast or brunch. You will need a horn mold to create the shape of your bread. I got mine relatively cheap at amazon.com. If you don’t have a mold you can make your own by using a cardboard shaped into a cone and then wrapped with aluminum foil. For my bread cone I just bought a can of Pillsbury crescent seamless dough…read more

Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is one American holiday that our family embraced when we moved here to the Northeast. Giving thanks is something universal and we as a family take this time to pause and reflect on the many things we are grateful for. We should count our blessings each day not only during Thanksgiving and be thankful in whatever circumstances we are in. We always have a turkey dinner during Thanksgiving. This is a tradition I started in our second year here in the US. I always get a 9-12 lb. Butterball…read more