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Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

Too hot to cook or just don’t feel like cooking?  Tonight was a ‘No Cook’ night in our house. A super quick and simple meal — tuna and cannellini bean salad.  I love the creaminess of the beans. What you’ll need:                             […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

We had a late lunch/early dinner today at PF Chang’s.  Jeffrey was our waiter; he’s one of my favorites. Our meal was a very light one.  Have you ever tried the chicken noodle soup at PF Chang’s? Their version of the classic has fresh shiitake mushrooms, grape tomatoes, pin rice noodles and cilantro in a […]

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Saimin

Oh how I love saimin.  It’s close cousin is ramen.  And no, it’s MUCH tastier than that stuff you ate in college, 10 for a dollar. When I was a child growing up in Hawaii, we’d often have saimin at McDonald’s.  Who knew they also served hamburgers?  More often than not, we’d eat it at […]

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

We went out to dinner last night. They’ve recently moved their location into a beautifully renovated space. The atmosphere was very nice and the staff was attentive, knowledgeable and personable. We had the crab stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and didn’t get a photo of them as we practically inhaled them. They were delicious! Following […]

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Salad!

Market Chopped Salad from Macaroni Grill: Roasted turkey, pepperoni, provolone, artichoke, balsamic vinigrette

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Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Parmesan

The ingredients (baby spinach, shrimp, garlic, cherry tomatoes and Parmesan cheese)

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Salad!

It was a salad kind of night. I had to do something with the leftover flank steak. On the menu: Mixed greens, tomatoes, flank steak, Romano & Parmesan cheese.

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Shoyu Ramen

It’s a cold day and has been trying to snow. Perfect weather for a big bowl of shoyu ramen. This is a slightly fancier dish than the Top Ramen stuff you might have bought by the case back in college. Prepare the toppings of your choice and set aside. I sliced Char Siu pork into […]

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