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Vietnamese Blood Sausage Doi Huyet

  The mere mention of blood can make some people squirm and uneasy, let alone the thought of eating it.  But we thoroughly enjoy all forms of food made with blood and are not squeamish one bit.  So to...

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Ca Ri Ga Vietnamese Chicken Curry ..in a Pot Pie!

  As summer wanes and the autumn leaves turn hues of bright red and orange, we instinctively turn to warm comforting foods like curry. Not a single spice, curries encompass a broad range of spices unique to the geographic...

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Melrose Market: Sitka & Spruce and Why We Heart Seattle

Seattle holds a dear place in our hearts. It’s where I spent 5 wonderful years of work after graduation and where Kim and I first met.  We recently took a trip back and wanted to post a snapshot of...

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Canh Kho Qua Bitter Melon Soup

  You either love bitter melon (khổ qua) or you hate it and nothing in between. Growing up Kim loved it and ate bitter melon soup (canh khổ qua) and stir fries routinely while I, on the other hand,...

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Easy Tarte Flambe Recipe

Whenever we go out to dine, we inevitably think about home cooking. Not that we wouldn’t enjoy a nice night out on the town and enjoy the pleasures of dining with friends or the experience of exploring new flavors...

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No Knead Olive Bread

  Now that fall is upon us, we look forward to baking bread. We’re complete novices when it comes to baking bread…in fact, we confess, this was our first attempt, but that’s what makes this post that much more...

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Banh Trung Thu Mid Autumn Festival Moon Cakes

Tet Trung Thu (Mid Autumn Festival) is quickly upon us. Being a predominantly agricultural society, Tet Trung Thu is one of the most important festivals in Vietnam to mark the end of the harvest season. Like many harvest moon festivals...

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Mi Ga Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

  We’re a family of cooks. My mom, the eldest of 9 children was cooking for the household as soon as she was old enough to go to the market, and in Vietnam, that was about the age of...

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Che Bap Vietnamese Corn Pudding

Before summer fades to fall and fields of corn are plowed under for the winter, we wanted to share our recipe for che bap, a Vietnamese corn pudding.  Che bap is an easy treat and great use of fresh...

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From Alaska with Love: Ensenada Style "Fish Tacos"

  update: help us win a trip to Foodbuzz Foodblogger’s Festival by “buzzing” this recipe here! Today we present you with Mexican Ensenada style “fish tacos”…with a twist. We were recently chosen by Foodbuzz and Alaska Seafood with a challenge...