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Char Siu Pork Ju Bao with Cold Soba Noodles and Japanese Cucumber Salad

It’s Monday already? Where has the time gone?

Jack and Laura

Jack and Laura

Oh, right, Laura popped out a little baby boy! XD

It has been an absolutely amazing week. We got home from the hospital  on Saturday, and it has been nonstop for us ever since. My internet presence has definitely decreased. It is weird for both of us to be home all the time, tending to our little bundle. I find myself constantly cleaning and doing laundry in addition to the consolations, feedings, and burpings.

Tiny face!

Tiny face!

So, although things have certainly been busier for us, one thing remains a constant; we gotta eat. I ate a ridiculous amount of fast food, as the hospital (Army hospital) didn’t feed me (the guy in the Army,) so some healthy food was due. We had a hankering for some Chinese/Japanese fare, and I thought char siu pork ju bao, known as manapua here on the islands, would do the trick Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on January 23, 2012 in Asian, Entree/Main Dish, Food, Pork


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French Canadian Ragout with Pickled Beets

French Canadian Ragout with Pickled Beets

I married into a French Canadian family. Quebecois, they call it. My father-in-law was born very north of Quebec City and moved to New England when he was young without speaking a word of English. Now, of course, he’s completely fluent, so much that you would never even know that he spoke French. My mother-in-law also French Canadian, grew up in Massachusetts, although I believe she is first generation. Don’t quote me on that, though. She also speaks a little French, albeit with a thick Boston accent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 11, 2012 in Entree/Main Dish, Food, Pork


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