No restaurants, No problem: Bring your own meal ideas for Camping or Roadtrips

Travel and recreating this summer may take a little more planning than usual, but I’m happy to report that it can still be done safely and thoughtfully! Our family has enjoyed a few day trips and local camping trips this summer, despite the pandemic. Of note – things could change as there is currently an […]

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Grilled Pizza – Made Easy

I lived in Providence, Rhode Island during my college and medical school years, and I have fond memories of the grilled pizza, made famous by Al Forno’s.   Al Forno’s is a legendary restaurant in Providence – it was always busy, didn’t take reservations, and being $$$$ – was a big treat for a student. […]

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Bake: The Best Banana Bread

Hi Everyone, it’s been a while. I’ve been busy (in no particular order) with parenting, life stuff, work, and now that’s all amplified during the this COVID-19 Pandemic. I may share more about how we’re coping with that, and what I’m doing at work to prepare for that as a hospital based emergency and consult-liaison […]

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Bake: Sprinkle Cookies (for Santa)

My boys are 5 and 3, and they love helping me in the kitchen.  We have been making cookies for Santa together ever for the past 3 years and this is our favorite cookie recipe to make together.  The kids can help with almost every step (though I usually make the dough first, but they […]

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Bake: Dutch Apple Pie

I love to bake. I love to cook. I love food.  But for years, I’ve been hesitant to bake a pie.  I tried to make a couple of pies many years ago, and each one came out disappointing- the crust lackluster or the filling to runny.  I’m a bit of a foodie perfectionist, so rather […]

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Cook: Instant Pot Chicken Shiitake Spinach Congee

This is an original post from my DeliciousLA blog, but I’m sharing it again here because Congee is a wonderful comfort food – great for fall and winter, and especially soothing during colds! Growing up, Congee (rice porridge) was always our go to comfort food when we were sick. Congee is a traditional Chinese food […]

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Eat: Olympic National Park: Dungeness Crab, Salmon, Smores

Updated October 2018:  This is a post I brought over from DeliciousLA since it was a wonderful trip, and I hope this guide is helpful to those who might be interested in travelling to Olympic National Park. Here are some of our favorite things, and places to eat, near or in Olympic National Park In […]

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Bake: Funfetti Cake For Two!

Update October 2018:  This is a post that I’ve brought over from my previous DeliciousLA blog, since funfetti cake rocks, and this size is sooo good. It’s a perfect any time treat. 🙂 This is the perfect little cake for dessert or celebration. I made this for my son Brian’s first birthday.  Recipe adapted the […]

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Bake: (Best Ever) Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla/ Chocolate Frosting

Update October 2018:  Sharing this favorite recipe from the DeliciousLA blog, because you might just need some chocolate cake. Who loves cupcakes? Everybody I know, including my family 🙂 There is something magical about a little cupcake’s ability to make people happy and brighten the day. I’ve been meaning to try out a recipe for […]

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