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I got a Magic Bullet for Christmas, now what do I do with it?

December 29th, 2010 at 11:33 pm



I was very excited to receive a Magic Bullet for Christmas, especially after we watched the commercial again last week and my husband said he wanted it.

But figuring out what to do in it is more challenging. Any ideas?

Ginger cake recipe

December 22nd, 2010 at 03:23 pm

Need a new dessert for the holidays? How about warm ginger cake?



My all-time favorite dessert is the warm ginger cake topped with pumpkin ice cream, caramel sauce, and whipped cream from Park Chow restaurant in San Francisco. Thereís nothing like it anywhere else.

Continue reading here: http://www.yummysf.com/ginger-cake-recipe/

Espresso Drink Recipes

December 9th, 2010 at 11:17 am

These are recipes based on using a moka pot mentioned in the previous post. As you can see, the espresso drink recipes are simple. Do something nice for yourself or a loved one, make your own espresso drinks every day without having to leave your house! Be a home barista at family gatherings. And save yourself hundreds of dollars throughout the year.



Continue reading at http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/espresso-drink-recipes

Arroz Caldo Recipe (Filipino Porridge)

December 6th, 2010 at 12:59 pm

The frigid weather makes me crave more comfort food. Arroz caldo is one of my favorite Filipino comfort foods. Itís basically, Filipino porridge, much like Chinese congee or jook. But whatís different about arroz caldo is that it has so much more flavor than Chinese porridge. Thereís ginger, fried garlic, and fish sauce to spice it up.

I use whatever rice I have on hand Ė brown, jasmine, calrose, long grain, or short grain. You can even mix them up. Also, if you have sweet rice, substitute it with one rice cooker size cup, which will make the arroz caldo creamier.



Fried garlic is sold in a plastic container at Asian grocery stores. It makes it much easier than chopping and frying your own garlic.

After making the arroz caldo, we can eat it over several days. You can also freeze it, which is what Filipino restaurants do.

After making this countless times, Iíve come up with an easy and quick way to make arroz caldo, by cooking the rice first and using a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken.

Continue to recipe http://www.yummysf.com/arroz-caldo-recipe/

A Month of Easy Dinners

October 6th, 2009 at 12:17 pm

Cooking at home saves so much money. If you don't know where to start check out a menu for a month's worth of easy dinners:
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/a-month-of-easy-dinners

Easy Miso Soup Recipe

July 3rd, 2008 at 05:07 pm

Miso soup, the soup in Japanese restaurants, is one of my favorite foods and it's easy and inexpensive to make yourself. Basically it's just miso paste (available at the health food store or Asian grocery store), tofu, green onion/scallion, and dried wakame (a type of seaweed) flakes. The miso soup recipe is available at YummySF.com.