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I DON’T BAKE

except for special occasions… like my dad’s 72nd birthday. I made a lemon-lavender-yogurt cake with cream cheese frosting topped with fresh strawberries …

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DRINKING CALCULATOR

  The average rule in estimating number of drinks for an event is 2 drinks per guest for first hour plus one …

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FAMILY STYLE VIETNAM

This is a typical family style luncheon/dinner in Vietnam. Here we have grilled fish that was caught in my family’s backyard. They …

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CUSTOM MENUS

There’s no set menus here. I like to create a menu personalized specifically for you and your event. Here’s a sample customized …

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COOKING WITH MOM: BÁNH XÈO

Cooking with Mom, a Vietnamese classic, Bánh Xèo, also known as ‘Sizzling Cake’. It is a rice flour turmeric batter making it …

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GOLDEN 50

My parents looking gold on their 50th anniversary! They are my true inspirations. 50 years ago on September 30, my parents first …

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BEST LOCATION IN THE WORLD!

This has got to be the best location for a farmers’ market! Surrounding by serene beauty, daily rainbows, and roaming wild peacocks. …