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California Avocado Bell Pepper Quiche Cups

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How is it possible that it’s already the middle of June?  The past few weeks have been a blur.  We have been in the whirlwind of the end of school activities, Mr. Fuji and I took an anniversary trip to Cancun, Mexico, the Fujilings have been doing Irish dance camp, and we have weathered a […]

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5 of My Favorite Avocado Recipes

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Today I’m sharing 5 of my favorite California avocado recipes over on The Scoop—any guesses what they might be?

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Balinese Mixed Vegetables (Sayur Urab)

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Mixed vegetables…sounds kind of boring, doesn’t it?  Sayur Urab, a classic Balinese dish loosely translates to mean mixed vegetables, and it is far from boring! This is one of the dishes that we learned to prepare in our cooking class in Bali.  While everything that we learned to cook in our class was delicious, this […]

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Dubliner and Berry Jam Grilled Cheese Sandwich — Get ready for National Grilled Cheese Day!

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I’m back to pulling goodies out of my Kerrygold box, because April is National Grilled Cheese Month and this Sunday, April 12th, is National Grilled Cheese Day!  The Fuji family loves grilled cheese sandwiches in all forms—classic grilled cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with veggies or other goodies, etc.  In honor of National Grilled Cheese […]

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Coconut Lime Potatoes Anna

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*This post is brought to you by the Idaho Potato Commission. Did you know that it’s Potato Lover’s Month?  (It’s also Great American Pie Month.  I’m not sure how February could get any better.  But I digress.)  Last month I was approached by the Idaho Potato Commission about participating in a potato challenge to help […]

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A Day of Silence & Remembrance

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Eat Pray Love Blu-ray Disc Giveaway Winner

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Time to announce the winner of the Eat Pray Love Blu-ray Disc Giveaway!  I loved hearing about all of your favorite food scenes from movies!  So many were scenes that I love as well!  It was also fun to hear about some movies I haven’t seen and now want to based on your descriptions! On […]

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Olive Branch Wreath Giveaway Winner

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Time to announce the winner of the Olive Branch Wreath from my giveaway! Trusty Random.org picked comment #37: Comment #37 was left by Rose in Ohio who said: Congrats Rose, now you’ll have your very own wreath! Watch for an email from me later today so that we can get your wreath to you!

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Miso Soup Week

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As promised the rest of this week will be dedicated to exploring the topic of miso soup! Do you use those packets of instant miso soup? How about dashi granules to make your stock for miso soup? Or do you think it’s altogether too difficult to make it yourself and you get your miso soup […]

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!  May this next year bring us all yummy eats! Coming Next: Out with the old and in with the new!

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