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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Not Quite Irish Sausage and Cabbage

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I’m a member of the Kerrygold blogger program, and recently received a box of goodies to cook with.  Each month they give us a challenge, and the most recent challenge was to “Bring the Taste of Ireland to Your Kitchen.”  I went back and forth on what I wanted to do, then settled on a [...]

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We’re so glad when Daddy comes home! — Fuji Bites

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This past week has been a full one.  Mr. Fuji was gone for 2 weeks on business to New Delhi, India and returned home last Thursday.  To say we were overjoyed to have him back would be an understatement.  He has been traveling consistently for work for the past 12 years of our marriage, but [...]

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How Japanese Cuisine Has Changed the Way I Think About Food and Cooking

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Last April during our most recent visit to Japan, we took a side trip with some friends to Ikaho, a small town several hours northwest of Tokyo known for its hot springs. For dinner one evening we ate a kaiseki meal, a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. It was spring, and every morsel of food spoke [...]

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Vegetable & Roasted Mushroom Zucchini Noodle Bowls

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Noodles made from fresh zucchini with roasted mushrooms, fresh veggies, and a light broth?  A total win with the Fujilings.  Even better?  Squirrel helped make dinner!  I recently teamed up with the Kids Cook Monday initiative as an ambassador.  This initiative encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and [...]

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Pulled Pork with Chocolate Barbecue Sauce & Cheese Corn Cake — Celebrating Cheese & Chocolate

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What could be better than a weekend celebrating chocolate and cheese?  This past weekend there was a 2 day long Chocolate & Cheese Festival at the Natural History Museum of Utah.  The festival featured some of the best local producers of cheese and chocolate, as well as some out-of-town guests, with demos, workshops, tastings, and other [...]

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Brownie Pie—Happy Pi(e) Day!

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It’s Pi(e) Day, one of my favorite days of the year!  Please tell me that you’re celebrating?  I whipped up a version of a pecan pie for our celebrations today using a combination that has been swirling around in my head for months—a chocolate almond crust that gets brownie-like as it soaks up some of [...]

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Influence, Hummus, and Pie, OH MY!!

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Life has been hectic around here.  I’ve been filling life with things like teaching cooking classes at one of Harmons Grocery cooking schools, volunteering at the Fujilings’ elementary school, driving the girls to and from piano and dance lessons, etc.  I looked at my planner the other day and thought, “Who got a hold of [...]

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Get Sliced + Giveaway of 2 tickets to Harmons Sliced finale dinner!

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Five cooks given a mystery box of four ingredients that they must use to make a specified course and two and half hours to prep, cook, and present their creations, with judges walking around watching and asking them questions, all in hopes of winning the round for the chance to compete in the finale.  Does [...]

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Lilly’s Hummus Giveaway!

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To celebrate all of the fun I’ve been having with hummus, I’ve joined forces with my friends at Lilly’s Hummus to send one of you an awesome package of Lilly’s Hummus goodies!  One winner will receive 4 tubs of Lilly’s Hummus, a tote bag, a t-shirt, and assorted ephemera. Enter in the box below for [...]

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