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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

This Spring I planted seeds to grow a kitchen herb garden (basil, oregano, parsley, thyme, sage, and cilantro). Amazingly, they’ve grown into big plants and now I have a mountain of basil. The most delicious way to use a couple cups of basil leaves is by making pesto!

Roll Sushi

Sushi Rolls

We invited friends over for a “create your own sushi night.” Since this was our first time making sushi at home, we decided to make rolls with precooked ingredients – aka no raw meat. Here are the recipes for California rolls, sweet potato rolls, and spicy crab rolls.

Waldorf Chicken Salad Sandwich

Waldorf Salad Sandwich

The chef treated me to a lunch-date last week. We shared a chicken salad sandwich, that is sweet and savory with a subtle toasty nutty taste.

Chinese Chicken and Broccoli

Chinese Chicken and Broccoli

For my birthday dinner, the chef made my favorite: stir-fried broccoli and chicken in our newly seasoned wok. We also steamed some white rice for 20 minutes in our steamer – we got the steamer and wok as wedding presents! (Thanks friends!)

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