Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Alphabet Meme

My sister in law Aleyta tagged me, so here goes.

A - Available or Taken: taken
B - Best Friend: my mom
C -Cake or Pie: cake all the way.
D - Drink of Choice: water or coke zero
E - Essential item you use everyday: flour
F - Favorite Color: pink
G - Gummy Bears or Worms: chocolate please
H - Hometown: Hayward, Ca
I - Indulgence: really good lotion
J - January or February: no thanks, not a fan of winter, but Todd's birthday is in February.
K - Kids & ages: Brandon 3 1/2 & Adam 18 months
L - Life is incomplete without: family
M - Marriage Date or Most Memorable Date (and why): marriage 11/08/03
N - Number of Siblings: 3 two brothers and 1 sisty
O - Oranges or Apples: clementines
P- Phobias or Fears: freaky laughing people. (don't ask)
Q - Fave Quote: "Whats right isn't always popular and whats popular isn't always right." My senior quote that they some how messed up really badly.
R - Reason to Smile: my crazy kids.
S - Season: Spring
T - Tag 3 or 4 People: If you'd like to do this, go right ahead!
U - Unknown fact about me: I didn't believe in killing animals when I was younger. So I didn't eat meat.
V - Vegetable you don't like: I don't like squash, other than zucchini.
W - Worst Habit: I guess you'd have to ask Todd. lol, I can't think of anything.
X - X-rays: yep, I've had a few.
Y - Your Fave Food: La Pinata Mexican food, which I only have like once a year since it's out in CA. But, I really love homemade bread....mmm!
Z - Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Make This For Dinner NOW!!

So, you say your family doesn't like tuna casserole? Really.... Well, I challenge you to make this recipe and tell me that they don't love it! I used shell pasta and the bread topping. Go make it...NOW!!

Friday, December 5, 2008

The Food Game

My sister-in-law Aleyta tagged me with this fun little game. Things in bold are foods that I've tried in my life. Lots of them I haven't tried, including any of the alcohol, but this should be fun.

1.Venison - duh!!
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghan
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi1
5. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns - When I was a kid I had a Filipino friend that I would go to her house sometimes, and one time we had these! Yummy!
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans - of course!!
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters - only fried though, I don't think i could handle raw!
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl - when Todd and I were dating we went to a Giants baseball game and got some clam chowder in a sourdough bowl to share and Todd was eating some of it and not really paying any attention and ate the whole entire thing!! To this day if he eats everything of something I laugh and say "was that good clam chowder?"
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float - I am mormon!! hehe
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka + Jell-O - only the jello part of this one! :)
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat - ate this with Lita (my grandma) in an Indian restaurant when I was a kid.
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat's milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth $120 or more
46. Fugu - isn't that the fish that can kill you if not made right?! I would never eat that!
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut - when the Krispy Kreme opened in Union City when I was a kid, we stood in line out in the cold for like an hour just to get some! We even got one hot off of the line!
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald's Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S'mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. ratatouille
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs' legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain - of course!!
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill - This all depends on what you call roadkill.
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict - My mommy makes the best!
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse....yuck!! I can't believe people would actually eat a horse!
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake