Beef stew

Home-made Beef stew  on a cold rainy day.


1.Beef for stew(the one with the fat not the  lean meat)

2.Carrot,Celery and potatoes

3 Instant seasoning for beef stew( I used McCormick  brand)

4.Salt and peppers

5.Vegetable oil

6.Big onion and garlic


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1.Cut beef as a medium size cube and  mix it  with salt and pepper

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2.Stir fired  with vegetable oil until it turns brown

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3.Pouring flour on cooked beef

4. Stir fried onion and garlic until they turn yellow.

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5.Pouring water and instant seasoning in the pan,wait until it boil,put cooked beef in the pad

6.Stir about 20 minutes

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7.Put celery carrot and potatoes in and stir  or leave  about 40 minutes

in a simmer range.

8 .If the gravy is not thick,put more flour.

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9.Serve hot.

I think I put too much flour this time.The potatoes made soup very creamy so I should not put more flour.



Home cooking Fresh Roll

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This dinner,I  have fried pork,papaya salad,fresh vegetable,peanut sauce mix with eggs.This is my roommate’s idea.It is  the most healthy meal I have ever have in 3 months. The process of eating this is put anything that you like in a green leaf,pour peanut sauce on top and you will get your own fresh roll.

Healthy Easy Fried Rice $0


This menu is really easy to make. Every time I ran out of Idea or don’t have much ingredients,I will throw any vegetable in my fridge to the pan.It is yummy every times I cook fried rice.


Cold rice,onion,green pea,carrot,egg,fish sauce,vegetable oil,chicken breast.

I had these stuff in my fridge so I didn’t spend even a penny on this meal.

First Baklava-Greek Dessert

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I was lucky to have a baklava specialist came to teach me how to do his family secret recipes.It took almost 2 hours to get it done for my first try.I must confess I didn’t pay attention so I can’t remember all ingredients I need.


1.Baklava flours

2 Honey

3 A lot of nut ( I remember he has a  peanut grinding machine)

5.dried licorice

I was having fun doing .The baklava came out great.The taste is alike the one I bought from bakery.



Bear Burger

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1.Left over steak 2 Burger Buns 3.Lettuce 4.Cheddar Cheese 5.Seaweed 6. Sausage 7.Tomatoes

I went to Smith&Sch………I don’t really remember the full name but it is in Copley.And I had a huge steak as my dinner.I couldn’t finish it so I took it home and….

I was inspired to do something cute today with my leftover steak.

This couple is so lovely but next time I should try plain bread.Sesame  made them look like they have a lot of pimple.Again,it was not easy to make  eyes,nose and ears without tools.

I waste a few piece  of cheese  and seaweed.