Monthly Archives: April 2009

Pad Kee Mao Hybrid

I finally succeeded in making this at home…at least in my own world. It is somewhat Americanized with regular instead of Chinese broccoli. I also simplified the ingredients just enough so that I am satsified with the flavor. My trusty source Thai Table is the best!  Tips: Use a very hot good quality wok (carefully) and […]


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Garden Project Update – April 2009

Presenting my new hobby – Gardening! Last year was the first time I did any serious gardening and I had a blast with just tomatoes, peppers, melons, and a few herbs. This year, Marcel is joining me and we are going full blast – or at least as much as we can cram in our “suburban […]


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Employee of the Quarter!

Dear Company, Most days I like you, some days I don’t – but today I very much like you. I thank you for the honor of being awarded “Employee of the Quarter” among the gazillion hardworking individuals in the company. What can I say? I will work just as hard as I always do but with an even […]


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Spring Cupcakes

Manila mangoes are in season right now so I thought I’d make one of my favorite desserts – mango cake but in this case, mango cupcakes. The ones I got were from Ciruli Brothers. I made the cupcakes with Trader Joe’s vanilla cake mix then added mango slices in the batter before pouring into the muffin […]


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