A Pasta for All Seasons-Fall (Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage)

I love noodles.   Who doesn’t?  A plate of  gooey Mac and cheese (Kraft), spaghetti-o’s or Mom’s lasagne could be found on our table as often as a steaming bowl of won ton noodles or plate of chow mein. Today, living in the Bay Area, my noodle choices seem infinite;  shoyu ramen or Vietnamese pho, pad thai or chop…

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Guest Blog! The #2 Jamigo

Hello! Before you get all excited to read what cool new post this blog has to offer, let me stop you right there.  It’s time to get really excited because, yes, this is not Debbie writing.  Fortunately, good ‘ol Deb here decided to let her daughter, Jamie, (that’s me!) take a whack at blogging.  So…

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This is Vancouver… Washington!

Annual trek to  Northwest Regional Championship for Masters.  Did I mention how much I love this regatta?  It is a multi-day event, lots of racing, hang time with my crew mates and taking in the Northwest vibe.  We didn’t get to spend much time in Portland, so I’ll have to go back! Early morning arrival allows us…

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Scenes from a Baseball Game

The beginning of summer for our family is marked by the end of school, Jeffrey’s birthday and going to a baseball game.  Jeffrey’s first baseball game, he was barely 3 months old and we took him to the last game of the season at Candlestick Park.  It was bittersweet, we watched the game not knowing if…

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Best Damn Banana Bread

Did I get your attention? Ok, it may not be the best damn banana bread recipe as there are probably millions, but it is really yummy and very easy to make!  How easy? The kids made this bread in pre-school.  They would smoosh the bananas, mash the butter and sugar together and crank the sifter…

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#TBT, wait its only Wednesday

#TBT, okay I couldn’t wait for Thursday and I wanted to post this pic today from my vault, it says it all Iove rowing and love taking photos!

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Chili, Brownies & Friends

At the risk of losing any credibility I might have earned with previous posts, yes, that is The Friends Cookbook in the photo.  I told you, I have a cookbook addiction, this proves it.  In my defense I did peruse the book before buying, first I noticed the cast of Friends did not write this cookbook,…

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We’re Back! (Chocolate Chip Cookies)

Finally, finished transferring my wp blog to self-hosting!  This calls for a celebratory post, which means food!  If there is one post you should read, it is this one.  Years ago a friend gave me a recipe for Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip cookies with the caveat “You have to promise not to give this recipe…

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Still here?

I know I haven’t posted in awhile, been trying to migrate my blog to a self-hosting site.  So, to my followers that aren’t related to me, all two of you (lol) stay tuned.  I should be up and running soon!

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#Crewlife

I started rowing about 8 years ago.  I’m an Asian kid who grew up in San Francisco, I did not have a clue what crew was.  Sitting in a lecture to become an art docent for my kid’s school district, I was fixated on the lecturer, well really on her arms, shoulders, ok upper torso,…

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America’s Cup

It’s too bad the America’s Cup is not coming back to San Francisco.  From a spectator’s point of view it was an absolutely perfect venue.  You could see the start, the finish, the jockeying for position, the boats tacking, just amazing. The Bay was a gorgeous backdrop for the race. Can you imagine?  At different points of…

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Is this Heaven? (Rice soup)

No, It’s AT&T Park. Huh, coulda swore it was heaven. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write about my other obsession.  Sports.  I love to watch sports, play sports, sport movies, talk sports, you get it.  My first love is baseball, and I live and die by the San Francisco Giants.  

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