Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Sentimentality

It is so hard to dispose of things when they hold some sentimental value.  My daughter doesn’t want me to donate a small cage to a garage sale fundraising, where her tiny mouse pet used to live in, until it died more than a year ago.  It is still in the garage. “But mum, I …

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Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

We bought one big pumpkin last Sunday from our church’s fund raising fruit and vegetable stall and immediately thought of cooking some pumpkin soup for my daughter, who was having a hard time eating after having her braces tightened by the ortho. This version of my pumpkin soup is thicker and creamier, and fresher in …

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Hasselback Potatoes

As my friend Owad said about this, it’s a hassle.  Lol.  Yes it is.  But my daughter loves potatoes and apart from mashed, baked, crisps and roasted ones, she loves hasselback potatoes.  And when she requests for something, I rarely say no.  So here is the recipe of my hasselback potatoes, which is quite a hassle to make, …

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Eggless No-bake Oreo Ripple Cheesecake

About three days ago when it was so hot (34 deg C), I told my daughter we have to make a cool treat.  We have been planning to make an Oreo cheesecake for a long time but we always finish up the Oreos, or the cream cheese, before we even get the chance to make one. This …

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