Category: food

June 10, 2021

Chinese Tamale Comic Process

Here’s a little peek at the process for how the Chinese tamale comic came together: Like and subscribe please and thank you!
February 12, 2021

Happy Lunar New Year! Gong Hay Fat Choy!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lillian Lee (@emptybamboogirl) Here’s to the Year of the Ox, a more happy and healthy 2021..
February 2, 2021

That Lunar New Year Candy Tray…

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lillian Lee (@emptybamboogirl) is actually called a tray of togetherness. But, I only ever knew it..
January 17, 2021

Quest Hero Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bar Review

I’m doing this for the keto. Or, I’ve found the lamest way to cope with quarantine / the pandemic. Humor me and give it a..
December 23, 2020

2020 Wrap-Up: How It Started and How It Ended

Since May, I have been working my booty off to drop weight that I amassed from having a baby and coping with the pandemic (which..
December 21, 2020

Happy Glutinous Rice Ball Eating Day

…I wish there were a more sexier way of translating tang yuan (汤圆). But, the balls are freakin delicious – both savory and sweet versions...
December 9, 2020

A Chinese Barbecue Master at Work

and speaking of cha siu and siew yok… Like, dang. I will never take for granted all the work and skill that goes into making..
December 8, 2020

Cha Siu and Siew Yok Takeout from Hong Kong Eatery in Chinatown

Since the kiddo had a check-up in town, we decided to grab some takeout from Hong Kong Eatery on the way back home. Luckily, it..
December 7, 2020

Instant Pot Must-Have

I talked my gal pal into getting this round metal utility cart from Target when she joined our Instant Pot club cuz that’s what you..
December 5, 2020

The Procrasti-Baking Sessions: Keto/Low Carb Banana Walnut Mini Bundt Cake Testing

I should be working on artwork. I should. Really. Instead, I tested out a keto / low carb recipe for my new Dash mini bundt..
December 5, 2020

#WomanCrushChef: June Xie

Starting a series where I feature my fave women in food because why does it have be dominated by guys when most of us learned..
October 16, 2020

Slim Jim Squealin’ Hot Pork Rinds Review [VIDEO]

The Mister and I have been doing keto since May. We both have baby weight we need to drop and so far, so good. But,..
October 3, 2020

Keto Hot Cheetos? Schoolyard Snacks Flaming Hot Cheese Puff Review [VIDEO]

So, the Mister and I have been doing keto since May. I’ve been on a low carb diet off and on for the past few..
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