Foodie Adventures

My 100th Post!

This is my 100th post! Of course, this might seem like a small milestone to most but, considering that I started writing this blog a year ago and didn’t know if I would last more than a few weeks, this makes me very proud. Over the weekend, I went back to look through all my posts and it was interesting to see what my first ones looked like and how my writing and food interests have evolved.

100 posts later, I still love being in the kitchen!
100 posts later, I still love being in the kitchen!

To celebrate, here is a list of my 10 favorite foodie moments so far (in no particular order):

To celebrate my 100th post, I also wanted to prepared a couple of fun, out-of-the-ordinary dishes this weekend: lobster and chocolate cake.

My parents always loved eating lobster but I never wanted to try it when I was growing up. Now that I have vastly improved my palate, I wanted to give it another chance. So The Fresh Market‘s buy one get one free offer on lobster tail was the perfect opportunity. After googling different ways to cook it, I chose the easiest: broil for 5-10 minutes. Before cooking it, I seasoned it with paprika, salt, pepper, and melted butter. For the dipping sauce, I was looking for an alternative to garlic butter (although I made it as well) so I used this Asian dipping sauce recipe. It really went well with the lobster and I didn’t end up using the garlic butter. As we had a big lunch and weren’t looking for a heavy dinner, I didn’t make rice for the side, and instead cut some fresh tomatoes and cucumber to serve with the lobster.

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For a week now, I’ve been wanting to make a cake to celebrate my 100th post (as well as my almost-over college time). I looked through lots of recipe and finally decided to combine a chocolate zucchini cake with some cake batter whipped cream. The result was incredibly moist and delicious. I had a fabulous time licking the chocolate batter and almost made myself sick (in a very happy kind of way) eating the leftover whipped cream. After our Chinese fondue dinner, Jeff and I both had a slice of cake and we were not disappointed by the result.

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A little taste of heaven…
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Celebration cake!

Thank you to everyone who reads, likes, follows and shares my blog posts and I hope to find new interesting food to write about in the future. This blog has definitely helped me develop my taste buds and my cooking skills. But my journey is far from over! Here’s to (at least) 100 more!

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