Sunday, April 20, 2008

Weekly Winners Sunday 4/20/08

Another round of Weekly Winners, thanks again to Lotus.

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Cool and Refreshing
Soba Noodles
Yumminess from
the big shopping spree

last week
The more real kind of
Ramen Noodles

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<--- (If you wonder, the cool looking
flower-like
vegetable is a
Lotus Root
- always a favorite of mine)

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Nattou
(fermented soybeans), Miso Soup
and rice with bonus Umeboshi
(pickled plum) - another fave

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Springtime
Intermission

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Then I ventured into some healthier versions
of Indian dishes I love.

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Samosa Soup

Mango Mania Lassi

Chili Yogurt Mushrooms

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Healthier Butter Chicken and
warm spices up close and personal (see
my review at the link if you choose to try this)

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Another
Springtime Intermission
(scene of my free birthday burger)

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Things That Are Sweet
(the sundae was in lieu of a birthday song, even more embarrassing
when you are celebrating alone)

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Whit-Skers.

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I have a thing for duvet covers, and I've recently

graduated off the floor and back into a big girl bed
. This was on sale
for only $20 at Target (and is reversible - how cool is that?). So I bought
it as a birthday present to me, with love from me. It's been approved by two
out of three kitties (so far).



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30 comments:

  1. So many great photos as usual. I really like both Springtime Intermissions, but that sundae looks sooooooo good!!!

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  2. Butter chicken is my favorite thing in the world, however, I highly doubt I could make it from scratch. We buy Pataks, also the Mango curry one is fabulous...dare I say better than the butter chicken. Anyhoo, enough with the food talk...my stomach is growing @ 1:12am :)

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  3. mmm..Now I am hungry.. I really like the close up of the spices..

    And the kitties facing off at either end of the bed.. We have a new kitten (cat no:3) and cat no:2 gives her a hard time.. cat no:1 chooses not to notice her at all..

    cheers kim xx

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  4. Such interesting pictures as usual. I love the close up kittie ones. I like to take close ups of my kitties, too. Your food pic always make me hungry and that sundae looks especially good! Happy belated birthday.

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  5. Mmmm Mmmm Mmmmm I'm tellin' ya... A FOOOOOD Blog!! You'd do great with one.

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  6. I'm with Secret Agent Mama. A food blog would ROCK for you!

    Great pics, as usual.

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  7. I loved the springtime intermissions. I also want you to come over and cook for me, please?

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  8. It looks like you are an amazing cook Maggie. Do you find that it's difficult to make this food for only one person (when you love isn't there of course)?

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  9. Oh natto! My little girl is begging for me to get some and I haven't even had coffee yet!

    I really like the ramen...that looks tasty. I think I'm going to make some for lunch today.

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  10. Great photos, as usual! I've never tried Indian food before, but people have told me I should try the butter chicken - it looks fabulous!

    Glad your kitties approve of the new duvet - I like it!

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  11. ike a tasty bunch!

    The spring intermissions are gorgeous and I love the bed covers!!

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  12. I ate BEFORE visiting your blog, so there! :P

    Yummy pictures again!

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  13. Great food pics & love all the "spring-y" ones as well :) But my FAVES are your kitties, of course ;)

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  14. love the new duvet cover. love the colors on the brown!

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  15. OK, I am going to have to post a picture of My big fat siamese this week! i LOVE the kittie pics. The food looks awesome as usual!
    Peace,
    Diva

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  16. Yummy, your pics are just delicious (even the ones that AREN'T of food!)

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  17. Your pics always look so yummy!

    Mine are up now. :)

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  18. Mamaflo, while I really miss cooking for Tom, in some ways it's easier because I can make anything I want exactly to my own tastes, and that makes it fun! Having leftovers for lunch comes in handy, too.

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  19. Oh, my gosh! I love the flower bed!!!!

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  20. Always with the scrumptious posts! I loved your pictures for today's...

    Have a great week!

    My post...

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  21. your winnners always make me hungry!

    happy belated birthday!

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  22. Your food shots always leave me so hungry! Yum!

    Thanks for dropping by!

    Woman with a Hatchet

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  23. Love the flowers. Love the whiskers. And can you come over and make me a snack?

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  24. I haven't had dinner yet and now I am hungry.

    Happy birthday. Sorry that you were alone. Hope the Sundae was nice though.

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  25. mmm the food looks yummy!!

    but Kitties are my fave!!

    Great shots!

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  26. I love that bedspread set! Your food looks ... quite interesting. Especially those big wagon wheel noodles. I'm sure it's delicious though.

    What day is your birthday? You keep talking about it, but perhaps I missed the "when" part. Regardless, Happy (Belated) Birthday!

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  27. Yep!!!
    You did it again!!!
    Have to get me some foooooooddd, I'm hungryyyyyyyy!!! Would you make me something? Pleeeeeeeaaaaase???

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  28. Ok now, I am seriously starving. Those noodles looked yummy. This is one of the only websites left I can get onto at work so I try and save your blogs. (since I'm taking cigarette breaks anymore!)

    LOVE the kitty pics

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  29. I LOVE that comforter! So Japanese looking :-)

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  30. I should only check out your weekly winners after I eat a huge meal...you always make me hungry!

    I love the new duvet. And what a deal. I love clearance at Target -- I got a great set of sheets for $25.

    The whiskers shots are really cool too...I keep trying to get a closeup of Mojo, but he is singularly uncooperative when I have a camera in my hand.

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