Dressed up for today’s Chinese New Year party! Today it finally warmed up after three days of raining and chilling weather, a great start for the new year! I wish we all have a wonderful new year, full of joy, happiness and prosperity. Happy New Year :)
With visiting brother in law.
Quiet evening at water, Pan seared scallops with wasabi mashed potatoes.
Fresh Fava beans, hadn’t had it for over decades. Bought less than a lb of them with pods. Came home, peeled them out of their pods and the skin. Oil in cast iron pan, heated, stir fry beans then added 2tbs water, 2tsp chicken bouillon, fresh summer squash from our garden, a bit of pepper (optional), tiny amount of homemade spicy fermented chili paste. Simmer till its done, throw a handful of frozen chopped green onions before serving.
Fresh bitter melon stir fried with heated eggs.
A hot pot dinner at Manzhi’s home with her family.
A nice and easy time with a couple of girlfriends at Safety Harbor.
A grand decoration for Halloween.
Water rafting, was fun and exciting, safe as well.
Sunny day walking around this small town.
Another delicious dinner back to the Cafe Genevieve.
Delicious dessert at Moo’s Ice Cream shop.
Spent last night at Rustic Inn.
Grand Prismatic Spring, a deer enjoys her morning overlook view, endless snow-covered high mountains at Teton.
Jackson Hole, a very lovely and colorful tiny town where we stayed for two days before heading south to Moab.
Live music and 5 star dinner at Genevieve. We enjoy it’s food and atmosphere so much, we ended having second night dinner there again.
Rustic Inn, a wonderful resort where we stayed at for two nights (their breakfast was awesome too!)
View from our room at Old Faithful Inn. A couple of dishes we had for dinner at Old Faithful Inn, their prime ribs were the best.
Breakfast at Old Faithful Inn.
Hiking on the board walk and on the hill, Hot Springs.
Alan and I at the Bear Pit Bar.
Our informal dinner tonight: Bear Pit Bar, Qiqi’s fish cakes, my chicken wings and Qiqi’s pretty drink.