The tree is lit.  A new jigsaw puzzle is brewing on the table.  In the kitchen, the turkey is roastingBibingka is baking.  Hot cocoa is simmering.

And Stanford is dressed to the nines.  Charming as ever.

This Christmas, we hope you surround yourself with food, family and friends.  As this year draws to a close, we thank you for following Jun-blog and we hope you’ll continue to join us for more deliciousness in the New Year.

Happy Holidays!




Hot Cocoa Recipe, makes two servings

2 cups milk
1 tablespoon sugar
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
peppermint or vanilla marshmallows (optional)

Simmer milk in a small saucepan over medium to low heat.  Add the cocoa powder and sugar and stir well using a whisk until completely blended.  Pour hot cocoa in cups and top with peppermint or vanilla marshmallows.


Hot Cocoa

  • Authenticsuburbangourmet

    Happy Holidays Jun and Dennis (and of course Stanford)!
    It is chilly outside and your hot coco looks just about perfect!

  • Gourmandeinthekitchen

    LOL, I love how polished he looks in his necktie, all ready for the holidays! You have a wonderful weekend, and a very Merry Christmas.

  • Kim Ulmanis

    Merry Christmas to all of you! Your dog looks so adorable in his little necktie. Like the distinguished gentleman I am sure he is. =) That hot cocoa looks phenomenal. I just might have to go make some right now. Hot cocoa sounds like a really good idea.

  • Lisa

    I LOVE corgis and yours is just charming in his tie. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

  • Bakingbarrister

    so freaking adorable! I had to show my mom, and then I showed her the other pics on your site of the doggie–we ooh and awwed for a good 10 minutes.

  • Charissa (Zest Bakery)

    Looks delish. Your corgi is adorable! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

  • sippitysup

    I never knew Stanford was so corporate! Must be the holidays… GREG

  • Jun Belen

    It’s not corporate, Greg. It’s scholarly and preppy!

  • Jun Belen

    Thank you, Charissa! We had a wonderful Christmas. We hope you enjoyed yours, too!

  • Lemons and Anchovies

    Stanford is so adorable! The tie is a good look for him. He’s got happy eyes–must be his owners who take such great care of him.

    Happy New Year, Jun!

  • Trina

    What a Cutie in his Scutte!

  • Trina

    What a Cutie in his Scutte! I sent an email to Kira of to let her know about your blog post!

  • Anonymous

    omg the corgie is so cute!

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