GENRE: Comedy, Romance
SYNOPSIS: Di Ya Xin, the young CEO of a reputable cosmetics company, meets Yang Guang with a resulting disastrous first impression. Yang Guang, a native of Okinawa, is forced by a couple to leave and go to Taiwan to work as a house maid to pay off the large sum of money her parents have swindled from them. There she finds herself working for the family of Di Ya Xin and during her time there, she and Di Ya Xin fall in love. Ya Xin is later scammed by his ex-fiancée and best friend and loses his job and everything he owns. Will he be able to set things right and still keep his love for Yang Guang?
STARRING: Wu Chun (Di Ya Xin), Rainie Yang (Yang Guang). Liu Zi Yan (Angela), Zhang Jun Ning (Geng Fei), Lee Shiau Shiang (Ai Ying Shan), Gu Bao Ming (Yang Yi Lang), Zhao Shu Hai (Geng Gu Wen), Wu Qian Qian (Elizabeth), Nakano Ryoko (Yang Guang’s grandmother), Muto Nobutomi (Xiao Lin He Zi), Zhang Guang Lei (Qi Lei), Bai Yun (Liao Qian Yu), Ya Zi (Liao’s sister), Calvin Chen (Calvin), Jiro Wang (Jiro), Aaron Yan (Aaron)
VIEWING SOURCE: Youtube; June 2013
GENRE: Period Drama, Romance, Comedy
SYNOPSIS: Jin Yuan Bao, the prince and heir to the Jin family, is being forced to marry a girl he doesn’t even know. Xiao Xuan of the Jiang family has been chosen as his bride to form an alliance between the two families. Neither one is aprroving of the choice and both wish to marry elsewhere, so on the eve of the wedding Jiang Xiao Xuan sneaks out of the Jin palace and runs away to find her lover. Upon her departure Yu Qi Ling, a cunning and very witty woman, sneaks into the palace and convinces Xiao Xuan’s maid to help disguise her as Xiao Xuan to take her place. Qi Ling falsely marries Yuan Bao not for love, but for her own hidden agenda.
STARRING: Tiffany Tang (Yu Qi Ling), Wallace Huo (Jin Yuan Bao), Gong Mi Shi (Jiang Xiao Xuan), Huang Ming (Gu Changfeng), Wayne Wang (Liu Wen Zhao), Vivian Wu (Madam Jin), Wang Jing Luan (Liu Qian Qian)
VIEWING SOURCE: DramaFever on Roku; October-November 2015
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GENRE: Romance, Comedy
SNYNOPSIS: Yan Da Feng’s grandfather, Wang Cai, was a hunter in his earlier years who was treated for an injury by Xie Fu An’s grandmother, Chun Xiang. After falling in love, Wang Cai promised to return for Chun Xiang but his family had other plans for him and he never returned to her. Sixty years passed and Chun Xiang grew older but never gave up waiting on the man she loved. Instead she became caretaker of her two grandchildren, Xie Fu An and Xie Pi Dan. One day Fu An is treating patients in a local hospital and becomes Wang Cai’s healer. Wang Cai, seeing Fu An’s resemblance to Chun Xiang, decides to announce that he will give away his fortune to the one who marries Fu An. Disapproving of his grandfather’s decision, Yan Da Feng sends out a hit man to put an end to Fu An. Realizing that Fu An was someone he had met before, he agrees to marry her for the money and ends up having feelings for her, regretting the attempt on her life. What will the end result be for Fu An and Da Feng’s relationship? Will it be love or redemption?
STARRING: Lan Cheng Long (Yan Da Feng), Chen Qiao En (Xie Fu An), Roy Qiu (Han Dong Jie), Jocelyn Wang (Jiang Zhen Zhen), Chen Zi Xian (Xie Fu Jiu/Pi Dan), Ding Qiang (Yan Yun Gao/grandpa Wang Cai), Lan Cheng Long (young Wang Cai), Dong Zhi Cheng (Chairman Yan), Wang Juan (Yan Feng Feng), Xiu Jie Kai (Yan Yang), Tan Ai Zhen (Huang Chun Xiang), Chen Qiao En (young Chun Xiang), Gino (Lawyer Li), Hsia Ching Ting (Village Chief), Na Dou (Pang Dai/Ru Hua), George Zhang (Ken), Pan Hui Ru (Kelly), Huang Tai An (taxi driver), Guo Shi Lun (A Pao), Guan Yong (uncle Da/Han’s adoptive father), David Chao (A Bao), Du Shi Mei (Mrs. Wang), Adriene Lin (veterinarian)
VIEWING PLATFORM: Netflix; June 2014
GENRE: Melodrama, Romance
SYNOPSIS: As a teen, Cha Kang Jin was forced to watch his mother being ill treated and walked on by men as he stood by unable to defend her. When his family moves back to his mother’s home town, he meets Han Ji Wan. Han Ji Wan is the daughter of an Asian medicine doctor who has her own difficulties to deal with. With an older brother slated as the town genius, Ji Wan is continually reminded of her inferiority to him. When Ji Wan’s brother dies trying to help her find Kang Jin’s pendant and necklace he lost, she runs away from home and never returns. Eight years later, Kang Jin finds himself attending Ji Wan’s engagement to his co-worker Park Tae Joon but he’s soon heartbroken when Ji Wan at first pretends to not know him.
STARRING: Go Soo (Cha Kang Jin), Kim Soo Hyun (Teen Kang Jin), Han Ye Seul (Han Ji Wan), Nam Ji Hyun (Teen Ji Wan), Sun Woo Sun (Lee Woo Jung), Song Jong Ho (Park Tae Joon), Jo Min Soo (Cha Chun Hee), Chun Ho Jin (Han Joon Soo), Kim Do Yun (Seo Young Sook), Song Joong Ki (Han Ji Yong), Kim Ki Bang (Cha Boo San), Seo Jae Wook (Teen Boo San), Suk Jin Yi (Lee Jin Kyung), Yang So Young (Teen Jin Kyung), Kim Kwang Min (Seo Jae Hyun), Kim Joon Hyung (Kyung Soo), Min Ji Young (Miss Sun), Kim In Tae (Noh Gyo Soo), Kim Hyung Bum (Kim Jung Pil), Yeo Min Joo (Song Yoon Joo), Do Ji Han (Park Jong Suk), Baek Seung Hyun, Lee Joo Yeon, Kim Kwang Gyu (Teacher)
VIEWING SOURCE: DramaFever on Roku; September 2015
1 block (32 Oz. Block) Velveeta Cheese
1 package (8 Oz. Package) Cream Cheese
1 can (10 Oz. Can) Rotel
1 can (10.75 Oz. Can) Cream Of Mushroom Soup
1 pound Ground Beef OR Sausage (or A Combination Of Both)
1 Green Onion *Optional
Brown ground beef or sausage (or both) in a pan over medium heat and set aside. Cut up the Velveeta and cream cheese into cubes and place into a crock pot. Pour in the Rotel and the cream of mushroom soup and stir ingredients together. Place the crock pot on low setting for an hour, letting the ingredients meld. After about 30 minutes, add the browned meat and continue to let cook, stirring as needed.
GENRE: Romance, Comedy
SYNOPSIS: After marrying and raising a son to enter college, a woman finally gets the chance to pass a college entrance exam. She finds herself going to extremes to avoid embarrassing her son by having him discover that she is also attending the same college. At the same time her husband is also a professor which, at times, makes it difficult for her to keep her secret. Trying to avoid a disaster, she must juggle her schedule while trying to fit in with the younger generation.
STARRING: Choi Ji Woo (Ha No Ra), Ha Seung Ri (teen Ha No Ra), Jung Soo Young (Ra Yoon Young), Im Ji Hyun (teen Ra Yoon Young), Ban Hyo Jung as (Seo Woon Hae), Lee Sang Yoon (Cha Hyun Suk), Kim Hee Chan (teen Cha Hyun Suk), Choi Yoon So (Shin Sang Ye), Choi Won Young (Kim Woo Chul), Kang Tae Oh (young Kim Woo Chul), Park Hyo Joo (Kim Yi Jin), Kim Min Jae (Kim Min Soo), Son Na Eun (Oh Hye Mi), No Young Hak (Na Soon Nam), Jin Ki Joo (Park Seung Hyun), Seo Han Gyul (Lee Man Ki), Lee Yoo Jin (Lee Dae Sung), Lee Jae Joon, Im Ji Hyun, Ji Ha Yoon, Yoo Joon Hong, Han Sung Yun, Byun Jun Seok, Kim Kang Hyun (Seo Dong Chul), Jung Dong Kyu
VIEWING SOURCE: DramaFever on Roku; August-October 2015