Easy Cranberry Bars Recipe – White Chocolate With Cranberries

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  Holidays usually involve a frenzy of baking and cooking for most people. I am not overly  fond of baking but I did make these cranberry bars for the holidays. They turned out festive looking and tasted great. I used … Continue reading

Homemade New England Clam Chowder Soup

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The week before this post, I asked Jedd, my younger son, what he wanted for dinner. He answered ‘clam chowder soup’. It was a great answer because it is December and even in Houston, it is cold in the mornings … Continue reading

Best Tortang Talong Recipe – Filipino Stuffed Eggplant

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This is one of my favorite Filipino foods – Asian eggplants stuffed with a mixture of ground pork sauteed in aromatics and fried with eggs. This is perfect with a sweet-spicy chili sauce or to be completely authentic, Filipino banana … Continue reading

Stir Fried Chicken Green Beans – Great Holiday Side Dish

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Green bean casserole is a popular side dish for Thanksgiving. For a nice change, you can have this stir-fried chicken green beans. You will have the savory taste of the chicken and green beans without the fat of the cream … Continue reading

Stuffed Oven Baked Acorn Squash – Fall and Winter delight

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Acorn squash is considered a winter squash and so it is very popular during fall and winter. It is shaped like an acorn, has yellow-orange flesh inside and tastes slightly sweet when cooked. Acorn squash is most commonly baked, but … Continue reading

Filipino Adobo Oven Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

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This is great for tailgating or as appetizer with beer while hanging around the house and watching Netflix. Or pair it with white wine and light romantic candles – whatever floats your boat. It’s just good! Chicken wings are coated … Continue reading

Beef Mechado Filipino Recipe – Beef Stew with Polenta

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Beef mechado is a Spanish dish that has been adapted to the Filipino palate. It is made by marinating beef pieces in soy sauce, vinegar, lemon or calamansi juice, garlic, black pepper and bay leaf, then braising it until tender … Continue reading

One Pot Chicken Pasta Recipe – Creamy Pasta with Feta Sauce

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This dish is closely similar in taste to Pasta Carbonara which is a common white sauce pasta in the Philippines. I prefer this one because the Mediterranean combination of flavors is more interesting and this recipe does not use bacon. … Continue reading

Baked Mussels with Cheese and Mayo

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Baked Cheese-Mayo Mussels are mussels slathered with a cheese, mayo, garlic and butter combination and baked in the oven for a few minutes. You have probably tried this dish at Chinese or Japanese restaurants. It is so easy to make … Continue reading