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Arroz Caldo – Chicken Soup with Rice

Arroz Caldo – Chicken Soup with Rice

All the rich foods of the holidays, and having a snowy after-Christmas morning had me yearning for something simple and comforting. I had cooked a very plain version of this dish for my sick daughter a couple of weeks ago. It was more plain rice porridge than what we Filipinos recognize as Arroz Caldo or…

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Tinola: Chicken Soup for the Pinoy Soul

Tinola: Chicken Soup for the Pinoy Soul

I had been looking forward to updating my tinola soup photo for a long time. See, when I first posted my Tinola recipe, I didn’t have any of the traditional vegetables to go with it. I had to make do with what I had (what my grocery store had) which was cabbage and bok choy….

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Grilled & Ready Chicken GIVEAWAY

Grilled & Ready Chicken GIVEAWAY

Technically, it’s spring time in the Carolinas but already we’ve had some summer like weather that made us want to pull out the grill. We’ve been so busy working on the garden though that we haven’t had time to pull out the grill and get some charcoals. Luckily, I was asked to review this Tyson…

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Curry Noodles

Curry Noodles

We had this as a quick weekday meal last week. Whether you have it over rice or noodles, it’s delicious in either case. I also realized, just before I started cooking, that I was out of coconut milk which is what I usually use when I make chicken curry. Even without the coconut milk, it…

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Mama Sita’s Spicy Chicken Caldereta

Mama Sita’s Spicy Chicken Caldereta

If you’re wondering who Mama Sita is, she’s not related to me. Mama Sita is a brand of mixes and sauces used to create Filipino dishes. They can be bought at most Asian markets that sell Philippine made products. When I was in Los Angeles last January for my grandmother’s funeral, my sister ordered a…

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Cornish Hens with Blueberry Citrus Glaze

Cornish Hens with Blueberry Citrus Glaze

You know how some dads specialize in grilling and manly types of cooking? My husband’s specialty are his cakes (pound cake and chocolate cake) and these Cornish hens. He would make these for us on special occasions like on Easter when we didn’t feel like the usual baked ham, he made these. This last batch,…

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Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

I’m a bit late posting since we had a minor emergency yesterday when I planned to put this post together and didn’t get a chance to finish it. First, the emergency: my daughter’s school called to let us know that she had gotten hit in the eye with a softball and that she was having…

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Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

This is way too simple but I just realized I don’t have a chicken roast recipe posted here yet. So here it goes. When I’m feeling organized, I try to roast a couple of chickens on the weekend then use them to create other dishes during the week or simply use them to make lunches…

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