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Chicken Afritada – Chicken Stew

Chicken Afritada – Chicken Stew

This is based on the Filipino Afritada recipe which my family has gotten to simply calling chicken stew. Which, basically, is what it is. I like it because, well, you can only have fried chicken so often (their favorite), and this has both starch and vegetables and a hearty gravy all in one pot so…

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Tortang Talong – Eggplant Fritata

Tortang Talong – Eggplant Fritata

The garden has been doing well this year and the three Japanese eggplants have been very generous. Aside from the new recipes we’ve tried out using eggplants, this is an old standby that we always fall back on, especially for breakfast. We call this ‘tortang talong’ in the Philippines. It is basically a whole eggplant…

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Bean Sprouts and Mushrooms

Bean Sprouts and Mushrooms

This is another simple, fast and extremely satisfying vegetarian dish that is a favorite with my girls. We have been having lots of meatless meals lately and no one but the husband is complaining 🙂 When this photo was taken, we had it for brunch along with eggplant omelette and garlic fried rice. It was…

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Lettuce Wrapped Chicken

Lettuce Wrapped Chicken

This is an update to an old recipe which is a favorite in our house especially once the weather starts getting too hot to cook inside or out. It hasn’t got that hot yet though, the weather has been still pleasantly comfortable. Yet whenever I try to think of something light, refreshing and still filling,…

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Tilapia Baked with Miso

Tilapia Baked with Miso

Tilapia is the most common fish that I can get around here that’s easy to prepare, easily found and affordable. So it’s a staple in our freezer especially since I found the kind that are individually flash frozen fillets. They are really convenient especially when you just want something quick and only need a fillet…

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Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

  A while back, I received a coupon for Simply Potatoes as part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program. Simply potatoes are supposed to be fresh and never frozen, prepared potatoes. They have been peeled and shredded and some even already pre-seasoned as the Southwest Style Hash Browns that I used in this recipe. Of course,…

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Green Salad with Corn and Strawberries

Green Salad with Corn and Strawberries

Eating with the season is the best way that I can describe this salad. My husband’s best friend brought over a large tray of freshly picked strawberries over the weekend and this salad immediately came to mind. My girls have been into adding fruits with our green salads lately and what with strawberries and corn…

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Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

This Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake is a recipe that I found on Pinterest because it just looked so darn gorgeous! Well I made it, and guess what? It’s just as scrumptiously delicious as it looks!

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