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LP 10 – Childhood Memories – Bibingka

LP 10 – Childhood Memories – Bibingka

One of the first memories we probably all have as children are sweets. I am no different. Birthday cakes were a big hit, but charcoal baked bibingkas were in a class all their own and evoke their very own special moments. It is a treat borne out of necessity, for I doubt that conventional ovens…

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Pork Loin and Fried Rice

Pork Loin and Fried Rice

Here’s another simple and fast weekday meal which is a step better than the usual pork chop. This recipe uses pork loin cut into cutlets. This cut has less fat and cooks much faster than the bone-in chop variety. This whole meal can be prepared in less than an hour. What I do to save…

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Buttered Rice Pilaf

Buttered Rice Pilaf

This is a very simple recipe but very flavorful and different way of serving rice, a good accompaniment to grilled meats like the joojeh chicken above. 2 cups jasmine or long grain rice4 tablespoons of butter1 teaspoon salt2 cups water or chicken broth In a pan, melt the butter and add the rice; stir until…

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Tortilla Pie

Tortilla Pie

We love Mexican food, and we like making it at home not just going out to eat it at the restaurant. While trying to figure out what to do with some country style pork ribs, we thought we’d try using it in tortilla pie. We just had tacos with Jade’s special bean dip not too…

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Inexpensive Seafood Paella

Inexpensive Seafood Paella

I have been seeing different paella recipes all over the food blogging sphere but don’t ever have the ingredients handy, so again I was inclined to improvise. Here is a very simplified and inexpensive version of a very rich recipe. Most paella recipes call for saffron, but I haven’t bought any since I exhausted my…

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Wild Rice and Mushrooms

Wild Rice and Mushrooms

The girls aren’t too crazy about stuffing, and I still had a bit of stuffing in the freezer from our trial run, so we had this instead. It was pretty good! 2 1/2 cups of Wild Rice Blend (mixture of American Basmati, Wild Rice, Brown Rice, and Red Rice)6 oz. Crimini mushrooms, sliced1/2 onion, chopped3…

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The Westernized Kusina

The Westernized Kusina

Want the recipe for this Arroz Caldo? Visit the new Westernized Kusina of filipinas who have banded together to share recipes, tips, and ideas as they adapt Filipino recipes to their new environs and also to showcase their takes on local recipes wherever they may be living now.

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