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Instant Pot Sinigang Pork

Instant Pot Sinigang Pork

Sinigang…mmm….how do I describe thee? Sinigang is another popular Philippine dish that ranks up there next to Adobo and Pancit. It’s a soup and a meal all in one. It’s hearty enough to be a meal because the soup is made with meat {or seafood} read more

Sautéed Opo Squash

Sautéed Opo Squash

Opo or Upo? That is the question. I call it Upo, however, the sign at Woodman’s says “Opo”. What do you call it?     First of, Woodman’s has a GREAT selection of exotic foods. I mean check it out, vegetables, fruits, and a whole read more

Quick and Easy Vegetable Filipino Pancit

Quick and Easy Vegetable Filipino Pancit

The story Today, the 22nd of August 2020 at 2:30 pm ~ marks the day I go full force with #JozMahal. Thank you Kurt and Rick for helping me get my tush in gear. I have always wanted to do something with foods….graduate degree {done}, read more

Instant Pot Adobo Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Adobo Chicken Wings

YUM! Say it with me…ADOBO! Adobo is a popular Philippine dish using any type of meat that is typically marinated in vinegar and garlic and browned in fat. The recipe that I’m about to share with you, is THE BEST ADOBO CHICKEN WINGS RECIPE if read more

Chili Cucumber Salad

Chili Cucumber Salad

How’s something like this for a quick and simple cucumber salad with a touch chili for an extra zing. This would be perfect on a side of grilled meat. Perfect summer dish ~ except I’m not sure we’ll ever see summer with how the weather read more

Beef with Broccoli, Potatoes and Onions {Bistek}

Beef with Broccoli, Potatoes and Onions {Bistek}

Here’s another one of my favorites because it’s always so tasty and only uses 7 ingredients. You can’t mess this one up! My brother loves making this too. And I think it’s one of the first recipes I taught him to make. He’s a single read more

Chicken and Vegetables in Red Curry Sauce

Chicken and Vegetables in Red Curry Sauce

So after many years of going out for Thai food, I have decided to learn how to make Chicken and Vegetables  in Red Curry Sauce at home. Actually, I am going to learn how to make other Thai dishes at home. You can join me read more

Very Delicious Chicken Flautas

Very Delicious Chicken Flautas

What to do with left-over roast chicken?  Make chicken flautas!  Before I give you the recipe for the flautas, check out my always perfect roasted chicken recipe that’s always 100% winner, winner chicken dinner!     INGREDIENTS FOR CHICKEN FLAUTAS: 1T Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 read more

Stir Fried Egg Noodles {Pancit}

Stir Fried Egg Noodles {Pancit}

Who’s ready to learn how to make this super delicious and healthy stir fried egg noodles dish, called Pancit? It’s pronounce “pan-set”…..at least that’s how I say it. Others may have a different pronunciation for it. I came here in the States when I was read more

Caramelized Shrimp with 7UP

Caramelized Shrimp with 7UP

Say what? I know, who cooks using a soda drink….oh wait, you say pop instead. 😉 Seriously, soda…pop….either way you say it, I’m sure you’d agree that this Caramelized Shrimp with 7UP will be a favorite in your kitchen too once you try it!   read more

Bacon and Egg with Garlic Fried Rice

Bacon and Egg with Garlic Fried Rice

Hello! Hello! Do you ever wake up “some mornings” {typically on a weekend – insert big winky smile emoji here} needing something a little “hearty” for breakfast??  Well, look no further. I’ve provided you a recipe that will surely hit the spot, if you KWIM! <- read more

Hot Mex Chicken Soup

Hot Mex Chicken Soup

If you live by me, you’ll know what I’m talking about….SNOW! AGAIN!! It’s snowing for the umpteenth time and so I’m a starting to feel like a hot mess, get it? Hot mess sounds like Hot Mex, which is the name of this soup we’re read more