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How to Make Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a quick and easy dish to make. It is best when refrigerated for a few hours or overnight to allow the pasta to soak all the goodness of the dressing and other condiments. Pasta Salad is best to serve when chilled. I love adding soybeans as it gives that nutty texture to […]

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How to Make Shepherds Pie

Come join me on how to make shepherds pie from my husband. When my husband made his first Shepherds Pie for me when a long time ago (back in Hawaii) and I thought it was the greatest mashed potato I’ve ever tasted. I have been requesting him to make some every time I crave for […]

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How to Make Filipino Spaghetti

Filipino Style Spaghetti is my husband’s favorite Filipino noodle dish. He likes the sweetness of the sauce and the bits and pieces of the hotdog. Because we have limited access to outside food due to the current world crisis I made my version of his favorite Filipino pasta aka sweet spaghetti. As a twist, I […]

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How to Make Ginisang Munggo or Mung Beans

Let’s learn How to Make Ginisang Munggo or Mung Beans. Ginisang Munggo is one of my favorite dishes. My husband knows I love to make this dish so he bought me a big bag of the organic kind from Costco, hahaha. I still have some left in my pantry. I like making munggo with fried […]

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How to Make Black Bean Salsa

Come join me and let us all learn how to make Black Bean Salsa! My husband made his best salsa recipe yet! He learned about it from when he went floating down the Smith River in Montana. One of the guys on the trip brought it along and he was instantly hooked. I love how […]

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How to make Tinolang Manok Chicken Soup!

I love cooking this dish during the rainy season most especially. The warm, savory soup fills your tummy with awesomeness. I make this an appetizer or main course with rice. In the province, we usually cook Tinolang Manok with chayote or unripe papaya with moringa and/or the bird’s eye chili leaves. Ginger roots are very […]

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How to Make Thai Panang Curry with Chicken

Thai Panang curry with chicken is one of our favorite Thai dishes. It is somewhat challenging to find good and authentic Thai restaurants in our area right now. So we decided to make our own version of Thai Panang curry. I truly enjoy making my own curry as you can customize it to your liking. […]

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How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy from scratch

Let’s learn how to Make Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy from scratch. I have practiced a lot before I was able to appropriately bake flaky and soft buttermilk biscuits. I’ve also read a lot of ways on how to make creamy sausage gravy. I was able to find a recipe that I was able to follow. […]

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How to Make Pelmeni

(Russian Dumplings)