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Adobo-Glazed Crispy Chicken

I must admit that I often cook Adobo when I have lots of things going on and there’s not much time to think “creatively” as dinnertime approaches. What I love about it is,  everything happens in one pot and no “babysitting” is required. But there are times when my family gets tired of the usual …

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Fried Curry Shrimp

Weeknights are always busy. Dinnertime creeps like a thief and oftentimes, I have nothing planned. I would do a quick scan on what we have in the fridge then another quick pass through the freezer. That’s how I “plan” what to cook, on a lot of occasions.  Shrimps are wonderful when you’re in a rush. …

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Braised Chicken Feet (Instant Pot or Stovetop)


As kids, we were always encouraged to try food that we’re not familiar with at least once before saying “pass”. It was always a challenge to try strange-looking (or those with off putting smell) food but I think that “training” helped me a lot in being more adventurous with trying new dishes. That same rule …

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Crisp-Tender Fried Calamari

Calamari 1

One of the things my kids miss doing, is heading out to the mall and having their favorite fried calamari meal at Opa! . My daughter would even look forward to going just so she could have her fill while seating at the busy (and noisy) food court. Calamari is just something that’s best eaten …

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Crispy Garlic Shrimp

Crispy Garlic Shrimp 4

We only buy shrimps once in a while because aside from me, only my hubby likes it. My kids are not a fan and the littlest one even considers it a bug. Haha! So, whenever we “indulge” in the cholesterol that comes with it (especially when it’s head-on), we go all out! What I mean …

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