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Beef Lettuce Wrap

For most people, salad comes to mind when they see Romaine lettuce at the supermarket. In my case, lettuce wrap is the first thing that pops up. I always buy lettuce in packs of 3 or more, depending on where I buy them. This is usually too much for us but I have a strategy …

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Shrimps in Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce (Quick and Easy)

“Breakfast for Dinner” is a normal occurrence at home. Though there are times when I stay true to its meaning and cook either pancakes or waffles to go with the breakfast meats, a lot of times I just mean bread with whatever spread we have. In short, toasting the buns is the only “cooking” involved. …

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Easy Oven-Roasted Salmon (Whole)

Fresh Salmon is usually sold two ways – whole or filleted. The latter is more popular among consumers because all the bones have been picked through so it’s more preferable. Whenever they both go on sale, I tend to gravitate towards the former mainly because of the huge price gap. I butcher some myself (It’s …

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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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Arroz Ala Cubana (Filipino)

Arroz Ala Cubana 3

Arroz ala Cubana sounds so complicated and elegant but this dish actually has humble beginnings. It definitely is Spanish in origin but some countries have their own variations. The identifying ingredients are rice, egg and plantain. That’s how it’s done in South America. Spain adds tomatoes and tomato sauce on theirs while in the Philippines, …

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Oven-Roasted Pork Barbecue

oven roasted barbeque

It has been raining lately to think that it’s almost summer. Since March, we have only used our outdoor barbecue grill a couple of times. It’s not only because of the weather but mostly it’s the cleaning part after. Besides, in our part of the world, we have more cold and/ rainy days than beautiful …

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Eggplant Omelet with Crunchy Tuna

Everytime we have eggplants, the first thing that always comes to mind is Torta. I just love the taste of the eggplant with egg combination. And my condiments of choice are either plain old ketchup or fresh tomatoes doused with patis and lemon juice. Yumm! I recently posted my Tuna Sisig recipe because my hubby …

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