Chicken Adobo

It seems Rico has come to the Dark Side today. He is being a little bratty and would not stop wanting to spend the day out. Can’t say I blame him though; it’s been a pretty mild winter here in Central Oregon and we haven’t had much snow, even in La Pine – the Winter Capital of Central Oregon, according to an instagram friend, @blaubeard9. The upside of this week though, we’re expecting highs of […]

Chicken Adobo Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo

I wish Rico and I weren’t having such a gloomy day. It’s been raining out in Central Oregon and well, I’m really not into cleaning muddy floors, I’d rather have a busy, messy kitchen, really. Fortunately, it wasn’t as bad this morning so we were able to do our morning walk. The ritual is, get up, walk Rico and then make Ben’s baon (lunchbox). We have some¬†leftover Chicken Adobo from a couple of days ago […]

Get In My Belly! Korean Beef Stew (Filipino Style?)

Get in my belly! When I was in high school, my mom who is not the greatest cook (but is the greatest mom!) would occasionally cook something so good, you wish she’d cook it everyday. Once she came up with (or got the recipe from an aunt or something) a grape jelly meatball concoction. Yes, it’s just as unhealthy as it sounds but it was good at the time. She also made a mean seafood […]

Pan de Sal

Get in my belly! Pan de Sal. If you’re Filipino, it is your birthright to have had this in your belly. My nieces and nephew are all American born and they love Pan de Sal. According to the website: traveleronfoot, bread was introduced to the Filipinos by the Spaniards; they brought in wheat flour, as wheat does (or did) not grow in the Philippines, and the bread-making techniques. Preferring, bread to rice and the importance […]

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