rice

Chicken teriyaki rice

Every year, on the evening of New Year's Day, my girl friends from the U.P. College of Law gather for good food, good booze and lots of chatting -- catty and otherwise. The … [Read more...]

ice-cream

How to serve ice cream

When I was a child, no Christmas or New Year family reunion was complete without ice cream. We'd drive to the Magnolia ice cream factory behind the ice cream parlor along … [Read more...]

pineapple-margarita

Pineapple margarita

If you're a long time reader, you'd know that my family never prepares a traditional noche buena. We stay away from "traditional" dishes because those retailers with no … [Read more...]

chicken-tofu

Chili-garlic chicken and tofu

Inexpensive, healthy and with the ability to absorb flavors like a sponge, tofu is a great ingredient to combine with meat, poultry or seafood. In this recipe, the partially … [Read more...]

dark-chocolate-martini

A la dark chocolate martini

Martini is made with vodka. It so happened that when we made this drink, we were out of vodka. Speedy substituted gin so we couldn't really call it dark chocolate martini. … [Read more...]