Bacon, cheese and pepper muffins

This recipe was originally published on September 8, 2009. I have included step-by-step photos to make the instructions more illustrative. Enjoy! I saw these bacon onion cheddar biscuits and I wanted to make something … [Read more...]


The adobo rice experiment

There is an adobo rice recipe in the archive where adobo sauce was stirred into the cooked rice. It's good, I have nothing to complain about though I've always wondered if there were other and, maybe better, ways to make the … [Read more...]


Chinese sausage, tofu and mushroom soup

In About Chinese sausages, I asked how you readers like to cook them and there was a comment that stood out. While most, myself included, fry Chinese sausages or include them in stir fried dishes, reader Marilyn wrote about … [Read more...]


Bacon-wrapped chicken satay

Think of satay (that ubiquitous Southeast Asian food that consists of skewered and grilled small pieces of marinated meat) and rumaki (bacon wrapped liver attributed to Polynesia but may not have really originated there). … [Read more...]


Chicken with mixed berries and almonds

I've heard it often said that sweet and spicy go well together as they enhance each other's flavor. Well, this dish proves the truth of that statement. The chicken fillets were cooked in white wine with sweet-tangy dried … [Read more...]


Sam’s sisig stuffed futomaki

Each time I posted photos of Sam's homemade sushi, there would inevitably be requests for the recipes among the comments. I really don't know how I can give any recipe since Sam rarely follows any but often uses just about … [Read more...]


Chili-garlic chicken and rice

Pasta is versatile because you can just toss it with a flavorful sauce, sprinkle it with cheese and you have a delicious meal. You don't need a lot of expensive meat or seafood. But did you know that you can do the same with … [Read more...]


Banana and M&M’s spring rolls

Question: What's worse than finding a worm in your apple? Oh, I'm sure you know the answer. That joke's older than I am. You don't know the answer? Oooohh... What's worse than finding a worm in you apple is finding half a … [Read more...]


Lengua (ox tongue) in cream and corn sauce

A new and better version of a recipe posted on Christmas Day in 2009 which, in turn, was a remake of a 2006 recipe. In the 2009 version, the sauce was made with a roux, corn water, cream and the broth in which the ox tongue … [Read more...]