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Foraging in the garden for lunch

On Nat Geo People, we chanced upon a food show that started with the thesis that more and more farmers are shortening the distance between the farm and the dining table. It's about going local -- buying fresh produce from … [Read more...]

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Pechay guisado

Revisiting one of the earliest recipes I've posted. The original pechay guisado recipe (relocated to page two of this post) was published on May 1, 2003, the photo looks terrible but the dish is just as good today as it was … [Read more...]

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Steamed okra with garlic and pepper

One of my proudest achievements as a wife is making my husband eat okra. Just kidding. But it isn't a total lie when I say that it makes me feel good to introduce Speedy to food and dishes that he never touched while growing … [Read more...]

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Creamed broccoli

Sometimes, a "same old, sale old" dish becomes something spectacular with just the right accessory. Take fried chicken, for instance... Although most people think there is nothing boring about fried chicken, it sure can get a … [Read more...]

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Zucchini and tomato “spaghetti”

I saw a zucchini and tomato "spaghetti" salad recipe that looks similar to the dish in the photo. I wasn't sure though if Sam would eat raw zucchini so I decided to create a cooked version of zucchini and tomato "spaghetti". … [Read more...]