Chocolate Clusters with Fruit and Nuts

Chocolate Clusters with Fruit and Nuts

Here’s an easy no bake chocolate recipe in time for Easter celebration. They are perfect treats for the little ones and the young-at-hearts. Any kind of dried fruits and nuts may be used in replacement of the dried cranberries and toasted pecans. In less than half an hour, you have delightful, … [Read More...]

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

A peanut butter cookie recipe is one that I think should be included in my collection of recipes.  Not only are they easy to make, but also popular with my family. Along with chocolate chips cookies, peanut butter cookies are popular choice to take to any potluck or bake sale.  The recipe consists of simple… 

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Greek Ribs

Greek Ribs

I must have been a Greek in my past life. I love most of their food, from their chicken soup (avgolemono), salads, souvlakis to their dessert (baklava).  And now my oldest son introduced me to their incredible ribs. I was hooked! I love its fall-off-the-bone tenderness and its lemony taste. I have to learn to… 

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Salmon Teriyaki

Salmon Teriyaki

There’s something about teriyaki sauce that brings out the best in any dish, whether it’s beef, chicken or vegetables. My family already loves salmon so I decided to combine it with a delicious teriyaki sauce.  The salmon pieces were seared first and then cooked in the sweet sauce for few minutes. The salmon was perfectly… 

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Chocolate Lazy Cake

Chocolate Lazy Cake

This refrigerated cake is the easiest cake I have ever made. There are only five ingredients and it does not require any baking. I found this recipe online when my cousin who lives in England shared it on Facebook. I found out later that there are two versions of this cake. There’s one which has… 

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Fish Tacos with Mango Tomato Salsa

Fish Tacos with Mango Tomato Salsa

My oldest son has been asking me to make fish tacos at home ever since he first tried it long time ago. Last month, I stumbled upon this fish taco recipe as I was reading the local paper at work. The recipe looks simple and easy to make so I decided to make it at… 

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Crispy Beef with Honey and Pepper

Crispy Beef with Honey and Pepper

The first time I had this beef dish was when my sister-in-law invited my family to a dinner at a local Chinese restaurant. The dinner consisted of a multi-course meal and this crispy beef with honey and pepper was one of the dishes served. Everyone loved it because it looked appetizing and was also crispy… 

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White Chicken Adobo

White Chicken Adobo (Adobong Puti)

It has been a while since I’ve had white adobo. I completely forgot about this popular Filipino dish until last week when my nephew cooked it and posted it on facebook. I asked for his recipe and with few changes, I was able to make it over the weekend. This recipe does not use soy… 

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Salmon Chowder

Salmon Chowder

My family loves chowders, especially seafood ones.  I have made shrimp and fish chowder before but this recipe is different because it consists of chunks of salmon, a staple fish at my house. It also consists of leek, a healthy vegetable that I have come to love and enjoy and frequently use in my cooking…. 

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Sticky Honey Sesame Drumsticks

Sticky Honey Sesame Drumsticks

Chicken dishes have always been a favorite at my house and these sticky honey sesame drumsticks are no exception. They are irresistibly delicious and so easy to make as well. It is an ideal dish to make for weekday dinners especially if you are pressed for time. The outside meat is sticky and sweet while… 

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Banana Coconut Bread

Banana Coconut Bread

I made this banana bread to use over-ripe bananas I have in my bowl of fruits. They were ignored because of their unappealing look but their texture and sweet taste was perfect for banana bread.  I have shared a variety of banana bread before; one with chocolate chips, one with blueberries and even a slow… 

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