Jardinera

Jardinera is a steamed meatloaf popularized by the people of Lucban, Quezon, Philippines. It is made of ground beef or cubed pork, pineapple chunks, carrots, peppers, chopped pickle relish and raisins but this dish that I prepared, I used ground beef and ground turkey meat and used dried cranberries instead of raisins. The Jardinera on…

Curried Chicken w/ Chipotle, Pistachios & Cranberries

This Curried Chicken with Chipotle, Pistachios  and Cranberries can both be served as a dip with your favorite Pistachio Promegranite Crisps  from Trader Joe’s  or ordinary soda crackers  and Pistachio nuts on the side or as a sandwich spread in between your  heart shaped  double protein whole wheat bread slices. Let’s get to it, Okay?…

Being Thankful and Joyful, and Feeling Like Royalty!

Life is short and I’m feeling thankful for everything I have, being able to work, travel and write beautiful things, foods, ideas, giving thanks to the Creator and my family, friends and my co-bloggers. Life is good! Mindful of everything, not forgetting to say thank you to the Creator, as I go along from one…

Chipotle Deviled Eggs

Are you thinking hard for exciting appetizers for your guests this upcoming holiday? Think no more because these hors d’oeuvres will surely stimulate your guest’s taste buds for more to come. This is one tried and true appetizer through the years, I bet not everybody knows how to prepare this. Let’s gather up our ingredients.  …

Making Nepali Chow-Mein Less Spicy

Do you hate eating something overly spicy, salty, or oily? My youngest son went out with a friend to try out some Nepali/Tibetan cuisine and brought us home some noodles and I would love to eat it without turning myself into a chimney of spice fumes, so I have to think quick on how to re-mediate…

Hobo Dinner

Originally posted on The Frame Queen Scene:
This Is a Quick and Easy Meal With Super Easy Steps Inspired Partly by My mom Who is The Queen of Cheep Good Meals! So lets Dig In! Prep-Time:15 Minutes Ingredients: Beef About 1 1/2 Lbs (3 Chicken Cutlets Sliced) 1 Whole onion Sliced 4 Carrots 2 Large…

Royal Herb Fritatta

Remember the left-over herbs remaining in my fridge? Remember, I washed and spinned them in a salad spinner, then dried and wrapped them in a fresh paper towel and covered with plastic. Up to now, they are still fresh, so let me walk you through my  left-over ingredients. And my London Royal Doulton 6 piece…

Christmas-y Nutty Banana Cake Squares

  Who said that you can’t create Christmas spirit with simple banana cake squares? I beg to differ! As I was talking to Heather, my new 19 year old blogger/friend the other day that I was about to bake something pronto for our church, I made a second batch and made a mistake with the…

Holiday Meal Planning Guide

So guys we survived Thanksgiving but Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Years are just around the corner; let’s take the stress off these impending holidays. See what’s wrong in this picture? The guests are already arriving and I haven’t garnished the brisket, the roast vegetables are still on the baking tray, and so forth. I…

Blueberry Banana Bread

Hey, guys! I need to bake something for our church, pronto! We have a Thanksgiving pot luck after the Filipino mass at 2pm today, no time to shop but since a have a bounty of ripe bananas, I figured, banana bread but a different kind. So let  us not wait any further, check out the…

Warm Mulled Wine/Apple Cider

Hey, guys! What do you do with all the left-over red wine & apple cider  yesterday? Let’s find the other ingredients in your cupboard. Check out the ingredients below. . INGREDIENTS: 2 cups red wine 2 cups Mayer Bros. fresh crisp apple cider 1 orange a slice of fresh lime 6 cloves 2 star anise…

Travel: The Best of New York City!

Originally posted on angelalimaq:
I’ll be honest. I never thought I’d fall head over heels for a place like New York City. I mean, I get it. There’s a reason they call it the “greatest city in the world”. The towering skyscrapers, the glittering constellation of lights and billboards; the cosmopolitan, fast-paced, no-bullshit culture. But I’ve always…