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Plum Sauce Chicken Lollipops

Plum Sauce Chicken Lollipops are super fun and tasty appetizers that are sure to be a hit with the crowd. Baked in a sweet and savory sauce, they’re finger-licking, lip-smacking addicting! The first time I tried chicken lollipops at a Filipino restaurant I frequent in Cerritos,  I thought they were …

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Green Bean Mushroom Stir-fry

Green Bean Mushroom Stir-fry is ready in minutes and one pan! With tender-crisp vegetables smothered in a sweet and savory sauce, it’s the ultimate side dish perfect with steamed rice! Guys, I am sorry. I was doing a mini-audit of the site today, and I realized how I’ve been neglecting …

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Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce with fork-tender beef and a delectable mushroom gravy that’s delicious over steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or egg noodles. Easy to make and cooks in one pan! Beef in creamy mushroom sauce joins chicken sisig, pork giniling, and pasta fruit salad as the fourth recipe in our Christmas series and …

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Crispy Dinakdakan Recipe

Crispy Dinakdakan is a crunchy and crispy version of my favorite Ilocano pulutan dish. It has the same good taste of dinakdakan, except that this has a more interesting texture. If you are a fan of chicharon and everything crispy, you will love this dish. I opted to prepare this version …

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Pork Hamonado

Pork Hamonado with pork belly braised in pineapple juice and soy sauce for the ultimate pork dish. Melt-in-your-mouth tender with a sweet and savory sauce, it’s pure heaven on steamed rice! I cooked so many pork dishes these past weeks for our holiday series that I was literally knee-deep in …

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Lengua in Mushroom Sauce

Lengua in Mushroom Sauce with velvety soft ox tongue and creamy mushroom sauce. Serve with steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or egg noodles for a fantastic special occasion or everyday dinner meal! Ox tongue is one of my favorite cuts of meat but I don’t cook with it as often as …

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Crispy Soy Chicken

Crispy Soy Chicken is the ultimate chicken dish the whole family will love. With super crispy skin and the perfect medley of sweet and savory flavors, it’s delicious with steamed rice! Chowking is one of my favorite places for Asian-inspired eats. My weekly grocery trips to Seafood City, more often …

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Ube Cassava Cake

Ube Cassava Cake is a delicious mash-up of two Filipino dessert favorites! With creamy ube halaya nestled in a cheesy cassava cake,  it’s the ultimate sweet treat! Hello guys! I am Sanna, and I am back to share another very special dessert.  Can’t decide between cassava cake and ube halaya this coming holiday season? …

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Ginisang Ampalaya at Hipon

Ginisang Ampalaya at Hipon is a delicious vegetable stir-fry made of bittermelon, shrimp, tomatoes, and eggs. It’s delicious and nutritious as well as budget-friendly. It’s funny how many wives’ tales there are on how to rid ampalaya of its natural acridness. One friend told me, “the cook should be smiling …

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Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon

Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon is a Filipino vegetable stew made with kabocha squash, shrimp, and long beans cooked in coconut milk. It’s creamy, spicy, and delicious with steamed rice! Cooking with coconut milk is one of my favorite methods of preparing our meals at home and I do in …

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