Easy Crock-Pot Beef Stew for Those Who Can Wait

Easy Crock-Pot Beef Stew for Those Who Can Wait

The temperature here in Chicago dropped drastically over the past weeks. Snow turned into ice, while the wind continues to whistle its frigid tunes. They wouldn’t have called it the windy city for nothing. While I’m lazily slouching at the … [Read more...]

Taste of Chicago

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Taste of Chicago is one of the largest food festivals in the world. Each year, millions of people from within the city, other states, and different parts of the world gather in Chicago for 10 days of gastronomic adventure. During this event, … [Read more...]

How to Butcher a Chicken

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Have you ever tried to butcher a whole dressed chicken? I remember the first time to butcher a whole chicken; it was confusing. Back then, I didn’t know where to start and I have no idea as to how many parts should I divide it into. I spent more than … [Read more...]

Food Review:Panda Express Beijing Beef

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I felt that I needed a quick bite as I drove home from work. Luckily, I was about to pass-by a Panda Express location and decided to grab a box for dinner. I got a 2 entrée plate consisting of Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef, and Chow Mein for … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider in Making the Best Fried Rice

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Fried Rice is the result when steamed or boiled rice are fried in oil or animal fat. For practical reasons, the Chinese first used this method to preserve and recycle leftover steamed rice for consumption. Nowadays, several varieties of fried rice … [Read more...]

Palitaw Recipe

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Palitaw is a term used to call a sweet flat rice cake that is eaten in the Philippines as a snack or dessert. Originally, grounded or pounded sticky rice is used to make this rice cake (called kakanin in the local language) – however, the practice of … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Enjoy Eating Sardines

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Are you a fan of canned sardines? I am posting this question because I know of some people who don't like it; I'm a bit curious and would want to know the reason why. Personally, I like eating canned sardines though I can say that this is one of … [Read more...]

Top 7 Aphrodisiac foods

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An aphrodisiac is a substance which is used in the belief that it increases sexual desire. The name comes from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sensuality and love. Throughout history, many foods, drinks, and behaviors have had a reputation for making … [Read more...]

Ube Halaya

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Ube Halaya is a dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam which is locally known in the Philippines as “Ube”. Aside from Ube Halaya, different desserts and pastries such as ice cream, tarts, and cakes makes use of this root crop. In this … [Read more...]

How to Dice an Onion

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Part of our culinary adventure is learning the proper method of preparing the ingredients. This article is intended to visually demonstrate the proper steps in dicing an onion. There are no incorrect procedure as long as the goal is achieved but … [Read more...]