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10 Filipino foods that will surely keep you warm in Winter

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We are currently experiencing a winter storm here in the Midwest. About a foot of snow has piled-up outside and it will still accumulate overnight. I wanted to shoot some videos but I felt so lazy - must be the weather. After having some hot soup … [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...]

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...]

Perfect Rice Puff Dessert

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Rice puffs or popped rice are grains of rice that are popped and dehydrated. This is often mixed with sweeteners such as sugar or corn syrup and eaten as breakfast cereals. There is a popular snack in the Philippines called “ampaw” which is made from … [Read more...]

Another World Record for the Biggest Mango

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Would you believe that a single piece of mango can weight up to 2 kilos (4.4 lbs)? I thought that this was a hoax at first until I read a post published by the Department of Agriculture – Cagayan de Oro, Philippines last September 2009. Mr. and … [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...]

Beef Lugaw

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Chicago winter is one of the coldest in the country. There are weeks wherein the average temperature ranges between 5 to 15 degrees Fahrenheit; there are also days where it falls below zero (not to mention the wind chill factor which makes it … [Read more...]

Cinnabon’s Cinnamon Roll

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Who does not get inveigled on the aroma of a freshly baked cinnamon bun? That aroma got our attention and persuaded us to buy a boxful that is supposed to be consumed for dessert – it ended-up as an appetizer instead. Cinnabon’s Cinnamon Roll is … [Read more...]

New York Style Cheesecake

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New York Style Cheesecake is a type of dessert made from sweetened cream cheese, sour cream, and eggs. Originally, this type of cheesecake has no toppings but several variations are made to add more life and flavor to this exquisite dessert. Common … [Read more...]