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Ginataang Langka with Pork Recipe

I enjoyed having Ginataang Langka with Pork for lunch. The combination of flavors was really good and the spice from the chili pepper made it even …

Chicken Sopas

Chicken Sopas<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 hour<p>Total time<p>1 hour 20 mins<p>Yield: 6 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni pasta<br>• 10 cups water<br>• 1-1/2 …

☆ BEEF KALDERETA sa GATA (BEEF CHUNKS STEWED in COCONUT MILK) ☆ Creamy, nutty, spicy and delicious! Meet your newest comfort food. Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2013/11/beef-kaldereta-kaldereta-sa-gata.html

Beef, Potato and Pechay Soup

Beef, Potato and Pechay Soup<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 hour<p>Total time<p>1 hour 15 mins<p>Yield: 4 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon oil<br>• 1 onion, peeled and …

Good morning! We are back in Toronto and, Lord-willing, today we will be off to Michigan - home sweet home for now as we are moving to CT pretty soon. Saw a Filipino restaurant last night which made me crave a Pinoy breakfast like this - ARROZ A LA CUBANA (despite the name it's a real Pinoy spin on the Cuban picadillo!) Oh that lovely egg, rice and meat combo in this favorite Pinoy dish. Yes, it's also perfect for lunch and dinner! Such a simple but very flavorful meal, try and enjoy! Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2012/05/arroz-la-cubana-cuban-style-rice.html

Tasty Pork Afritada Recipe

Tasty Pork Afritada Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>60 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 10 mins<p>Author: Vanjo Merano<p>Serves: 4<p>Ingredients<p>2 lbs pork shoulder, cut …

Easy Tuna Kilawin Recipe

Tuna Kilawin or Kilawing Tuna is a Filipino dish wherein cubed fresh tuna is mixed with vinegar, lemon, or calamansi and chilled until the fish is …

Food Hack: Shakey's Mojos

Food Hack: Shakey’s Mojos<p>Let’s be honest here- it ain’t the pizza that’s the best part of Shakey’s menu- it’s the mojos. These spuds are iconic, a …

One of my favorite sides - SAUSAGE and EGG FRIED RICE - easy and flavorful! Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2014/01/sausage-and-egg-fried-rice.html Pin it! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/120260252523924749/

Ground Beef Stroganoff with Thyme and Red Wine

I didn’t realize that I have back-to-back pasta posts this week as the recipe I shared earlier was already a pasta dish. Oh well, this week has truly …

POCHERO - Pork/Beef Stew with Burro (Saba) Bananas. A childhood favorite and such an extraordinary and delightful stew I hope you all try. Sweet and savory flavors excite your taste buds with each mouthful! Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2013/05/pochero-porkbeef-stew-with-sababurro.html

Easy and flavorful Garlic and Egg Fried Rice! Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2010/10/fried-rice-sinangag.html

Crispy Soy Chicken a la Chowking

Crispy Soy Chicken<p>Prep time<p>12 hours<p>Cook time<p>50 mins<p>Total time<p>12 hours 50 mins<p>Yield: 4 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>4 chicken leg quarters<br>• 4 cups chicken stock …

Chicken Adobo (Chinese Style)

If there is a dish that defines what Filipino cuisine is all about – it’s adobo, the unofficial, national dish of the Philippine islands. There are …

10 Common Baby-Making Mistakes

When you're trying to get pregnant, don't let these avoidable mistakes affect your conception goals.<p>Of course you don't want to think you're doing anything wrong when it comes to baby-making, but at least this mistake is fun to fix! You may think that cutting down on sex to "save" your guy's sperm …

Pregnancy

How I Survived the Potty Training Process

<i>By Christine Knight</i><p>Potty training. Two words that strike fear into the heart of every parent. When my daughter was approaching 3 and still not even remotely interested in toilets or potties, we decided it was time to start, regardless. We stocked her dresser with 20 pairs of underpants, downloaded …

Get Pregnant Faster: Your 7-Step Plan

Ready to conceive now? You'll want to put some planning behind your baby-making. Follow these tips on ways to get pregnant fast.<p>Have you been popping those little white pills since high school? Take a pass on your prescription a few months before you plan to start trying, says Christopher Williams, …

Pregnancy

The Return of Respect!

Oh, baby, it's a rude world -- which is why it's more important than ever that we teach our kids this classic value.<p>Soon after he started kindergarten, my sweet 5-year-old came down with a whopping case of bad attitude. "Please may I have some juice?" became "Where's my juice?" Words like stupid …

Parenting

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.<p>When you become a parent, you earn a medical merit badge of sorts. Whether you're sopping up a goopy nose or extracting a dangling-by-a-thread baby tooth, eventually few things faze you. But sometimes it's tough to tell …

Parenting

How to Deal With Your Child's Bragging

Teach your child the do's and don'ts of tooting her own horn.<p>My 5-year-old niece will gladly talk about how smart she is or all the things she can do better than her friends, such as drawing or spelling.<p>It makes me chuckle, and experts say that starting around age 5, bragging is normal. Kids are …

Siblings

10 First-Year Games for You and Baby

Playtime with your baby is more than fun and games—it also teaches your infant valuable life lessons. Use these baby games for girls and boys to educate and entertain your little one.<p>Take a koosh ball or other soft ball and squish it into a small container with a lid. Close the lid. Ask your baby, …

Kids

Is there an ideal age difference between siblings?

Q: We have a toddler and are thinking about getting pregnant again. Is there an ideal age difference between siblings?<p>A: So many parents worry about this, and the truth is there really is no perfect amount of time to wait between siblings. No matter when you bring a new baby into the house, there …

Parenting

The 5 Tools Your Kid Needs for Social Success

Help your child navigate the social scene with these interactive lessons from the book, socialsklz:-) for Success.<p>Your children will be making first impressions throughout their lives: through kindergarten, high school, camp, college, the workplace ... How they come across to others is important …

Self-help

9 All-Natural Tummy Ache Remedies

Stomach aches are common in kids—especially those ages 4-8—and the main causes are typically diet, stress, and growing pains. The next time your kid complains of an upset tummy, consider these nine natural home remedies.<p>1 of 11<p>7 Home Remedies for Tummy Aches<p>1 of 11<p>2 of 11<p>Sip Chamomile Tea<p>2 of …

University of Maryland

16 Things Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do

<i>You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as capable as you have ever imagined.</i><p>When you add up …

Why Failing Is Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear. It’s a common denominator in all that we do. Or rather, it is a stop-gap measure in all that we want to do. Too often, we let our fears get the …

Motivation

7 Tips for Potty Training Success

From finger foods to first steps, there are many milestones in your child’s early years, and a huge one he’ll master some time during toddlerhood is …