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Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes With Strawberry Vanilla Frosting

Ever since making chocolate cupcakes with mint buttercream frosting I’ve had cupcakes on my mind! Big time! I couldn’t wait to make mor ...

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Quick & Easy Chicken Teriyaki Bowl

When I first started my little corner on the internet almost 4 years ago, I often shared easy dinners for families. To this date, a few of those are s ...

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How To Make Emoji Cookies

Seriously though, how fun are these homemade emoji cookies" Step One: Make up a batch of sugar cookies, using any recipe you wish. I used my recipe ...

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Paneer Frankie

I am sharing an interesting recipe of paneer frankie. The recipe is very easy and tasty too. Recently I had some extra milk packets in my refrigerator ...

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Pajeon – Korean Style Seafood Pancake

If you have never heard of pajeon, I don’t blame you. It’s a Korean ethnic dish typically known as a green onion pancake, however you ca ...

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Ground Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Recently my wife was craving a bit of beef and so we were bouncing ideas off of one another ads to what to make for dinner, and one that contained bee ...

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Vietnamese Tomato Salad Recipe

Another season gone by. This time it was summer and that means our garden was in full blossom throughout the summer months and did we ever get a big h ...

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40 Clove Garlic Chicken Recipe

When you read the title, you may ask yourself ‘Really, 40 cloves of garlic"’ and the answer is yes, really there are 40 cloves of garlic ...

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Minnesota Hot Dish Recipe

Spring is finally springing in Wisconsin. Another hibernation season is almost over. No more snow, and therefore a lack of weather that as Wisconsinit ...

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Huevos con Ejotes – Scrambled Eggs with Green Beans

On my last visit to my favorite Mexican grocery/tacqueria, I decided to order my favorite tacos, three of them to be precise. I’m a creature of ...

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Atchara – Filipino Relish

Athara is a Filipino side dish, or condiment, that is pickled and contains an array of awesome vegetables, including my favorite, unripened green papa ...

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Kaldereta – A Favorite Filipino Stew

Kaldereta is probably something, at least for most Americans, you have not heard about. It’s a Filipino, maybe some say Spanish recipe that dat ...

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Lahmacun – Middle Eastern Style Pizza

I often think what is my favorite food(s), and as I typically default to pizza, on average, I tend to also swerve over to pizza. Any kind of pizza wil ...

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Everything Bagel Seasoning Chex Mix

It seems as though every time around this year I decide to make a family favorite, holiday snack. Well this year, since Thanksgiving I’ve made ...

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Tirokafteri – Greek Feta Cheese Spread Appetizer

You may be saying ‘Tiro, what"”.  Say it a few more times, then about 5 minutes later you may be saying “Tiro, what"” again. ...

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Pumpkin Spiced Baklava

I’ll be the first to admit that I am a sucker for baklava. I typically only make baklava once or twice throughout the year, but when I do I kno ...

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Shishito Pepper Cream Sauce

We have been in transition from Summer to Winter here in Wisconsin. I’m not entirely certain where Fall is, or went but it doesn’t feel ...

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Chewy Peanut Butter and Candy Corn Cookies

I have come to grips that I actually do like sweet treats. For years I would simply bypass dessert at holiday parties, social gatherings, and for the ...

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Jalapeno Chili Powder Recipe

Fall is no doubt my favorite time, or should I say time of weather, of year. I love the cooler temperatures, and the colors in Wisconsin but what I am ...

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Filipino Halo Halo Recipe

I’ve known about a Filipino dessert called Halo Halo (hollow hollow) for nearly 16 years now, possibly longer. I’ve only heard stories a ...

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Fatteh Salad

I am always open arms when it comes to offering up a new recipe that I ‘think’ my family might enjoy, especially my daughter. I’ve ...

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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

I think about the ...

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Chive Blossom Vinegar

I’ll admit I’ve been a little delayed on posting any recipes but I guarantee you I’ve been cooking multiple meals a day, everyday ...

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Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Every year I call it quits on cooking certain things. It’s kind of a beautiful thing in a way. Meaning, the seasons of Wisconsin are a true del ...

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Filipino Palitaw Dessert

Can you believe I have been posting recipes since May 2007" It was a simple Asparagus and Goat Cheese Tart that got me started. I will be honest with ...

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Mexican Style Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage rolls are something I did not grow up eating, but something I thought about quiet a bit during my adult life. Not sure why the cabbage rolls w ...

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Fried Cabbage and Noodles

When this 2020 lock down started for us, much like many of you I’m sure, I took quick inventory of my pantry, refrigerator, and freezer and too ...

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Crispy Potato Skin Chips

We love potatoes, and pretty much everything that you can make with a potato. As my wife is a lover of the sweet potato (me, not so much but don� ...

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Mama Sita’s Adobo Pork Belly Buns

These are crazy times, and I suspect that things will only get a bit more crazy. I’ve said it to my family a couple of times already, and simpl ...

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Cherry Crumb Bars

I know, I know, I know. I haven’t posted in quiet some time, and I ‘somewhat’ apologize for that. It’s not that I have forg ...

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French Onion Beef Stew

Are you familiar with that show “Ugly Delicious” on Netflix" Part of the description of Ugly Delicious is “All the flavor. None of t ...

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Pizza Potato Skins

Pizza Potato Skins The best of both worlds. Pizza and potato skins combined as one. A great game day appetizer. 1 potato 2 tbsp unsalted b ...

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Chicken and Dumpling Soup

It’s hard to beat a good bowl of soup. Some say ‘cup’ of soup, but I’ve never really sat down and had just a cup without go ...

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Enchilada Meatballs

Gosh I love a meatball, and gosh darn it I love enchiladas. One of my kids however is not a fan of meatballs. I can’t blame that and I also env ...

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

A funny thing occurred to me the other week while having a conversation with my mom. Often times we discuss food, as many people probably do, but duri ...

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Khao Jee – Laotion Sandwich

I love a good sandwich, and I’ll admit I don’t eat them as often as I like. I’m a sucker for a Vietnamese banh mi, even a dagwood ...

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Sinamak – Filipino Spiced Vinegar

The idea of vinegar, and probably more so the idea of ‘acidity’ was never really something that I grew up with. I remember it (I think) b ...

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Thai Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Whenever I have Thai food on my mind, I personally always lean towards a couple of items; laap (larb) or som tam (papaya salad) and both with sticky r ...

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Detroit Style Pizza

Pizza is something I talk about a lot. I know that at least once a week I say it out loud, either to myself or others. ‘I could eat pizza everyd ...

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Apple and Cinnamon Baklava

I don’t know what the hell has came over me lately. For nearly the last 12 months I have been in need of, or have a huge desire to consume dess ...

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Caramel Apple Blondie

The blondie. It’s a treat that you do not see that often, but at first taste you most likely recognize. I made blondies about nine years ago, a ...

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Huevos con Tacos (Tacos with Eggs)

Over the last couple of weeks we decided to start our final harvest and breakdown of our vegetable and herb garden. It was a bit sad to say the least, ...

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Nacho Style Zucchini Boats

Have I mentioned that our garden has been nothing but pure joy this summer" My wife and I took a chance, built a couple of garden boxes, threw some se ...

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Ramen Stir Fry

Instant ramen. What is a kid (or adult) to do when it comes down to this fairly dirt cheap square shaped puck of dried noodles" Well, lots of things. ...

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Coconut Limeade

I’m not sure what it is about this time of year, beyond the heat and humidity, that I always think of fresh citrus drinks. My default concoctio ...

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Summertime Jello and Cool Whip Pie with Fresh Fruit

There is something about this pie that just screams summer. Not only that but it is a pie that takes no time at all to put together, and really it is ...

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Easy Sugar Cookies

I recently asked my oldest kid what his favorite cookie was. For whatever reason I seem to default a lot of my sweet questions to my daughter as she s ...

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Orange and Radish Juice

I remember years ago when I was into juicing. A juicer was given to me as a gift, and it would be my first time ‘juicing’. I actually enj ...

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Award Winning Plum Pie Recipe

For whatever reason, I have been purchasing a lot of fruit from Costco. Of all places, Costco. My wife and daughter have been plowing down fruit like ...

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Filipino Tocino

If you probably saw tocino on a menu as a breakfast side item you would probably say something like ‘what the heck is tocino"’ and quickl ...

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Strawberry Horchata

It’s one of my favorite drinks. It is something the waitresses bring to me when I arrive and have not ordered. It’s extremely delicious, ...

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Panna Cotta with Strawberries

I’ll start by asking a question. Panna cotta, why have I not paid more attention to you" It’s weird how I think of making certain things ...

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Greek Style Rice

It’s seems as though some form of rice is on our dinner table at least a few times a week. Whether it is a steaming bowl of plain jasmine rice, ...

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Biko – Filipino Rice Dessert

I know it has been a while since I last posted, and my apologies. I am still cooking and keeping busy but writing about something that I have made, at ...

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Polish Sausage Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

My kid has been coming home on a regular basis for most of his junior year in high school. I always think how rad would that have been when I was in s ...

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Bubble Tea

Bubble tea or Boba tea" However you define it there is something completely addicting about a simple addition to a drink. Tapioca pearls. I was first ...

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Pudding Pie

Pudding Pie. I just love the sound of it. What I did not know is that I would love this simple pie so much that I don’t know why I have never ...

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Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken Meatloaf Banh Mi

That title is a mouthful. Literally! I’m that person that thinks about a ...

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White Castle Style Cheeseburger Sliders

I grew up on White Castle sliders for the most part. I know that we probably ate them at least four times a year, primarily during road trips to our 5 ...

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Peanuts and Red Hots

It’s a combination that I will always love. It’s the simplicity of peanuts and red hots that reminds me of my childhood days, and in par ...

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Bacon Patty Melt

I’ve posted about the patty melt, what seems like many moons ago, and it may very well be one of my favorite burgers. There is something about ...

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French Onion Chicken Soup

I have mentioned this before, and since we are still fairly embedded in soup season in the Midwest, ...

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Chocolate Toffee and Butterscotch Chip Cookies

I live a fairly standard, and boring life at this point in time. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t get that bored and I do everything I can to ...

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Carne Guisada Tacos

I talk a lot about tacos. I often say that if there was one thing I could eat every single day that it would be a taco. Then days later I might say pi ...

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Bagel Sandwich

I probably say this too often when I reflect on some of my favorite sandwiches, in particular breakfast sandwiches of which a bacon, egg, and cheese i ...

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread

It seems that I am always buying too many bananas. Honestly I love bananas but I’m more into throwing one in an afternoon smoothie rather than ...

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Mushroom Laap

Lately I have been reading through a Kindle purchase I made some time before the holidays. The book is Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes from a Refugee C ...

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Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Often times I head over to our bookshelves and bring down a book or two. Typically these are recipe books but I am known other work/production related ...

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Sous-Vide Pork Chops with Brown Butter

I’m late to this game. The game of sous-vide, the method of cooking in which food is placed in a plastic, vacuum sealed bag which is cooked in ...

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Cranberry Steak and Seafood Sauce

First off, Happy New Year! I know… it feels like an eternity since I last posted a delicious recipe. I am not tired by any means, but we have be ...

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Chocolate No Bake Cookies with Cranberries and Pepitas

I grew up eating this style of cookie. Granted my grandma made some darn good, and probably the best oatmeal cookies that I have ever eaten, but my da ...

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White Chocolate and Cranberry Haystacks

Please don’t get bored with me. I know I am posting more and more cookie recipes that I recently made, but it is the season, and I promise I wi ...

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

I counted 21 total different kinds of holiday cookies that I baked or ‘formed’ these past couple of weeks. Can you believe that" I didnâ ...

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Mixed Bean Soup with Fresh Herbs

Are you like me who makes a quick list before heading into a store" I’ve been that way for some time and my lists that I keep during the week a ...

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Glazed Italian Cookies

Butter. Sugar. Flour. Baking Soda. Baking Powder. Eggs. Extracts. Those are the basic ingredients that I have been dealing with for nearly three weeks ...

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Toffee Saltine Bars with Chocolate and Nuts

We have been waking up for a few weeks now with part of our kitchen counter top covered in holiday baking ingredients. It is now starting to dwindle d ...

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Christmas Cookies – Pretzel and Hershey Kiss Bites

It is holiday season, and one thing that I probably would never thought I would really get into from a cooking experience is baking cookies. I think t ...

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Pork Loin Jerky Recipe and a Holiday Slate Cheese Board

I’m a big fan of good jerky. Do you find that it is typically a ‘guy’ thing to eat jerky" For whatever reason it seems that I rar ...

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Filipino Bistek Tagalog Sliders

Lately I have been thrown a few challenges. Some major ones such as battling cancer, and some minor ones such as how to scale down feeding a family. S ...

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Homemade Wedge Fries

Oh how do I love a good fried potato. I actually really don’t care what type of potato is served, but if it is golden brown and delicious, Iâ� ...

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Bistek Tagalog

Bistek Tagalog… What the heck is bistek tagalog you might be wandering" Thankfully I took about 11 years of Spanish, so I know a few things. Kid ...

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Nacho Hot Dogs

Don’t knock us, but I will admit that as often as we have things on our meal rotation such as ‘Taco (whatever day), breakfast for dinner, ...

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Pumpkin Spiced Rice Krispies Treats

I’m not sure if Kellog’s came up with the idea of Rice Krispies treats before thinking of just coming up with the idea of pouring cereal ...

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Homemade Pickled Pepperoncini Peppers

It seems as though I have always had a love for chili peppers. I assume that I got this love by watching, learning, and probably tasting hot sauces at ...

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Filipino Bulalo

I often wish that there would always be a pot of soup of the stove. Warm and ready to go any time of the day, all day, and every day. How cool would ...

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3 Ingredient Everything Bagels

I recently came across, what I thought was a posting from TastyKitchen.com, a resource I have been a contributor and friend of for many years. It was ...

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Chorizo and Potato Tacos

I told you that I am a sucker for tacos. It’s no joke, and I often reiterate to my wife that if I could eat anything any day of the week it wou ...

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Pulled Beef Tacos

I often find it funny on all of the posts for ‘Taco Tuesday’. Granted I love the name and the idea of it all, especially if you are plann ...

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Indian Style Red Onions

As you probably know, I am a fan of all sorts of ethnic cuisines, probably more so than the standard American foods (granted my last meal will be frie ...

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Easy Loaded Baked Beans

Summer is almost over, and many of us in Wisconsin are starting to feel that gloom upon us. In all honesty my wife love summer, but love fall even mor ...

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Fresh Garden Quinoa Salad

My wife and I go through this dilemma, probably like most of you, about once every couple of weeks and that is that we really consider eating ‘m ...

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Moroccan Beef

These past few weeks I have been craving all sorts of foods, most likely because I am limited in going out for some of my favorite things like tacos, ...

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Filipino Fried Bangus Breakfast (Daing na Bangus)

I have always been curious when my Filipino relatives discuss food, whether things they are making at home, or things to try when travelling to the Ph ...

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Party Dip

It was not too long ago where our families got together for an early summertime barbecue, or cookout if you will. I tend not to be a snob when it come ...