Author Archives: Headmistress

Minced Pork and Kang Kong

Pork and kang kong Minced pork and kankong Adobong kang kong is much like the above recipe but you add about 1/4 cup of vinegar   This was dinner Thursday night and it was easy and pretty tasty. I just read over the above three recipes and then I did this: Garlic cloves, 3 or […]

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Frugal Encouragement

If you’re trying to live a frugal lifestyle, it helps to have frugal friends who share your goals and values. Adults are not immune to peer pressure. Friends who go out to eat often (and worse, invite you along Dutch Treat and are surprised when you never come) can make you feel a bit grubby […]

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Quick Stress Relievers

I put together this list for somebody else, and then thought I might share it here as well. I am not going to go into all the details of why and how these things work. At the end I include the list in a printable form you could put in your pocket or use as […]

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They Have No Rice

Regarding my previous Davao Diary post, I will say, it’s not 100% true that if they say they have no money they have no rice.  Culture is culture, but people are people after all.   I do see more abject poverty here than I have ever seen in the U.S.  That is not all I […]

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Recipes for Cooking in the Philippines

Here is a cheesecake you make in the rice-cooker.  I am so excited about this.   It is so funny the things you crave.  I like cheesecake, but it’s not really something I go out of my way to make or to buy back in the states.  I’ll grab a piece at a potluck, but […]

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