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Random lunch

Diced fried fish (Banggus or milkfish), diced fried sweet potatoes, slices of cucumbers and cherry tomatoes.  Regarding cherry tomatoes: I can find these at one grocery store and their cost is silly expensive but NO tomatoes here have flavour and I was craving tomatoes with flavour. Sliced red oinions, and I think that was okra […]

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Stinky Fruits

I have eaten 3 of the five on this list. I don’t think Jackfruit stinks at all. I had a marang in my refrigerator for the last 12 hours and I don’t think my house will ever smell the same again. I may have to take everything out of the fridge and pinesol the every […]

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Spaghetti Squash Stir-Fry

Ingredients, have these all chopped and ready to go: Cooking oil or fat reserved from other cooking Approximately 6 cups of roasted and shredded spaghetti squash 4 cloves of minced or chopped garlic (fresh is always better) 2 cups each: grated carrots, green beans (chinese long beans are fine) rinsed, trimmed, cut into pieces about […]

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Intelligent Housewifery

The Good Housekeeper, Or the Way to Live Well, and to be Well While We Live: Containing Directions for Choosing and Preparing Food, in Regard to Health, Economy, and Taste… Sarah Josepha Buell Hale Weeks, Jordan and Company, 1839 I love vintage era housekeeping books.  I have loved them since I was quite young and […]

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“Dainty Breakfasts”

The following is from a delightful British cookbook published in 1899. I promise you it is worth your time to read through it.  It may be the most entertaining cookbook I have ever read.  The title alone makes me laugh.  The full title is: A Dictionary of Dainty Breakfasts, by Phyllis Brown, With a Tabular […]

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