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Mayonnaise free potato salad

POTATO SALAD Boil or steam small potatoes, and while warm, peel and slice thin.  Chop some parsley and dice an onion and add to the sliced potatoes.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss.  Then pour over two or three dessert spoonfuls of oil, or melted butter can be used,  and moisten the whole with […]

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Blueberry Cake

I just found this recipe while browsing an 1897 Good Housekeeping magazine. I have never made it, so you try it and let me know how it turns out.:-D I can’t get blueberries in the Philippines, so it will be a while before I can try it, not to mention the pesky fact that I […]

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Baked Tomatoes

You need a bit of butter (or other oil), some sliced tomatoes, and something to sprinkle on the tomatoes- parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, furikake seasoning, and you can make that yourself with toasted and lightly ground sesame seeds, crumbled dried seaweed/nori, and seasoning of your choice), and maybe salt and papper. That’s all. Butter a […]

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Chicken Liver Afritada

This dish tastes much better than it looks here, provided you don’t mind chicken liver, and I don’t mind liver, period. It’s super easy on the budget as well. We have it about once a week now. I should also mention that a Filipina friend brought this to a shared supper a few weeks ago, […]

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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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