Filipino Food Friday: Chicken Tocino

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Tocino is another Filipino breakfast alternative to Pork Longganisa and Beef Tapa that pairs perfectly with fried eggs and garlic rice. It is a sweet and savory type of cured meat that is usually made using pork shoulder or pork butt since both cuts have a relative amount of fat that caramelizes nicely as it cooks…

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Spicy Sizzling Shrimp

If you’re a fan of stir-fry recipes like me because you just want something quick, easy and delicious, then this Spicy Sizzling Shrimp is right up your alley. Stir-fries are the saving grace when it comes to weeknight meals at our house because I know I can prepare a no-fuss meal that we can dive into in less than…

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Filipino Food Friday: Sago at Gulaman

It’s Filipino Food Friday and here’s a recipe for Sago at Gulaman – a simple refresher that is comprised of tapioca pearls or sago (not the same kind that is used for boba), gelatin or gulaman and a sweet simple syrup or arnibal. It is generally sold in plastic bags or cups from street carts or carinderias (local mom and…

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Fried Apples

These naturally sweetened Fried Apples were inspired by the fried apples I ate twice when I visited Cracker Barrel, a restaurant and old country store a couple of weeks ago. It was right across the street from the Gaylord Convention Center in Nashville when I was over there a couple of weeks ago for a work…

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Date Syrup

Are you looking for a natural sweetener that has the right amount of sweetness with a unique taste? This date syrup is a wonderful alternative to raw honey or maple syrup to naturally sweeten your drinks or desserts without being overpowering. As with any type of sweetener, it’s still sugar so don’t overindulge and just…

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