Cooking for my Family

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Current Rank: 114 (Home & Living)
Site Description: This blog is a journal of sorts as I learn my way through the kitchen.
Date Joined: Aug 14, 2010

Tags: Filipino Food, Cooking, Baking, Programming, Motherhood

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Oreo Pancakes
on Sep 12, 2010 in Cooking for Kids Kid Food Oreo Pancakes My daughter loves pancakes.  My son hates it.  So every morning when I cook pancakes, I beg my son to eat it and he never does.  I tried making the really thin, crepe-like ones this time.  I figured maybe he doesn't...

T Z Store
on Sep 10, 2010 in Finance T Z Store Kid Finance T and Z's store is now open for business!  View explanation here. Please visit.

Squinkies For Sale
on Sep 6, 2010 in Finance Projects Kid Finance My Little Entrepeneur While out with the kids today, I turned to T and asked what she wanted for lunch.  She said Applebee's or Denny's.  I asked her why those restaurants.  She said she wanted Kraft Mac and Cheese.  I explained t...

Tell Sarah "It's Hard To Say Goodbye"
on Sep 4, 2010 in Random Thoughts If you're a Chuck fan, you'd immediately know the line by Bryce Larkin, "Tell Sarah It's hard to say goodbye".  A strange segue into today's post but this is the line that was running through my head as I was cleaning up today. I'm feeling espe...

Vermicelli with Grilled Pork
on Sep 4, 2010 in Vietnamese Food Cooking Like I mentioned before, this week I plan to cook foods that will use my Vietnamese Pickled Carrots and Nuoc Cham First up is Vermicelli (Bun) with Grilled Pork  Vietnamese Food:  Vermicelli (Bun) with Grilled Pork You will find the re...

In a Pickle
on Sep 1, 2010 in Vietnamese Food Cooking Pickled Carrots and Daikon Yesterday, I made Nuoc Cham.  Today, I made pickled carrots.  The reason I took a special day for this is because I got a brand spanking new mandolin.  I love me mandolin and my perfectly julienned carrots, d...

Dueling Nuoc Chams
on Aug 29, 2010 in Vietnamese Food Next week is Vietnamese food week in our household.  I think we've had enough Filipino food for now.  So I made my own version of Nuoc Cham.  Then I made a version from Andrea Nguyen's recipe. I'm lazy.  It's best to grind the dr...

Free Lemons from Grandma
on Aug 28, 2010 in Dinner Cooking Pork Tenderloins with Potatoes and Lemon My mother-in-law has a huge lemon tree in her backyard.  I believe it's called a Bush Lemon Tree just by looking at it.  I never really asked her.  They are thick-skinned for the most part...

Butterfly Bread
on Aug 27, 2010 in Cooking for Kids Kid Food Cooking I love that my kids like to help out in the kitchen.  It usually ends up being a big mess but I don't mind.  At least, most days I don't mind. I love that they make suggestions on what to add to make our project "special".  I love tha...

Poor Man's Pansit
on Aug 26, 2010 in Filipino Recipes I only had a handful of favorites as a child before my palate became more aware of the different flavors available.  The ones I remember are tuyo, tinapa, tocino, fried egg, rice, sinigang (Filipino Sour Soup) and pansit.  I've alway...

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