Quick Lunch: Tuna Pineapple Macaroni Salad

Chicken macaroni salad was one of my favorite party side dishes as a child. Back in Manila, it was dotted with raisins, which I’ve grown to dislike through the years. I’ve come to embrace it’s blushing cousin, the dried cranberries, which I simply adore in salads and use as often as I can. I love […]

4th of July Munchies

I rarely make lists as posts, so consider this a treat.I didn’t even make one for Canada Day! Shame shame. Anyway, if you’re still looking for ideas for the weekend, here are some easy peasy suggestions, ye American neighbors. Summer Strawberry Fro-Yo or Honey Peach Fro-Yo will beat the heat, the ice cream craving and […]

Oven Roasted Potatoes with Beets in Garlic-Lemon-Thyme Dressing

A salad of oven roasted potatoes and boiled beets flavored with a garlic, lemon and thyme dressing that’s perfect for lazy evenings. It’s part of my ‘efforts’ to “Eat Down the Fridge” instead of buying more and more food before I can finish what I have.

Valentine’s Recap

I’ve never had a Valentine’s day Cook-In before, but rest assured this will not be the last. Dinner was wonderful. And instead of roses, Dan gave me lilies which I adore. Recipes are coming soon, including chocolate dipped strawberry marshmallow cones and boiled beef soup (a Filipino dish). I tried to recreate my childhood favorite […]

Spinach Pancetta Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

One of our favorite new places to eat, Sauce, has an awesome salad: Chopped Chicken, Pine Nuts, Cherry Tomato & Gorgonzola. It was my idea to replicate that salad and its dressing. But I also wanted to make it something of my own. I did not write down anything for this recipe, so I’m going […]