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Super Easy 3 Ingredient Breaded Zucchini

Breaded Zucchini is one of my husband's favorite appetizers.  He orders it every time he finds it on the menu. I must admit we all like them too!  It's always such a treat when we find them on the menu.  I mean what's not to like? Breaded Zucchinis have just the right crunch on the outside and a nice soft center.  They are definitely yummy!  And they're a great way to get kids to eat their veggies. But why wait until you find Breaded Zucchini on a menu when you can make it at home ...

Mac N’ Cheese Bites

Thinking about your next holiday party?  Not sure what to serve?  Here's a new twist on a favorite comfort food your family and friends will love, Mac N' Cheese Bites. I make these for my twin grandbabies, they love Mac N' Cheese and these are perfectly portioned for their small appetites! They look great on a tasting or buffet table.  Make them ahead of time and keep some in your freezer for unexpected get togethers this holiday season, I do! Makes 24 bites Ingredients: 2 cups ...

Garlic, Rosemary, Parmesan Fries

Ah crispy, salty, yummy French Fries! Who doesn't love them?  Fried potatoes are probably the most popular item on fast food menus around the world.  They're served with everything from burgers to kebobs! But in the past 10 years or so the humble French Fry has gone gourmet.  They're now tossed, topped, and smothered with everything from garlic powder to chili, and truffles.  Gourmet French Fries have gotten so popular that even McDonald's ventured into its territory with their Shake ...

Atchara (Pickled Green Papaya) Filipino Recipe!!!

Atchara or Achara is a popular Filipino side dish made of grated green papaya. The grated papaya is squeezed out then combined with carrots, red and green pepper, garlic and onion. The vegetables stored and refrigerate in a sealed bottle with vinegar, salt and sugar for at least a week to maintain its sweet and sour taste. This tangy relish is a perfect complement to barbeque, fried chicken and fish, beef and etc.  Atchara is usually served as side dish together with fried or grilled food. ...

Bean Sprout & Tofu Shrimp Fritters – Ukoy

Ukoy is a typical Filipino appetizer, snack, or even main course.  It's a mixture of bean sprouts, tofu, sweet potato, or other veggies usually topped with small unpeeled shrimp that's battered and fried.  In short it's the Filipino version of Shrimp Fritters. In the Philippines it's usually eaten as a crunchy snack and is made with the veggies and small unpeeled shrimp.  The shrimp is eaten peel and all making it very crunchy indeed.  In our family we serve Shrimp Fritters as a main ...

Cauliflower Fritters – Em Shaat My Way

Em Shaat is in my opinion a Middle Eastern comfort food.  It's really a cauliflower fritter made with boiled cauliflower that's been battered and fried. One of my Palestinian friends taught me how to make this yummy cauliflower fritter years ago.  She used all purpose flour to make her batter, it was good, but a bit heavy and not very crisp.  I suppose fritters weren't meant to be crispy. But I like things crispy so I added my own twist to this traditional Middle Eastern recipe.  The ...

Chicken Potato Salad (Filipino Style) Recipe!!!

Chicken Potato Salad Recipe is a yummy and luscious main dish or side dish that is perfect for any Filipino occasions like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, fiestas, birthdays and etc. Making a healthy and attractive main course is way too easy with the Filipino Chicken Potato Salad Recipe. Since it is a quick-fix dish that gets done in a matter of time, feel like an expert in your kitchen. This recipe is ideal if you are planning to have chicken potato salad for lunch. Simply prepare it in the ...

Garlic Fried Rice

We eat rice with almost every meal.  Of course we do, we're basically an Asian family in Hawaii and rice is an island staple. That's why we always have cooked rice in the rice cooker!  But even rice in the rice cooker gets old and dry after one day, so what do you do with left over day old rice?  Why make Garlic Fried Rice of course! Garlic Fried Rice is a popular breakfast starch in the Philippines and Hawaii.  Yes, we have rice for breakfast.  When we say "rice" we mean that somewhat ...

The Perfect Baked Potato Recipe

I look at a baked potato and see possibilities.  To me baked potatoes are like a blank canvas; blank, pristine, and ready for some creativity.  Baked potatoes really are quite versatile.  They can be a side dish or the main course depending on the toppings you pile on them.  But before you start piling on the fixings you must first make the canvas.  That's where the perfect baked potato is a must, after all you can't create your masterpiece on a wrinkled canvas! When I'm in a rush and ...

Sizzling Pork Sisig Recipe!!!

Pork Sisig, also called Sizzling Pork Sisig, is a dish that is made of chopped pig's head parts (ears, cheeks, face, snout) and chicken liver.  It's usually served in a sizzling platter garnished with chopped onion, chili pepper, and sprinkled with squeezed calamansi (lime juice). It sounds weird I know, at first I was confused, but trust me even foreign people really love this sizzling stuff. This delicious Filipino dish is a popular “Pulutan” (Bar Food) - food eaten with alcohol like ...