Today’s Recipe: Baked Cheesy Garlic Fish

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One of the challenges I face as a homemaker is preparing the weekly menu for my family. While I rotate my family's favorite dishes every now and then, I try to come up with new dishes that hopefully they would enjoy. Currently I am at a stage where I need not to worry much about what they want as my children are still too young to request for a TexMex night of tacos & burritos or an All-American night of burgers, fries and pizza. I figured I should enjoy this for I only have a few more years ... [ Read More ]

Rain Day Dish: Creamy Cheesy Crab & Corn Soup

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I received a huge box in the mail a few weeks ago. When I opened it, I didn't expect I was in for a cheesy surprise. This is definitely a perfect way to get cheesy. Thank you Perfect Italiano for the dose of cheesiness! Its raining cheese at the GJG household! What to do when you have cheese overload? First, you share it with you family & friends. Then you put cheese in anything you cook! Heehee. This is what I did. I was serving cheese almost everyday for the past weeks to my family. ... [ Read More ]

Today’s Recipe: Hoisin Eggplant

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Eggplant is one of the vegetables that my family and I love. It's one of our staple veggie, you can simply fry it, grill it or even boil and fry with egg (tortang talong). Then I suddenly remembered I love the Japanese eggplant dish and thought about experimenting and trying it out, it may not be exactly that yummy eggplant dish we would normally order at a Japanese restaurant (I don't know exactly what its called) so I opted to try the simplest version of it with the use of hoisin ... [ Read More ]

Today’s Recipe: Gising-Gising

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Sharing this vegetable dish that's easy to cook. Warning, this dish is for coconut milk lovers only. Here's wachunid: 1/4 ground pork, 1 pack string beans (chopped), 3 cloves garlic and 1 medium sized onion (chopped), 4 tbsp. shrimp paste (bagoong) , a can of coconut milk. Step 1: Sauté garlic & onion in oil, add ground pork and cook until brown. Step 2: Add shrimp paste. And add the coconut milk. Step 3: Add string beans & red chili (optional) and ... [ Read More ]

Today’s Recipe: Garlic Lime Chicken

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Pre-measured spices can be a mom's secret tool in whipping up delicious food. Here's another pre-measured spices from McCormick. We didn't have tortillas that time and the husband prefers rice over bread for dinner so it's technically not fajitas. Also, because I'm not a fan of citrus based dishes I experimented and opted to just give this dish a hint of sour taste. Note that I experimented on this dish and didn't exactly follow the recipe. Here's wachunid: (2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 medium ... [ Read More ]