Stumbling upon it on Instagram, I purchased a few of these Ninong’s Original Ube Cookie Butter. Although I’m quite familiar with the flavors of ube, I’ve never had one in a cookie butter form. 

My “Tuxedo” Banana Bread with blends of semi- and white chocolate chips are the best way to use up over-ripe bananas, and possibly the best slice to go with your morning coffee or tea!

Corn season is in full force in California, so, naturally it’s an Elote (Mexican Grilled Corn) kind of day…

Oysters and okra are fried in a spicy panko & flour breading for this classic New Orleans sandwich.

My rule for any traditional recipe is to keep it simple and stick with the classic!

This delicious pork roast is made with just 5 ingredients and can be completed in an hour using your Multi-Cooker Pot / Instant Pot.

Afritada is one of many popular everyday entrée dishes in the Philippines.

I received a case of Driscoll’s organic strawberries as a gift and right away I referred to their website to look for some recipe ideas. The photo representing this recipe on their website alone peaked my interest, so I had to try it…

My version is a simple dash of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper atop the grass-fed beef patties on freshly-baked hamburger buns, adding on fried oysters, collard greens, and Sir Kensington’s Special Sauce to finish it off—no bayou dish left unturned.

Picadillo (Spanish pronunciation: [pikaˈðiʎo], “mince”) is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash.

A specialty noodle dish in the Philippines smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce or other flavored sauce, and topped with: Shrimp, (the size and shell-on or shell-off depending on preference) Crushed or ground pork rind, chicharron, tinapa flakes, scallions, and fried garlic.

Just like how I titled this recipe, lasagna is a very comforting food.  Each time I make lasagna, and it’s not often…I like to vary the ingredients, yet keep it as classic as possible.

Two combined classics sandwiched into one delicious cookie!  Yes, please…

The green veggies are in honour of Saint Patrick’s Day, and for my blended household–made up of an older son who is now a pescatarian, an elderly mom whose on a strict diet because of her arthritis, a teen who eats everything that’s in the fridge at midnight, a hubby who goes for walks around the neighborhood every hour, and me, who just wants to please everybody…