Letter To Santa, From A Shelter Dog

Dear Santa Claws, Some people don’t believe in you, but I do, because last year you brought me a tube of tennis balls, some yummy treats, a new dog sweater, and a plush, fleecy blue sheep that goes “Baaa-aaa-aaa” when I squeeze and chew on him. I stayed awake a long time next to the […]

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Multi-Cooker Pork Pozole

This is just the perfect meal for fall season, and beyond. Ingredients: 2 Lbs. boneless pre-cut pork for pozole, otherwise, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 Lb. tomatillos, husked and halved 1 poblano chile, stemmed, quartered, seeds and veins removed 1 jalapeno chile, stemmed, halved, seeds and veins removed 1/2 C cilantro leaves, […]

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Bistek Tagalog

A delicious beef steak dish that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients, and with very little preparation, as well.

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Instant Pot/Multi-Cooker Pork Belly Chili

Kicking off the last day of summer vacation in high gear with this no-nonsense pork belly chili recipe.

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Ube Cookie Butter Thumbprint Cookies

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. 

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Tuxedo Banana Bread

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!

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Elote (Mexican Grilled Corn)

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

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Oyster Po’Boy with Fried Okra

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

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Pork Adobo

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

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Jamaican Jerk Pork Roast

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

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Pork Afritada (Tomato-based Pork Stew)

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

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Strawberry Shortcake Tea Biscuits

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…

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