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

Salt scrubs are one of the easiest spa products to make at home—and a perfect gift with your own added personal touch.  With this easy salt scrub recipe, you can exfoliate your skin at home instead of paying $$ or more at the spa.

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…

This classic comfort food is an easy way to learn how to cook a staple *Filipino cuisine. It has minimal ingredients that you may readily have available in your fridge and pantry.

I was in search of a copycat recipe for Mimi’s Cafe’s carrot cake madeleines, but to no avail…so I made my own rendition…

This is one cookie recipe that you can add onto your ‘must bake’ list! They come out chewy, gooey and just down right delicious…

If you’re looking to get into the Holiday spirit this complicated, but actually easy santa bread recipe will sure to impress your family and friends.

The perfect cozy meal for those cold winter nights! 

This is a beautifully executed dish that I wanted to replicate.

Beefaroni always took me back to elementary school.  As weird as it sounds, it was the only hot lunch meal I looked forward to…

So I’ve never made this before, but its been on my list of to do’s. While I didn’t quite have all the right ingredients, I managed to pull it off going by memories from childhood. Sopas is a staple comfort food—macaroni chicken soup, in the Philippines. Made of the simplest ingredients in less than an hour time.

Well…here I am!  Back in the cooking game after our 6th move in August.  I will not go into much details …but, I am pretty sure this is THE ONE!

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Of course, in my new little kitchen, the first meal I made (by request from our teen) was Pork Sinigang (Filipino sour soup or stew).  A staple in any Filipino home, and quite the favorite for many–young and old.  Thus, on the topic of Filipino food, comes the wondrous Pork Adobo

Aloha!  Ever since my fascination with Buzz Feed’s original Loco Moco Rice Burger recipe (partial below), I wanted to challenge myself to making some.  Well, just as I suspected, it was not as easy as I anticipated, but nevertheless, here we go…