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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cocktail de Camarón)

This is my version of a quick, toss it together, don't want to spend time chopping, just want to sit down and eat, shrimp cocktail. This Mexican Shrimp Cocktail is salty, tangy, and just enough spice. It goes PERFECT with a margarita on the rocks! Saltine crackers go perfect with this. Ingredients: | Serves: 8... Continue Reading →

Spaghetti and Meatballs

These homemade meatballs are packed with flavor and seasoned to perfection. Nobody enjoys a bland tasteless meatball in their spaghetti. For over a week my oldest daughter asked me for spaghetti and meatballs and I finally threw this recipe together. It was a success with the kids! Warning: I almost never use measurements in the... Continue Reading →

Beef Kaldereta

Kaldereta is a famous stew that originates from the Philippines. It features stewed cubes of meat that melt in your mouth and are cooked in tomato sauce. Kaldereta is usually cooked with tomato sauce and liver paste! - If you are not a fan of liver or liver paste you should still give this recipe... Continue Reading →

Chicken Afritada

Garlic (Bawang)Bay Leaves x2Onion (Sibuyas)CarrotsPotatoes (Patatas) Green PeasTomatoesTomato SauceChicken StockRed / Green Bell Peppers (Capsicum)Chicken (Manok)Salt (Asin)Sugar Carrots, Peas, Capsicum Tomatoes Sibuyas Wash Chicken and cut into desired size. Set aside. Prep all the vegetables: peel and cut potatoes, sit in a bowl of cold water when done, wash and cut carrots, bell peppers, onions,... Continue Reading →

Picante Slow Cooker Chicken

Ingredients: Family Pack of Chicken Breasts2 medium-sized jars of Picante sauce4-5 cups of frozen bell pepper/onion blend1 can of corn1 TBSP of Cumin1 TBSP of SofritoSalt/PepperOptional: black beans, white beans, kidney beans, celery Directions: Wash chicken, then add to slow cooker. Pour both jars of Picante sauce into the slow cooker. When you empty each... Continue Reading →

Easy BBQ Chicken Dinner

I have no affiliations with products/companies. I have no sponsors. I post what me and my family like to eat. This is a simple dinner that is easy on the wallet and filling for your family. You can make this as easy as you want or make it more in-depth. From $1 boxes of macaroni... Continue Reading →

Peppermint

Whether you are talking about the fresh leaves of the Peppermint plant or the concentrated oil with uses from culinary to house cleaning, peppermint is a pleasant aromatic and adds freshness to anything. Here I am going to talk about a few uses I have found with peppermint leaves and the oil. Tea. If you... Continue Reading →

How to make Perfect Boiled Eggs

What you'll need: EggsWhite vinegarSaltA pot with a lid that can fit all your eggs in one layerLarge bowl filled with ice cubes to place the eggs in I like to add about 1 cup of white vinegar and a heavy hand of salt to my pot water. Mix. Carefully place eggs in the pot... Continue Reading →

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