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A Puffy Pancake

It’s the height of summer and most kids are home, probably sleeping in most days or involved in one kind of summer activity or another. Here’s one treat that most of them will love; I know my girls love having this ‘puffy pancake’ as they call it. I usually reserve …

2 How To’s

Just plugging a couple of posts on my other blogs… I have a guest post on Found Not Lost, Jillian Gile who is a guest blogger at My Dog Ate My Blog. She writes for us, 10 Tips for Running a Successful Book Club. She has some really great and …

The Weekend Leftover Brunch

We had such a huge brunch today that we ended up not having dinner and just snacking. I was going to fry up some buttermilk fried chicken for our Sunday dinner but the thought of something fried after this humongous meal just was not appetizing anymore. So I’m saving the …

Hungry is a mighty fine SAUCE

There is a saying in the south that hungry is a mighty fine sauce. I personally had never heard the saying in my part of the South before, but there must be something to it. Filipino cooking is sauce driven. We always have to have some kind of dipping sauce …

Laughter Makes Any Meal Memorable

I’m posting the Food Quote Meme on this blog this week just because this was our funniest meal time this week. Earlier this week I made pork chops and spinach for dinner. It was an uneventful meal, one that we have at least once a month because it’s fast and …

Pushkin, Breyers and a Giveaway

I’m giving away a $25 Kroger Gift Card! – sign up to win by August 8. Click on the link for details. Have you tried Breyer’s Smooth and Dreamy Ice Cream Bars and Sandwiches? It’s hard to believe they are lower in fat and calories than regular ice cream. Read …

Salad Season

It’s salad season! The days are longer, hotter and sunnier and I’m loving it! Several salad posts are in our kitchen and more in the line up. If you like the bitterness of greens, you may want to check out these two salads’ raw and cooked versions of Turnip Greens.

The SiLog Breakfasts

Filipinos have a penchant for creative nomenclature. That means we can get really creative when it comes to naming things. Just look at some of the names of small business signs anywhere in the Philippines and you’ll see what I mean. So it is only to be expected that this …

Snow Day in the Carolinas

A winter storm came through the Carolinas which started on Friday night. Snow fell through Saturday and now we are buried in snow! How exciting is that, eh? Well, when I say buried, take that with a lot of grains of salt especially if you live where snow is a …

McLinky Hop: Sweet Potato Tops Salad

The theme for this week’s bloghop is YOUR FAVORITE RECIPE. It has been a very popular topic and Brent is compiling all the recipes submitted into a book. If you’d like your recipe in the book, make sure to also submit your recipes to http://www.mcklinky.com/recipes.asp. We have too many favorite …

On the Go Meals

We do a good job at eating home as much as possible; but when you have a full time job and three busy teenagers you just can’t help but eat out every once in a while. Well, more like at least once a week in our case. I try to …

On my blogs…

Here’s another update on what’s been going on in our other blogs. On our review blog, FOUND NOT LOST, we posted about a site we found on how to fold money origami, entered a book giveaway, and found a site to keep guys out of the dog house. On our …