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Recipes for the Grill

It’s that time of year! We’ve dusted off the grill and have been cooking out whenever we can so as not to heat up the house. First is a sauce great for ribs or chicken especially if you have an abundance of fresh strawberries. Strawberry Barbecue Sauce We were lucky …

The Wet Burrito

There is nothing like a wet burrito to get my family into the kitchen quickly. There are days when I need a bullhorn to get everyone unglued from their computers or tv screens and into the kitchen for dinner, then there are days when there is wet burrito. On days …

Two Sweet Dishes

Here’s a couple of sweet dishes which can double up for dessert and breakfast. Bibingkang Malagkit – The Shortcut Version I tried out the a new shortcut to an old bibingka (rice cake) favorite today and I must say, it didn’t turn out half bad at all! This glutinous rice cake …

Pumpkin Crisp Recipe – Perfect for Fall

I made another facebook inspired recipe last night which was just the perfect thing to usher in the fall season and kick off the all-things-pumpkin extravaganza. The Not So Desperate Housewife posted this Pumpkin Crisp recipe and it looked so good, I just had to try it. Besides, I already …

Healthy and Meatless Summer Meal

We are enjoying the heat of summer here in NC and our garden is doing well despite the scarcity of rain. The garden is putting out enough that we’ve been eating off it for a while now. The husband requires meat with all his meals or it’s not a meal, …

Sabra Hummus Giveaway – Enter Now!

This is the last week to enter the Sabra Giveaway on my food blog, Cooked From the Heart, so head on over there and leave a comment! U.S. and Canada only, unfortunately, as I have to mail the prize pack myself The Pita Bread Maker and a Giveaway I came …

Spring Salad with Strawberries

There’s no recipe for this one, the ingredients are pretty self-explanatory, just take a look at what’s on the plate. I am simply invoking the gods of spring with this photograph, to bring it on already! I am ready for some warm weather, fresh fruits and vegetables. Aren’t you? On …

Cooked from the Heart

We haven’t had a food blog update lately so to catch up, here’s a few more recipes from our food blog, Cooked from the Heart (click on the recipe titles below for the recipes): Rice Noodles with Beef & Mint This recipe is one of our latest favorites. We’ve made …

This Giveaway Ends this Week

I am giving away this fabulous Fun Da-middles gift pack on Cooked from the Heart and it is scheduled to end this Friday. So make sure you go on over there and leave me a comment! That’s all you have to do to enter the giveaway. If you’re a blogger …

Hot from the kitchen!

With the weekend coming up, I’m scouting for recipes to try this weekend. I have a few in mind already now we’ll just have to see how much energy I have left to actually cook them!  It’s a grey and rainy day here in NC today and I’ve been craving …