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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 …

Amoores Blog Updates

Here’s a couple of new posts on the Amoores blogs: New recipe on the food blog: Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes Soup with Mushrooms This is another use-up-the-leftovers innovation otherwise known as everything-but-the-kitchen-sink soup in our house. A few weeks ago, I made meatloaf. I love meatloaf! Especially when it is paired …

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 …

Two Recipes Using Yucon Gold Potatoes

I love Yucon Gold Potatoes! It’s almost the only potatoes I ever use in the kitchen anymore. I may buy the occasional red or white potatoes especially if they’re on sale or if a particular recipe calls for them but my go-to potato is the yucon gold. It could be …

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 …