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Is Filipino Food Weird?

Is Filipino Food Weird?

Is Filipino Food Weird? Programs like Bizarre Foods or Fear Factor only feature food from the Philippines that are odd to Americans. Foodies who are adventurous appreciate these shows more because they know the dishes or delicacies featured are snippets ...

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Be right back!

Be right back!

Be right back or “brb”.  Why have I not posted? Where are my recipes? My stories? We’ve had a whirlwind of a schedule with our blessedly hectic few months.  We travelled to spectacular places, then travelled some more.  Then, I finally ...

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How to keep Basil Leaves Fresh

How to keep Basil Leaves Fresh

We drove up to Vermont to visit family and a few minutes after entering the house, a call for help to “make basil pesto – payment in kind” was made by the residents.  I looked through the window overlooking the backyard ...

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While Travelling, Eat Your Vegetables

While Travelling, Eat Your Vegetables

Guest post time! Since I’m currently traveling, it’s been difficult to have access to a kitchen and cook recipes to feature here in Amusing Maria.  This guest post is written by Andrew Goethals, a fantasy genre novelist and most beloved editor. ...

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Wanderlust Calling

Wanderlust Calling

The older I get, the more I feel the urgency to see more and do more. I have a wandering heart, often restless and dreaming about great travels to other countries. Not for a week or a packaged tour but ...

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Lemons…

Lemons…

High school reunion!!! Everyone loves it, right?  Not really. The movies about mean girls and school clique hierarchy might be exaggerated but it does exist. I should know, I was at the bottom rung of the ladder for many years in ...

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History of Kare Kare

History of Kare Kare

Kare Kare is a Filipino favorite served mostly during festivities. It’s history is vague with several sources suggesting that Kare Kare might have originated from Pampanga, or might have been a regal dish of the Moro elite before Spanish arrival, and it ...

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