Creamy Mussel-Shrimp Soup


 Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled & deveined, heads on 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ cup diced yellow onion ½ tablespoon dry thyme leaves ¼ teaspoon red crushed pepper  [...]

Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Cookies


Incredibly delicious Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Cookies!

Pan-Seared Pink Grouper Steak


Very light and tasty!

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls


So tender steak rolls, juicy and good!

Homemade Flour Tortillas


This was my very first time to make homemade flour tortillas. Upon serving, hubby says; "These tortillas are delicious!" That's all I needed to hear. Cause as a matter of fact, they are! They're absolutely scrumptious! No kidding! 😉  Ingredients 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour, plus more for kneading 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt [...]

Ultimate Pork Ribs BBQ


The BEST BBQ we've ever had!

Spicy Chicken Adobo


Like Pork Adobo, Chicken Adobo is one of the many traditional and so popular Filipino dishes. Most if not all Filipino consider this dish number one dish because of its popularity, ease in preparation and the mouth watering flavor each bite brings.    Adobo is not only limited to pork and chicken, but the recipe can  also [...]


My husband and I got to taste the Hefner Grill's fried shrimp several times back in the days. We like the stuff, obviously. Since HG is now a couple hundred miles away from us, that means that dining out at HG is thinly impossible which led me to start making our own fried shrimp at [...]

Banana–Blueberry Bread


Ingredients  2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, room temperature ¾ cup brown sugar 2 extra-large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ⅓ cups mashed overripe bananas ½ cup fresh blueberries ½ cup pecan, optional Directions [...]

Pancit Canton (Lo Mein)


Pancit Canton, or Lo Mein in Chinese, is one of many great and popular Filipino dishes across the country. Pancit canton is one of the many pancit/pansit variations in the Philippines, and is prepared similarly to other noodle recipes such as pansit bihon and sotanghon among others. When making pancit canton, aside from chicken and [...]