Food/Drink

Rice, Very Labour Intensive Crop

My meal wouldn’t be complete without rice. That’s the way we ate when I grew up in the Philippines. Even though I have been living here in America for more than six years now, I still eat rice almost every meal.

Rice is very important in the Filipino culture. There are many different varieties of rice there in the Philippines. Many were pioneered or bred by the Philippine Rice Institute. When you go to a supermarket or wet-market you will find dozens of different types of rice for sale at greatly varying prices. Rice is also the main ingredient in …

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Chicken Adobo

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This native chicken adobo was one of the dishes that I was able to eat when I visited my family in the Philippines last year. The native chicken meat is more tasty than that you usually find at your local meat shop here in the US. My folks raise chicken of different breeds so we have the best of both worlds. My mother cooked this for us for breakfast one day :-). She added soy sauce, onions, garlic and red chili pepper to the chicken. Adobo is a common recipe in the Philippines. Most people there know how to cook …

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Grab Post Cereals at Walmart for a Chance to Win Nintendo Switch Prize Packs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PrizesWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias

Post Consumer Brands are bringing on the fun this fall! Family time is set to become even more fun with the chance to Win 1 of 500 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs, each including a Nintendo Switch system and a Super Mario Odyssey game.

With a great taste your family will love, you can now find specially marked Post boxes in-stores for a limited time.

In order to enter, Find your code inside your cereal box and enter at the Postsweepstakes.com/nintendoswitch

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Earn $3 Cash Back on ibotta w/ the Purchase of Shredded Wheat Cereals

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BornToShred #ShredTheDay #CollectiveBias

Adventure is out there and waiting for you!

We were born to play. We were born to move. We were born to laugh and seek adventures both big and small. We were born to live a full, flavorful life. We were Born to Shred.

Now you can earn $3 cash back on ibotta with the purchase of Shredded Wheat Cereals.

Whatever you’re into and gets you moving, fuel yourself with 3 new flavors of Shredded Wheat cereal at Walmart! It’s …

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Get $1 Off Any Emergen-C® Product at Walgreens #MyDayWithEnergy

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We all know that most of the time there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day…and even harder still is finding the focus to power through the 4 o’clock slump. Luckily, Emergen-C® Energy+ is here to help! New Emergen-C® Energy+ is a powder-packed formula with natural caffeine from green tea to focus your mind*; calcium, magnesium, potassium and other key nutrients to help replenish your body*; plus 7 B vitamins to fortify you and vitamin C for immune …

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Buy The New Mystery Flavor of Oreo at Walmart & Enter For a Chance to Win $50K

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Have you been loving the new OREO flavors as much as I have?! It’s like every time I go to Walmart, I never know which new flavor I might find. With Halloween right around the corner, I’m loving their new Mystery flavor the most + who doesn’t love a fun guessing game?!

Here’s the deets-

#MysteryOREO #Sweepstakes (10/13 to 11/30)

Go buy the Mystery OREOs at Walmart, (online OR in-person) and submit a photo of proof (in-store selfie at shelf …

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Food/Drink

Sardines Craving

Sardines are not my favorite dish but yesterday I had been craving them :D. My hubby doesn’t like the kind of sardines that I like because of the tomato sauce in it. I bought a couple of cans of hot and spicy sardines a few weeks ago and stocked up the cupboards. One of the reasons that I bought sardines was to mix them with rice noodles.

That may sound yucky to most people here but to Filipino’s it’s a one of a kind dish. I remember the first time I cooked “bihon”, my husband really said it smelled really …

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