Recipes for Your New Year Celebration

Recipes for Your New Year Celebration

Welcome the New Year with fine spirits and hearty dishes!

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Noche Buena

Noche Buena

All Filipino family Christmas dinners are festive, but each Filipino family Christmas dinner is festive in its own way.

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Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

Banana Leaves, Rice, and Coconut

What a Filipino American writer learned about Filipino Christmas traditions, memories, and diaspora.

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The Muses of LVN Pictures

The Muses of LVN Pictures

These lakambinis (muses) of one of the Philippines’ biggest motion picture studios of the ’50s and ‘60s offer powerful lessons on women’s empowerment and lasting friendship.

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A Cebuana Songbird in the Windy City

A Cebuana Songbird in the Windy City

Meet a Filipina who’s making it in Chicago’s jazz, blues and gospel circuits.

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Forgive Us Our Signs 12

Forgive Us Our Signs 12

The best gift… the gift of laughter.

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The Happy Home Cook: Chilled BroCauli Salad

The Happy Home Cook: Chilled BroCauli Salad

When one thinks of salads, it is usually about leafy greens topped with some favorite dressing.  But recently, since I went on a no-rice diet, broccoli and cauliflower were my ‘go to’ vegetables to complement my meals.  So I thought why not concoct something using these abundant veggies in Baguio City.

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Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City’s anti-profanity ordinance is goddamn controversy.

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The Night I Drove to Bexleyheath

The Night I Drove to Bexleyheath

An intrepid traveler flies on the cheap to the UK, then drives “blind” to a London suburb on a dark and stormy night.

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The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Leche Flan

The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Leche Flan

After spending long hours in the kitchen preparing the main course for the big family gathering, the last thing you want to do is toil several hours more making dessert. Now you can prepare the all-time Filipino favorite Leche Flan dessert in the popular Instant Pot or most multi-cookers in half the time.

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