Pinakbet

This is great, I’ve had twice this week. The calabasa is rather like a small green pumpkin and resembles an acorn squash, but with somewhat softer flesh that cooks more quickly. Magic Sarap is a flavor enhancer that contains MSG, feel free to omit is you’re sensitive to it. Long beans resemble 18″ long green […]

The Expanse is back on Syfy Channel!

This is the best science fiction show on TV right now. I just saw it popped back up on my DVR. It’s got great production values, political intrigue and a multilayered story line. I’m catching up with the first two episodes right now. It’s available on their on demand service thru your cable provider, the […]

This is unfathomable

The Waffle House shooter was known to be mentally ill and had his guns confiscated by police. His dad gave them back to him. Seriously WFT??? Sheriff Robert Huston in Tazewell County, Illinois, said deputies allowed Reinking’s father to take possession of the guns on the promise that he would “keep the weapons secure and […]

Paksiw – Spicy Filipino Poached Fish

This is a favorite of mine. My lovely wife makes this for me now that we’ve found a key ingredient: Siling Labuyo or Filipino long peppers. I had to order seeds on Amazon and grow them in our garden. But you can substitute Cubanelle peppers. Perhaps you can find the correct peppers and the suka […]

Pumpkin Curry Soup

I had lunch earlier this week at Kaleishia Tea House. They had a lovely vegan Pumpkin Soup on the menu. I made my own lighter version with shrimp: I omitted the coconut milk from the original recipe. I didn’t have sweet potato or chickpeas on hand. If you do Weight Watcher’s it’s only 1 point […]