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Berry, Berry Ready

Last updated on: 19th November, 2018, 9:54 PM Cranberry sauce. You can’t call yourself American and not have it somewhere on your Thanksgiving table. What is that stuff? I think most people know what cranberries are and how they taste. Even here in the wilds of the Philippine jungle (haha!) cranberry juice is available. European […]

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Lechon Larry: Culture Clash

Last updated on: 11th April, 2018, 2:11 PM   Facebook Fodder Hot right now on Facebook and elsewhere in the Philippines are a couple of clips from an episode of 90-Day Fiance: Before The 90 Days, a “reality” show that brings together people who are pursuing partners from other countries that aired back in September […]

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Last updated on: 26th October, 2013, 10:19 AMVegetables. What do you have? A stroll through my local Safeway market’s produce aisle reveals a very typical, if small, selection of vegetables. Bell peppers. Cauliflower. Broccoli. Romaine red leaf and green leaf lettuce. The nutritionally empty iceberg lettuce. Tomatoes. Spinach. Ears of corn “with their shirts on” […]

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All Saints Day

Last updated on: 23rd October, 2013, 8:28 PMI read today that the President of the Philippines, Noynoy Aquino had declared that October 31st would not be a holiday in the Philippines. Feeling pretty smug, I told my wife while we chatted online during my lunch time that “Halloween wasn’t going to be a holiday this […]

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