Jamie Oliver’s Chilli Con Carne

Jamie Oliver’s Chilli Con Carne

Mexican food is another family favorite. We’ve done tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas and Enchiladas, but I never really tried cooking Chilli Con Carne from scratch. So here goes my version of Jamie Oliver’s.

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I didn’t have canned chickpeas at that time, so I eliminated it, but it turned out sooo good that the big pot I made didn’t last long. The kids even used some of it to…

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Music and Cooking

Do you listen to music when you cook? I do. Music inspires me and I even sing or hum the song while cooking. I don’t really have a favorite song to play when I’m in the kitchen, I just listen to whatever is playing in my son’s room [it’s loud enough to reach the kitchen] using his newly bought fryette amp. If you haven’t tried it, I encourage you to do so. It’ll relax you and before you know it,…

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Review: Vienna Blend Whole Bean Coffee by Rigsby & Jones

Review: Vienna Blend Whole Bean Coffee by Rigsby & Jones

Today’s review is about Vienna Blend whole bean coffee by Rigsby & Jones.

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Product Description

A blend of ethically sourced 100% Arabica beans from Guatemala and Columbia. Roasted in small batches by experts in the USA who care about quality and taste. A medium/dark roast with a rich, complex taste that can be enjoyed at any time of day. Supplied only as a whole bean for grinding at home to…

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Chic and Stunning Tidebuy Sweet 16 Dresses

Chic and Stunning Tidebuy Sweet 16 Dresses

Are you looking for a sweet dress for your sweet 16 girl? I found some Tidebuy cheap sweet sixteen dresses that might be of interest to you. Although I don’t have a teen daughter anymore, I like checking out sweet 16 dresses for my two nieces. The two girls are turning sixteen early next year and we’re planning a big party for them. Here are some of my finds.

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1] Cute A-Line Mini Sweetheart…

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Bone and Barrel Bistro, Eastwood

Bone and Barrel Bistro, Eastwood

We had dinner with some friends at Eastwood, Libis last night. Then, we decided to stop by Bone and Barrel Bistro for a drink.  Their house-brewed flavored beers looked very tempting, but I never really liked the taste of beer, so I settled for the Mojito. It was good and very refreshing.

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Salted Caramel and Green Apple Beer, Php 85 each

Pomegranate and Strawberry were not available so they…

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Funny Face Swag Bag Prize Pack Giveaway (ends Oct. 11)

Funny Face Swag Bag Prize Pack Giveaway (ends Oct. 11)

This Funny Face Swag Bag is super cool and cute. Join below for a chance to win a pack.

Funny Face Cranberries Swag Bag Prize Pack

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Extended Stay America recently named Lauren Wyler America’s Top Away From Home Cook for her…

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Extended Stay America recently named Lauren Wyler America’s Top Away From Home Cook for her recipe for Baja Fish Taco Tortas with Smoky Cilantro Slaw (see recipe and photo below) in their national recipe contest, be sure to check out the video below. Lauren won $5,000 and her recipe will also be featured in the Away From Home Cooking Cookbook with recipes, tips and tricks from the Food Network’s…

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