APPETIZERS

Ahi Tuna Poke

Posted on Oct 15th, 2013

Poke is a Hawaiian dish traditionally served as an appetizer, but it can also be a main dish when served with rice or corn titiyas. Modern…

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

These chicken lettuce wraps are a good choice if you're looking for a quick dish to make for an appetizer or a light meal.  I created this recipe…

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Baked Brie

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2013

It's a TV marathon night tonight! The lineup includes Survivor, Criminal Minds and CSI, three of my favorite shows. To add to my TV-watching…

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Caramel Apple Dip

Posted on Mar 1st, 2014

I love caramel apples, don't you? What I don't love is having to bite into it, so I usually end up cutting the apple into slices so I don't make a…

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Cheeseburger Biscuits

Posted on Sep 17th, 2014

Cheese...seasoned ground beef...bacon...all baked in a fluffy biscuit (did I mention there was BACON?). 🙂 These little pillows of delight are…

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted on Oct 1st, 2013

One our favorite appetizers when we eat out are crab-stuffed mushrooms.  Tender mushrooms, sweet crab meat, and melted cheese are sure to make these…

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Daigo’ Kimchi with Rokkyo & Pickled Garlic

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014

This is a very simple salad or side dish made with pickled daikon radish, pearl onions, and garlic.  This is not a dish you want to eat before…

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Hannah’s Carne Asada Tacos

Posted on Feb 21st, 2014

My daughter loves to cook as much as I do, and she loves to experiment with new dishes.  This is her take on Carne Asada Tacos, complete with her…

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Hannah’s Guacamole

Posted on Feb 21st, 2014

My daughter previously shared her guacamole recipe with her Carne Asada Tacos recipe. This recipe goes great as an appetizer, snack, or to go…

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Lumpia

Posted on Jul 28th, 2013

Lumpia is a staple at most Chamorro gatherings.  There are fried and fresh versions, both of which are extremely popular. There are so many…

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Mango Salsa

Posted on Mar 19th, 2014

This is a delicious and nutritious snack that is perfect with chips or crackers.  I actually made this salsa to go with my delicious fish tacos…

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Mini Chocolate Eclairs (or Cream Puffs)

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

Homemade eclairs are super easy to make.  They are a French dessert also known as profiteroles, cream puffs, or choux à la crème.  I just call…

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Salmon Cakes

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

Salmon cakes are my take on one of my favorite seafood dishes -- crab cakes.  These savory patties are crisp on the outside, thanks to a quick…

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Sardine Kelaguen

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2014

Yes...kelaguen...with sardines.  Don't knock it 'till you try it. 🙂 This is one of my favorite foods.  If you know what kelaguen is and…

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Shrimp Patties

Posted on Aug 18th, 2013

Hi everyone!  This is Hannah, Annie's daughter. I made some delicious shrimp patties for lunch one day. My version is somewhat different from…

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Yaki Mandu

Posted on Aug 17th, 2013

Have I mentioned that I love Korean food?  No?  Okay then -- I LOVE Korean food. I have lots of favorites when it comes to Korean cuisine, but…

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One comment

  1. Joe Charfauros says:

    i’m gonna try the pumpking turnovers and corn starch cookies – 2 of my favorites. do you have how to make the hot cauliflour?

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