FAMILY RECIPES

Åhu

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

Åhu is a sweet and warm soup of sorts, and is a very popular dessert drink on Guam.  It's one of the first things I make when I go home for…

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Authentic Korean Cabbage Kimchi

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014

My Korean sister-in-law, Min, is an excellent cook.  She's the one who taught me how to make all my favorite Korean dishes, like Jap Chae, Bulgogi,…

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BLT with a Twist

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2014

This sandwich recipe is our adaptation of a BLT we've tried and loved. Enjoy! BLT with a Twist  Ingredients: 10 slices multi­grain bread,…

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Carolyn’s Kådun Pika (Spicy Chicken)

Posted on Dec 29th, 2013

Kådun pika is a spicy Chamorro chicken dish that's somewhat similar to chicken adobo. It's an easy dish to make -- it takes only a few ingredients…

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Fluffy Vanilla Pancakes

Posted on Oct 5th, 2013

Hi!  I'm Alyssa, Annie's youngest daughter. My mom let me be a guest blogger today. It's my turn to make breakfast for my family. I chose to make…

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French Toast

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2013

There is something about the sweet smell of cinnamon and vanilla toasting up that makes you want to devour whatever is cooking. French Toast...it's a…

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Fresh Salmon Kelaguen

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2013

Kelaguen in Chamorro describes a dish that's prepared by mixing the main ingredient (usually chicken, beef, deer, or seafood) with lemon or lime…

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Fresh Shrimp Kelaguen

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

I love shrimp kelaguen.  I love kelaguen, period, but shrimp kelaguen is at the top of the list, especially if it's FRESH SHRIMP kelaguen.  Oh, and…

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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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Hannah’s Teriyaki Burgers

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2013

My daughter is quite the budding chef.  She whipped these burgers up from some ingredients she found in the fridge and pantry.  She calls them…

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Kimchee Noodles

Posted on Sep 1st, 2014

Kimchee noodles is a quick and easy side dish that is a must-have for your gatherings, and it goes especially well with BBQ meat dishes. This is…

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Mussels with Garlic Tomato Sauce

Posted on Sep 26th, 2014

This is a very simple recipe that my daughter, Hannah, created for dinner one evening. (Have I mentioned that she's a natural in the kitchen? Proud…

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Panko Crusted Fried Fish & Shrimp

Posted on Aug 1st, 2014

Our family loves seafood.  One of our favorite ways to serve fish and shrimp is to coat them in panko breadcrumbs and fry them until golden brown…

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Penne with Sausage and Pumpkin Cream Sauce

Posted on Nov 9th, 2014

in pasta sauce?!  Why, YES! 🙂 My daughter, Hannah, loves pasta.  Actually, my entire family loves pasta.  She wanted to make something off the…

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Sesame Garlic Green Beans

Posted on Feb 14th, 2014

Are you looking for a quick, easy and TASTY vegetable side dish?  Try my daughter's recipe for Sesame Garlic Soy Green Beans. They are perfect…

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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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Spam Kelaguen

Posted on May 29th, 2014

Spam is a staple on Guam.  In fact, Spam has been called the "poor man's steak" by many, although a can of Spam is not cheap!  I have a friend who…

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