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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 Sushi Casserole

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

My family loves, LOVES, LOVES sushi.  We love both the sushi with cooked ingredients (especially those with tempura shrimp -- YUM!) as well as…

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Beef Stir Fry with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers and Onions

Posted on Sep 30th, 2013

I posted a recipe a while back for another version of Beef Stir Fry (with mushrooms, onions, broccoli, eggplant and bean sprouts).  Here is another…

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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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Chicken Macaroni Salad

Posted on Aug 15th, 2014

Macaroni salad one of my family's favorite side dishes.  There are many, many macaroni salad variations, but we're simple...we like two specific…

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Chicken Soup (Kådun Månuk)

Posted on Oct 20th, 2014

Kådu is the Chamorro term for soup or broth.  Think of it as Chamorro Comfort Food.  It could be 90 degrees outside on Guam, but serve…

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Corned Beef with Cabbage and Onions

Posted on May 11th, 2014

This is another classic Chamorro comfort dish.  Most Chamorros grew up eating corned beef, maybe because it used to be inexpensive.  Now, it's…

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Corned Beef with Corn and Tomato Sauce

Posted on Oct 6th, 2013

Chamorros love canned corned beef!  It's called Latan Kåtne (canned meat) in Chamorro. Corned beef can be prepared many different ways, depending…

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Easy Homemade Chorizos

Posted on Jul 9th, 2017

I made pancakes for my kids' breakfast this morning, but the hubby and I wanted something heartier. Here's my version of homemade chorizo. It's…

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Escabeche

Posted on Mar 20th, 2014

Escabeche is a dish made with fried fish and vegetables with a ginger-vinegar sauce. It's usually prepared for special occasions, but since we're in…

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Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa and Tangy Coleslaw

Posted on Mar 5th, 2014

This is not your typical fish taco.  It's even better if you ask me, but then I might be a bit biased. 😉 When I think of fish tacos, I picture…

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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 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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Hawaiian Pulled Pork

Posted on Jun 17th, 2014

This is a cross between two of my family's favorites -- Kahlua Pork and traditional pulled pork with BBQ sauce. The pork has that hint of…

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Homemade Beer Chili

Posted on Sep 7th, 2013

Homemade chili such a versatile dish that can be changed up depending on the ingredients you add. My family's favorite is chili made with ground…

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Japchae (or Chapchae), Korean Stir-fried Noodles with Vegetables

Posted on Aug 16th, 2013

I love Korean food.  Japchae is one of my favorites because it has noodles, beef, and a lot of my favorite vegetables like mushrooms, onions,…

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Juicy Cheeseburgers with Baked Smothered Fries

Posted on Feb 25th, 2014

I may be dating myself, but one of my favorite burger places to eat was Cool Spot, a quaint drive-in burger joint in Barrigada owned and operated by…

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Lasagne al Forno

Posted on Sep 15th, 2013

I first made this lasagne years ago, when I lived in Germany (yes, Germany, not Italy).  There was this small family run Italian…

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Smoked Beef Brisket – A slightly sweet, smoky version

Posted on May 4th, 2014

I love a good BBQ.  It's rare that I use a dry rub when we BBQ at our house, especially since my daughter makes excellent marinades.  However, when…

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Tater Tot Casserole

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

If you're looking for a stick-to-your-ribs comfort dish, this one is it.  Tater tots, seasoned ground beef and cheese sauce are all baked into a…

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Tender and Juicy Burgers

Posted on Dec 13th, 2014

I love grilled ribs and steaks, but occasionally I crave a really good, juicy burger. I'm not talking about those flat, plain, frozen patties…

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Thai BBQ Pork

Posted on Oct 26th, 2014

Thai BBQ Pork is one recipe you'll definitely want to try.  The secret is really in the marinade and basting sauce.  Cilantro, soy sauce, lots of…

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Tomato-Braised Pork Ribs

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

One of my family's favorite ways for me to cook pork ribs (other than Chamorro BBQ) is to braise it in a thick and sweet tomato sauce. My mom used…

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