Thanksgiving

Chamorro Potato Salad

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Chamorro Potato Salad is a must-have at any Chamorro gathering.  Your fiesta menu would not be complete without it. There are several variations…

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Chicken Kelaguen & Flour Titiyas

Posted on Jul 29th, 2013

Kelaguen and Titiyas ~ both staples on a Chamorro fiesta table.  But you don't have to be invited to a fiesta in order to enjoy these tasty dishes…

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Oct 5th, 2013

Mashed potatoes aren't traditionally found on a Chamorro menu, but there are times when my family craves something other than rice with a meal. We…

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How to Roast a Fresh Pumpkin — a Pedro “PoP” Aguon Tutorial

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2013

Pedro "PoP" Aguon was a chef in the Navy. PoP passed down to his family his extensive knowledge of cooking, and his daughter, Arlene Sablan Aguon, is…

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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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Pan de Leche

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

What is Pan de Leche, you ask?  Why, it's only one of the most delicious types of bread around, that's what!  🙂 Seriously, though, Pan de…

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Pumpkin-Carrot Crunch Cake

Posted on Sep 11th, 2013

Fall is one of my favorite seasons, not just because of the beautiful fall colors and cooling temperatures, but because I love the smell of the house…

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Red Rice

Posted on Feb 8th, 2014

Red Rice is a must-have for any Chamorro Fiesta menu.  Without red rice, it just won't seem much like a fiesta. You don't need to go to a party or…

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Rich and Creamy Custard Pie

Posted on Jun 6th, 2014

Rich, creamy, sweet and luscious Custard Pie...are you drooling yet? Egg custard pie is so easy to make. Chances are you already have most of the…

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Riyenu ~ Chamorro Stuffing

Posted on Oct 14th, 2013

Chamorro stuffing, or Riyenu, is a delicious side dish usually served during special holiday meals, alongside baked turkey, ham, or roast pig. My…

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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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Smoked & Grilled Turkey

Posted on Oct 13th, 2013

Turkey doesn't have to be served only during Thanksgiving or other holiday meal.  Chamorros love to BBQ, but occasionally, we like to smoke and…

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Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Posted on Nov 8th, 2014

cookies are so much fun to make -- and eat!  My daughter even says they "taste like Thanksgiving and Christmas." 😉 These aren't the kind of…

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Sweet Dinner Rolls ~ My Original Go-To Version

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014

As the title for my recipe states, this is my go-to recipe when I want to whip up a tray of sweet dinner rolls. It's also the same recipe I…

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