Arroz Caldo

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Arroz Caldo is a classic Filipino dish that made its way into Chamorro kitchens. This is my version of this delicious comfort food. It's very quick…

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Beef Shank Kådu with Fresh Vegetables and Vermicelli Noodles

Posted on Jan 5th, 2014

It's currently 9 degrees outside, with a windchill of -11 degrees -- it's the perfect time for a pot of my delicious Beef Shank Kådu (which means…

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Braised Oxtail Soup

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014

Don't let the name of this dish turn you off.  Oxtail, as the name describes, was commonly the meaty part of the tail of an ox.  Nowadays, they are…

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Chicken ala King

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2013

Chicken ala King is a classic comfort dish. Growing up, chicken ala king was usually served at rosaries, after the prayers were completed, of…

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Chicken Chalakiles

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2014

Chicken Chalakiles is one of my favorite Chamorro comfort foods.  It's a soup made with chicken, onions and garlic, thickened with toasted…

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Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Posted on Mar 4th, 2014

Chicken pot pie is a favorite in my family.  There's something about the tender chicken, delicious vegetables and cream sauce that makes us…

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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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Corn Soup

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013

Chicken corn soup is a classic dish on Guam.  It's made many different ways, from cutting corn kernels off fresh ears of corn to using canned or…

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Easy Phở

Posted on Aug 17th, 2014

Phở is a Vietnamese noodle soup made with an intensely flavorful broth poured over flat rice noodles and garnished with thinly sliced meat.  A…

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Green Chicken Curry

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2014

There are so many varieties of curries -- from chicken, to beef, to all vegetable -- I haven't found a curry I didn't like. 😉 It's such a…

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Posted on Mar 2nd, 2014

My family loves both Gumbo and Jambalaya. Today, we couldn't decide which dish to make so I combined the two and made a combo that I call…

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Ham Hocks with Mongo (Mung) Beans

Posted on Feb 20th, 2021

Ham hocks and beans go so well together.  For those who’ve never heard of it before, a ham hock is the pork knuckle and is usually salt-cured and…

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Hearty Beef Stew

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014

Beef stew is a comfort dish that everyone should know how to make.  That and chicken soup -- both are recipes you should have in your cooking…

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Kimchi Soup

Posted on Aug 12th, 2013

My name is Annie and I love kimchi. There...I've admitted it, although it really wasn't such a secret.  🙂  I've eaten kimchi since I was a…

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Short Ribs Soup (Kådun Kåtne)

Posted on Sep 12th, 2013

It's cold and rainy right now in the Colorado Rockies...perfect weather for Short Ribs Soup.  We call this Kådun Kåtne in Chamorro.…

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Shrimp Kådu

Posted on Aug 6th, 2013

Kådu means soup or broth in Chamorro.  It refers to any type of broth or liquid in your cooked dish, be it soup, gravy, or a…

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