Slow cooker Cuban mojo pork with cilantro lime rice and black beans.
My first attempt at Cuban mojo pork. I used this recipe from Lemon Blossoms. I started off cooking pork shoulder with all the ingredients in a slow cooker. Then got the meat crispy in the oven. So tasty!
I think I’ll try marinating the pork shoulder overnight, next time.
I also needed a tasty bowl of rice to go with Cuban mojo pork. I went to Google and found an easy recipe for Cilantro Lime Rice by Simply Recipes.
It’s really good!
Browning the rice with minced garlic added another layer of umami.
This is my new favorite rice dish.
My kid wanted to bake cookies with his mama.
Replaced vanilla extract (boring!) with Ube extract.
Added Ninong’s Cafe Ube cookie butter (OMG – tasted amazing. Alex couldn’t stop tasting it!).
Finally, we replaced M&M candy with white chocolate chips.
So we made Ube cookies with white chocolate chips.
We modified a M&M sugar cookie recipe by I Heart Eating.
Shrimp cocktail at Casey Moore’s Oyster House in Tempe. NOM!
Limited menu. No oysters at this oyster house. For Now.
I am thrilled that Phoenix Lechon Roasters is offering pandesal with ube and cheese for Father’s Day weekend. I ordered these delicious rolls for my hubby’s birthday last month. It took us (ok, me. It was me) less than 24 hours to polish off half-a-dozen rolls.
I loved having pandesal for breakfast on my first trip to the Philippines. I was 13.
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Fried egg sandwich on slices of Rosemary Parmesan sourdough from Kneaders.
dded garlic salt and basil from our basil plant in the kitchen.