Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Jello with Coconut Sport #A-Spice-A-Day#57

We love jello as dessert here at home. Our favorite flavor is strawberry banana which is this one. I just added coconut sport to it as I did not have fresh strawberry or banana in my kitchen. When I eat jello, I love having some solid texture to it.
A Spice A Day #57
February 26, 2014

  • I made a  small pot of  macaroni soup  for Ms. Burrito's  cold lunch.  I brought it when I went to school for my volunteer   duty.
  • I made some  fajitas for dinner as requested by my husband for the nth times lol.

From Savory to Spicy: Sensational Sausage Suppers

Sausage: it's what's for dinner. Yeah, pork is what's supposed to be what's for dinner - but sausage made from pork is still pork, right? And, there's nothing quite like sausage links to bring back memories of the fair, important family dinners, or just enjoyable casual dining. So, what do you serve with pork? That's easy.

Rice and Beans

If you're going to use something like Edwards sausage links, try cooking them with rice and beans. It's simple, it feels a little exotic, and it's cheap. It's also filling and full of nutrients, thanks to the beans and sausage.

Rice is best cooked by adding at least twice as much water to the pot as rice. So, for example, for a cup of rice you would want at least 2 cups of water, preferably more. The rice will expand a lot, and you can drain off any excess water, and your rice won't get sticky or mushy.

Beans - it's important to soak beans before you cook them. Traditional cultures, and old cookbooks, almost always serve up beans that have been soaked overnight (or longer).


Potatoes are a sure-fire way to contrast the savory taste of sausage. Boil them, bake, or fry them. It really doesn't matter. The important part is that you cook them and serve them with lots and lots of butter - just like mom used to make.

Grilled Veggies

Peppers are almost made for sausage. It's reminiscent of the state fair. You could get a sausage and pepper sandwich that would make your mouth water. Now, you can do it at home, and save yourself the $7 or whatever it costs now.

BBQ Fries

It's a new spin on an old dish. To make fries, you'll need a deep frier. Set the oil temperature to a low setting, say 200 or 300 degrees. Precook cut potatoes for about 3 to 5 minutes. This will cook the inside. Now, take the potatoes out, dry them off, and let them sit for an hour or so. Turn up the heat to 400 or as high as your frier will go, and dunk them in again. It only takes a few minutes. Your fries will come out piping hot and crispy, and yet soft in the middle.

Now, add some BBQ spice. It doesn't have to be fancy. Smoked paprika, onion powder, pepper, salt, and a little garlic.

Soup Stock

Yeah, soup stock. In other words, make sausage soup. You can spice things up a bit by adding celery, carrots, and potatoes to the stock - all staples of any good broth anyway. Start with ox tail or genuine marrow bones. Put a few of these oddball items in a crockpot and add a few pinches of salt and a tablespoon or two or vinegar.

Let it slow-cook overnight and in the morning you'll have fresh beef stock. Why not use the canned stuff? Because real stock contains gelatin - and important protein your body needs that's not in commercial stock. Plus, homemade beef stock tastes amazing.

Jeremy S is a creative foodie. He greatly enjoys blogging about innovative and delicious recipes for everyday food staples.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Belgian Chocolate Truffles #A-Spice-A-Day#56

 I love all the  chocolates that Guylian sent me for review last year. I hope I could review their products again lol. Listen to me talking about chocolates because honestly, I am not crazy about chocolates but their chocolates are so divinely good!  These truffles are the last ones that I consumed.  I gave some to  our friends and my children's teachers.
A Spice A Day #56
February 25, 2014

  • My day started great today.  I walked my kids to school since my husband has to go to work extra early on Tuesdays.
  • I went for a walk after I dropped them off.  My route was our neighborhood, I walked the same streets twice and then I  proceeded to the post office.  They weren't open yet so I did another lapse around the  shopping  area's parking lot  and back.  By the time, I got my package, the wind was blowing already so my fingers were hurting  walking home.  I got a good exercise though.
  • I made some cabbage roll for dinner.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Hearty Sandwich with Egg #A-Spice-A-Day#55

My daughter watched a video on youtube about making a sandwich with different shapes of egg in it. She did a couple of them yesterday for breakfast.  She intended to make a heart on this one.
A Spice A Day #55
February 24, 2014

  • After the snow has completely melted, It is starting to snow again, sigh. Yesterday was our last day of  nice weather.  I have to go to the school today to help other Moms to scoop ice cream for the students's day, a treat for all the  sweet tooth.
  • Sundae   went  great,  all kids were happy to have their  ice cream treats!
  • The music teacher was very excited to learn about the outcome of what we did last Saturday.  The principal also congratulated me.

Music Notes & Instruments

I have never been to a big a  school of music  before so it was a delight for me to  experienced it with my whole family.  I've seen some  music instruments when my grandfather was still alive and seeing the same instruments again at Mary Pappert's School of Music reminded me of my Lolo.  I've seen one cool student alto saxophone practicing in the hallway and it was a  very nice  and fresh breath of air.  While we were waiting for my daughter's class to finish, I took some pictures of their musically decorated  announcement  on the hallway, really neat.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cheesy Skillets #A-Spice-A-Day#54

We were suppose to eat at Eat'n Park after we got done from Doquesne but the kids were exhausted that we just got back home. I had one dinner kit in the seller so I made it for a quick meal.  This chicken  and broccoli box has pasta with cream cheese sauce, dried broccoli florets, and seasoning.  I usually add  big chunks of broccoli but I did not have any  in the fridge that day.  This dinner kit saves time  when you want to fix a quick meal.
A Spice A Day #54
February 24, 2014

  • We visited my Dad, he was happy as I helped him prepared his stuffed pepper.  He is not familiar with the new oven that he has so he has a hard time figuring out what to do sometimes especially that he can't hardly see small prints.  While we were there, Ms. Burrito played some songs in the  out-of-tune piano at the my FIL's basement.  She discovered that someone have broken the piano chair in half.
  • We went to the mall after  we cooked Dad's  stuffed pepper.  We bought a pair of  boots for Ms. Burrito and a pair of pants uniform for the little Mister.
  • We  finished our trip with a small grocery shopping.  I grabbed a rotisserie chicken upon check out.
  • We had mashed potatoes, rotisserie chicken,  and  sliced  cucumbers soaked in  balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt and sugar, and black pepper.  It was a great dinner.  I ate too much I believe, I had two plates of rice.  Yeah, I sabotaged my diet lol.
  • Did some laundry.  Dusted the furniture and hubby ran the vacuum again.  Our dogs shed like crazy.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Cheesy Bread Pizza #A-Spice-A-Day#53

I grabbed a pack of bread rolls one day, sliced them in half, laid it in a pizza pan, and topped it with pepperoni and cheese and voila, instant bread pizza at home, yum! Pizza is not my favorite  fod but once in a while, I crave for it.
A Spice A Day #53
February 22, 2014

  • We woke up early as we have an appointment at Doquesne University for our daughter.
  • Ms. Burrito made some breakfast.
  • We got ready after eating breakfast and headed out to Pittsburgh.  
  • The interview and evaluation went well.  The Director  said that her  skills is  on 4th year level considering that she has only been taking piano lessons for a year.  
  • Hubby  gave Matilda a proper burial at our flower bed.  

Friday, February 21, 2014

Birthday Cake by Little Chefs

My Burritos did a great job making Daddy a birthday cake.  Both of them help each other in baking the cake and then decorating it with  icing.  What a way to enjoy a special day  with a sweet treat from the sweetest children in the world!  
Daddy sure appreciated their great effort in making this   special cake.

Pot Roast with Lemon Grass#A-Spice-A-Day#52

Have you every prepared a roast using lemon grass as a spice. I tried it and loved it since. From where I came from, we uses lemon grass in many food that we coked especially the roasted chicken. It makes the meat so tasty and smells so good!  On the other hand, I  wanted to try this pork shoulder  cut, it was okay but my lovelies still prefers  beef when it comes to roast so that would be the last time I use pork.  I just thought of trying it because it was on sale at the store.
A Spice A Day#52
February 21, 2014

  • Miss Burrito attended her piano lessons.  
  • Did laundry today and also cleaned the house since we are going to be out tomorrow.
  • After a disappointing  tax return, I don't  feel like blogging.  I can't find any inspiration.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Spicy Monterey from Quiznos #A-Spice -A-Day#51

Aside from healthy reasons, I love sub sandwiches from Quiznos or Subway because you can create your own sandwich according to your liking. You will be given a choice what you want in your sandwich and that is what you will get. I love this Spicy Moneterey that I always get from Quiznos.  I always split half with my husband because it is too big and I can't eat the whole thing.  
 A Spice A Day #51
February 20, 2014

  • So glad that my daughter's fever  is gone and that she went back to school already.
  • We did our taxes tonight with H&R Block.  We hardly  got back any.  It was just enough to pay  the fee at H&R Block and the State Tax.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Coffee Creamer #A-Spice-A-Day#50

Do you have a favorite coffee creamer? Hubby and I love Creme Brulee from Coffee Mate.  We get disappointed sometimes because  the store where we buy our groceries doesn't stack too many of them. Sometimes they ran out of stock so we are forced to buy something else.  We tried this Souther Butter Pecan one time, it was okay but we were not crazy about it.
A Spice A Day #50
February 19, 2013

  • I was suppose to have my volunteer duty in school but was not able to go because my little Miss woke up with a fever so she stayed home.  I was glad that I  got to stay home with her because I got to  do some tasks online.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Lipton Orange Spice #A Spice-A-Day#49

My husband and kids love iced tea. We always have fresh brewed tea everyday. I like it too but now as much as they like it. ONce in a while, I find an interesting tea and make it. I got intrigued with this Lipton Orange Spice so I made a hot tea when I had the sniffles.  I squeezed in an orange in it and added  honey to sweeten it.  It was okay.
A Spice A Day #49
February 18, 2014

  • My children's school was closed today.
  • We went with my husband to attend  Mr. Burrito's gymnastic class.
  • Somebody from the mall called today and told us that Ms. Burrito's name was drawn as one of the $100 gift card winners to the  free games that they have participated last weekend.  Woot!
  • Hubby booth me a pair of boots.
  • I made a pot of vegetable soup and sauteed mung beans.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Birthday Cake #A-Spice-A-Day#48

We bought a box of cake mix and Ms. Burrito baked and decorated it for her Dad's birthday.  It turned out really well, taste-wise.  The decor is not perfect but hey, she's 8, better than what I can do hahaha.
A Spice A Day #48
February 17, 2014

  • Hubby turned 45 today.  I wish that he is home but he has to go to work, bummer.
  • The school ran on two hour delay today so I walked my kids to school. It got down to 7  degrees last night.   We are supposed to get another  two inches more tonight.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Rice Noodles for Long Life #A-Spice-A-Day#47

My mother used to tell us when we were kids that having a pancit on your birthday signifies long life.  I don't really believe in it but it doesn't hurt to do it right?  We pre-celebrated my husband's birthday since he has to go to work tomorrow.  I only made rice noodles because I was in agony with my migraine.
A Spice A Day #47
February 16, 2014

  • We did not go to church today because  our son has  a sniffle.
  • Hubby did the laundry for me as I rest  trying to get rid of my migraine.  Thanks Hon!
  • Ms. Burrito baked a birthday cake for her Dad.
  • We went to bed early.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Laughing Sandwiches #A-Spice-A-Day#46

Our 8 year old chef at home prepared some sandwiches this morning using potato buns, fried spam and bacon, and olives.  She call this the laughing sandwiches, silly girl.  Weekend becomes her regular  schedule  for coking breakfast for us.  It takes time and  causes a lot of mess but I don't mind cleaning after because she is learning in the kitchen.
Shadow Shots
A Spice A Day #46
February 15, 2014

  • We will be  going to the  mall/store to  check out  a vacuum as we need a new one.  
  • Will update this post tonight.
  • The kids had so much fun at the mall since there are free games for them, such perfect timing.
  • Hubby  bought me another V-day present, a new Vacuum. Thanks Hon!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Valentine Treats #A-Spice-A-Day#45

We visited my  father-in-law  while  Ms. Burrito is having her  piano lessons over at Torrence Music.  We brought Dad  some lasagna for dinner.  He's been hinting that he misses   the kind of lasagna that I make so I made some yesterday and brought him some.  As we were leaving to get the little Miss, my sister-in-law, Chris,  showed up.  She brought Dad some  Valentine treats that she baked.  I took a picture of it  with my phone  before we left.  
A Spice A Day #45
February 14, 2014
  • I asked my husband what he wanted for dinner and he requested for lasagna so I  made a pan with the help of my 8 year old  chef.  He and my FIL has been hinting that they want some lasagna and I keep ignoring it lol.  Finally, I made them a pan which made them very happy.
  • I wasn't able to finish the scrap book that I was planning to give my husband as a Valentine's gift but I showed it to him anyway.  I told him that I will try to finish it before our anniversary hehehe.
  • Hubby  gave me a  pot of miniature roses for Valentine's.  I can't wait till the Spring comes so I can add it to my collection of miniature roses in our garden.  

Almondina Biscuits.. The Delicious Cookie Without the Guilt

I love to snack on any kind of nuts and biscuits.  MY sister-in-law used to give me  home baked biscuits like biscotti and other crunchy bake goodies.  I was excited when Almondina, an Ohio-based company  that is owned by world renowned  musical conductor, Yuval Zaliouk, sent me  different  flavors  of  their biscuits.  All their cookies are sold in 50 states and some foreign countries   for two decades now which says a lot about the company.  You can pretty much find their products in big stores like Walmart, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, to name a few.
Here's more about Almondina:
Almondina are unique - a gourmet cookie, health food and snack, all in one. These extraordinary gourmet treats are created from Yuval Zaliouk's secret family recipe which has been passed down from generation to generation and was introduced to the market in 1989. It is wonderfully crunchy and does not have to be dipped. It is a delightful accompaniment for coffee, tea, soft cheeses and fine light wines.
Almondina® biscuits in the following flavors:

  •  Original - America's all natural favorite with almonds and raisins
  • Chocolate Cherry - We combined the world's finest dark chocolate with plump cherries to produce an irresistible, decadent treat without guilt.
  • Choconut - Rich tasting crunchy chocolate, but low in calories
  • Cinnaroma® - The original biscuit for cinnamon lovers
  • Gingerspice - Trend setting, with chunks of Australian ginger
  • AlmonDuo® - Double-nut wonder with almonds and pistachios
  • AnniversaryT - Award winning delight with a touch of anise
  • BranTreats® - Made with oat bran and the finest cinnamon "Cookies For Breakfast"
  •  Sesame - Irresistible, exotic, flavorful
  • Seasonal Pumpkin Spice - A seasonal attraction with a delightful touch of fall spices combined with the highest quality almonds and pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
The also have new  products:
  • Chocolate Dipped – the Original® dipped in the finest, pure, rich dark chocolate was  previously offered only certain times of the year is now available year round
  •  Delights – The Original® Almondina totally encased in Milk chocolate
  •  Yogurt Dipped – Brantreats® dipped on one side with a layer of all natural yogurt
Here's what you can expect from Almondina® Biscuits:
  • All Natural
  • Free of cholesterol, coloring and preservatives
  • Made with no added fat or salt
  • Low in calories - only 30 per slice
  • Kosher and Pareve (non dairy)
Almondina is good with tea or coffee.  You can eat it as a cracker with cream cheese, Brie or other soft French cheese.  You can enjoy it  with a glass of sherry use it as  crumbled as an ice cream topping.  Perfect to serve to youngsters with milk or you can enjoy it as a delicious breakfast on the way to work.  Almondina is Crunchy, addictive, healthful!  Believe me as I am addicted to this already.
Would you believe if I say that I am the only one eating it at home?  My kids stayed away from it as they  find it a bit hard, again, I love crunchy stuff so this is perfect for me.  My husband is  not very fond of biscuits either so I got all these for myself, Yay.. Hog me.. lol!

My favorite is the  sesame  flavored ones, it reminds me of home because I ate a lot of sweet treats  with sesame back home when I was growing up.  I  also love the  one with pistachio as I love   snacking on pistachio as well.   This is definitely a snack I would love to have  in my kitchen  all the time.  Perfect for my morning coffee or snack when I am doing my online  gigs.  

You can find Almondina on Facebook and like their page if you want to be updated with their yummy products.  Thanks a lot Almondina!

Disclaimer: The author of this blog was NOT financially compensated to write this review. Opinions expressed is not in anyway influenced by other factors. The product/s mentioned above was provided for FREE for evaluation purposes.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Fajita with Olives #A-Spice-A-Day#44

Some of the menus that my husband can eat anytime I make it is chicken fajita, lasagna, spaghetti, caldereta with rice, and barbecue. Lately, he is so into eating chicken fajitas. He requested for it last weekend but I have no bell peppers in the refrigerator so I decided to make it with Oloves Olives. He said it was okay but he still preferred the one I make with bell peppers. Okay there Champ, I gotcha hehehe.
A Spice A Day #44
February 13, 2014
  • We prepared the  kids Valentine treats for their classmates and friends.
  • This week was a very unproductive week  for me, blog-wise.  I just could not get a good inspiration to do anything including reviews.  I find it hard to   have the thoughts flow in my  brain.  I blame it to my hormone lol.  I  focused my attention to my work outs instead, which isn't bad.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Bottle Gourd #A-Spice-A-Day#43

When I was in the Philippines, I never freeze any vegetable nor use a any frozen veggies. But when I came here, I learned how to freeze veggies  especially the ones that  isn't available in our local  store like this  gourd.  I grew  an upo at our backyard and  got lucky to have only one fruit but it was very long so I chopped it after peeling off the skin and freeze it.  I used all of these already.  It is good with tinola or sinigang or when cooking sardines.
A Spice A Day #43
February 12, 2014
  • I was  sick to my stomach when I discovered the dead body of our female rabbit, Matilda, this morning.  Matilda and Wubzy are part of my daily routine, I feed them everyday so it was a sad moment for me to find out  that she's dead.
  • I made some spaghetti  for dinner.
  • I had my volunteer duty in school today.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Nachos #A-Spice-A-Day#42

A favorite snack during football season.  This small serving cost $5 over at Jimmy Carey Stadium when we watched football last year.  They made a killing of income out of this since  a lot of viewers wants something to snack while watching.  Snacks from outside is not allowed so you really have to buy it from them.
A Spice A Day #42
February 11, 2014

  • Hubby said that  our son  is getting better at gymnastics.  Due to  frigid temp, I don't go anymore.  I'll be going again when the weather  gets better.  
  • Made beef and broccoli for dinner.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Chicken Wingettes and Salad #A-Spice-A-Day#41

When we were still in Korea, there was a  food place inside the base called Duffy's.  We used to go there on Fridays because their chicken wings are only ten cents a piece.  Vegetable salad has always been a favorite pair  when I prepare  chicken wings at home.  

A Spice A Day #41
February 10, 2013

  • There was a two hour delay at school today so I  had to walk my kids to school.  I decided to go for a walk after I dropped them off.  
  • I made a pork pot roast for dinner.

Dressing Up

My son is only 7 but he is already very  conscious of how he looks.  He likes to dress up even when at home.  We haven't found a tuxedo vest for his   upcoming communion yet but we will look into it soon.  He still have  another year anyway.  We almost bought a tuxedo for him at the store   last month but judging of how fast he grows, we hold off from buying it  because he might outgrow on it before he can  use it.  Below is the dressy clothes we bought him last Christmas.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Quiznos Date #A-Spice-A-Day #40

Ever since we have our kids, hubby and I rarely go on a date  by ourselves.  We always have our kids everywhere we go.  I think in ten years, we only went  on a date twice and that was because my  FIL and SIL had our  Burritos.  We  never really  leave the kids to day care or a baby sitter.  Anyway,  few days before Christmas, hubby took a day off so we can finish shopping for the kids gifts.  It gave us a little time for ourselves.  We  dropped by at Quiznos and try their healthy subs.  That was my very first time eating at Quiznos and I must say that I like them better than  Subway.  Since we liked our first time there, we took the kids  a couple of times there already when we go to the mall and they liked it too.
A Spice A Day #40
February 9, 2014

  • We visited my FIL after church and we stayed there for  quite a while.  Then we dropped by at Walmart and had our grocery shopping done.
  • Did the laundry  when we came back home and also  vacuumed while  waiting for the   laundry to get done. 

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Cantaloupe #A-Spice-A-Day#39

One of the many fruits that my kids and husband love to snack on is cantaloupe.  I like cantaloupe too and I love it in  shakes with milk, yum!  I was bloghopping one day  and saw  a water melon that they carved into a basket and put the scooped  watermelon meat in it.  I thought it was pretty neat so I did it with the cantaloupe that we had, the kids had fun  scooping the meat.
A Spice A Day #39
February 8, 2014

  • My husband asked me if I wanted to go somewhere but since it was snowing, I didn't feel like going anywhere so we stayed home.  
  • I made some chicken wings and  salad for dinner.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Tinola #Ginger-Soup #A-Spice-A-Day#38

Because of frigid  temperature, I have been making  different kinds of soup to warm up our body.  One thing that I miss making though is tinola or chicken ginger soup.  I don't have the right ingredients/vegetable.  I love using chayote squash but the bottle gourd  is good too.
A Spice A Day #38
February 7, 2014

  • Went to bed early last night, I wanted to do all the bloghopping threads but my body could not hang anymore so I call it a night.  Finishing them all today would be  a bit rough since I have to update my blogs also, whew!

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Frozen Milkfish #A-Spice-A-Day#37

Once in a while, I buy milkfish at the Asian store when we go to Pittsburgh. It's frozen but that's all you can buy there, no fresh fish at all.  This wasn't boneless but it filled up my cravings.  Hubby and kids does not like bangus or milkfish so I am the only one who eats it.  To eliminate the  strong taste of it, I always  marinade it with  orange juice and onions before frying it. 
A Spice A Day #37
February 6, 2014

  • There was a two hour delay today so I had to walk my kids to school.  ON my way home, our son's teacher's car got stuck in the snow so I went back to school, got a shovel and shoveled the snow out of the way of my son's teacher.  An old guy helped me also.  I wish the school could have  assigned someone to clear up their driveway earlier so no one got stuck.  Anyway, the kids and I had fun walking on top of an an icy snowy.
  • I made  macaroni soup as  requested by Ms. Burrito, rigatoni as requested by  the little mister, and hubby  was requesting  chicken fajita but I told him to just eat  rigatoni with  our son lol.  Sorry hon, I did not have enough time to make the fajita.  Mavbe tomorrow, I will make you some.  

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Vegetable Soup #A-Spice-A-Day#36

I made a pot of vegetable soup for dinner  and  everyone in my abode loved it.  See, when I cook it's either HIT or MISS.  This time, hubby said I hit the home run and I was a happy  home chef lol.  I have  a few days old  potato buns that nobody wants to eat so I    cut them in half, buttered them, sprinkled some parsley  on top and baked it for ten minutes, it was  yummy too.  My son wanted more of the  potato buns but there is no more.
A Spice A Day #36
February 5, 2014
  • The kids are off today due to severe weather condition.  Keeping them busy was a bit tough but we managed to have fun.
  • I feel bad that  even on crappy weather day, my husband has to go to work.  I just wish that he can enjoy his retirement already but since we started our family a little bit late, he still have to get  a new job after retiring.  We're trying to save up for the kids college education so  he can at least retire for the second time a bit early.  

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mugs Display #A-Spice-A-Day#35

I've seen this chandelier-like display of mugs at JCPenny.  Me and the kids were sitting in a rest area  by the home department and we happen to glanced at this display.  I was thinking while I was looking at it, what it the pole that is holding all the weight gave in?  That would make a  big mess and hurt to anyone if  someone happen to be underneath it.  
A Spice A Day #35
February 4, 2014

  • I went for a walk after  dropping off the kids to school.  As crazy as it sounds, being 20 and some degrees outside, I needed  the fresh air.  I felt good after the walk although my fingers felt like they were falling off lol.
  • I made  chicken tikka masala  for dinner with rice.
  • Hubby  said that  Mr. Burrito is getting better with his gymnastic skills.  We don't go  with them anymore as we want the boys to have  "alone time" bonding.
  • Doing laundry right now.  Hoping that  tomorrow would be close in school as we are suppose to have  icy road.

Ozeri Green Earth Smooth Ceramic Nonstick Frying Pan

Having my new Stainless Steel pan from Ozeri was a great inspiration for me to cook my family's favorite dishes.  It's a great addition to my cooking  tools in the kitchen.  Imagine how happy I am when I was given another opportunity to  try  another frying pan from them.  This time, it's the Ozeri Green Earth Smooth Ceramic Nonstick Frying Pan.
  • Unlike other ceramic cookware brands, the Ozeri pan utilizes an ultra-safe ceramic coating derived from nature which is 100% PTFE and PFOA free.
  • Delivers unprecedented non-stick performance without releasing harmful fumes or toxins at high temperatures.
  • Features a scratch-resistant 100 percent ceramic coating as found in nature (no heavy metals or chemicals) that is super easy to clean.
  • Made out of durable heavy-gauge die-cast aluminum with no heavy metals or harmful chemicals.
  • Boasts a comfortable heat resistant Bakelight handle, and a magnetized induction stove safe base for rapid heat transfer.

To show you how inspired I was  in receiving my new  frying pan, here are the yummies I prepared  the day I received  this pan.
I like it that it's deep  so the  oil does not  splatter when you cook.  
Unlike the stainless steel that I previously have from them, I can cook a good amount of food  on this pan without spilling some of them on the stove.

Chicken adobo for dinner. Here's my two Ozeri pans, my new favorite pans  in my kitchen.  Favorite because it is very easy to clean and it's scratch resistant.
If you are looking for a good frying pan  to add in your kitchen, now is the perfect time to buy  this Ozeri Green Earth Smooth Ceramic Nonstick Frying Pan because it is on sale for $25.95 as oppose to it's listing  price of $79.99.  You can buy it via Amazon, just click the link I have provided above.  You can also check their Instavac food storage kit. Amazon is offering a free shipping  if your order  reaches $35.

Disclaimer: The author of this blog was NOT financially compensated to write this review. Opinions expressed is not in anyway influenced by other factors. The product/s mentioned above was provided for FREE for evaluation purposes.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Cooking Duo #A-Spice-A-Day#34

After I cut my hair last Sunday, me and my daughter cooked breakfast together.  She normally coked  right away when she woke up but  glad that she didn't that day, it gave us time to bond in the kitchen.  Cooking with my daughter is fun.  Hubby was inspired to take photos of us but the little Miss was not in the mood for photos.

A Spice A Day #34
February 3, 2014
  • Our daughter  has been stressing out every Monday.  She is not liking her computer class as it is focused on "Think Thru Math".  My daughter is really good in Math, what she doesn't like is the fact that in Think Thru Math, they have to figure out every problem by themselves.  When she can't understand the instruction, she gets frustrated because the teacher does not explains or offer to help.  It bothers me because she doesn't sleep weel during Sunday nights so as a result, she is cranky on Monday morning.  Hubby is planning to talk to the teacher  but we talked to our daughter first.  We told her to toughen up and try her very best to figure things out.  We will see.

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