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Meal time is family time

In the past 2 years and 9 months, I have cooked the following dishes for my family. My husband thought I couldn’t cook at all. Google and recipe books helped me a lot. :) Chef Google lang ang katapat most of the time.

  • Pork Adobo
    Pork Sinigang
    Nilagang Pork
    Nilagang Beef
    Chicken Tinola
    Fried chicken southern style
    Fried chicken Max’s style
    Breaded porkchops
    Pork Menudo
    Beef Mechado
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No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

I love cooking ___ I am a frustrated chef deep inside. haha. This is an attempt to make a no bake blueberry cheesecake, I have to admit it does taste mighty good. :)

The recipe (I chanced upon this recipe from a friend of a friend)

2 bars of Cream Cheese

1 brick Cream (although you’re only going to use half of it)

1 small envelope Knox Unflavored Gelatin or if you can’t find Knox, Alsa will do the job just as well.

1/2 cup sugar

1 1/2 cup water

1 tsp. grated lemon rind or 1/8 tsp of vanilla

1 1/2 cup of crushed Graham crackers.

1/2 stick of butter

Topping of your choice (there are canned blueberry, cherry, strawberry toppings in the groceries), or shaved chocolate.


- Melt Butter and pour on cookie crumbs.  Mix and line on pie pan.  Make sure that it’s weighed down for an even crust.

- In a saucepan, bring water gradually to a boil, melt sugar, Knox gelatin and then add cream.  Then, add chunk after chunk of cream cheese until you get a really creamy mixture.  Let cool.  After it has cooled down, add either your vanilla or grated lemon rind.

- Pour on pie crust and refrigerate for 1 hour or so until it sets.

- Top with your choice of toppings.