Your Favorite Filipino Food

Apologies, dear blog readers, but self decided she needed to take an informal survey based on the question:

What is Your Favorite Filipino Food?

The memories of Dear Departed Ateneo prof Doreen Fernandez are flooding self’s brain today, triggered by an e-mail she got from Doreen’s niece, telling her about the Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Contest!

So, self decided that in order to get some really good ideas, she needed to take a survey. She called up one aunt after another. (The theme of the contest is “biskwit,” but so what, self just wanted an excuse to bother people today!) The only aunt to pick up was the one in Daly City. She rattled off:

Adobo

“Chicken, or pork?” self inquired.

“Chicken and pork,” aunt responded.

“Very Read the rest of this entry »

Today, Last Friday in August 2009

Today, dear blog readers, self is stuck at home. Her clunker is in the shop. Hubby kept nagging and nagging self to have it looked at, so she thought it only fair to let him know the estimate: $880.94

WHAAAAT, exclaimed the Dear Man.

(Funny, self is pretty sure she’s gonna have to swallow all of it — from her skimpy savings. So of what use is all that shock and awe? Under the circumstances, Read the rest of this entry »

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