Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo

I recently had the privilege of spending a week in the Philippines for work and vacation. My husband and I spent a long weekend diving in Puerto Galera, and I stayed in Manila for three days of meetings. During my trip, I found a lot of good company, good diving and good food! It seems … Continue reading

Chicken Ratatouille – Family Twist on a Classic French Country Dish

Chicken Ratatouille

This recipe was passed down from my mother-in-law’s French family to my husband. Ratatouille is typically a vegetarian dish, but my husband’s family likes to cook the stew with a whole chicken and serve over steamed white rice or with roasted potatoes. Though he’s made ratatouille over the stove, my husband and I decided to … Continue reading

Hamburger Steak Soup Recipe

Hamburger Steak Soup over rice

My husband’s former roommate had a slow cooker and a HUGE cookbook with various slow cooker recipes. One of his favorite dishes to make was hamburger steak soup, and my husband and I grew to love it, too! Though this dish is technically a soup, we always eat it over rice. It’s a warm, cozy … Continue reading