Saturday, November 14, 2009

how come no one ever told me

that manugang means daughter- or son-in-law?

I've been using it to refer to my in-laws forever!

the correct word is biyenan.


Tuesday, August 11, 2009

foundering again. Just one of those days, I guess. I need sleep. And a compass.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

How to Not Cook

I've been having some powerful food cravings lately, which I think are the result of months of subsisting on ready-made food. But since said subsistence also ingrains a powerful need to make do with as little effort as possible, I've found ways to feed my cravings without actually cooking. Here are the results:


1 can Green Giant Mexicorn, or simply canned corn
fat-free cottage cheese
ground cayenne pepper

When I want Mexican-style street corn I drain a can of Mexicorn and add in the remaining ingredients listed above, to taste.


Gooey Bites

1 Snickers bar
nutella spread

Cut a Snickers bar into four. Coat each piece with nutella spread. Die a sticky, chocolatey death.


Fake Japanese

cooked rice
1 can tuna, drained
wasabi paste
lite soy sauce

Patrick actually came up with this. You heat the rice then mix in the tuna. In a separate bowl combine wasabi paste and soy sauce to taste. Add to tuna-rice mixture.

I know, I'm semi-homemade- and ghetto-fabulous.

Sunday, February 08, 2009

Happy New Year!

I know, I'm late. Even for Chinese New Year.

Been mulling over firing up this old thing again. Also considering dusting off my Tagalog and creating another mirror blog, in the mother tongue this time, with help from Google Translate. They simplify my process, I turn in my edits to improve their translation database, and everyone wins.

I'm 30 now. And I Twitter now. Other than that, nothing new to report, really.
Would it be tacky to wear these shoes for July 4th? I wanted them for Obama's Inauguration, but thought of it too late.

Pleaser Electra