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When It Comes to Cooking, Cheating is Allowed

A few years back, you would never catch me using shortcuts for cooking.  Often, I would prefer (and even enjoy) taking the long way when prepping and cooking.  I thought I’d be shortchanging my family if I do it the easy way, imagine that!

But there is one Filipino dish that I enjoy cooking now with the help of a great shortcut. The famous peanut stew from the province of Pampanga, KARE-KARE.

peanut stew

kare-kare of the Philippines

Read more about my shortcut in this blog I have written: Cheating is Allowed.  What shortcuts do you use when cooking?