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Monday, January 5, 2009

Food during the holidays





Back home, it's customary to prepare even just a little something on the table during Christmas and New Year's eve. I remember mom would be so busy preparing food for the holidays. She'd basically do all the cooking and some cousins in the house but me would help. I must admit I am very lazy when it comes to cooking food especially on a big day like Christmas. Now that me and my sister are here in the US and no mom would take care of the cooking, it's basically my sister who did all the cooking. Well, I did help a bit. We didn't prepare much food anyway since we didn't have many guests but I think the food was too much for the number of people who celebrated with us last Christmas. Anyway, we all enjoyed the food. We had a hearty meal but I didn't eat like a pig like I used to back home during the holidays. Above are the photos of the food. My favorite is the Buko salad and the Ham.

12 replies:

irish daisies said...

oh its so good i just ate dinner! everything looks wonderful is that lemon bars at the bottom? yummy!

Dean and Lee Schroeder said...

wow Jhenn! dami food... I think I like the cassava cake and fried chicken hehehe

Michelle said...

I love buko salad too. Yummy! :)

Shanix said...

mmmm, jen manambok jud ka ani mga foods ;) yum yum

Anonymous said...

That's nice you were able to spend some time with your sister. I miss my sister, she lives in CA and I haven't seen her for 3 years.

Anonymous said...

Wow kalami man tawn ani oi, makagutom gyod. Ang buko salad lami pod kaau!

AdinB said...

The food you guys prepared just looks so good! Makes me wanna have some ate Jhen. hehehe.. :)

Nova said...

i miss buko salad.. asa man ka nagpalit ug buko sis? hahaha.. kay magbuhat ko dre akong patilawon ning akong in laws... nagutom kos imong mga food

Unknown said...

--irish daisies--
oh its so good i just ate dinner! everything looks wonderful is that lemon bars at the bottom? yummy!

thanks lyn. yep, those are lemon bars. wow im impressed, you can tell the name of the food just by looking, hehe.

Unknown said...

--babette--
That's nice you were able to spend some time with your sister. I miss my sister, she lives in CA and I haven't seen her for 3 years.

thanks, babette. yeah, we make sure we get to see each other at least twice a year. :)

Unknown said...

--Nova--
i miss buko salad.. asa man ka nagpalit ug buko sis? hahaha.. kay magbuhat ko dre akong patilawon ning akong in laws... nagutom kos imong mga food

hey novs, ako sister man nagpalit ug naghimo ana oi. i think she said she got it from a filipino store. mura frozen young coconut man cguro to. try to look for it in a pinoy store there in ur place.

Unknown said...

--Shan--
mmmm, jen manambok jud ka ani mga foods ;) yum yum


nah, tambok na hinoon daan shan, hahahaa. samot na jud ni ron. hehe kafaet! congrats diay juntis na sad diay ka sa imo 2nd bb. u must have been lovin' being a mom!

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