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Easy Carrot Fries Recipe for Air Fryer

People say carrots are for rabbits.  Carmina decided to make her carrots the healthy way. Easy Carrots Fries for Air Fryer Ingredients: 2 - Pieces of Carrots (washed, peel and slice into thin slices) Olive Oil Garlic Powder Preparing: Add the olive oil and garlic powder let it sit for twenty minutes to absorb on both sides of the carrots. Cooking: Place it on your tray of your air fryer making sure there is space.  Cook in the setting what is instructed for fries. I cooked mine for ten minutes no need to turn it over. I had to use the air fryer two times since there wasn't room to fill the whole tray. Dipping Sauce: Honestly, I prefer ranch dressing since didn't have it available just used ketchup of course depending on your preference. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or advertising for ingredients to make carrot fries. Subscribe & follow @ Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you for your support!

Filipino Paksiw na Lechon Kawali Recipe

After you just had a big celebration and you have left over lechon most Filipino used the leftover by making Paksiw na Lechon Kawali. Paksiw na Lechon Kawali Recipe : Ingredients : 2 Cans Liverwurst 2 Tbsp Salt 1 Cup White Vinegar 2 Tbsp Whole Black Pepper 1 Cup Bread Crumbs 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1/4 Cup White Sugar Cooking Instructions : Step 1 : In a pot add cooking oil add all the ingredients together. Mix well Cook 

Paella Rice Recipe

Paella Rice Recipe : Ingredients : 1 Frying chicken cut into serving pieces 3/4 Cup olive oil 1 Pound slab bacon cut into cubes 1 Head Garlic (peel and chopped) 2 Big Onion (sliced) 1 Can Tomato Paste 1 Tsp Paprika 2 Cups Rice 6 Pieces Prawns (boiled) 2 Crabs (boiled and cut into quarters) 20 Pieces Clams (boiled in 5 Cups water) 1/2 Cup Canned Peas (drained) 1 Bell pepper (sliced) Salt Black Pepper Cooking Instructions : Step 1 : Fry the chicken pieces in oil set aside until cooked. Fry garlic in oil until brown Add onion, bacon and fried chicken Add tomato paste, paprika, sweet pea and water in with clams was cooked in. Add rice and allow simmering until mixture is almost dry and rice is cooked. Add prawns, crab, and green bell pepper and cover well. Continue cooking over low heat until all the water has evaporated. Add salt and black pepper to your taste. Ready to serve.

Gulliver's Creamed Corn Recipe

Gulliver's Creamed Corn Recipe : Ingredients : 2 packages (20 oz) Frozen Kernel Corn 5 oz (1.2 pt) Whipping Cream 8 oz (1/2 pt) Homogenized milk 1 tsp Salt 1/4 Tsp MSG  6 Tsp Sugar Pinch White or Cayenne Pepper 2 Tbsp Melted Butter 2 Tbsp Baking Flour Step 1 : Combine all ingredients except melted butter and baking flour place in a pot. Bring to a boil. Simmer 5 minutes. Blend butter with flour add corn mix well together Remove from heat Step 2 : Variation : Put finished corn and heat proof casserole  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese Place under a broiler until melted brown Serves 8

Shrimp Lumpia Shanghai Recipe

Shrimp Lumpia Shanghai Recipe : Ingredients : 5 1/2 Tsp - Salt 2 Tsp Black Pepper 1 Tbsp MSG 1 Cup Chopped Onion 1 Cup Chopped Celery 1 Cup Chopped Singkamas 1 Cup Fresh Shelled Shrimp 1/4 Cup Thinly sliced green onions leaves 5 Pounds of Ground Meat of your choice Lumpia Wrapper Step 1 : Combine everything and mix together Roll it in the lumpia wrapper Fry cook until brown Step 2 : Dipping sauce is either Ketchup or Sweet Chili Sauce

Filipino Paksiw Bangus Recipe

This is a common dish cooked during breakfast or the main dish in the Philippines. People match eating this along with salted egg with rice. I am not fond of this dish but everyone in the family loves eating paksiw bangus. You don't really need to use this kind of fish it can also be used for different type of fish. They say, the more it is storing in the refrigerator the flavor last longer. Ingredients : 1 Fat Fish 1 Cup White Vinegar 3/4 Water 1 Piece Ginger (sliced and pounded) 3 Pieces Garlic (skin removed) 1 Small onion (sliced) 1 Tsp Whole Peppercorn Patis (Fish Sauce) Salt 1 Piece Eggplant (sliced into 3 pieces) 1 Green Chili Pepper Step 1 : Clean Bangus (Milk Fish) Spread with your hands and put salt on the bangus Cut fish in 2 inches length Step 2 : In a pot add whole peppercorn, ginger and vinegar Bring to a boil add water, eggplant, green chili pepper and fish conti

Create Your Own Vietnamese Spring Roll

When you feel like eating something healthy and come in mind you feel like doing something more creative than eating an ordinary salad from a bowl or plate. I've got something to share with you. Just like how the Vietnamese has spring roll wrapped inside a rice paper. You can use the same option of making your salad also like that. I have learned to be more creative when I get the chance to cook at home and show off to the people who do love to eat. Ingredients : Vietnamese Rice Paper Romaine Lettuce Carrot (cut in matchbox sticks) Imitation Crab Meat Sticks Ripe Mango (sliced thinly) Cucumber (sliced thinly) Cooked Shrimp (peel, remove head and tail) Cilantro Seaweed (cut seaweed into 2 inch strip) Vietnamese Rice Paper Step 1 : In a bowl enough to fit the rice paper  Put hot boiling water half way  Dip one sheet of Vietnamese rice paper Remove it and place on the plate Put one piece of romaine lettuce  Add one shrimp Add one stick of imitation crab

Video Chat

I know a lot of people who lie about their real age. I have a co-worker who told me she is the same age as me. I went to look at her birth certificate she claimed they made a mistake. In reality she is one year older. I am not sure why she has to lie her real age. I only found out when one time she had a video chat with a stranger in Facebook dating. The guy who called, her up who she hasn't met yet said, he loved her and I had this question in my mind how can you say I love you to a person whom you've just called, up. He had told her how old he was which ten years age difference. She had told him her age I found out later she is one year older than me. She had told the guy he can be her son. I than tease her and called, her Ate (meaning older sister). She looked at me. I said, you are one year older than me why do you need to lie about your age. You should be happy when someone compliment about you looking younger than your age. There was another time the

Baptism in the Philippines

It has been a long time since I have attended a baptism and become a God Parent at the same time. What is the preparation before you have your baby's baptism? Birth Certificate of your daughter/son Reserve a date of the baptism Each Godparent there is a fee to pay at the church depends on the parish. Reserve the venue of the reception Know who your godparents will be and make sure you know they will be there to give the best guideness to your child as he/she grows up. In the Philippines people go all out when they plan a baptism they have a banner made up which I was able to design one for her. They also give our Baptism Party favors as their remembrance on that occasions. The baptism only took thirty minutes with short prayer, blessing the baby in holy water and lighting the candle. The process compared to the States is really different compare to the Philippines. The people don't really dress up for baptism in the Philippines. 

Three Appliance Used to Cook A Meal

We have more than one item to cook our food in our home. We are not like any normal family who has an oven in their kitchen. We don't have an oven in our kitchen; we use other electric appliance to cook, roast, grill, fry, turbo, stir-fry and roll in one appliance called, Air fryer. This is the healthy living that removes all the fat and oil from the food. It comes with these other neat tools when you have purchase your own air fryer. For example: I buy my Australian hamburger at Shopwise Grocery Store when they have a BOGO sale. They run the price of PHP 500.00 ($10.00) for eighteen patties. They are not seasoned yet. I just sprinkle salt and black pepper on both side. I would defrost the meat and season them place they back on their individual wax paper place back in the freezer. Each hamburger patty is 15 minuites to be grilled. I stop it when it reaches to #8 than flip it and wait till there is #4 remaining and it is completely cooked. We don't like our