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Life at Age 55 in the United States

Did you know in the United States when you reach 55 years old, you're consider a senior citizen? Carmina realized being one year to become fifty-five years old she can take advantage of the benefits when you're visiting the United States. Certain stores provide a discount when you shop at their store example in Seafood City Supermarket it is 12% from your purchases on every Tuesday. Ross Dress for Less Store every Tuesday is 10% off your purchase. Basically, you can gain a pension from support from the government to apply for low income when you want to start a life living back in the United States if you wanted too without having an income. Just visiting the United States if your 55 years old has a lot of benefits that some people are not aware of for example the friends I've spoken too. Did you know you can purchase a house that is for the 55 years and up for Retirement and 55+ Communities?  Carmina's friends have been informing when you're 55 years old you can co

Bamboo Shoot Recipe

There are a lot of vegetables to eat and when you are use to eating the same vegetables you get tired eating the same you have cooked it over and over again. You know if you’re boss doesn’t eat it you will get stuck eating it with your housemates. When it becomes a leftover you know you have to eat it the next day and you too are tired of eating the same food. Bamboo Shoot Recipe Ingredients: 1 - Cup Bamboo Shoot (sliced thinly) 1 - Cup Sayote Tops 1 - Onion (chopped) 3 - Cloves Garlic (minced) 1 - Thumb size Ginger (peel and sliced thinly) 1 - Cup Water Patis (fish sauce) to your taste Cooking Instructions: In a pot pour small amount of cooking oil while it is getting hot add garlic, onion and ginger saute together. Add bamboo shoot and sayote tops Add water Season with patis and it will be cooked for a short time. Optional Ingredients: Replace the water to 1 - Cup Gata (coconut milk) Add 1 - Cup Shrimp (peel remove skin and head) Add 1 - Cup Ground Meat of your choice

Alamang with Kamias Recipe

When you are tired of eating the same food and want to eat other than what you normally eat from your fixed menu sometimes we crave for food that are easy to make and a dish that you can eat with fried fish to combined it's taste with something else. What is Alamang? Alamang are small shrimp usually made for bagoong, ukoy and vegetables. This is one shrimp I cannot eat I get allergies but my family at home love the taste. What is Kamias? Kamias is actually a fruit and it looks like this in the picture. Alamang with Kamias Recipe Ingredients: 3 Cups - Fresh Alamang - micro shrimp (clean and strain) 2 Cups - Kamias (cut in cubes) 1 - Onion (chopped) 3 - Cloves Garlic (minced) Patis (fish sauce) to taste 1/2 Cup Water Black Pepper to taste Cooking Oil Cooking Instructions: In a pan add cooking oil add garlic and onion saute add fresh alamang and water let it boil Add patis and black pepper Add kamias Best to eat when hot. Ready to be served. Note: You can add other vegetebles in this

Do you get tired eating the same food in your home?

Here in our household we have a fixed menu that consist from Monday to Sunday for two weeks a menu of A and B. Sometimes when you reach the third week of the month you get tired of eating the same old food from the first week. When you live in a household where the family have medical issues and need to eat on the healthy side and the fixed menu hasn’t been revised to their health issues what you end up doing. The cook ends up thinking of alternative food that can be cooked for her boss. Sometimes when you cook something other people are not fond of that dish there comes a time people argue over just on what food was cooked that day instead of thinking how hard the cook had put so much passion on her cooking to taste how it taste. When you live with a household of people it is hard to get any feedback in return and there are times you lose that inspiration to cook because out of your hard labor of love comes complaints from their mouths. I’ve been there and done that so I know how the