Room Service: Best Chicken Marinades

For all chicken steak lovers! Thanks International Bellhop Magazine!!!

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ibellhop Best Chicken Marinades Recipes Room Service

Due to the overwhelming success of our recipe for the “Best Steak Marinade,” we have decided to follow-up on that recipe, and give our travelers our favorite chicken marinade recipes. Chicken is such a diverse protein that we couldn’t just divulge one of our favorite recipes — we gave up three great chicken marinade recipes that you can make from-scratch. These are three different recipes, with three very different tastes and results. We hope that you enjoy all of them, and we will be working hard to bring you more recipes, meals, and destinations you can enjoy… -- Old Pub Chicken Marinade Recipe

Old Pub Chicken Marinade – $

This recipe is great for Budget Ingredients and tastes great.
We love it because it really makes any chicken taste like very Good Pub-Style Chicken.
Use as a Quick Marinade before applying a wet batter.
Suggested uses: Chicken Strips, Chicken Skewers, Grilled Chicken,

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Valentines Day, A Love Story and Red Tres Leches Cake

I can’t imagine loving someone else again or having someone else love me again after almost thirteen (13) years of living alone.  And then it happens. Someone else loves me and I just cannot sleep well at night. The second time of falling in love with someone feels different. The first time I felt like it was a dream  I was  untouched, untainted by anyone. I accepted love with wide open arms and desperation. “Love me, love me, love me!” So he did and  then it fell apart and left me shocked to the core. I realized that people could be cruel and use you, break your heart and leave you. More

100th post, Fiesta Friday, and Pie

Thanks Novice Gardener for this Delicious Shepherd’s Pie!

The Novice Gardener

They say you should mark your 100th post with something special. They say that. Who are they? I don’t know, they are them, the people who say you should mark the 100th post special.

I could, for instance, post a GIF like this one, from passion & possibility:

Or create food art, a la Growing Up in the Garden:

Even do a 100th post giveaway, just as Mia Loves Pretty did:

(Hey, I just did Zero to Hero #23, with that roundup!)

To mark my 100th post, however, I decided to do something else. If you’re participating in the Zero to Hero Challenge, then you’d know that challenge #22 was to create a post and submit it to a blog event. I’ve done this many times already, and I can tell you first hand that my viewership always spikes each time I do it, even more so…

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I wake up this morning in a very cheerful mood.  Two days ago, we went to the Kingdom of Bahrain and spent two satisfying days of going around the malls and watching movies, going to our favorite coffee shop, buying cheap items in souk and going to our favorite Filipino supermarket.  I bought a lot of Filipino delicacies as they are very rare in my place.  And well, there are no cinemas here in Saudi Arabia and going to Bahrain means picking up through good old habits.  I opened the Ipad with a smile on my face, checked  on my Google+ friends while beaming a totally satisfied smile.  I have 5,695 followers so far  and the community where I am the moderator seems to be doing well. More

Chicken Shawarma

imageShawarma is  a lot like  Turkish döner kebab and Greek gyros and is almost similar to a taco but so different in many ways.  It is a popular gourmet sandwich that you can get at Middle Eastern restaurants.  Marinated chicken chunks are mounted on a large rotating skewer and then roasted slowly to perfection against a gas burning grill.


imageLagman, a lamb and vegetable noodle dish, is one of several signature Uzbek dishes, along with plov (lavish rice and lamb pilaf,) samsa (tandoor baked savory pastries,) manty (steamed dumplings,) and kebabs. Uzbekistan, a Central Asian country, is a part of the historically rich region that was overrun by several empires, from the Persian Samanid and later Timurid dynasties, to the Russian monarchy, to the Soviet Union. The traces of each marked this land, leaving its imprints in its peoples, its traditions and its food. Lagman is a case in point. Brought to Central Asia by Chinese speaking Muslims, this dish shares many similarities with East Asian noodle soups. There are many varieties of lagman, ranging from the simple tomato and potato versions that we usually make here in Saudi Arabia to lo mien like stir fries, and to luxurious preparations in which noodles are pulled to be as thin as silk threads. More

Chicken Pho (Phở Gà)

I love Pho!!!

It's More Than Just Pho

The time has come…I made pho!!

And can I just clarify to all: it’s is pronounced like “fuh,” not “foe.”  It drives me nuts when people say it wrong!

Also, I don’t use MSG.  For some reason, a lot of my friends asked me this when I told them I was making pho.  Pho restaurants typically use MSG to enhance the flavor of soup, but I am not a pho restaurant so I use good old sugar and fish sauce.

I had many requests from friends to make this, so I felt that it was high time I shared my version of the popular noodle soup.  Many of you may be accustomed to beef pho, but I personally prefer to make it with chicken.  I think it’s just because I like chicken better than beef in general.  You can totally substitute the chicken stock with beef stock; the pork bones with…

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Creamy Hot Chocolate and Choco-Nuts Pops

Perfect for winter time!!!

Details, naturally

One cold day, about twenty-eight years ago, my mother entered a coffee shop in Italy and ordered a hot chocolate. It was the first time she ordered one in Italy, since she had just moved there with little Casper, my brother. What she got surprised her; the cup was hot and steaming, but this was not hot chocolate, she thought. The consistency of whatever they had just served her was thick and almost not liquid anymore; it looked creamy and thick at the point she thought it was some sort of pudding.

Soon enough she realized that was just how the Italian hot chocolate is, and even sooner, just after taking the first sip, she had realized it was delicious.

Years went by and that same hot chocolate became a staple in our pantry during the cold winters. Basically it was what got us through the winter. One cup and…

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The Day I Craved for Red Velvet Cake

imageI had been very busy these last few days, I got research projects to be made for the girls, I also have to compute for an accounting assignment plus I need to teach a boy his English lessons, he has a short quiz tomorrow.  Great, I have been sleeping for only 2 hours and I think I will stay until the morning today.  I need to beat the deadline.  This is just one of the many part-time jobs that I have here in Saudi Arabia.  Actually, my part-time job gives me more money than my salary, sounds ironic right?   More

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