Saturday, October 29, 2011

Reblog: POST NG INA MO TALAGA!!! (Reloaded)

Di ko mapigilan i-repost e.  Basahin niyo na lang.

Eto yung link:

Reblog: Catholic Church Makes a Fortune in the German Porn Business

Perhaps if we give them the sole distribution of condoms and other contraceptives, and sex education literature, the RH Bill will gain their approval faster than you can say "fuck." - Rence

Go to the link to read the article

Friday, October 28, 2011

Feature Blogs

Do visit my cousin's blogs, too.  If you like to cook, she has some great recipes here.  I have tasted her cookies, and they're just awesome.  Can't wait to get hold of what she sent me.  Sa Sunday ko pa matatanggap, e.  Please link her blogs.

Things I have done, I am thinking about or things I want to share

Two Ladies brought together by their day jobs, bonded by their passion for food.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pacham Pizza

There is only one rule I follow when making a pizza.  That is "There are no rules when making a pizza."  Perhaps that is the reason why we see pizza in different forms, sizes, shapes, and flavors in the market now.

This recipe is just to show you how I made THIS pizza, and for you to see how easy it is to make it at home.  You may use this as a guideline to make your own pizza, with your own toppings.

1 piece pizza crust (small)
2 tsp tomato sauce
6 slices cheese
onion rings
2 pcs medium tomatoes
1 pc small eggplant

How I made up my pizza:

1.  I evenly spread the tomato sauce on top of the pizza crust.  I used Del Monte Tomato Sauce with MMK (malunggay, monggo, kalabasa).

2.  I arranged the sliced cheeze on the crust.

3.  Onion rings and tomatoes came next, and lastly,

4.  The eggplants.
5.  I placed them in the oven toaster for about 10 to 15 minutes.  I first heated the top for the first 10 minutes to cook the eggplant.  Then with the time left, I used dual heating (top and bottom - my oven toaster has single and dual functions.  I can heat only the top or the bottom or use them both.) 

Now, eating this 2-inch thick pizza is another story. 

Tips (refer to the first picture of this post):
1.  I placed the unused tomato sauce in a jar and placed it in the refrigerator for future use.
2.  If you love cheese, buy a cheese cutter for convenience in cutting the cheese.  Cheese doesn't stick to the cheese cutter like it does on a knife.
3.  I keep the unused crust in the freezer.  A pack of crust contains four pieces.  You can buy them at the supermarket.
4.  I did not grate the cheese.  As I've said, there are no rules in making a pizza.
5.  You may use any toppings you can think of to make your pizza.
6.  I used a simple oven toaster to make this pizza, that's why I sliced the crust into 2.
7.  There is no picture of the finished product because I ruined it. Hahaha.  But more or less, the picture looks much like the last one here.

Till next pacham.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Single Living

I have been living alone for quite some time now.  It's not easy, pero I can cope with it.  I can say that my living alone is a self-fulfilled prophecy, because it is what I wanted when I was young.  Pero hindi ganoon kadali para sa akin yung mag-decide na mabuhay mag-isa.  I can say that when I made that decision, it was the only option during that time.  I wish someone can write this for me.  Next time na lang ulit.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Pasta Con Sardines Brunch

This pasta recipe is good for one person. 

Spaghetti (See tips below to see how to measure pasta good for one serving)
Sardines (1/2 of 155g-can)
Cooking oil to saute (about 1 tbsp)
Garlic (quantity according to preference)
Ground black pepper to taste
Onions for garnishing

1.  Cook pasta according to package instructions, then set aside after draining.
(for a simpler dish, you may skip steps 2 to 4)
2.  Saute garlic in cooking oil.
3.  Pour sardines into pan.
4.  Simmer.
5.  Pour sardines on top of cooked pasta.
6.  Put onion rings on top for garnishing.
7.  Toasts are optional.

Some tips:
1.  I prefer to use Del Monte Spaghetti because, as it says in the packaging, it stays firm even if you cook it longer than you should.

2.  This is my first time to use fried sardines on pasta.  But I have tried using caldereta and other flavors of tuna before.  This tastes great with rice, too.  By the way, if you are wondering why there is no salt in the recipe, there is no need for salt because the sardines are salty enough.  In fact, you can use only half of the contents of one can for 1 serving of pasta and keep the rest in the refrigerator, after transferring them into another container.

3.  The holes in the pasta ladle are used to measure the quantity of spaghetti.  The smaller hole is used for spaghetti for one serving.  The bigger hole for two.  You can increase or decrease the quantity of pasta after measuring according to your consumption.

4.  To store the unused portion of fruits or vegetables, put them inside plastic bags and seal them.  This unused portion of onion can last up to 2 or 3 weeks inside the refrigerator, compared to one that is not sealed, 2 to 3 days.

Note:  This is my first try at blogging what I cook, so comments and suggestion are welcome.  I cook for one, since I am living alone.  I find cooking a meal for one harder than cooking a meal for a family.  I will blog about it in another post.  In the meantime, why don't you try this recipe?  If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comment section.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

How Less Is More

I can identify with the first part of this video.  I have travelled with boxes that are filled with stuff that I have already forgotten about.  It's time to edit ruthlessly. 

Disturbing Videos

May napanood na naman ako'ng very disturbing video.  Ito yung video ng two-year-old na nasagasaan sa China, at hindi man lang tinulungan ng mga dumadaan.  Kung madali ka maapektuhan negatively ng ganitong klaseng panoorin, huwag mo na i-click yung "play" button pag nakita mo ito.  At sa iba naman, bago niyo i-post ang mga ganitong klaseng video, itanong niyo muna sa sarili niyo kung bakit niyo ito ipo-post.  Ano ang purpose niyo?  Oo, kasalanan ko kung bakit ko napanood ito.  Kasi, I willfully did it.  Pinanood ko.  I am writing this not for my sake but for the sake of others.  Ano ang mabuting idudulot ng pag-post ng ganitong klaseng video?  Awareness?  So, pag aware ka, ano na?  Call to action?  Sige, mauna ka.  Ano ang gagawin mo kung ikaw ang nasa ganoong sitwasyon?  I want to know, ano ang positive na maidudulot ng ganitong video.  Please, enlighten me. - Rence


BF: *nagda-drive* Love, pa-kiss naman, o.
GF:  Ano ka? Nagda-drive ka, e.  Baka mabangga tayo.  Ako na lang ki-kiss sa iyo.
BF:  Sige.
GF:  Eh...pikit ka muna.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Siri vs Japanese

It must really be very frustrating for this guy. LOL

It Pays to Take Typing 101

Touch typist ako.  Ibig sabihin, nakakapag-type ako nang hindi tumitingin sa keyboard.  Hindi naman perfect ang skill ko, dahil hindi ko kabisado ang numbers, or yung first top row ng keyboard (but I can touch type in the numeric keypad).  I took my first lessons in typing in high school.  May kanya-kanya kaming dalang portable typewriters noon for typing class.  Noong college naman, merong provided Olympia typewriters sa Typing 101.  I enjoyed my typing class, lalo na sa college.  We had to type in time with our prof's beat.  She used a huge stick to hit the blackboard with three successive beats, paused, and repeated the beats.  We had to type without looking at the keyboard.  Kailangan ang mata mo nakatutok sa typing book.  Imagine mo kung gaano kaingay ang typing class.

There are lessons in typing na naging habit ko na.  Like typing one space after a comma, and typing two spaces after a period.  Nung nauso ang computers, I have to relearn how hard I type kasi, noong college, kailangan malakas ang fingers mo pag-type sa Olympia typewriter dahil hindi babakat sa papel yung letra pag mahina ka mag-type.  Hindi ko alam kung may typing classes pa rin ngayon.  Ang alam ko, karamihan ng mga nagco-computer ngayon e tuldok system ang gamit.  Na-appreciate ko ang ganitong skill lalo na kapag nagsusulat ako ng compositions kagaya nito.  Sunod ang fingers ko sa flow ng utak ko.  Hindi ako nadi-distract ng paghahanap ng mga letra sa keyboard.  Pero nagulat ako sa kapatid ko.  Touch typist siya sa cellphone.  Nakakapag-text siya ng hindi nakatingin sa keypad ng cellphone kahit may ginagawang iba o may kausap na iba,  Madami din ako nakitang may ganitong skill.  Panahon nga naman.  Things change.

If you want to invest some time in learning touch typing, you can go to Free Typing Game . Tiyaga lang.

Friday, October 14, 2011

What I've Viewed Lately

Bakit ba nitong mga nakaraang araw e puro disturbing videos and news ang nakikita ko? Una, napanood ko yung video ng SM shootout sa Pampanga. Next naman, yung chronology ng pag-torture sa Japanese girl. Tapos, yung pagkatay sa mga hayop sa China para sa kanilang fur, at yung video na anti-smoking. Kahit ayaw ko magpa-apekto, apektado talaga ako in a negative way. I regret having watched those videos and having read those articles. Kung madali ka maapektuhan ng mga ganoong klaseng information, huwag mo na panoorin o basahin. Better kill your curiosity. Kesa curiosity to kill the cat. Bakit, pusa ka ba? - Rence

On Marcos' Burial

Ferdinand Marcos finally being given a state burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, with full military honors. 

Marcos family to Filipinos:  Suck this!  
Are we ready to receive it?

This statement sums it all up:
"No admitting, no apologies, no making amends, no returning of loot = no burial. Ano tayo, gago?" - Jim Paredes, comment on It’s Final: No State Burial for Marcos-- Our Kababayans’ Comments

Reblog: It’s Final: No State Burial for Marcos-- Our Kababayans’ Comments

 What is your opinion regarding this issue?
Click the link below to read the article by Gel Santos Relos

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Funny Real Answers from TV Show Contestants

Sobrang dami na nag-post nito, but I think this post deserves all the chance to be read again...and again...

These are questions and actual answers of contest participants.

1. Q: “Ano sa Tagalog ang teeth?” A: “Utong!”

2. Q: “Kung ang light ay ilaw, ano naman ang lightning?” A: “Umiilaw!”

3. Q: “Kung vegetarian ang tawag sa kumakain ng gulay, ano ang tawag sa kumakain ng tao? A: “Humanitarian?”

4. Q: “Sina Michael at Raphael ay mga.” A: “Ninja?”

5. Q: “Ano ang karaniwang kasunod ng kidlat?” A: “Sunog!”

6. Q: “Magbigay ng sikat na Willie.” A: “Willie da pooh!”

7. Q: “Ang mga Hindu ay galing sa aling bansa?” A: “Hindunesia?”

8. Q: “Anong hayop si King Kong?” A: “Pagong!”

9. Q: “Magbigay ng mabahong pagkain.” A: “Tae!”

10. Q: “Saang bansa matatagpuan ang mga Canadians?” A: “Canadia!”

11. Q: “Kumpletuhin – Little Red.” A: “Ribbon!”

12 Q: “Ano ang tinatanggal sa itlog bago ito kainin?” A: “Buhok?”

13. Q: “Magbigay ng pagkain na dumidikit sa ngipin.” A: “Tinga!”

14. Q: “Anong oras kadalasang pinapatay ang TV?” A: “Pag balita?”

15. Q: “Ano ang tawag mo sa anak ng taong grasa?” A: “Baby oil?”

16. Q: “Saan karaniwang ginagawa ang mga sweets na ginagamit sa halu-halo?” A: “Sweetserland?”

17. Q: “Sinong higanteng G ang tinalo ni David?” A: “Godzilla?”

18. Q: “Ano ang mas malaki, itlog ng ibon o sanggol ng tao?” A: “Itlog ng tao!”

19. Q: “Anong S ang tawag sa duktor nag nago-opera?” A: “Sadista?”

20. Q: “Blank is the best policy.” A: “Ice tea?”

22. Q: “Saan binaril si Jose Rizal?” A: “Sa likod!”

23. Q: “Fill in the blanks – Beauty is in the eye of the ____.” A: “Tiger?”

24. Q: “Ano ang kinakain ng monkey-eating eagle?” A: “Saging!”

25. Q: “Kung ang suka ay vinegar, ano naman ang Inggles ng toyo?” A: “Baliw!”

26. Q: “Anong tawag mo sa kapatid ng nanay mo?” A: “Kamag-anak!”

27. Q: “Saan nakukuha ang sakit na AIDS?” A: “Sa motel?”

28. Q: “Kung ang H2O ay water, ano naman ang CO2?” A: “Cold water!”

29. Q: “Sinong cartoon charcater ang sumisigaw ng yabba dabba doo?” A: “Si scooby dooby doo?”

30. Q: “Heto na si kaka, bubuka-bukaka.” A: “Operadang bakla?”

31. Q: “Ilan ang bituin sa American flag?” A: “Madami!”

32. Q: “Ano ang tawag mo sa taong isa lang ang mata?” A: “Abnormal!”

Tuesday, October 11, 2011