24 Apr2015



I absolutely love canned tuna.

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POSTED IN: Fish, General, Main Courses, Other Produce/Ingredients, Other Recipes, Salads, Seafood

24 Apr2015


I was booking a regional Asian ticket on-line on PAL and checking prices over the past three weeks. They definitely fluctuate as the plane starts to fill up, but they don’t head in one direction, meaning they don’t just increase as the time progresses. It’s true they are priciest nearest the flight time, as they feel customers have no choice, but I found an even more offensive little (and I am assuming INTENTIONAL) quirk in the system…

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POSTED IN: Marketman's "Consumer Reports", Rant & Rave

23 Apr2015



It seems the breadfruit or kolo season starts in April or May and continues for several months over the summer and into the early parts of the rainy season.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General, Snacks

23 Apr2015



Whenever I see them in the market, as I have for the past 5-6 weeks, I get a huge bunch of them.

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POSTED IN: General, Vegetable/Salads, Vegetables

22 Apr2015

Hot Tomatoes

by Marketman

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The summer heat has started to get to me.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General, Salads, Vegetable/Salads, Vegetables

20 Apr2015

Manila From Above…

by Marketman


I probably fly close to a hundred flight segments every year, the vast majority of them on domestic hops from Manila to Cebu and back.

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POSTED IN: General

13 Apr2015


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POSTED IN: General

13 Apr2015



Over the past couple of months I have been clearing out and sorting the nearly 700 cookbooks on our shelves in the city and the beach, and realized I had a few duplicates.

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POSTED IN: General

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