Here’s How You Can Save Money without Really Trying

We all know the importance of saving money. But sometimes, saving can be such a Herculean task, especially when there always seems to be a new gadget to buy, new clothes to splurge on, and new fun things to try out. But dropping extra money on your savings account doesn’t have to be a total drag. ...

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How to Make Nilagang Baka (Boiled Beef and Vegetables in Broth)

Nilagang baka is a boiled beef and vegetables in broth. There are many versions or ways on how to cook nilagang baka depending on the availability of the ingredients used. Below is another version on how to make nilagang baka for your family. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Photo by ...

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Huani: The fragrant mango

Have you ever heard of the huani mango? Perhaps most of us are not familiar with this kind of fruit, but the people in Zamboanga Peninsula know it well. Commonly called kuwini, Saipan mango, and fragrant mango? huani (Mangifera odorata) is a lesser popular Mangifera species that bears edible frui ...

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How to Start a Junkshop and Scrap Business

A Junkshop and Scrap Business is a simple buy and sell business, which is less considered by many since the traded products are unclean and soiled. But in another view, it is a lucrative business that generates a lot of money both for garbage collectors and junkshop owners. (more…) ...

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Intercropping Coconuts with Ginger

Ginger can be grown in sandy loam, clay loam, and lateritic soils, provided that the soil is at least 30 cm. deep and there is enough rainfall and good drainage in the area. (more…) ...

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Agro-Forestry & Farm Inputs

The Agro-forestry products Suppliers Directory is a listing of businesses supplying business owners of raw materials and supplies for gardening and farm inputs like fruit trees, ornamental plats, aquascaping, landscaping equipments and other farm produced products. Aquascapes Philippines Company ...

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How to Make Lechon Paksiw (Pork Roast Leftovers in Sweet and Sour Sauce)

Lechon paksiw is a reinvented Filipino dish made from leftovers of the roast pig or lechon mainly around the ribs, legs and head. Here's another recipe that you can add on your carenderia menu list. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Photo by debbietingzon [/caption] Lechon Paks ...

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Mulching arrests uneven fruit ripening in durian, study reveals

Quality and quantity are the keywords that put an industry ahead of its competitors. Though there is increased demand for durian (Durio Zibethinus) in the world markets - due largely to its rich and exotic taste - the country has been unable to tap this opportunity for export earnings as the local i ...

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How to Make Kare-kare (Oxtail and Vegetables in Peanut Sauce)

Kare-kare is basically an oxtail stew with vegetables in peanut sauce.  Here is a kare-kare recipe that you can make at home for your family and friends. You can even include it on your carenderia or restaurant menu. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Photo by kerotab [/caption] Ka ...

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From Garbage to Gold: Mango Peels as Source of Pectin

Apart from their world-renowned hospitality, Filipinos are best known for their thriftiness. A plastic container previously holding your favorite ice cream will find its way to the dumpsite only if it has been reused more than twice (i.e., as ulam container in your fridge then as a tool organizer on ...

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Makapuno industry: A goldmine overlooked

Here’s the good news for coconut growers: the domestic market needs 4 million kg of the highly-priced makapuno meat annually. The sad fact is, less than 3% of that demand is being met. This reality is a gaping hole in a scenario where economic opportunity is elusive. What are we doing to address t ...

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