In the spirit of Thanksgiving season, let’s talk comfort food. Sure, you’ve got your macaroni and cheese, unlimited bowls of spaghetti or a nice slice of meatloaf, but when it comes to a Filipino family, chicken adobo is where it’s at.
Adobo is considered the unofficial national dish of the Philippines (although that makes me wonder, what exactly is the official national dish?). Adobo refers to the cooking process of meat, whether it be pork, chicken or beef. But we’re sticking with poultry today.
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