Do the days when you sat at your mother's knee
, seem days of very long ago?
Adobo is not the name of the dish but the process of marinating and stewing meat and fowl in vinegar ('adobado') to flavor and preserve before it is seasoned with garlic, peppercorns, bay leaf, and depending on the recipe you learned at your mother's knee
, onion and soy sauce.
At the White House, President Clinton said: "You all learned at your mother's knee
that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Ethics is something you learn at your mother's knee
, in kindergarten and Sunday school.