Month: July 2008

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Beef and Berries

This recipe serves two. Beef roast (2lbs)Butter (1 stick)Lemon juiceWorcestershire sauceFresh garlic (about 2 tablespoons)Bacon greaseSaltPepperFresh Strawberries In a cast iron skillet, heat bacon grease on medium high. Preheat oven to 450. When the grease is near smoking place roast in the pan. Brown the roast for 2 minutes on each side. Put it in […]

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Beef and Black Bean Burger Update

I wasn’t happy with the “burgers” because they didn’t have the effect I was going for. When I ate the leftovers, I didn’t have the same expectations. I ditched the whole burger idea and ate them without the bun and cheese and put some ketchup on them (I very rarely eat ketcup). They were great! […]

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Too Hot!!!

I haven’t been posting much lately. It’s just been too hot to think, much less think creatively about my food and try and translate that into words. It seems to be subsiding a bit. Hopefully this will last. Please follow and like us:

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Honey Mustard Maple Chicken

I have made this with boneless, skinless chicken breasts and with skin-on, bone-in legs and thighs. Both turned out great! ChickenHoney mustard dressingMaple syrup (the real stuff, not maple flavored pancake syrup)Garlic powderFresh ground black pepper Heat oven to 350. Place chicken in a casserole dish. Top with all the other ingredients (it doesn’t take […]

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Tortellini Veggie and Pesto Salad

We just harvested out basil for the first time, and I wanted to make something with it. This is very similar to my Pasta Salad with Tortellini, but does not call for store bought dressing. Fresh basilFresh garlicOlive oil CarrotsPeasBroccoli TortelliniGround beef Balsamic vinegarOnion saltFresh ground black pepper Cook tortellini and steam vegetables. Brown meat. […]

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Easiest Cook Ahead Burritos

I like to make a whole lot of these and freeze some. They are really easy, and making more does not add significant time or work. 1 lbGround beef1 can Refried beans1 lb shredded cheese1 can pico de gallo (I use Herdez brand, but any variety of Rotel works, too) Brown and drain meat. Keep […]

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Deep Fried Chicken Livers

I am running a little slow this week, but here you go… You don’t have to soak the chicken livers in milk, but it greatly reduces that strong liver taste. Liver is very nutritious. It is one of the best sources of iron you can find. The type of iron it contains is called heme […]

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Hot Weather Eating

To endure the heat and still feed yourself, consider re-thinking your idea of a decent meal. You can piece together finger foods and salads, and still get plenty of nutrition. Yesterday was unbearably hot, and there was no way I was going to cook. So, we had cold shrimp (the precooked, frozen kind), strawberries, grapes, […]