Tag Archives: garlic

Asian Fried Rice – My Version – Flavored with S&B Japanese Traditional Seasoning – Compliments of My Japanese Friend – This Spice Blend Made My Fried Rice Special –

  Asian fried rice is a fabulous dish and is simple to prepare. I have my own recipe that contains the same basic ingredients each time. There is one difference today, the addition of a spice mixture, S&B Nanami Togarashi, that my Japanese friend … Continue reading

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Stuffing for Two – As Thanksgiving Day Draws Near – Traditional Turkey and Stuffing Comes to Mind – We Will Go Out with Friends to a Restaurant – But at Home Today Traditional Stuffing Was on the Menu –

Stuffing would usually be scooped into the cavity of a turnkey or into a baking dish for Thanksgiving Day, but today I baked it in these two mini-casserole dishes instead. We enjoyed a meal with stuffing on the side. This is an easy dish … Continue reading

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My Brother Jeffery Is My Favorite Cook – My Adviser on the Subject of Cooking – I Miss Him – I Moved to Arizona to Meet Steve – My Husband – Now We Must Travel to Visit my Brother –

My brother’s motto concerning cloves of garlic in cooking is this: If one is good, ten are better. My brother Jeffery is an excellent cook. He could have been a chef at a fancy restaurant in my estimation. One time I … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken for Two – Hubby and Me – Easy – Fast – Simple – Let the Oven Do the Cooking – POOF – Succulent Baked Chicken in One Hour –

We get up early and I usually do not think about what to cook for dinner for a few hours. But that’s not a problem for me, because we have cut our chickens in half and frozen each half in its own freezer … Continue reading

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Remodeling Day for Steve – Not Grocery Shopping Day for His Wife – Steve Was So Sweet to Marry Me – I’ll Gladly Raid the Refrigerator to Find SOMETHING to Cook –

Okay. I can do this. Ordinarily on the day I run out of produce, eggs, or anything that would hamper my cooking, Steve takes me shopping, but today I know his heart is in remodeling. I hear his saw buzzing as … Continue reading

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Presenting the Last Two Portobello Mushroom Caps from the Pack of Four – Portobello Mushroom and Red Bell Pepper Combo – Colorful and Tasty – Learning as I Go Along –

This is an easy dish to prepare. Simply cut up the Portobello Mushrooms and thinly slice the Red Bell Pepper. Heat Olive Oil in a skillet and fry the pepper slices on medium high, tossing constantly for about two minutes. Reduce the … Continue reading

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PEEL a Clove of Garlic – NO WAY- Takes Too Long – The Secret is Smash – Slip – Snip – Finished –

  Separate a clove from the bulb of garlic. If you have ever tried to peel a clove of garlic with a paring knife, you know what a tedious job it is. I spent a few years doing it that way … Continue reading

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Must Use Broccoli and Celery – Found Recipe for Puréed Broccoli and Celery Soup – By Martha Rose Shulman – Delightful Flavor and Texture –

When I have produce on hand that I want to use quickly, I get on the Internet and look for an appropriate recipe. My dinner party that featured broccoli salad left me with two thirds of the bag of broccoli … Continue reading

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Cooking Has Its Place in my Life : A Fun Pursuit of Happiness

What is your passion? My first is Jesus, then Steve, then Steve next, and after that, Steve, my family, cooking, and the success of my novel. Do your passions ever conflict with one another? Maybe that is not the question I … Continue reading

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Irish Beef Stew or Proximity Thereto

The morning comes too soon No sweat – I can wake up Guest stayed overnight Brew coffee – serve breakfast Start the day off right Guest is gone and I’ve made my way Clear through blogosphere Hubby is watching a … Continue reading

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Chicken Thighs w/Carrots, Onion, Kale (Revised)

My virus scan begins at 12:00 noon each day, a curse I have tried to change without success. When it starts, it makes everything else move so slowly that continuing on my blog is useless. This was the perfect time … Continue reading

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Meatloaf with Fresh Sage and Oregano

Fresh herbs from my brother’s garden (right) inspire me to cook. I snap photos as I begin to prepare meatloaf with fresh sage and oregano. Here is a list of  ingredients: 2 lb. ground beef 1/2 cup cooked brown rice (or white) … Continue reading

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