Tag Archives: tomato sauce

Black Bean Soup Prepared from Base of Homemade Vegetable Broth – Had Company – Soup Delayed – We Enjoyed It When I Finally Finished Cooking It –

After the broth finished simmering, I strained the vegetables out of it and discarded them. All the flavor from those vegetables was deposited into the broth. I sauteed chopped onion, carrot, and celery, just until tender, and added them to … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking Techniques and Shortcuts, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Creative Urge in the Kitchen Produces Potato Chip-Peach-Walnut Meatloaf – Dealing with Gluten Allergy – Finding Alternative Ingredients – What’s Your Guess – Failure or Success –

Success. It tasted like meatloaf. Very moist and delicious. The walnuts remained visible during baking. They tasted nutty and had a soft texture from resting on the top of the meatloaf while baking. The peach added moisture and did not … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking Techniques and Shortcuts, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meatloaf – FUN – Never the Same Twice – Be Creative – Be Bold – Make Your Mark on a Meatloaf Recipe –

Meatloaf recipes are basically the same except as we revise them to suit our needs or whims. What’s in your refrigerator? What’s on your pantry shelf? If not an ingredient your recipe calls for, you might find something that will work as well or better. … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking Techniques and Shortcuts, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fun Night – PARTY TIME- Third PARTY Since I’ve Been Here – But This One Was Different – I COOKED – Chili Con Carne –

Steve is a party guy. He doesn’t only attend parties. He throws parties. Not like Hollywood, but a  houseful of guests, all of them our good friends. This time there were only 20 of us. We were expecting possibly 25, … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments