Chicken Salad – INDEX

by September 23, 2016 » Add the first comment.

• Sesame Chicken Salad • Oriental Chicken Salad • Seared Chicken Salad • Pineapple Chicken Salad • Chicken Fajita Salad • Mexican Chicken Salad • Asian Chicken Salad

Pickles – INDEX

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• Growing and Making Pickles • Easy Pickling – OVERVIEW Vegetables that you want to pickle STEP BY STEP Cut veggies into similarly sized pieces (1/4 – 1 inch in size) Put into large mixing bowl Toss with large amount of salt Let set two hours Meanwhile, create Read more »

Candied Nuts

by September 20, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Use almonds, pecans, peanuts, or walnuts – or all of them INGREDIENTS 3 oz Karo syrup 1/2 tsp almond or walnut extract 1 C granulated sugar STEP BY STEP Heat over medium high heat This will take about 30-40 minutes When it starts to brown and caramelize, Read more »

Blender Hollandaise

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3 egg yolks 1 tsp lemon juice Dash of salt, pepper, cayenne Heat 8 TBL butter and lemon until it is hot and completely melts Let rest until it separates and cools just a bit Put yolks and powders into the blender Drizzle still very warm clarifi d lemon butter Read more »

Grandpa’s Short Angel Cake

by September 19, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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INGREDIENTS and STEP BY STEP For the amounts shown in the photo, sift together: – 1 cup Bisquick – 1 cup powdered sugar – 1/2 tsp baking soda Cut in 1 TBL cold butter Set aside 4 egg whites – Beat to stiff peaks 1/2 tsp cream of tartar Read more »

Reheating Ribs

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STEP BY STEP Put ribs in a steamer or a basket/double boiler Steam ribs (or other meat) for 15-20 minutes The steamer heats the meat without drying it out.

Easiest Fudge in the World

by September 18, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Easiest Fudge in the World 1 can Eagle brand condensed milk (14 oz) 16-18 oz chocolate chips 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Toss everything together and microwave in a glass bowl till it melts and can be well-mixed. Pour into an 8×8 baking dish Cool for 2 hours Cut and Read more »

Shelling a Lobster

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PREPARATION Get large pot of water to boiling Look for cross line on back Pierce quickly with a butcher knife Down and through to front Straight into heavily salted boiling water for 2 minutes SHELLING Snap off the claws Break tail at proximal joint . Twist Press tail shell to Read more »

Veggie Burger

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INGREDIENTS 1 C mashed black beans 1/4 C green bell pepper – diced 1/4 C minced onion 3 cloves minced garlic 8 crushed Ritz crackers 1/4 C brown rice 1 egg 1 jalapeño cumin, salt STEP BY STEP Put into colander for 30 minutes Set aside liquids Read more »

Salmon Burger

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1 lb salmon Cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 egg 2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 C crushed Ritz crackers 1 tsp GTP Dash of Choloula Form patties Refrigerate 4 hours Sauté 2-3 minutes each side  

Petite Sirloin

by September 14, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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Fries, mushrooms, onions and corn were wrapped in foil and cooked at 350º for 30 minutes. Petit Sirloin should be cut, then seared as follows Bring steak up to room temperature 3 minutes on one side, rotate 2 minutes on 90º rotation, flip 3 minutes on other side, rotate Read more »

Berndes 11 inch Skillet

by September 9, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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A SAD STORY WITH A GREAT OUTCOME – – – – – This was a GREAT skillet, but recently (7 years after purchase) it has become unusable.  We will find out if Berndes will stand behind their Lifetime Warranty. I will post their reply below.  I approached them as a Read more »

Muffalatta Burger

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As it turns out, nearly everyone knew about the Muffalatta Burger except me.  A Google search brought up all kinds of different recipes.  Anyway…  This is a recipe deconstruction of this great hamburger presented by Southern Rail Restaurant here in Phoenix. INGREDIENTS Pickled Dressing:  Carrot, garlic, green olive, capers, Read more »

Bread Roll

by September 5, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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Ingredients Potatoes – 3 medium size Green Peas – ½ cup Sweet Corn – ¼ cup Cheese or any other ingredient you want to add Salt Red Chilly Green Chilly – 2 to 3 Bread Slices – 8 Green Chutney Tomato Sauce Instructions Bread Roll Read more »

Lemon Basil Butter

by August 30, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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INGREDIENTS 1 large bunch of basil (about 6 Cups of leaves) 1 tsp citric acid 1 tsp salt 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese 2 C butter 1/4 C Crisco STEP BY STEP Clean the basil Select only unblemished leaves Don’t use any with imperfections, as this could Read more »

Recipes from Mama’s Kitchen

by August 5, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Found an old cookbook that I started back about 1985.  Here are some of the recipes: Lazy-agna (Lasagna) Crocker Doodle Doo (Crock Pot Chicken) Super Duper Egg Sandwich French Cakes French Toast Miner’s Lunch Hamburgers with veggies  – onion, carrot – 350º for one hour Read more »

Basic Pudding

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INGREDIENTS 2 C milk 1/4 C flour 1 egg +  1 egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 C condensed milk ALT: 1/2 C more milk plus 1/2 C sugar STEP BY STEP Warm milk in microwave until it is warm to the touch, but not hot. Mix Read more »

Apple Butter

by July 25, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 12 medium to large apples Fuji or Gala if you like sweet apple butter Granny Smith, Red Delicious for a more tart apple butter About four pounds by weight AFTER peeling and coring (You can cheat and use applesauce, but it is MUCH better with real apples) 4 Read more »

Steam Juicer

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Thanks to Living HomeGrown for some tips and feedback on using my steam juicer. I’ve used my steam juicer for my soft fruits such as grapes, raspberries, etc. We last a huge branch of our lime tree last night, so today will be trying this on citrus (yet untested) and Read more »

Quick Green Salsa

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INGREDIENTS 6 jalapeños 2 Hatch or Anaheim peppers 4 tomatillos 1 grilled Vidalia onion 1/2 grilled red onion 2 cloves grilled garlic 2 dried arbol chilies – seeds removed salt Water and apple cider vinegar 1 hand of fresh cilantro STEP BY STEP Remove tomatillo skins Deseed Read more »

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