Tomato Sauce from Scratch

by May 26, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Have ready a large bowl of iced water. Plunge whole tomatoes in boiling water until skin starts to peel, 1 minute. … In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook onion, bell pepper, carrot and garlic in oil Read more »

Tomato Bisque

by May 22, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 2 C tomato – pieced 1/2 Vidalia onion – sliced thin 1/4 C chopped carrot 1/4 C chopped celery 1 TBL tomato paste 3 TBL Butter 1 C Stock 1/2 C Water 1/2 C Milk 1/2 C Heavy cream 1 egg yolk 2 Chives – minced 1 TBL Read more »

Four Big Ol’ Meatballs

by May 21, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 1/2 LB ground pork 1/2 LB 85/15 hamburger 2 TBL chopped parsley 1/2 C Parmesan 1/2 C Panko bread crumbs 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp crushed chili flakes or Grandpa’s Arghhh Powder or Thunder Powder 1 tsp sage 1/2 C each salt and Read more »

Tlayuda – Mexican Pizza

by May 18, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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DOUGH 2 C Masa Harina (corn flour) Salt water – approx 1-1/2 C – drizzle into running food processor until it starts to pull together (SHORTCUT: Use large soft yellow or white corn tortillas) (WORSE SHORTCUT: Use a large flour tortilla.  This is a quesadilla!) STEP BY STEP Read more »

Senior Discounts

by May 17, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Since many senior discounts are not advertised to the public, our advice to men and women over 55 is to ALWAYS ask a sales associate if that store provides a senior discount. That way, you can be sure to get the most bang for you buck. Here is a list Read more »

Pulled Pork Shoulder

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INGREDIENTS 7-8 LB Bone-in Pork Shoulder – cooks down to about 5 LB 1/4 C Grandpa’s Thunder Powder plus 2 TBL brown sugar OR Seasoning mix at bottom of page Wood chips – Hickory, oak, mesquite, peach, or apple. STEP BY STEP Season meat all over, wrap Read more »

Hasselback Potatoes

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This dish takes its name from Hasselbacken, Sweden where it was first served. The potatoes turn out crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. INGREDIENTS Two regular baking potatoes – Russet Cream cheese Sliced Swiss cheese Drizzle Sauce 4 TBL butter 1 TBL EVOO 1/2 tsp Read more »

Buccaneer Dry Rub

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This is a good rub to use on hamburgers, wings, ribs, etc. INGREDIENTS 3 TBL coarse salt 3 TBL brown sugar 1 TBL garlic powder 1 TBL onion powder 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp alspice 1 tsp cayenne

Big Bay Sea Scallops

by May 16, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS Bay Scallops Salt and pepper 2 TBL butter 2 TBL marinara sauce Zest and juice of one lemon STEP BY STEP Melt butter in skillet, then add marinara sauce Heat to boil, then set aside and wipe pan out with paper towel Toss scallop liberally in Read more »

Tomtoes May 16

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  Poached Halibut Heat sauce in a big skillet Add 2 TBL capers Sprinkle of red pepper flakes or powder Nestle halibut into the sauce – sole, cod, tuna, talapia Put some sauce on top Cover and simmer 10 minutes – barely a simmer though Plate and top Read more »

Fava Beans

by May 15, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Gila Farm Cooperative CSA Delivery Newsletter April 3rd 2012 Pick up produce Tuesdays at 5227 N. 7th St. between 4:00 and 5:30pm Week three of ten week CSA Spring Season. Fava Beans!?  What’s that? Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are one of the Read more »

Sauteed Zucchini

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INGREDIENTS Zucchini or squash – Cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 TBL Butter 1 TBL Olive oil 2 tbl Lemon juice 1/2 tsp dried dill STEP BY STEP Heat butter in your fry pan Add oil – this will keep the butter from burning Toss chopped zucchini Read more »


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This is a chopped green condiment that usually accompanies Oso Bucco INGREDIENTS 1 small eggplant – diced 1 small zucchini – diced 1 summer squash – diced 1 bunch fresh parsley – minced 4 cloves of garlic – minced 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil zest and juice from Read more »

Lamb – Disection

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Chicken Parts – Disection

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Chicken needs to cook longer and should be at the back of the oven when baking. Internal temp should reach 175º Breast cooks for a shorter period of time, and in the front of the oven, or it will become dry. Internal temp should reach 160º Read more »

Lady Fingers

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This is just a nice soft little cake that can be used to make a trifle or even your version of Hostess Twinkies. INGREDIENTS 3 eggs  – separated 1/2 C granulated sugar 3/4 tsp vanilla 1 TBL melted cooled butter 6 TBL corn starch – sifted 6 TBL AP Read more »

Chicken Lettuce Wrap

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INGREDIENTS About ½ pound chicken Fresh head of butter lettuce or romaine (not iceburg) Spices to taste – See list of alternate ingredients below.  Don’t use more than 5 total, or you will not be able to distinguish the tastes. ginger juice (grated and squeezed) Cabbage finely shredded Peanuts Read more »


by May 14, 2016 » Add the first comment.

These are the recipes that I am hoping to demonstrate on Phoenix Channel 11 Know 99 local TV channel. Know 99 – Phoenix Local Cable TV Chuck Emmret @ 602-534-5100 Cooking when you don’t know how Five Minute Meals Scrambled Eggs and Toast New Life for Left-over Read more »


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Other terms for Flank Steak are skirt steaks, beef bottom round roast, bottom sirloin-flat muscle/flat meat. INGREDIENTS 2-3 lbs – Cut with the train into two inch strips, then against the grain into 1/4 inch pieces Toss with 1/8 tsp baking soda and 1 TBL water – let rest Read more »

Grandma’s Cooked Cranberry Relish

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INGREDIENTS One bag (about 4 cups) cranberries One large orange, peel and all, deseeded 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 C Ruby Port 1 C orange juice STEP BY STEP Pulse all in food processor until chopped large Place all in a medium pot Cook on medium high until Read more »