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.

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.

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 »