Browsing Tag »recipes«
→ April 14, 2010
BufferElla is a special person, as anyone who knows her would attest. She is thoughtful, touchingly caring and sweet-hearted.
Tonight, she helped me turn about 12 boneless chicken breasts into delectable chicken nuggets. And she was very helpful, indeed.
First, I cut each chicken breast into about 4-5 strips and dumped them into a bowl full of [...]
→ April 12, 2010
BufferI started watching Food Inc. last night. Wow, what a film. I got through the chicken part and realized that I’m going to have a few dilemmas when this film is over. Chickens are fattened, over-drugged and abused on their way to assembly-line slaughter. Cows are corn-fed and crowded into feedlots that breed bacterial contamination.
→ March 8, 2010
BufferI like cooking fast and improvising. It works well with some things. But don’t try it when baking.
Today, I started with some leftover steak and ended up with a rich tasting chili that knocked my socks off.
Here’s what I did:
1. Chop and onion and 4-6 cloves of garlic. Saute in olive oil.
2. Add some dried [...]
→ November 10, 2009
BufferApple Crumble is one of those desserts that makes itself, really.
You start with apples – firm, tart, meaty apples. I’m never sure what kind are the best to use. If you pick the wrong ones, worst thing that happens is you end up with apple sauce covered in sweet crunchy bits. If you are quick [...]
→ November 1, 2009
By popular demand, I am reprinting my pesto recipe here. In proportion to how good it tastes, this is way too easy.
3 packed cups fresh basil leaves (removed from stems)
2 large cloves fresh garlic
½ cup pinenuts
¾ packed cup fresh chopped parsley
¾ cup fresh grated parmesan
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup melted butter (you don’t need extra [...]
→ September 29, 2009
BufferHere is Linda’s “not-so-secret” recipe:
1 cup margarine (2 squares)
1 cup peanut butter (organic crunchy is best)
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups white flour
3 2 tablespoons baking soda
pinch 1 teaspoon of salt
Cream together margarine, peanut butter and sugars. Add eggs and and vanilla and mix well. Set aside.
Mix together flour, [...]