Archive for April, 2013

Looking for a lost/misplaced zester in my utensil drawer I found three vegetable peelers. Why have one when you can have three! Two were pushed and basically buried in the back of my drawer. They had not seen the light of day for quite some time, and definitely had never   Read More ...

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Every once in a while we love to savor red meat. Pure and simple, we crave it.  Sometimes our cravings lead us to bison, rarely to beef (almost never), and sometimes again to pork. Portions are strictly limited (as in weighed, trimmed, weighed again) to 5 ounces pre-cooked weight. Good   Read More ...

Soup is magic, I swear it!  It can be a great meal in itself, or a wonderful first course. It is always so sweet to have soup as a first course when having company in for dinner. No matter what the soup, for some reason guests think you fussed and   Read More ...

Couscous is a light, unique side-dish that is incredibly easy to make. Most people who purchase couscous buy instant couscous, which is why it is so easy to prepare. But what is couscous anyway? Many confuse couscous with a grain, but it is pasta made from semolina, a type of   Read More ...

Asparagus can be found canned, frozen, and fresh.  Asparagus is one of those negative calorie foods. You burn more calories digesting it than it actually provides. Nice! Of course, fresh is best! It seems that in the last few years fresh asparagus can be found in your market nearly year   Read More ...

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Twice baked potatoes, stuffed potatoes, whatever you call them I love them. The only draw back for me is all the carbs.  I found a way to increase the flavor, and cut the carbs in half. Try my potatoes and just see if you don’t like them as much, or   Read More ...

Love olives? You may just love this olive bread too! Easy to make and always a hit it is great with soups or salads, and excellent as an appetizer. The cream cheese help provide a creamy base for the olive mixture. The balsamic drizzle adds just the right tang and   Read More ...

It doesn’t matter what might need cleaning in my house. As long as my floors are clean I feel like my house isn’t in such bad shape! I especially like my kitchen floor to be clean, really clean. My favorite tool for cleaning my laminate and tile floors is my   Read More ...

Categories: Tools of the Trade

Beef burgers are so versatile. They are good for large family get-togethers,  the perfect dish to take to a potluck, and just pefect for weekends. When taking these to a potluck I like to take small dinner rolls for the filling rather than a typical hamburger bun. I don’t know   Read More ...

The other day some friends and I were discussing comfort food. Several of my friends mentioned thick, creamy soups for their go-to-comfort-food. One thought of roast, mashed potatoes, and gravy. Another friend loves a gooey chocolate torte for her choice of comfort food. Me? Simple, simple, simple. I just love   Read More ...

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