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Monday Recipe

| August 3, 2020 | 7 Comments
Monday Recipe

Sausage & Vegetable Skillet Dinner Easy Italian Sausage and Veg in a Skillet This recipe is a great “use it or lose it” vehicle for whatever veg you have on hand and want to use up. You’ll need: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 package cooked Italian sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking!

| July 30, 2020 | 11 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking!

And this week’s attempt at a free-for-all in food is that summer specialty, potato salad. Now, since this is really one of those side dishes you throw together, sometimes out of leftovers and end-of-the-stalk stuff, the ingredients are wide open.  My personal favorite is plain old American-style potato salad, with no special “things” in it, […]

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Monday’s Recipe

| July 27, 2020 | 10 Comments
Monday’s Recipe

Lemon Orzo Shrimp Another one pot dish that’s good and easy to make, and a snap to clean up. You’ll Need: -1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined -Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste -1 tablespoon olive oil -3 cloves garlic, minced -1 onion, diced -1/2 teaspoon dried oregano -8 ounces orzo […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking…

| July 23, 2020 | 9 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking…

We’re still getting hit with hot muggy weather in my AO, which is probably true for most of the rest of you. No, I have not yet seen Comet Neowise, but I do wonder what things will be like when it returns in 6800 years. An interesting side note is that comets were considered portents […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| July 16, 2020 | 2 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

  Soup, you say? How about a good Tuscan bean soup made with stuff from the cupboard and fridge? When made properly, soup is always filling and satisfying and will keep you going all day. This gives you a chance to use stuff you bought a while back but never got around to using. Tuscan […]

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Monday’s Recipe

| July 13, 2020 | 7 Comments
Monday’s Recipe

AW1Ed’s Cooking Class Quiche Recipe Making a double batch, one for tonight and one for the freezer. I like the trick of adding the eggs to the measuring cup, and and then pouring in the dairy to the desired mark- no guessing! I also cheat and get store bought pastry shells and blind bake (375 […]

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Monday’s Recipe

| July 6, 2020 | 5 Comments
Monday’s Recipe

Swapped from Friday to better fit scheduling. You didn’t think I forgot did you? Easy Chicken Stew You’ll Need: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 stalks celery, cut into bite-size pieces 1 carrot, peeled, cut into bite-size pieces 1 small onion, chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can chopped tomatoes 1 (14-ounce) […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| July 2, 2020 | 13 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

Cooking? Yes, but not in this jungle heat, right? Not unless you can get out under a shade tree with the grill or BBQ the stuff in the garage with a cooler full of ice and adult beverages, and get some music going to annoy your neighbors, too. This is where the simple things come […]

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