Monthly Archives: August 2015

Country Ribs

  Another 15-minute-dinner.   It takes a bit of pre-planning, but this dinner came together in the time it took to cook the Brussels sprouts.  I had browned the ribs and put them into the Crockpot after breakfast.  The barley … Continue reading

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Tapenade in Dressing 

   This bottled tapenade was really condensed, thus VERY salty.  I cut it with sour cream, and it was quite delightful on top of the roasted chicken breast the other night.  A little goes a very long way to adding … Continue reading

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Israeli Cous Cous and Chicken 

   A fifteen-minute dinner.  Sauté some chopped onions and red peppers with a cup of Israeli cous cous.  Add 1-1/4 cups of boiling water.  Cover and turn heat as low as it will go.   Set a timer for about … Continue reading

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What has six eyes and red hair?

   Answer:  Tonight’s enchiladas!

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Anasazi Beans

   So many beans start out very colorful, but cook up to a less lustrous appearance.  These Anasazi beans were very flavorful atop white rice, accompanying a jalapeño cheeseburger, grilled onions, tomato slices, and a generous handful of freshly-roasted red … Continue reading

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Succulents 

   We had to do a double take on these beauties. Definitely real!  Aren’t they gorgeous? Another benefit of visiting Tucson. 

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Pizza for The Old Jersey Lady

   I had intended for this to be a chicken and broccoli pizza, but there were so many toppings, that I didn’t bother with the chicken.   Here it is ready to pop into a 525-degree oven.  There was some … Continue reading

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