Monthly Archives: February 2017

It Started with Pork Chops

Feast your eyes on this delicious soup!  It is split peas, barley, and lentils in a wonderful broth from pork bones simmered overnight in the small Crock-Pot.  I added a sofrito of sautéed onions/celery/carrots just before serving, and it was super delicious. … Continue reading

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Moros y Christianos

Or Black Beans and Rice. I’m getting a lot of use from my new InstantPot.  I made a big batch of black beans and froze half.  Yesterday a big pile of rice fluffed its way to our plates, topped with … Continue reading

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Crêpes and Broccoli

  We had had a late and large lunch, so a light supper seemed in order.  I hadn’t made crêpes in many years, but was inspired by an efriend’s post – Whole Wheat Crepes With Spinach & Mushrooms into giving it a whirl. … Continue reading

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Sprouted Onion

I keep my onions in the utility room on vinyl-coated open shelving, but this one had been plopped on the shelf head down, it appears.  It took that opportunity to grow an interesting hairpiece down through the openings. Does anything … Continue reading

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Tender Is The Pork

    I have recently purchased an InstantPot, but it is the Nesco slow cooker that is cooking my dinner at the moment!  This would work as well in the InstantPot using the slow cooker feature, I presume, but there … Continue reading

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Impulse Biscuits

  I was watching a YouTube video of someone making “Cowboy Biscuits” by using newspaper as a mixing place instead of a bowl.  This seemed unappealing to me, albeit easy to fold up and throw away.  I reckoned that washing out … Continue reading

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