Category Archives: Food

Quickie Pepper Burger

  I guess we are back in the burger-for-lunch-nearly-every-day mode again.  The availability of red peppers seems to bring this out.  I must admit that we do not fight this feeling very hard.  I just get some nice, lean meat … Continue reading

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Pasilla Burger

  We love chili rellenos, but my few attempts to make them resulted in too much effort for too little reward, so we usually get them during the few eating out forays that we adventure out on.  BUT – pasilla … Continue reading

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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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