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Monday, June 20, 2016

Macaroni and Cheese

I've been on a kick for mac and cheese.
Not the boxed ones,the home made stuff.
Elbow pasta that tastes cheesy great.
The lemon makes this dish special.

Ingredients
6 ounces elbow pasta
water to cook it
salt
1 lemon
2 ounces cheddar cheese
2 ounces grated parmesan cheese
2 ounces milk dash of cayenne pepper
salt and black pepper

Directions
In a large pot boil salted water.
Cook the pasta until done.
Drain the pasta, put back in pan.
Juice the lemon and over pasta.
add cheese and milk, continue to cook.
When the cheese is melted, add cayenne.
Add salt and black pepper to taste.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Old Time Potato Salad

This is not the ones you see in the stores.
Not ones that look mass produced in squares.
The potatoes are missed shaped in such a way
as to make you say, how did you do that ?
My Grandmother used to make this this way >

Ingredients:

6 russet potatoes
1 teaspoon salt for water
1/2 onion, minced
1/2 dried chives
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 or 2 teaspoons brown mustard
1/2 cup miracle whip salad dressing
1/2 cup Real Mayonnaise

Directions:

Peel the potatoes, not all of the peels.
Cut them up about 4 inches in length.
Place the potatoes in a soup bowl.
Cover with cold water.
Heat on medium for 30 minutes.
To a sauce pan mix onions, and chives with salt and black pepper.
When the potatoes are done remove them into the sauce pan.
Let them sit to cool down.
In about 30 minutes, use a kitchen shears to cut them up.
I just use this to cut the up in serving pieces.
I put the potatoes in a serving bowl.
Then add mustard, Miracle whip and Mayonnaise.
Add the onions and chives to the mix.
Mix it up and then put on a serving bowl.
Cover it with plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Real Garlic Bread

I'm in the mood to bake garlic bread.
Using real garlic cloves in the bread
as it baked in the oven with olive oil.
My kitchen has the aroma of roasted garlic.

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon yeast
1 1/2 cups water, warm
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups flour
1 /2 teaspoon salt
8 cloves whole garlic, peeled
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon dried rosemary

Directions:
Put yeast in a glass cup,add sugar and water.
Let it stand for 5 minutes put it a mixing bowl.
add flour and salt mix well using a dough hook.
Cover bowl and let it sit for 1 1/2 hours.
Put dough into a dough ball by hand mixing.
Put into a large cast iron and cover.
Let it sit double in size.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Place garlic cloves in slits with a knife.
Place olive oil around cloves and add garlic powder.
Bake uncovered until done.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Avocodo Hard Boiled Eggs

Trying to fill hard boiled eggs with out mayo.
A avocado instead of mayonnaise does to trick.
I made this the night before and it was a hit.

Ingredients:
4 hard boiled eggs
1 slice of bacon, cooked
1 lemon juice, without seeds
1 avocado,cut up
a shot of salt
a shot of paprika

Directions:
Using a food processor,
. Cut up the cooked bacon,
Add the lemon juice and avocado.
Cut up he eggs and put in the yolks.
Fill the egg whites with the mixture.
Sprinkle with salt and paprika
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Shrimp Like Chicken Wings

Eat cooked shrimp without peeling it.
And the shrimp peels taste like chicken wings.
Try this and you will be amazed...
You can grill them on a hot grill, or bake them in a pan of hot oil.

Ingredients:
12 fresh shrimp, 30 to 35

Directions:
Heat a grill hot as you can.
Grill shrimp with skins on.
Turning over one or twice until done.
Serve with a butter dipping sauce.

Oven Hard Baked Eggs

I never thought that I'd bake a fresh egg.
Hard boiled in water for twelve minutes.
I saw this on a chef on TV.
Real easy and I'm all for that.
They came out all hard boiled without green.

Ingredients:
One dozen fresh eggs
Cold water to cool the hard baked eggs in.
Refrigerate until using them.

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place eggs on a baking sheet,or
on there own in a dry baking sheet.
and cook for 25 minutes.
Remove to a cold water bath.
Refrigerate before using.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Oven Dry Pork Ribs

These ribs come out great tasting dry rub.
You bake them in the oven, for 4 hours.
No sweet sauces on these just dry rubs.
I used pepper, brown sugar and garlic salt.

Ingredients
6 pork ribs
1 cup dry rubs

Directions
Foil inside a roasting pan.
Place the ribs in here and spread with spices.
Turn them over and add more dry rub on top.
Place foil on the top to seal.
Put in a 255 degrees oven.
Take ribs out, drain oil if needed.
Turn the ribs over and add more dry spices.
Cover with foil and bake another 2 hours.
Remove and Serve.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Fast Cooked Pork Ribs

Cooked Spare Ribs in the Pressure Cooker.
You have the ribs with all the fixins.
Cook the ribs on high for 30 minutes.
Cook them under the broiler if you must.

Ingredients:
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 oranges, chopped
2 slices of bacon
1 tablespoon of ketchup
1 tablespoon of bbq sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
a pinch of chili powder
a pinch of cayenne pepper
1 small can of tomato sauce
a can of water if needed
4 pork ribs

Directions
Place all ingredients into pressure cooker. Cook on high for 30 minutes.
Remove ribs and place under broiler.
Serve with salad of coleslaw.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Egg on a Toasted Waffle

Egg on a Toasted Waffle, It's one of my go-to breakfast in a flash. Frozen waffles, Eggo if you must have one.
Ingredients:
1 frozen waffle
2 tablespoons of butter
1 large egg

Directions:
Take one waffle and some butter on the edges. Toss and whole egg in the middle. Put it in the toaster oven, toast it on high until done.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Steamed Rice with Cabbage

You can do this recipe in a Pressure Cooker. I made this and put it on bacon bbq chili. There's enough to make Chinese rice after you chill it in the refrigerator overnight. Add some scrambled eggs and some vegetables.
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup rice
2 cups chopped cabbage
1 12 once chicken broth
1 cup cold water

Directions:
Put oil in pot and add in rice. Put in chopped cabbage with chicken stock and water. Cover and bring the pot to boil. Turn the heat down to simmer, turn it off on about 20 minutes. Release pressure and serve.