Monthly Archives: July 2017

“Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken”

This recipe is from the New York Times Cooking page. I put the title in quotes because some of the commenters challenged its authenticity as “Butter Chicken”. Doesn’t matter – whatever you call it, it is darn good! Note: I … Continue reading

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Joe Froggers

Aunt Ann’s recipe.

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Tender Cube Steak with Mushroom Sauce

2 lbs. Cube steaks 2 Tablespoons flour 1/4 cup olive oil 1 can cream of mushroom soup (I use Progresso) 1 cup beef broth 1/2 onion, chopped 2 dashes worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black … Continue reading

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Eggs for Dinner

When it is hot out, you really want something quick but still need it to be satisfying. And there are always eggs in the fridge. 2 large, ripe tomatoes 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped (optional) … Continue reading

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Quick Tomato Sauce

If you don’t have spaghetti sauce on hand, or want a fresher tasting sauce than the jarred kind, here is my go-to. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1/2 red sweet pepper, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced … Continue reading

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Best Ever Burgers

I buy my meats through Walden Local Meats that provides 100% grass-fed beef with 75% less fat. Since fat provides the juiciness in a burger, the lower fat content was making a drier, denser grilled burger, which was not as yummy … Continue reading

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Cowboy Cookies

This is my take on Cowboy Cookies.  There are many versions out there but this is how I make them. Don’t feel restricted by the quantities of add-ins, modify with what you have on hand and what you like. 1 … Continue reading

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Fresh Pasta

Serves 4 – 6. 650 calories 400 grams flour (about 2 cups) (Classically, Italians use 00 semolina flour, but here in U.S. I use regular flour.) 1/2 tsp salt 4 eggs 1 tsp olive oil 1 tsp water Place flour … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

1 stick of butter, melted ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup of sour cream* 3 very ripe bananas, … Continue reading

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Sesame Noodles

For peanut dressing 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 cup warm water 2 tablespoons chopped peeled fresh ginger 1 medium garlic clove, chopped 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil 1 teaspoon honey 1 … Continue reading

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