I don’t know jack about pasta. I have to look it up when I see the names. Maybe I should go to Italy and hang out for at least 3 months and soak up the culture and learn the names of pasta! Orzo is hard to find. Maybe I don’t go to right places? Normal…… Continue reading Orzo & Housing & Tomato Sauce
1/2 cup whole wheat or all purpose flour 1/2 cup low-fat milk 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons canola (save one for cooking) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 cups fresh corn kennels (about 2 large ears or frozen) 1/2 cup chopped basil Whisk flour, milk, eggs, 1 tablespoon oil, baking…… Continue reading Corn and Basil Cakes
Try this: Grate your zucchini. If it’s a big one divide portions in 1/2. Sautéed in butter with a little bit of salt. When it’s cooked, add one egg and scramble. (Note: I find it easier to cook individual servings) Plate up and add soy sauce. Tastes like Egg Foo Young without the gravy! RECIPE…… Continue reading EXTRA ZUCCHINI??
Today is Sunday and there is another game I gotta watch. 49ers vs Colts. Ok…I USED to be a 49ers fan until they moved to Santa Clara. Why aren’t they call Santa Clara 49ers? They aren’t in San Francisco anymore. There should be some kind of major league rule that they have to change the…… Continue reading 49ers vs Colts Easy Eating
Source: Fannie Farmer Cookbook Basic Pastry Dough ( page 639 in cookbook) I bought frozen shells from Trader Joes 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves (Only had whole cloves. Ground them in the coffee grinder) 1 1/2 cups cooked pumpkin or canned (mashed or…… Continue reading Pie, Pie, Me Oh My!
Day #?? during Covid-19, Tuesday Morning Just read a headline that said Trump is not wearing a mask at the white house back from the hospital. I don’t get it. I don’t understand. I also don’t understand Halloween this year. On nextdoor.com they are saying WE should celebrate since everyone else is out. We shouldn’t…… Continue reading Airfryer Toaster Oven Rambling
Wanted to share a recipe that I should have posted last week. The temp has dropped and it almost feels like fall here. The air quality has improved, but parts of Napa are still burning. My heart goes out to the families and businesses. I was happy to read Rancho Gordo is ok. 🙂 Who…… Continue reading Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Ingredients 1 ½ lbs whole carrots, peeled 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar ½ teaspoon sal ½ teaspoon pepper — 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice ½ teaspoons Aleppo chili pepper ( or chili flakes) ¼ teaspoon cumin ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup chopped cilantro ( or Italian parsley) orange zest Preheat oven to…… Continue reading Roasted Moroccan Carrots
Ahhhh! Cucumbers are in season!!! Been buying them at my small local farmer’s market for $1.50 per pound. Yes, I know they aren’t organic, but I soak ‘em in vegetable wash. I can’t be picky during COVID-19 times. I’m not allowed to pick the cucumbers I want. The vendor picks them for you. I asked…… Continue reading Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles
I love NY Times recipes! Was looking for a tomato squash recipe and this is a keeper! This makes about 6 servings. I used yellow squash as had 2 from Imperfect box delivery that needed to be used, I didn’t have gruyère cheese so used cheddar. Had a red onion already cut and used it. I used…… Continue reading Provençal Tomato and Squash Gratin