Thanksgiving is almost here. Can I tell you how thankful I am? I’m totally grateful for everything in my life. I know that sounds hippie-hippie, new age, etc., but I don’t think we appreciate what we have. I’m thinking of the fires here. Big Bear in Santa Cruz Mountains (which they put out), Camp Fire…… Continue reading Thanksgiving
I know I shouldn't use bottle dressing, but its SO EASY!! Thus, making a salad with wonderful Dirty Girl tomatoes and cucumbers from Monterey Market in Berkeley I thought, "Hell no!" I grabbed Alice Water's, The Art of Simple Food II and started looking. Of course my Meyer lemon tree didn't have any lemons ripe enough yet,… Continue reading Lemon Meyer Dressing
SOUTHERN FRIED CORN Serves 4-6 6 ears fresh corn ½ cup milk ½ cup water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons bacon drippings Salt and Pepper Remove corn husks, breaking off steams. Remove silks with a stiff vegetable brush and ears in cold water. To cut kernels from cob, hold corn in a large shallow bowl… Continue reading SOUTHERN FRIED CORN
SIMPLE POTATO SALAD 2 ½ Pounds red or yellow potatoes cut into quarters ¼ large red onion, chopped fine ¼ bunch cilantro, chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon pepper Boil the potatoes until tender and allow to cool before mixing. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and toss until potatoes are well… Continue reading POTATO SALAD
Grilled Chicken Marinade https://addapinch.com/best-grilled-chicken-marinade-recipe/ Ingredients: 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cloves garlic chopped 3 tablespoons chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 1/2 cups beer Directions Pour olive oil into a 2-cup liquid measuring cup.… Continue reading IF I was firing up the grill on 4th of July…
Easy to make, but I'd add more spices.