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Pulled pork using a pressure cooker

When you are in the mood for pulled pork you don’t always want to wait 12 hours to have it. That is where the pressure cooker comes in. You can make a delicious pulled pork in about 2 hours. Serve with or without a bun, pickles and coleslaw and you are all set. Pulled Pork […]

Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb Roast

Cliff Seiler is our guest blogger this week.  He cooked one of the boneless leg of lamb roasts last year and he is sharing his technique.  I will be back next week with another exciting recipe. In the meantime, have a blessed Easter with your family and friends. Instead of doing a Ham like we […]

Zucchini Noodles with Bolognese Sauce

I have a great new gadget I have been wanting to try.  I know a lot of you probably already have this, but you have to understand, I am still using a grater instead of a food processor. Enough said–my new device is a Veggetti. This little marvel will turn zucchini, carrots, sweet potatoes or […]

Chicken Fried Steak

My mother is from Texas so I grew up on Southern Cooking. One of my favorite meals is my mom’s Chicken Fried Steak. 2 to 3 pounds of cubed steak (4 to 6 ounce portions work well) (available at your local meat market) 1 cup of milk 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 Tablespoons Michael’s […]

Gourmet Shrimp Dinner

This is such an amazing recipe. You won’t believe how easy it is to make and it is absolutely delicious. The Lent season is the perfect time to spoil your family and serve this recipe. It will easily feed 6. 2 pounds of frozen easy peel shrimp (available at your local meat market) 1 stick […]

Beef or Chicken enchiladas with zucchini

Winter has returned with a vengeance. We should be thinking spring but instead we are thinking comfort foods and curling up in front of a roaring fire. This is a meal that you can serve anytime. It is hearty enough to eat now and  it is light enough to be enjoyed in the spring and […]

Cheeseburger Salad

I missed doing my Blog last week. When we were in Mexico my mom was hospitalized. I went down last Tuesday and spent time with her. I actually cooked her pasta and meatballs and made freezer meals for her to enjoy. I am back in the saddle this week. I am sharing this recipe for […]

Tuna Salad/Avacado wraps

We are still in tropical Mexico; however the weather in Ohio has also been tropical. I am sharing a recipe that my friend Deone made for lunch. It was healthy and delicious.  You can enjoy this anytime. Tuna Salad/avocado Wraps 12 oz. can of albacore tuna (drained) 1/2 avocado peeled and mashed 1/2 small sweet onion diced […]

Guido’s Sausage Shop

We are still in Mexico enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes–the weather is nice too!  Today the Butcher and I visited with Guido. He runs the Farmers’ Market in Nuevo Vallarta. He makes his own sausage. He uses natural casing. He uses 35 to 37. He uses good cuts of pork, beef and chicken for […]

Beautiful Mexico

Well, as many of you know, the Butcher and I are in Mexico, but we are not forgetting about you. Today we went to the Riviera Farmer’s Market in Nuevo Vallarta. There were so many sights, smells and sounds it was overwhelming. I met a local artist. His paintings were amazing. Don’t you agree? Today […]