Category Archives: cooking

Cooking fajitas – How do you make yours?

I made chicken fajitas last night (and today¬† for lunch, and probably the rest for dinner tonight). I used to use a bottled fajita marinade made by Jardines in Carollton, TX (https://jardinefoods.com/product/dlj-fajita-marinade/). Hasn’t been easy to find lately, so I … Continue reading

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Summer Eating & Grilling – What’s your favorite?

Well, it’s Memorial Day weekend, so this is a good time for this repeat post. The following is a favorite YouTuber’s take on backyard barbecue potato salad. There are lots of variations of potato salad; my mother marinated her cooked … Continue reading

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Biscuits – the science!

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Even MORE about biscuits!

More work. Is it worth it? The method reminds me of puff pastry.

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More about biscuits …

I haven’t tried these yet, but I will! A new (and easy) method.

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Treats for your Easter baskets – pandemic edition

This is a repeat from last year. Who thought a year ago that we would still be living under “pandemic” restrictions? Nevertheless, there are some good suggestions here! Maybe you want to make your own treats (and you certainly have … Continue reading

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Cooking with vegetables – something new, something different

Repeat post. By the way, I highly recommend the parsnip, leek and bacon pasta recipe. ALL of these recipes are delicious! I just saw a YouTube video that included a salad that sounds very good. It has 3 cups of … Continue reading

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Biscuits – an heretofore unknown (to me) recipe

We have talked several times about the proper way to make biscuits, especially about the kind of flour to use. I recently obtained a bag of White Lily self-rising flour, and they do produce good biscuits. This recipe contains equal … Continue reading

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What are you cooking for Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day?

For most of us, Christmas is the first or second biggest family event of the year, especially in the cooking and baking department. Some people prefer turkey, some prefer ham, and others (like me) prefer beef.

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Talking Turkey!

Everything you always wondered about or wanted to know about turkeys. From the moment a baby turkey pecks through its shell to the factory that transforms turkey waste into crude oil, in Season 15 , Episode 35 of Modern Marvels, … Continue reading

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