Category Archives: Recipes

Metabolism & Menus

We’re enjoying a relaxing morning over here. We’re heading off to the beach at St. Malo in a little bit and I’ve had the 10 minutes in the tub which are required when one is going to be getting into a bathing suit. (I think it is a cruel act of nature that once you reach the […]

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Chicken Adobo

Just so I have it somewhere besides in a stack of papers in my recipe book. (And because it’s so very good.) 3 cloves crushed garlic 20 chicken pieces 8 tbsp soy sauce (1/4 cup) 4 tbsp vinegar 1/8 cup water 1 tbsp or less sugar pepper bit of salt Get it boiling/simmering then put […]

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Philipino Cooking 101

I mentioned a few weeks ago that one of my best friends in high school was from the Philippines.  Well, her sister lives about 5 houses down from us now, and I teach the sister’s daughter drum lessons.  She’s very good, for just starting her second year with me.  But, then again, she does come […]

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How to make Kraft Dinner good.

Kraft Dinner is like McDonald’s food — you crave it, but once you take a bite you remember that it’s actually quite repulsive. I have a very easy way to make Kraft Dinner good.  You prepare it the way you’re instructed to:  the milk, the butter, the magical orange powder.  Some people like it runny.  […]

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French Apple Pie

Well, Shanon, I won’t have time to make the pie before we come, but I’m bringing a lot of apples, so I’ll make a pie fresh for us when we get there.  In order to save me from having to write this recipe out, my mom has given me permission to share with the rest […]

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Cheddar Pear Pie

Well, my mom asked for this recipe, so I figured I may as well share it with all of you.  Cheddar Pear Pie, sounds strange, but we’ve served it for lots of people this summer and everyone always wants seconds.  It is very good and very easy to make.  Enjoy!  Cheddar Pear Pie (c/o a […]

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Good soup

Today Madeline and I made some really good soup.  (I got everything ready and she dumped it all in the crockpot.)  I made it all up myself and man was it good!  I don’t know what I should call it, maybe “Norwegian Mexican Soup”, since it had Mexican type ingredients without Mexican flavour — it […]

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Peach & Cherry Pie

Lauralea would be so proud.  I had supper in the crockpot by 10am, and made pie with fresh fruit for supper.  The only kind of fruit pie I’ve made is my mom’s famous French Apple Pie, so I didn’t quite know what to do today.  I went through a number of different recipe books, but […]

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