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Margarita Chicken

Margarita Chicken

This whole week began with me asking my hubby what he wanted for dinners this week. He simply replied with “Mexican”. Therefore, I spent the next couple hours searching for more traditional dishes than the ones I usually make. I grew up for a good portion of my life in New Mexico and worked in a Mexican restaurant as my first legitimate job (I was a newspaper girl before that). Working around the spices and living amongst the Tex-Mex food…

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Teriyaki, Digestives, and Frigid Weather

Teriyaki, Digestives, and Frigid Weather

Over the weekend I made teriyaki and some homemade digestives. I was happy with all the results. I was nervous about making teriyaki. How the heck was I going to achieve the flavor Mark and I love about teriyaki without coming short. I’ve used teriyaki sauces before, they were disappointing compared to what you get at all the teriyaki places here. I don’t know why. Maybe they use the same thing, but since it comes in the take-out boxes from…

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Mushrooms.

Mushrooms.

I discovered PCC.   Just stop and go ….. “Uh oh, Keshia discovered another land of loverly home fresh veggies and fruits with LOTS of lovely items in bulk shelves.” Anyway, they had the most gorgeous mushrooms. SO I decided to make mushroom and barley soup ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m using Trader Joe’s mirepoix, some barley (probably 1/2 cup), just al little over one pound of mushrooms, butter (because it is of the Gods), dill weed (which I found in bulk at…

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Katsu!

Katsu!

Last night I fixed Katsu for the first time. Wasn’t too hard to do. I fixed Mark turkey since they were the smallest meat fillets I could find anTrader Joes. I fixed myself tofu. This accompanied Japanese curry which I added about an extra tablespoon of curry to, and of course some delicious white rice ๐Ÿ™‚ . My only complaint is the popping grease!! I’m terrified of popping grease since my burton my arm when I was in third grade….

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PIcture from long ago….

PIcture from long ago….

This was when I just got that little bundle of crazy…. best decision of my life was adopting this abandoned kitten into my home. She is currently sleeping right next to me as I write this… purring away. Today was a good day. I got a lot done. I even made meatballs, spaghetti, and yummy garlic bread for ย dinner ๐Ÿ™‚ I like cooking …. but I like cooking best for other people. It is so depressing to cook for one….

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