Joys of the crockpot and the beef

November 7, 2010

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Now that the weather is getting cooler, I am totally into crockpot beef stew. Ingredients: The beef. I try to buy the cheapest beef per pound.  This usually means that I look for a thick, cheap cut that is nearly about to expire!  Usually they’re not quite iffy yet at that point, and even if […]

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Pudding is so easy!

October 30, 2010

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All you need to make homemade, delicious chocolate pudding is cornstarch, milk, and something chocolaty.  The traditional recipe calls for sugar and cocoa powder, but that’s not all you can make it with.  You can also make it with any chocolate drink or hot cocoa mix!  Here are some various concoctions I have tried. Ingredients […]

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Chinese meatball soup

May 30, 2010

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Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey or pork 5 cups chicken broth 3 tbs rice flour 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/2 lb baby bok choy or chopped bok choy 1 package ramen or rice noodles Directions: Boil broth. Using your hands, mix together the ground meat with the 3 tbs of rice flour. Form mixture into […]

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Recipe: Stuffed Shells

May 23, 2010

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This recipe serves 6-8. Ingredients: 16 ounces Ricotta cheese 16 ounces shredded Mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried basil 5 ounces fresh spinach 1 onion 2 eggs 2 hot Italian sausages 1/2 lb ground beef 16 ounces cooked jumbo pasta shells 48 ounces spaghetti […]

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Sweet vs. Savory: Stir fry

May 16, 2010

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I know, I know, I already posted the sweet version of this stir fry. But that was the first time I wrote down that recipe and so it wasn’t totally perfect. This version is totally perfect. Serves 2-3. Sweet 1/2 lb chicken, cubed 2 tsp cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper 1 […]

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Hugo Chavez is now following me on Twitter, or, a very bad Twitter exploit

May 10, 2010

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Of the 50 people Hugo Chavez is following on Twitter, I’m one of them.  And no, it’s not because he likes my recipes.  It’s because of a Twitter exploit that was discovered by this guy. Here is the text of his post: Twitter Follow Bug Add anybody to your followers on twitter. Just type “accept […]

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Recipe: Eggless meatloaf and baked potatoes

May 9, 2010

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A classic mom recipe for Mother’s Day.  This serves 4. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried oregano Russet potatoes Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F. Mix meat, bread crumbs, and seasonings with hands. […]

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