with Creative Cooking Sausage Lyonnaise This was delightful served with Artichoke Hearts Elegante as a side dish The presentation of this recipe from Mr. Big Food’s “Big Food Manual” takes a bit of ‘splainin. The Big Food Manual is a compilation of recipes Mr. Big Food has found in his extensive cookbook collection and other
Elegante! Served with Duchess Potatoes and Sausage Lyonnaise ARTICHOKE HEARTS ELEGANTE Serves 4 1 package frozen artichokes Boiling water (to cook artichokes) 3 Tbsp onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped ½ C dry bread crumbs (preferably homemade—see instructions in Basics section) 1 tsp salt Freshly ground pepper ¼ C olive
El Paso Bean Bake with Hot Tamale Bake and Guacamole Salad Guy food! EL PASO BEAN BAKE Serves 8 to 10 ½ C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 6 Tbsp cooking oil 4 tsp flour 2 15 oz cans chili beans or Ranch-style beans 1 can Ro*tel, drained 2/3 C yellow cornmeal ¾ tsp
Guacamole Salad (with El Paso Bean Bake (l) and Hot Tamale Bake(r)) Guy food! “Serve on a bed of lettuce.” GUACAMOLE SALAD Makes 4 individual servings 2 large avocados, pitted, skinned 1/3 C onion, diced fine 2-3 tsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp mayonnaise (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) ½ C sour cream ½ tsp
Hot Tamale Bake with Guacamole Salad and El Paso Bean Bake Guy food! HOT TAMALE BAKE Serves 4 14 ½ oz can tamales, drained, sauce reserved, wrappers removed from tamales, tamales sliced crosswise 2 Tbsp flour 1 tsp chili powder (preferably Pure—see instructions in Basics section) ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic salt 3 eggs,
Tuna variation. “Excellent way to use up leftovers!”—Mrs. R.E. Milburn (Ann), Ruleville, Mississippi QUICHE AND VARIATIONS Unbaked 9 inch pie shell (preferably homemade—see recipes in Desserts section) ½ stick butter ½ C chopped onion 1 C diced ham ½ lb grated Cheddar cheese 1 Tbsp chives, chopped 1 Tbsp chopped pimento, drained if canned 2
A celery side dish! 3 slices lean bacon, chopped 1 onion, sliced thin 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped fine 1 small clove garlic, crushed 8 medium stalks celery 1 C beef consommé ¼ C soft fine bread crumbs 3 Tbsp butter, melted
Homemade chicken soup with fluffy dumplings Of the many joys of Big Life here on the Farm, our Fall & Winter Soup Contests are right up there. Week after cold winter week Mr. Big Food cooked up new soup recipes and we judged their worthiness. Good times! With comment and recipes for the contest entrants
The richest gumbo ever in the history of mankind If you think you’ve seen this gumbo before, you are right & wrong. RIGHT: Mr. Big Food has made Turkey/Duck Gumbo El Dorado many times. But it’s not every day he roasts a Christmas Goose so that we have leftover goose for goose gumbo. WRONG: You’ve
Another in what is becoming a long line of fruitcake posts… . Candied grapefruit rinds ready to be filled with fruitcake batter and baked My fruitcake turned out to be one of those “Wow! This is delicious but I’m never doing that again” productions. Gumbo pot filled with fruit and flour and spices Kitchen table
Homemade English muffins (veganized), fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and coffee.
Ro*Tel Baked Macaroni & Cheese Ha ha ha haha. You thought I was going talk about college football, didn’t you? I’ve tabulated the results after three games entrees and the polls results for The Fall ’14 Macaroni & Cheese Contest are in! Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese is in the lead with two #1 votes. Ro*Tel is #2
Just add cinnamon sugar See? I am trying. I may remind one & all that I am not the only one who has admin posting privileges.
So when life throws you 57 varieties of curve balls, what you swing for is normal. A nice slow pitch over home plate. 🙂
Just ’cause things are discombobulated don’t mean we ain’t eating well! When it became apparent that Miss M was not going home from the hospitable* three days after surgery, Kat changed her flight, meaning that she’d be here long enough to get her bearings and cook for us!! And so she did! I’ll leave it
Chicken stewed with prunes And then we watched the original Godzilla with Perry Mason Spoiler alert. They blew him up. Actually, they took away his O2. That’s just not nice. It’s a great movie.
including this one. By my head count, there were 47 1/2. (Olive eats a lot but she just doesn’t put it down the way the guys do.) I made a couple of things this morning. Brandied fruit Beer potato salad By about 3pm were ready. Daughter C had made menus. We weren’t quite sure about