I got myself into trouble when we were invited to dinner at a friend’s house and I asked them if could bring some appetizers that would blow their minds. The trouble is, I had no clue what I was going to do! Enter my sweet friend Jackie, who brought an appetizer to OUR house last … More APPETIZER HEAVEN! Simple or difficult…you choose! Have some Cowboy Candy on your Mascarpone!
Jim and Liz came over the other night for a “simple” wine and cheese. We’ve been friends for over 40 years, and Liz and I have cooked many wonderful things together. Some of my favorites over the years have come from her (corn tamale dip in the crockpot she served at Christmas was awesome!). And … More PESTO/CHILI JELLY. (green & red) What is this? Christmas??
See this recipe on Instagram: askmehowiknowcb. I’m in a hurry. So I’m going to make this great appetizer that takes all day……whaaaaat??? This is great because you can put everything in a crockpot and leave it all day. So about 5 minutes of effort for a fantastic appetizer…..or, with a little extra you could … More MEATBALLS & MUSHROOM APPETIZER fast, but takes all day…..huh??
CREAMY BAKED EGGS Ever since we have been on the lo carb lifestyle, I have struggled with breakfast. I simply love things like cereal and toast, and it’s hard to give them up. But with this totally no carb egg dish, I serve myself 1/2 slice of crispy toast (8 grams of carbs). Dr. Mike … More CREAMY BAKED EGGS thanks to the Kitchen for this yummy idea!
We LOVE Beef Stroganoff! I’ve been making if for a long time, and we especially like it now because it is LO Carb! Yes. Think about it: Beef (just don’t roll it in flour), onion, mushroom, sour cream, broth. All perfectly acceptable on a Lo Carb diet. This time I made the dish in … More Beef Stroganoff Soup….a Happy Mistake!
We get together a lot, and Larry makes the world’s greatest steaks. But once in awhile you need something different. This is a fun dish for lots of reasons, not the least of which is that you can use whatever veggies you like. I usually skewer the veggies separately from the meat. SHISH KEBABS Beef … More WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A NICE PIECE OF BEEF, MAKE SHISH KEBABS!
I was recently watching Beat Bobby Flay (one of my favorite shows on Food Network), and I saw a Chef Fernando Ruiz beat Bobby with this unusual dish. I’ve lived In the Southwest since I was 5 years old, and both studied and taught (and eaten plenty of) Mexican cooking. I have NEVER heard of … More CHILIES EN NOGADA….I thought I knew them all! Something new and different…
Whenever anyone gets sick, has an operation, moves in or out, has a baby, gets mad at me, gets a good grade, does me a favor, oh well…..you get it. ANY occasion, I do what I do best. Make SOUP! People ask me a lot what my favorite things to cook are. And I … More HUNGARIAN MUSHROOM SOUP…. John’s favorite. And we aren’t even Hungarian!
TEQUILA LIME SHRIMP 1 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp, raw 1 tsp. salt + 1/2 tsp pepper 3 dried ancho chili peppers, remove stems and seeds 2 Tbs. olive oil 4 cloves grated garlic I Tbs. brown sugar 1 tsp. cumin 4 oz. tequila 1/4 cup lime juice 2 Tbs. butter Sprinkle shrimp with salt … More TEQUILA LIME SHRIMP from Bobbie…just call it Fabulous!
I have blogged Green chili stew before, but I thought I’d like to show you another way to do it. Especially since Pork Butt (bone in), was on sale and I got 4 lbs. for $6.00! Who could pass that up? I have so many things I like to do with these fatty, meaty cuts. … More GREEN CHILI PORK BUTT