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Jul. 5, 2011 9:56 am 
Orange Thyme Grilled Chicken4 bone in chicken breasts1/2 cup orange juice1/2 dry white wine1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme plus 8 sprigs of fresh thyme2 tablespoons minced orange zest, (usually enough from one medium orange)Combine orange juice, wine, oil and… MORE
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Jul. 3, 2011 8:06 pm 
Updated: Jul. 4, 2011 4:56 am
Fresh raspberries have been particularly delicious this year. This salad makes  a cool and refreshing first course and shows off the berries.Cool Summer Salad3 cups seedless watermelon cubes1 cup cucumber slices*2 cups fresh raspberries1 tablespoon honey1/4 cup minced fresh mint leaves1… MORE
May 30, 2011 10:24 am 
Here is another strawberry recipe from that old church cook book I couldn't find when I was writing my cook book. Strawberry PieCrust: 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 cup butter or stick margarineFilling: 4 cups strawberries 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch For crust: blend… MORE
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May 23, 2011 6:26 pm 
Updated: May 27, 2011 7:34 am
Those of you who have been following my blog know that I self published a cook book in 2009. When I was compiling those recipes I could not find the cook book from the church in my home town. I was cleaning out boxes in the garage recently and finally found that book. I'll feature some of the… MORE
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May 8, 2011 7:41 am 
Updated: May 10, 2011 8:16 am
This is the Mother's day menu my husband prepared for his mother and me last night. Cold Cucumber Soup 2 lb. cucumber, peeled and seeded 1/3 cup diced yellow onion 1 cup low fat butter milk 1/2 cup plain fat free yogurt pinch of coarse salt and dash of ground white pepper 1/3 cup… MORE
Apr. 12, 2011 6:59 pm 
BLONDIES 1/2 cup stick margarine 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped nuts In a 3 quart pan, melt margarine. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Cool slightly; beat in eggs and vanilla.… MORE
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Mar. 25, 2011 5:54 pm 
A warm and satisfying dish without tomatoes like most chili recipes. White Chili 1 lb. ground turkey 1/2 cup diced onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon each: chili powder and cumin pinch of salt and dash of ground white pepper 1, 14 to 16 oz. can white beans, drained and… MORE
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Mar. 9, 2011 6:29 pm 
Updated: Mar. 10, 2011 3:28 am
Roast Beef Hash 2 cups peeled potatoes cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1/2 cup each: diced celery, carrot and onion 2 cups of 1/2 inch cubes of leftover roast beef left over gravy and water to equal 1 cup 1/2 teaspoon ground savory 1 teaspoon dried bouquet… MORE
Mar. 6, 2011 7:10 am 
Updated: Mar. 9, 2011 6:30 pm
Chicken Barley Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup diced onion or white part of a leek 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery 3/4 pound boneless chicken breast or thighs (or combination of both) cut into 1 inch cubes 32 oz. reduced sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup… MORE
Mar. 6, 2011 6:49 am 
CHICKEN WITH OLIVES 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts salt and pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 large onion sliced 3 plum tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup sliced, pitted black olives 1/2 cup small pimento stuffed olives 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2… MORE
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About Me
I love to develop new recipes. I have had 15 recipes published by Reiman publications, publishers of TASTE OF HOME magazine. I like to try at least one new recipe a week. My other interests that aren't listed above are running and horse racing. By profession I am a registered medical technologist currently working in microbiology at a local medical center.
My favorite things to cook
Soups. Main dishes for interesting evening meals. Simple baking like cookie jar cookies and quick breads.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I basically make Thanksgiving dinner like my mom did.
My cooking triumphs
Winning a runner up prize for my lasagne recipe when I worked for the Nestle corporation. (I was a part time R&D assistant for the Willy Wonka Candy Factory)
My cooking tragedies
Trying to make sweet and sour shrimp with deep fried shrimp. Coating came off the shrimp when I put the sauce on. My familiy refused to eat it. We were short of money then and it hurt to waste the food and then go get MacDonald's for dinner.
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