Cooking and Gardening
Cooking and Gardening is one of my favorite pastimes. I love getting outside and tending to my herb and vegetable garden and cooking every chance I get; which is almost everyday when I am not out of town working!
Take a look at the Recipes I have cataloged.
Recipe Blog Posts
The other night I had a craving for Jamaican Jerk Chicken. I’ve made this recipe before and it’s so good, I just had to make it again. However, this time I decided to share it with you. Jerk MarinadeContents for Jamaican Jerk Chicken1 Jerk Marinade2 Ingredients3 Directions4 Jasmine Rice5 Ingredients6 Directions7 Conclusion This marinade will … Continue reading Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Rainy days and soup. IMHO, that’s comfort food at its best. Kale? I always thought Kale was inedible and even rarely used as a garnish. However, I remember my first experience eating Zuppa Toscana Soup at Olive Garden. All of my previous thoughts about Kale went away. That soup was amazing. And served with their … Continue reading Kale, Sausage and Potato Soup
Tonight I made Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice with Garlic and Shallot and Peas for dinner. It turned out very good, so I thought I would share it with you. Chicken PiccataContents for Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice and Peas1 Chicken Piccata2 Jasmati Rice Ingredients 3 Skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied and then cut in half … Continue reading Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice and Peas
I was eating brunch at a restaurant, in Fresno, this last week and breakfast potatoes that were hard and seemed undone. If you have ever had this problem with your potatoes, here is a guide for making the perfect potatoes. This technique doesn’t have to be just for breakfast potatoes, I use it for scalloped … Continue reading Perfect Breakfast Potatoes
There have been a few times in my life when I ask “where have you been all my life?”. Okay, okay its happened more than once. But my point is, why do I wait so long before I make this soup? Sure, I live in Arizona now, and its hot; but who cares? Peas and … Continue reading Split Pea Soup
Canning fresh vegetables is something I do a lot of. There is no better way to preserve foods. I grow a lot of vegetables and make a lot of sauces throughout the year and can them for use throughout the year.
Canning Sites That May Be Of Interest
Here are some articles I have posted about my gardening experiences.