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Instant Pot beef stew. 5/2/18

This beef stew was good but not as good as the first one we made. I think it was because we added too much liquid forgetting the fact that the vegetables give off a bunch of liquid as they cook. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef shanks. 2/24/18

On Saturday we decided we would make a stew out of a couple of beef shanks we had and then save the stew until Sunday to eat. That did not happen. We ate it right away. First we browned the shanks … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 2/3/2018

My mother always made beef stew in a pressure cooker so I have never been afraid of them even though I ended up cooking in one until it was dry and all the food was burnt up inside. I have … Continue reading

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Chinese and Mediterrean influenced. 11/30/17

I really like ethnic foods. They have such a flavor punch after eating a bunch of American food (see Thanksgiving.)  For lunch today I finished daughter’s brown rice. There was about a half of a cup left. To complement the … Continue reading

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Eat-down. 11/15/17

Today John and I are trying to eat everything out of the refrigerator because tomorrow we are leaving for home. We copped out of making dinner yesterday and ordered a pizza so we are a little behind in our eating … Continue reading

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Parsley soup. 11/13/17

Today I made a very unattractive soup. I think the last time I made it ages ago I used milk instead of stock so it came out light green. With the stock it is dark green. It tastes fine and … Continue reading

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Treat yourself! 11/7/2017

I am so glad to be in my own kitchen again! Now I can control what I eat. I decided to treat myself at lunch and make something a little more complex than the usual leftovers or sandwich. Using the … Continue reading

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