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Ingredients:

1 tablespoons olive oil or less (enough to saute the onions)
1 medium onion, approved chopped
1 cup peeled, chopped carrots  (Or baby carrots)
1 cup peeled, chopped parsnips
1 cup canned pumpkin puree (15oz Or so, a little more or less won’t make a big difference)
1 quart vegetable stock (You can use 4 cups of water and 4 table spoons of Osem Vegetable Consomme.
1 teaspoon lemon juice
salt to taste (1/4 tsp should be good)… Read the rest

Tuesday September 6, 2011 22:55

Curried Rice Recipe – Curry Rice

Ingredients:

1/2 finely chopped onion (White.  Sweet would work)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup basmati rice
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
2 tsp chicken or vegetable consommé
Black pepper to taste.
1/2 cup raisins (optional)
1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted (optional)

Directions:

Saute the onions and minced garlic, eczema add 3 cups of water, consommé, curry.  Wait for it to boil. Add Rice.  Cook covered, stir from time to time, until water level reaches the rice.  Read the rest

I wrote an extensive post about a Hummus recipe way back, but after I made it a few times, while it turned out nice, it did not taste like my favorite Hummus brand, Sabra.

So it turns out that the secret is in the order of which you prepare the hummus. Follow the Recipe carefully:

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas (15-16oz/350- 400grams) will do  – Drained,  keep the liquid.  (I pretty much use almost the entire liquid, again don’t worry
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Wednesday August 24, 2011 16:36

Beef Stuffed Peppers Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

4 bell peppers
1 cup of rice
1 Lean ground beef (10%)
2-3 medium diced tomatoes
1/2 onion chopped
1 tsp of vegetable consomme.
1/3-1/2 can of small tomato paste

 

DIRECTIONS:

Steam the peppers for 10 minutes (until soft)
Sear onion. Add 3 cups of water, consomme, tomato paster and  a touch of pepper, bring to boil. Add rice.

Cook on high with lid on for about 7 minutes.  stir from time to time so the rice doesn’t … Read the rest

Wednesday August 24, 2011 15:46

Black Beans and Corn Salsa Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

1 can (12-16 ounce size) black beans
1 can (11-14 ounce size) white shoepeg corn
1/4 cup cilantro (Chopped) (Can be left out, troche if you don’t like cilantro)
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper (Chopped) (Can be left out if not available)
1 medium purple onion, chopped (Sweet white onions would do too)
4 medium tomatoes, chopped/diced
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 tablespoon canola oil or olive oil (olive is healthier)
3 tablespoons lime juice (One lime would do)… Read the rest

Wednesday April 20, 2011 23:05

Stir Fried Snow Peas (Sugar Peas) Recipe

Snow peas are delicious by themselves… but these recipe really makes them yummy.

What you need:

  • 1 lbs of Snow Peas
  • 2 Scallions (Or regular onions will do too)  (chopped fine)
  • Good Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Lemon.
  • 1 Tablespoon dried minced parsley leafs.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Directions:

  • Add some Olive oil to pan (2 Tablespoon would do)
  • put the cook-top on High.
  • Roast snow peas while stirring for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Move them to the side and roast the scallions
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Monday April 18, 2011 09:52

How to make Gluten Free Matza/Matzo

 

So it might be too late for 2011 Passover but if you are reading this in 2012, ask then this post is for you.

How to make delicious yummy Gluten Free Matzo? Well it’s really easy, disease  All matzo is, is flour and water.  Same goes with gluten free, just buy a gluten free baking flour mix. Like this: Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour, 44-Ounce Units (Pack of 4)

Put a cup in a bowl, add water little Read the rest

Sunday March 27, 2011 23:58

How to make Gluten-Free Pizza

My daughter has Celiac Disease so we have to make gluten free foods for her (which basically means no wheat). Since I am a pizza-holic, I wanted to find a pizza that will be relatively cheap and tasty (It will never come close to the taste of real flour)

I’ve had really good success with Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Pizza Crust Mix, 16-Ounce Bags (Pack of 4).  (At about $10 for a pack of 4 with subscribe and … Read the rest

So after making over a hundred pizzas I think I found the dough and method that I like.

I like a very thin crust pizza. It needs to be thin and yet crunchy. It was very hard to get the crust to not be soggy.

It is very important to have the best Mozzarella cheese you can buy. I found that the 5lbs cheese block that they sell at Sam’s club is excellent. Low moisture and Very yummy. You can … Read the rest

Tuesday March 8, 2011 22:12

Delicious and easy to make Salsa Recipe

  • 420 grams canned whole tomatoes (Without the juices) (That’s about 5 tomatoes)
  • 1/3 – 1/2 a small red onion. (chopped a few times)
  • 1 Jalapeno – remove seeds and across and a few times.
  • 2-3 cloves of Garlic. (Depending on size)
  • a few cilantro leafs.
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder.
  • 1/2 a lime squeezed.

Put the tomatoes, clinic onions and garlic in a food processor and pulse a few times. (10 or so)

Add the … Read the rest

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