The Recipe Book

Persian Cucumbers for Crushed Cucumber and Garlic Soy Sauce

Crushed Cucumber in Garlic & Soy Sauce

OK, this is a pretty simple one – crushed cucumber isn’t anything fancy, but it’s tasty! 1 Lb. Persian Cucumbers or English Cucumbers, crushed 2 tbsp. cilantro 1 tbsp. salt 1/4 cup green onions 2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar (or, whatever you have on hand) 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1 …

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Salad with Chinese cabbage and carrot

Thai Peanut Salad Dressing

A super-simple thai peanut salad dressing, can also be used as a dip. 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 clove garlic roughly chopped 1 cup of water (Optional) 1/2 teaspoon of dry chicken bullion …

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Homemade Cut Up Cornbread

Dead Simple Cast-Iron Cornbread

1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal ½ cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil Preheat the over to 400 – put a medium cast-iron pan in while it’s preheating. Put everything into a bowl, and mix it well. Once the oven’s …

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A Little About The Recipe Book 1

A Little About The Recipe Book

Every family has someone who writes down recipes in a book, to be used again later. That book becomes almost sacred in some families, because it holds great-great-grandmother Mayda’s secret split-pea soup recipe. And, those recipes get handed down to the kids, etc. It’s cool. I don’t have one, but Kelly does. One day I …

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Prime Rib Dinner and Beyond 2

Prime Rib Dinner and Beyond

Our current New Years tradition is for me to fix a prime rib dinner with all the goodies. Here’s it, and aju, and potatoes, and what to do with it a couple days later. Herb Butter Prime Rib 4-ish pounds bone-in prime rib 1 cup butter, softened 4 – 10 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon …

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