Summertime at my house when I was growing up meant root beer floats. I remember the excitement when dad brought home bottles of root beer and mom got out the vanilla ice cream. One year, dad decided to make homemade root beer from scratch. It was a lot of work so that was the oneContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Root Beer Floats”
Ham with Mustard Glaze Ham (fresh, not canned)1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 teaspoon dry mustard1 tablespoon prepared mustard (like French’s)2 tablespoons orange juice, lemon juice, or water1/2 cup (more) brown sugar Place ham, fat side up, in a shallow roasting pan. Do not cover or add water. Score ham with a sharp knife in a diamondContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Ham with Mustard Glaze”
We tried a lot of different recipes for Boxty (potato pancakes); we both grew up eating these. We settled on this version. Irish Potato Boxty Cakes 1 C. mashed potatoes1 C. raw potatoes, grated2 eggs1/2 C. flour1 tsp. baking soda2 T. buttersalt & pepper Place mashed potatoes in a bowl, add gratedraw potato and egg;Continue reading “Recipe of the Day: Boxty”
About forty years ago, I took a Chinese cooking class at the University District store, The House Of Rice, in Seattle. I made these recipes so often that I ended up teaching classes using them. These recipes make a great menu to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Chinese Dinner for Company Chinese BBQ PorkFried RiceAsian-StyleContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Chinese New Year Dinner Menu for the Lunar New Year”
The fifteen-day celebration in China called Lunar New Year started on Feb 1st. In honor of this holiday, I was inspired to create this outfit. It’s the Year of the Tiger.
We are expecting a foot of snow this week. Time to hibernate.