Air-Fried Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: I mixed the seeds, oil, and salt together and then air-fried the seeds at 380 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes. Every so often, I would remove the frying pan and shake them up a bit. The seeds are delicious to eat as a snack, especially as they are nice and crispy. However, we planContinue reading “Air-Fried Pumpkin Seeds”

Perfect Pickled Cabbage

Perfect Pickled Cabbage Ingredients: 1/4 head large cabbage, shredded 3 carrots, shredded 1/4 large onion, grated 1/2 jar bread and butter pickles, with two tablespoons brine Salt, pepper, celery seeds, and sugar to taste. Process vegetables and pickles, separately in food processor to desired consistency.  We like our slaw a little on the rough side, Continue reading “Perfect Pickled Cabbage”

Spicy Pepper Cheddar Corn Bread

Spicy Pepper Cheddar Cheese Corn Bread Ingredients: 1 cup diced hot peppers 1 1/4 cup flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 T. baking powder 1 scant tsp salt 4 large eggs 1 cup corn 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar 1/2 stick butter, warmed to room temperature 1 Tablespoon sugar Putting this togetherContinue reading “Spicy Pepper Cheddar Corn Bread”

July 24, 2021 Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana

About this time every year we face the challenge of using the remaining produce canned or frozen from last year.  There are a few freezer bags of tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, peppers, and kale taking up real estate in the deep freezer from 2020.  There are still several jars of pickled banana peppers and chutney fromContinue reading “July 24, 2021 Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana”

July 23, 2021 Air-Fried Herb-Crusted Salmon with Zucchini Curls

We had a nice piece of salmon thawed in the meat drawer of the fridge that I wanted to prepare tonight for dinner.  And of course we have all this zucchini.  I am challenging myself to come up with creative, delicious, novel ways to serve up this vegetable – after all I don’t want toContinue reading “July 23, 2021 Air-Fried Herb-Crusted Salmon with Zucchini Curls”

July 22, 2021 Chicken and Avocado Salsa

For tonight’s dinner I pulled a couple of chicken breasts from the freezer and put them in the roaster to thaw. James offered to grill them and that sounded like a good idea but he is so busy putting up the siding to our house that I didn’t want him to take the time outContinue reading “July 22, 2021 Chicken and Avocado Salsa”

A COURSE IN MIRACLES Chapter 5 Introduction

Introduction To heal is to make happy.  I have told you to think how many opportunities you have had to gladden yourself, and how many you have refused.  This is the same as telling you that you have refused to heal yourself.  The light that belongs to you is the light of joy.  Radiance isContinue reading “A COURSE IN MIRACLES Chapter 5 Introduction”