I had a package of pork ribs in the fridge and I love making ribs in my Instant Pot. They are made quickly and are very tender. Bruce and I did a side by side comparison of cooking ribs in the oven wrapped in foil and cooked in the Instant Pot. The ribs cooked in […]Read More Instant Pot and Air Fryer Lid Dry Rub Pork Ribs
March 7, 2020 I often make roasted potatoes with olive oil, rosemary, and salt. When I serve them, I am always asked for the the recipe. I’ve made these potatoes in the oven and on the grill. There is nothing like a cast iron skillet to make these beautiful crispy potato bites. They do use […]Read More Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid Potatoes
Bruce and I have had the flu, so soup has been a mainstay this week, while we try to recover. We ate all the chicken noodle soup that I made, and I was ready to try something else. Serves 4 to 6Read More Roasted Lemon, Ginger, and Carrot Soup (Vegan and Gluten-free)
I’ve been asked by several people if I had any leftovers or a lot of leftovers from my Mardi Gras party. I had one King Cake leftover when I took the leftover pieces from three King Cakes and put them together. When I brought the King Cake into work, it disappeared. I had about an […]Read More Bruce’s Shrimp Salad
February 27, 2020 Bruce took Luna to the vet on Monday for her fluid injection, and he picked up renal failure kibble for her. Last week, Luna just refused to eat the canned dog food anymore. I tried picking some up in my fingers and offering it to her. I hoped she might think it […]Read More Kibble for Luna
February 26, 2020 The Mardi Gras party was a great deal of fun! While I had been expecting about 50 people, several people canceled at the last minute due to being sick or other family emergencies, so I had about 40 people. I was very excited that Jeanne from https://ajeanneinthekitchen.com/ and her husband, Larry, were […]Read More Mardi Gras Party!
February 23, 2020 I have been cooking since 10 am today and I finished at 9:30 pm. I did take a 30 minute lunch break. I made three batches of gumbo, two batches of red bean, four king cakes, four loaves of New Orleans style bread, and 24 boiled eggs for stuffed eggs. I meant […]Read More Cooking Up a Party!
February 21, 2020 It was cold enough (18 degrees F) this morning that I put Luna’s jacket on her before taking her out. After we came in, I took some pictures of Luna and Nox. Just thought I’d share.Read More Luna in Her Jacket
February 20, 2020 (2/20/2020) Saturday was the last day that Luna ate her prescription dog food. I don’t know what is going on in her little head. Sunday morning, I tried to feed her the prescription canned dog food and she acted like I had offended her. I just don’t get it. She was gobbling […]Read More Luna Won’t Eat Her Prescription Dog Food
February 17, 2020 Last Wednesday, our department at work announced a clothing drive, “Boots to Suits” from February 17th to March 13th. This drive is to help support our veterans transition from the military to the classroom and then from the classroom to the workforce. They are accepting: Interview appropriate business suits and blouses Business […]Read More Getting Rid of More Clothes Downsizing (7)