Category Archives: Food

Alfredo pesto pasta

  Angel hair or your favorite spaghetti or linguine Alfredo sauce (If you are ambitious, you can make your own, but I just bought the one that had cream instead of soybean oil as a major ingredient.) Pesto (Again, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Chad P_______ Method

Once upon a time, I was living in a house with four other people for the summer. There was someone named Chad P_______ who either lived there or spent a lot of time there – it’s been a long time. … Continue reading

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French Toast

3-4 slices of wheat bread 2 eggs Optional: milk or juice Canola oil Maple syrup from New York State Start your pan heating up. You want it medium low. Heat up a little canola oil in there. Find a nice … Continue reading

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Pizza 2

Whole wheat crust (the other one from the Whole Foods 2-pack) Apple, sliced thin. Applesauce Mozzarella cheese (or a cheddar blend) Cinnamon Sunflower seeds Almond slivers Cream cheese (optional) Prep your crust as directed on the package or in your … Continue reading

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Pizza 1

Whole wheat crust (I’m trying the Whole Foods frozen ones – just have to thaw it out) Spinach 1 tomato, sliced thin 1/2 zucchini, sliced thin 1/4 onion, chopped ~ 4 oz. Mozzarella cheese 1/2 green pepper, chopped Pepperoni, sliced … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese

Whole wheat bread Butter 2 slices American cheese or any kind of cheese you have on hand Ham steak (optional) I know, I know. Too simple. But still a favorite. Here’s how I make it. Warm up your pan on … Continue reading

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Eggplant No-Parmesan

  1 small eggplant (about 6 inches long) – this is the best size, they are sweeter, not bitter 1 Roma tomato ~ 3 oz. Grated cheese – I used a Colby and Monterey Jack blend 4 oz. tomato sauce … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Shrimp Fettuccine

1 tomato from your favorite garden or farmers market Basil from your friend at work (or you can get it at the store if you are lucky) 1 clove garlic Fettuccine (spinach if desired) 1 handful of cooked shrimp from … Continue reading

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The chef who made chicken fried steak

In a very small town with ranchers and folks who work in coal mines, it’s hard to be fancy. There was a chef who had fabulous skills in the kitchen. Trained as a French chef. When we met him, his … Continue reading

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Banana smoothie

Bananas: 2 (more than usual, but they need to be eaten) 2 Tbsp+ peanut butter (the natural kind – we don’t need shortening in our smoothie; and really I just glop it in there, I don’t measure it) Chocolate something: … Continue reading

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