Category Archives: Cooking

Black Beans in Pressure Cooker

I’ve cooked black beans and rice a couple of times using an America’s Test Kitchen [this used to be free – now maybe not.] recipe: in January 2017 and originally in May 2013. In that dish the rice takes a … Continue reading

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

It was St Patrick’s Day – so of course we wore green and ate corned beef and cabbage; even though he wasn’t a canonized saint and we aren’t Catholic. But hey – tradition. We were at our post-coffee yoga hangout … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs

Way, way back in the 1970s I worked as a teacher at the Idaho State Correctional Center (aka Idaho State Prison). One thing I learned – and I learned much more from the inmates than they ever learned from me … Continue reading

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Chili Verde for Superbowl

February 4, 2018 I got sick the week before Christmas and have been fighting back for the past 6 or so weeks. As a result the only blog posts I’ve written have been about my reading – which is about … Continue reading

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Posole

For some reason I can’t remember I was talking with my buddy Frost about hominy – really, I have no idea how we got on that subject. If you start talking about hominy you are going to talk about grits … Continue reading

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Pernil Al Horno – Roast Pork

I cooked this a bit before Thanksgiving but held off on publishing on the blog because “Turkey recipe” is what everyone was searching for. Time has passed and it is still the Holiday season. This is a great dish to … Continue reading

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Spatchcocked Turkey

Not a long post today; I usually post my Thanksgiving write up after the big day, I thought I’d share with you ahead of time what I plan on cooking in case you are looking for inspiration. As you may remember I’m … Continue reading

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