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How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I love coffee. After my last trip to Texas, I had my dad mail me back some of my belongings so I could make room to fit about 100 K-cups into my checked baggage instead. My aunt had said that I could take whatever I wanted from the hospitality suite she had arranged for my daughter’s bat mitzvah. I dare you to tell me you wouldn’t have done the exact …

Not Quite a Recipe: Broccoli Potato Bake

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I’ve been in a post-Passover frenzy to use up leftover potatoes. And since my motto lately is “everything is better with cheese” I came up with this casserole meal. Broccoli added for a modicum of nutritional value. Put 1lb frozen broccoli florets in a 9 x 13 casserole dish. Boil peeled potatoes till soft. Cut the potatoes into large chunks and add to the dish. Pour 1 cup milk mixed …

Not Quite a Recipe: Roasted Duck, Wilted Spinach, and Mashed Potatoes

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. My Husband and I had a nice supper the other night of roasted duck, mashed potatoes, and spinach. On Duck: Duck tends to be very fatty. If you score the skin before cooking it allows excess fat to drip away. Yes, I know the piece of duck on the plate looks mangled. That’s because I still haven’t figured out how to properly carve a bird. For this duck, I used …

Tuna Patties with Ginger Dressing/Puree

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Supper the other night was tuna patties on a bed of shredded red cabbage with a ginger dressing/puree. Tuna Patties Mix together 2 cans tuna 1 large egg about 1/4 c bread crumbs finally diced onion and celery that has been sauteed until soft salt, pepper, and seasoning to taste Use the mixture to form patties, and fry them in a pan with oil until golden. Ginger Dressing Puree in …

Not Quite a Recipe: Crock Pot Beef and Vegetable Soup

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Although I have a crock pot, I really don’t use it that much. I often see recipes that sound interesting. But since I’m home most of the day, I generally fail to see the point of preparing something in a crockpot versus just making it on the stove. This past week I finally used the crock pot to make beef and vegetable soup. I love soups. When I make soup …

Not Quite a Recipe: Salmon and Vegetable Soup

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Saute chopped onions, carrots, and crushed garlic in a little olive oil. Add water, 1 can of diced tomatoes with liquid, diced potato, and bring to a boil. Add garlic powder, onion powder, and some red pepper flakes to taste. Cook until carrots and potatoes are very tender (approximately 30 minutes). Add frozen corn. Return to boil. Add in cubed salmon. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, add salt and …

Not Quite a Recipe: Orange Cranberry Biscotti

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Whether you call them biscotti or mandelbroit, I love those little cookies that just beg to be dunked in tea or a coffee. This is my base recipe that I use for biscotti. It comes from Rocco DiSpirito. Using this base recipe, I’ve tried all sorts of variations. The picture below is of my latest try- orange cranberry biscotti. Use the base recipe with the following substitutions: replace anise extract …

Not Quite a Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. My step-mother was the person who taught me how to cook pumpkin pies. I spent quite a few Thanksgivings sitting around with her and making pumpkin pies to take to all the various houses we were going to. (On some busy years we had 3 Thanksgiving meals.) Even though Thanksgiving is over, you can still enjoy a yummy pumpkin pie. You can find my step-mother’s family pumpkin pie recipe here. …

Not Quite a Recipe: Poor Man’s Mocha

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I fell in love with mochas from the first taste. I mean how can you NOT like something with chocolate? But going out for mochas can get a bit expensive, and sometimes you want to enjoy something in the comfort of your own home, in your pajamas. A true mocha involves espresso and steamed milk. That requires dirtying two thing: the coffee maker to make the espresso and a pan …

Not Quite a Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. For the crust: I used store-bought. (oh, the shame.) You need one crust for the bottom and another to put on top. For the filling: Dice potato and carrot and boil until tender. At the very end of cooking add frozen peas. Drain. Sautee diced onion in a little oil. When soft, add chicken breast chunks and cook until no longer pink. Remove from skillet. For the sauce: Melt margarine …