Jackpine Radical Cooking
Threw a hambone into the crockpot for 4 hours. all the meat bits fell off and took out the bone.
Added a double handful of garlic cloves, 1.5 cups of chopped onions, about a pound of split peas, and some pepper.
It was still a little thin so I added about 1/2 cup Osem Mushroom soup mix.
Toasted up some fresh cut from a baguette croutons in a…[Read more]
As usual, I will make pecan pies, but some people are asking for something not comprised entirely of sugar. I’m looking at buttermilk pecan pie, which appears to be a sort of buttermilk & egg custard with pecans tossed in. Anybody familiar with this? Hints?
Don’t demand everyone tell the others why they’re thankful. This can backfire badly, particularly after alcohol. “I’m thankful Eddie never found out I had sex with his brother.”
Run Self-Clean On Your Oven
You know how the oven always smells a bit when you first turn it on because of that crumble that overflowed once or that bit of frozen pizza stuck to it? Most home ovens have a solution for that, and it’s the self-clean cycle.
Get Your Knives Sharpened
Dull knives are the easiest to cut yourself with — and that goe…[Read more]
Saw this on line and it might be good for chicken as well as veggies.
1/2 Cup peanut butter
1/2 Cup warm water
Pinch of salt
Hot sauce to taste (optional)
1 Tbl. Honey (optional)
3 Thick slices of cheese (we like cheddar best), cut into small cubes
In a bowl, Once fully combined, the mixture should be smooth. Transfer to a small pot and place…[Read more]
makes 6 pitas
1 Tbs — sweetener (granular sugar, molasses, honey, agave/maple/cane syrup)
1 tsp — salt
1 C — warm water (80-105 F)
3 C — flour (bread flour or AP) By weight: 12.7 oz / 360 g
1 tsp — active dry yeast
cornmeal for dusting the pans/baking stone
cookie sheets or baking stone
optional – pizza peel
Makes 2 cups
2-3 Tbs — water (or use the water from the can of chickpeas)
3 to 4 Tbs — juice of one lemon
1/4 C — olive oil
1/4 tsp — salt
1-4 — medium cloves garlic
1/3 C — tahini
1 – 15oz can — chickpeas, drained
Preferably in a food processor, blend salt, tahini, garlic and chickpeas until mostly smooth. Add liquids and blend until s…[Read more]
I’m only watching because I’m a Houstonian and the Astros are in it again
I have an idea of what I can make (hummus and pita) but probably not much else. Due to probate issues all month, I can’t drive my car until next week, so no grocery trips. I have next to no fruit and veggies left, but I do have some bean soup. It’s been a challenge living…[Read more]
By request, I am posting the recipe for a very tasty cabbage soup – it’s from memory I’m doing this, so if the amounts seem off to you, you can adjust to your own taste:
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon oregano
2 garlic cloves,…[Read more]
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