Friday, October 13, 2017

Recipe To Help Survivors Of The California Wildfires


Prayers, thoughts, peace for all affected by the Northern California 
wildfires.

On the left side of the website are links under Recipe To Pay It Forward. These are some organizations that are helping with disaster relief. 

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you for caring.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Ravioli Florentine

This is great as an appetizer for game day, a weeknight dinner or anytime.

1 package wonton wrappers.
1 -2 cloves fresh garlic chopped, crushed
1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper, lemon juice
lemon zest
Pinch red pepper flakes 
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 - 1/4 c. + 2 T  oil (adjust amount needed)
1 - 2 c. fresh baby spinach 
2 c. ricotta cheese
1 tsp each: oregano, basil
2 eggs


Break one egg into a bowl, beat slightly.

Rinse and pat dry spinach. Snip ends from spinach leaves.

Peel, rinse, crush, chop garlic.

Heat a saute pan over medium high heat. Lower pan to medium, add oil. Add spinach and half of black pepper, salt and garlic. Saute for 5 min. Transfer to a small bowl, set aside. 

Zest and juice lemon. 

Put ricotta cheese in a mixing bowl. Crack remaining egg into a bowl, mix slightly.
Ad spinach, oregano, salt, pepper, basil, garlic, pepper flakes, lemon juice and zest. Mix well. 
Place some wontons on a cookie sheet.

Brush some of the egg into one side of the wontons. Spoon some of the ricotta cheese in the middle of half of the wontons.

Put the egg wash side down of the remaining wontons over the ones with spinach mixture.

Use a clean wet fork to crimp the edges of the ravioli. Repeat process with remaining wontons.

Preheat a saute pan to medium high heat. Lower pan to medium. Add oil, put some of the ravioli into the skillet.

Cook on 1 side for 3 - 5 min., until golden brown. Flip ravioli over and cook on other side for 3 - 5 min. more or until done.

Serves 4.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Recipe To Help Puerto Rico And Mexico City

Prayers, thoughts, peace for all who affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and the earthquakes in Mexico City.

On the left side of the website are links under Recipe To Pay It Forward. These are some organizations that are helping with disaster relief. 

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you for caring.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Michelada

This is perfect for tailgating, late summer or anytime.

46 oz, jar vegetable or tomato juice (regular or low sodium)
1 - 2 tsp. each: Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, fresh lime juice (adjust amount desired)
1 lime cut into wedges (garnish)
3 - 4 c. lager beer
Ice
Salt (enough to coat rim of glasses)
Dash: black pepper, cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes

Juice 1 lime.

Wet rims of 4 - 6 tall glasses with a clean wet napkin.

Sprinkle some salt and peppers onto a small plate. Put rim of glasses down on plate to coat.

Cut remaining lime into 4 - 6 wedges, set aside.

In a pitcher combine ingredients over ice.

Pour in glasses, Garnish with lime wedges. 


Serves 4 - 6.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Recipe To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Irma

Prayers, thoughts, peace for all who affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

On the left side of the website are links under Pay It Forward. These are some organizations that are helping with disaster relief. 

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you for caring.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Ozark Beans

This is a favorite of my family.

2 lbs. green beans broken  end trimmed, beans broken in half
6 - 8 c. cold water
1 onion, quartered
1 - 2 cloves garlic: crushed, chopped
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
1 ham bone or 2 c. chopped ham

Peel, rinse, chop garlic and onions.

Rinse, snip ends and break beans in half.

In a slow cooker or stock pot combine ingredients.

Cook beans medium heat for 1 - 2 hr. or until done.

Serves 6 - 8.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Recipe To Help Hurricane Harvey Survivors

Prayers thoughts go to everyone dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

On the left side of the website are links under Pay It Forward. These are some organizations that are helping with disaster relief. 

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you for caring.

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