• Asian Ahi Tuna Salad

    July 28, 2020DishinandDishes

    I hope you are all holding up through the scorching dog-days of summer all the while quarantining from home. I love salads on a hot summer day, because the thought of turning on an oven or even the stove is daunting and I especially  love this Asian Ahi Tuna Salad.  It makes me forget for a moment that the world has turned upside-down and I can close my eyes and revel in the freshness of deliciousness. I guess you know already my love for anything in Asian cuisine, and Asian dressings are definately included in that (remember my recent Asian Ginger Carrot Dressing?) I love to order a salad like this at a place here called BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse. One night last week, Mr.…

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  • Homemade Chickpea Flour

    July 19, 2020DishinandDishes

    Fifteen years ago, the word vegan or “plant-based” food (or myself posting a recipe called Homemade Chickpea Flour) was barely heard of and only thought to be used by children raised by hippies or people a little “different”… but today,…

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  • Restaurant Style Salsa

    July 8, 2020DishinandDishes

    The garden is bursting with tomatoes right now so this week I started experimenting with fresh tomatoes to make a fresh-tomato, restaurant-style salsa. If you have followed me for long, you’ll know I have a mild obsession with salsa and…

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  • How to Freeze Lemons

    April 14, 2020DishinandDishes

    Do you know how to freeze lemons?  Did you know lemons freeze beautifully? I love lemon anything including sweet and savory dishes, drinks..you NAME it! You can search “lemon” on my site and find a variety of recipes like my…

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  • Cowboy Steak and Beans

    April 4, 2020DishinandDishes

    What do you do with hungry men when it’s too cold and nasty outside to grill? Today’s answer is this; a Cowboy Steak and Beans recipe which is a one-pot wonder that will fill up even the heartiest of menfolk!…

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  • How To Plant In A Greenhouse

    February 28, 2020DishinandDishes

    The advantages of a greenhouse far outweigh not having one. But many people are intimidated by the whole process so today I am going to show you how to plant in a greenhouse. If you need a starter plan for…

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  • Tacos Chilo’s

    February 27, 2020DishinandDishes

    I have noticed Tacos Chilo’s on 50th Street just east of MacArthur (next to Marcos Pizza) many times when I pull into either Charm or Abels and I’ve been wondering… Is it worth sacrificing an Abel’s trip to try it?…

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  • How to Build a Cold Frame Garden Bed

    February 21, 2020DishinandDishes

    I have always wanted to learn about how to build and grow in a cold frame garden bed. Last year that dream became a reality when Mr. Wonderful added the top frame on one of our regular garden raised beds.…

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