• Thai Cucumber Salad

    Thai Cucumber Salad

    August 11, 2020DishinandDishes

    It’s no secret that I have a deep love for all Thai food, thus the creation of this Thai Cucumber Salad we had last night for dinner. The flavors of Thai are just an explosion in your mouth. There is sweet, hot, sour and salty. There are usually herbs and peppers and all sorts of pure deliciousness in each bite. My kind of eating! Add to that this time of summer, the gardens are full of cucumbers right now and glory be, my sis-in-law gifted me with a couple of cucumbers the other day! This recipe is a healthy use of garden cucumbers using no oil and it differs from the usual (but also delicious) sweet vinegar one that I frequently make (click here). I…

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  • 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…

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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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