Continuing with the today’s theme, Blood Oranges. If you miss the short season or can’t find any locally when they are in season, you can substitute half navel oranges and half ruby red grapefruit for a nice sweet-tang. Alternately you can use all navel oranges and it will work fine. Toss a few red raspberries in the … Continue reading Blood Orange Coleslaw
And some more stuff, too! We pretty well decided that fried fish would be on the menu today when we found the last few frozen fillets in the freezer today. I wanted some coleslaw like you get at KFCs, and Google told me that there were recipes reputed to be the actual secret recipe. Many … Continue reading Mmm…coleslaw just like the Colonel made
I can’t remember why I made this originally, but I think it was for a summer brunch. Nice combination of flavors that go nicely with a grilled fish or chicken. Caribbean Orange-Mango Coleslaw 8 cups shredded green cabbage 1-1/2 large mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced ½ medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ medium … Continue reading Caribbean Orange-Mango Coleslaw
Variations on a spicy theme. Hot dogs topped with hot giardiniera, a side of kimchi, and a wee bowl of tangy, sweet, chilled coleslaw.
Had company over on Friday and went all out on the menu On the board: Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwiches Pineapple Slaw Waffle Fries w/special sauce (recipe here) Spinach Salad Lemon Tarts Pulled BBQ Pork I used the electric pressure cooker for this and it was great. I marinated the pork in apple cider vinegar and … Continue reading Dinner Menu: Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork, Pineapple Slaw and Lemon Tarts
I made the baked beans and the slaw today, the chicken was leftover from yesterday:The slaw is another iteration of copycat KFC slaw: INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon Onion Finely Grated 1/3 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise 1/4 Cup Buttermilk Well Shaken 1/4 Cup Whole Milk 1 1/2 Tablespoons White Vinegar 2 1/2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/8 Teaspoon Black Pepper 8 Cups or 1-16 Ounce Bag Coleslaw Cabbage, Finely Diced 1/4 Cup Carrot Shredded (Omit If You’re Using … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Dinner
I’m so very tired of winter cooking. Stews, soups (ok, I’m never really tired of soup), roasted meats and veggies. Time to freshen things up. But with what? The produce section is often disappointing with flavorless items that haven’t seen the light of day. But there are some bright spots and with those I can … Continue reading Tired of Winter Cooking: Some Fresh Ideas
A little late, but luckily August has 5 weeks and I only have 4 weeks of menus, so this will bridge the gap. I was traveling last week and have my niece for the next week and a half. We are off to have an adventure today, despite a cloudy day. Tomorrow is the county … Continue reading Summer Menus: July Week 4