KA’s Simply Perfect Pancakes

I bought this powder at Amazon a while back, forgot about it, then ran across it again yesterday.  I wanted to try the King Arthur recipe I looked at and it turned out some very good pancakes, as seen in the last Pr0n post.

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Musta Just Numbed Him

This red bellied woodpecker hit the glass in the kitchen door with a sharp thump and fell to the porch, insensible.  Mrs J walked it out to the stump and set it down, breathing but limp.  After a few minutes it revived enough to fly away.
The title is from a comment that I still remember after nearly 50 years. An old pipefitter was describing a quail hunt, he had downed a bird but when he went to retrieve it the quail flew up and away. “Musta just numbed ‘im.”

Quick and Easy Skillet Buffalo Chicken

I really like to whip up quick flavorful dinners.  Buffalo chicken is a favorite and I’m always experimenting with making it better.  This time I tossed the chicken in seasoned potato starch and thought it was the ingredient that had been missing. It makes the chicken pieces crisp up nicely and added a depth of flavor beyond the sauce.

It is great served over rice, salad, mashed or baked potatoes, drizzled with bleu cheese dressing and a side of celery.  All the flavor of wings without the prep time or mess.

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Creole Veggies with Black Beans And Rice

creole-veggiesWe’re trying to do a vegetarian night a few times a week. This was one of my favorite creations.

Creole Vegetables with Black Beans and Rice

  • 1 cup Jasmine Rice
  • 1 -15 oz can no salt black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • lime juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 green onions, chopped (including greens)
  • 1/2 each: green, red and orange pepper, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1-14 oz can no salt diced tomatoes
  • salt to taste

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