Pecan Chicken Strips Ingredients: 1 lb chicken strips 1/2 C parsley 1 C chopped pecans 1.5 C bread crumbs 1.5 C flour 2 eggs slightly beaten 1/8 tsp salt cooking oil as needed Preparation: Dry chicken strips. Beat eggs and set aside. Put flour on a plate and set aside. Combine and set aside parsley, … Read more
After a late fall and early winter that felt more like spring with many days reaching 50 degrees or more, we’ve recently had signs of winter with a couple of snow storms. Last Saturday we received a bit over 6 inches of snow, the most since we moved here! Sunday there was a hint of … Read more
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Wild Rice Soup 6 Tbs butter 1 Tbs Onion, minced 1 C Cooked Ham, minced 1/2 C Carrots, grated 1/4 C Almonds, slivered, toasted 1 rib celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 C Flour 3 C Chicken Broth 2 C Wild Rice, cooked 1/2 tsp Salt 1 C Half And Half 2 Tbs Dry … Read more
President George W. Bush The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: The start of the new Congress brings us opportunities to work together on the critical issues confronting our country. No issue is more important than finding an end to the war in Iraq. December was the deadliest month of the war in … Read more
Potato Soup Ingredients 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, sliced 2-6 bacon strips, chopped 5-8 medium russet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 3/4 inch cubes pinch of thyme and marjoram 6-8 C milk or half and half 1 C chicken broth Preparation Sauté the onion, carrot, celery and bacon until onions … Read more
We rang in the new year with with snow on the ground, something rarely seen here the past couple of years. With the snow came our usual flock of hungry birds and I ended up getting a few decent pictures as a result. Happy New Year! :: Many more colorful winter bird photos on my … Read more