Author Archives: silasdeane

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients  2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1/3 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 28 -ounce can no-salt-added […]

Roasted Chicken Parts

Roasted Chicken Parts You can use any kind of chicken parts.  I used chicken thighs (bone in) the  first time I tried this. Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs ( bone in ) 4 – T olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup fresh chopped herb (parsley – dill – or basil) Heat oven to […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Ingredients: 1 can ONE-PIE Pumpkin pie 9-inch pie crust ( I got the pie crust in the frozen section of the store) 1 cup Sugar 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Ginger 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg 2 eggs 1-1/2 Butter (melted) 1/8 cup Molasses 1-1/2 cups Milk Sift Sugar, […]

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2 baking apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1 bag (16 ounces) sauerkraut, drained 1 cup white wine 1 tablespoon grainy or French mustard Salt and pepper to taste 2 pieces (12 ounces each) kielbasa, cut into 2 inch pieces Preheat oven […]

Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers   Ingredients 4  large green peppers 2  Tablespoons olive oil 1  lb. of ground beef 1/2 cup   onion, chopped 2 cups   rice 2  eggs well beaten 1/2 teaspoon  paprika 2 teaspoon  kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon  pepper 1 Tablespoon  Worcestershire sauce 15 oz  can of tomato sauce   Directions You need to […]

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail   Package of Frozen Shrimp I buy “Uncooked” “E-Z Peeled”  “Deveined”  21/25 shrimp per pound (usually sold in one pound packages) 1 Tablespoon of Kosher salt 1 cup of ketchup 1/4 cup of horseradish  (buy kind that is sold refrigerated) 1 wedge of lime Cooking Shrimp defrost shrimp according to instructions on package […]

Banana Bread

Banana Bread  dry: 2 cups flour 1/2 teas. baking soda 2 teas. baking powder 1 teas. cinnamon 4-5 grates of whole nutmeg 1/2 teas. salt 3/4 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped wet: 2 eggs 1/3 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup yogurt (or sour cream) 2 or 3 small, ripe bananas (about […]