This Chicken Tamale Pie is full of flavor and the texture of the corn tortillas is just right to bring home that tamale taste. Homemade Corn Tortillas Add 1 1/2 cup very warm water to 2 cups masa. Mix well and then start kneading the dough until it has aRead More →

Coconut Aminos is a delicious substitute for soy sauce with 73% less sodium. To make a marinade for salmon I mix 1/2 cup liquid Coconut Aminos, 1/4 cup honey and 1 tablespoon chopped garlic. Mix well and transfer the marinade into a ziplock bag. place 2 thick cut salmon filetsRead More →

Sometimes the best things come by surprise. The savory fried rice is one of those surprises. I’m a big fan of using what you have in the fridge. Sometimes I even win. Today I won when I had leftover cabbage and cilantro, crisp fried bacon already chopped and stored. IRead More →

Begin by making homemade flour tortillas. Measure 4 cups of flour into a large bowl. Add 2 teaspoons  baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening. Wearing disposable gloves start working the shortening into the flour with your hands. Work it until it resembles cornmeal. Add 1 1/2Read More →

In answer to a reader’s request, here is a great meatloaf. It’s moist and flavorful and delicious. In a large mixing bowl mix 3/4 cups crushed crackers, 1/2 cups chopped bell peppers (red, orange, green), 1/2 cup chopped white onions, 1/2 cup heavy cream and 2 beaten eggs. Mix well.Read More →

This quiche is a staple on our regular menu. I’ve been making it so long I have it memorized. It serves up as a perfect brunch item, as well as breakfast, lunch or dinner. (Or as we say in North Dakota: breakfast, dinner or supper). So Good. To make yourRead More →

This lemon chicken is so simple, but it taste like you worked on it all day. Cut 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts in half lengthwise. Using the ridged side of a meat mallet, pound the breast to flatten . Dry the breasts with a paper towel and then dredge eachRead More →