Category: My Kitchen

Just a few of my personal recipes I like to make now and then.

Beef Stroganoff

Published on April 17, 2023 at 4:41 pm by LEW


First time in the kitchen in awhile, to cook that is. I finally gave in to requests to cook Beef Stronganoff, a favorite of my kids when they were younger. (more…)

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Onion Soup

Published on July 23, 2022 at 6:10 pm by LEW


This is another one of those great simple dishes for a cool evening. Onion Soup emerged from Paris France back in the 1700’s. It is a soup based on meat stock, and obviously, onions. I usually serve it with bread and cheese of some sort (usually sliced baguette and mozzarella/parmesan). (more…)

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The Lowly Tortilla

Published on January 26, 2022 at 10:15 am by LEW


The Tortilla has been around forever, and can be used almost everywhere. It is a flat unleavened type of bread made from various ground grains. This is my version of the Tortilla made from standard white (wheat) flour. (more…)

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For those Cold Winter Evenings; Chili Con Carne

Published on January 11, 2022 at 5:19 pm by LEW

Chili Con CarnieIntroduction

Chili con carne (chili with meat) is a type of stew containing chilies, meat, tomatoes, and beans. The dish originates in Southern Texas/Northern Mexico.

There is no one original recipe that I am aware of. Chili recipes tend to vary widely, and most cooks have their own preferred ingredients and methods of preparation, as well as preferred amount of spiciness.

This is my personal take for a chili recipe that is flavorful, and moderately spicy. While it will probably not win any awards, I love a steaming bowl of it on those cold winter evenings. (more…)

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Ang Aking Mga Apo Ay Mahilig Sa Pancakes!

Published on December 7, 2021 at 7:14 am by LEW


My grand children love pancakes!

A pancake (hotcake, griddlecake, or flapjack) is a flat thin round cake made from flour based batter and cooked on a hot surface such as a griddle or frying pan.

Pancakes are typically served covered with a sweat syrup, maple being common in the United Starts.

Archaeological evidence suggests that pancakes were probably the earliest and most widespread cereal food eaten. (more…)

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