Monthly Archives: February 2006

Getting my child to eat green vegetables

One of the most difficult things about being a parent is getting Carl to eat right.   Early on I had been really easy on him — trying to get anything down him because he was so skinny. Now I … Continue reading

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Lentils

1/2 cup lentils2 c water1 bay leaf1 medium onion1 head roasted garlic, peeled4 t olive oil2 oz leftover chicken breastcurrysalt Put water, lentils, garlic and bay leaves in a pan, bring water to boil then simmer for about an hour.Chop onions, … Continue reading

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Celebrating and guests

Yesterday my husband got all of the raised bed bricks off the pallets. Yeah! That was a huge chore. To celebrate we opened a bottle of Archery Summit’s Arcus Estate Pinot Noir. I had my little 4 oz glass – it was … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with mustard sauce

see below before making   Mustard Sauce1/4 cup mustard sweet hot2t olive oil herbs de provence (I have a grinder – I guess it is about 1 teaspoon) 4 oz chardonnay 1/4 c water 1 t lemon pepper   1 … Continue reading

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More mustard sauce recipes

These are from Epicurious.com.   For mustard sauce:1 tbs. sweet mustard 1 tsp. French mustard 2 tsp. sugar 1 1/2 tbs. white wine vinegar Salt and pepper 3/4 cup salad oil 1/4 cup chopped dill Make mustard sauce: Mix the … Continue reading

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Mustard Sauce Recipes

I am working on ideas for a mustard sauce recipe for leftover pork tonight. Here are some recipes I will start with:   1/2 cup dark prepared mustard, 2 teaspoons dry mustard, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/4 cup white cider vinegar,/ … Continue reading

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Diet day 1

I made it through the first day of my diet. Breakfast was simple. Lunch was tricky. Dinner I really planned.   Carl and I went up to my Dad’s house for lunch and a visit. My stepmother was getting lunch … Continue reading

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