Archive: Jul 2011

I think I may be a glutton for punishment. Here I am complaining about how it’s so hot, and we don’t have AC and bla bla freaking bla. And what do I go ahead and do for dinner? I turn the OVEN on. You know, that big box of HOT DEATH in your kitchen?? Yea. […]

Curry from the Gods

July 10 , 2011 by Marga Munson - in News

Last night I decided I had been a very good girl and would not cook. Well, that and my friend Evelyn had given me a big container of homemade yellow curry. So yay! All I did was throw some rice in a pot, and heated up from garlic naan from Trader Joe’s (which is delicious […]

So it’s Friday night…and it’s inching closer to Mike coming home from work, so I start on dinner. I had these grandiose ideas of actually setting the table and sitting down for a civilized meal. Did this actually happen? Keep reading.Warm Pasta SaladServes 2 (with leftovers, yay!)Ingredients:1/2 fettuccini 1/4 cup chopped red onion1/4 cup sliced black olives1/2 cup […]

Happy Friday kids! I know the long holiday weekend is now behind us, but every Friday is a reason to be happy in my opinion. I thought it might be a good idea to let you know how I’m doing what I’m doing, and a little of the why. First off, speaking as someone with […]

Has anyone out there tried to cook a meal in a house without air conditioning?  In July?  In San Bernardino?? I am dying out here!!! But the “show” must go on. I will take my 3rd shower of the day later. Mini Beef and Bean Chimis Serves 3 Ingredients: 6-9inch flour tortillas 1lb of lean […]

Serves 2 (with rice leftover…perfect for lunch the next day!)Ingredients:Chicken-1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 large or 2 small boneless/skinless chicken breasts¼ cup soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlic1 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon red pepper flakesRice-2 cups of water1 cup of white or brown rice1 package Steam Fresh mixed veggies2 eggs2 tablespoons soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlicSalt to tasteCombine […]

Amatriciana-My Way Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 slices bacon, diced 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 ¼ cups linguine pasta, uncooked 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese Cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, around 5 minutes. Remove […]