Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pecan Tilapia

Baked fish with Pecans and Panko. We are trying to increase the fish consumption around here. This is Tilapia. I oiled a baking dish with olive oil and and then arranged the Tilapia in a single layer, brushed lightly with olive oil, sprinkled panko  and then chopped pecans. We also had steamed mixed veggies and  Read more »

February 29, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Almond French Toast

This morning I took my last slice of Almond bread and made french toast with it. I whipped one egg with a dash of cinnamon, sprinkle of salt, and a pinch of sugar, and then dipped the bread in it. Cook over medium heat for about 5 min.  Yummmmmm.

February 28, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Roasting a Turkey

Turkey in February, yep. This bird was on sale, so I bought it.  I like to use my Nesco roaster. The meat is juicy and tender and I can use the oven to make other things. After washing the turkey I stuffed it with some herbs and vegetables. It smells so good as it cooks.  Read more »

February 25, 2012 Posted by: 2 Comments - Permalink

Almond Bread

I made this when I got up this morning. It’s not too sweet, and it makes a good bread for toasting. Almond Bread 3 c Flour 1 c Sugar 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp Baking Powder 2 Eggs, beaten 2 c Milk 1/2 Oil or melted butter 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest  Read more »

February 25, 2012 Posted by: 3 Comments - Permalink

Curried Pears

When I was young my mother would take canned peaches and broil them with butter, brown sugar and curry powder. The blend of sweet and savory was just perfect. The broiled fruit was soft, topped with a crispy caramelized crunch. A buttery smooth finish made the delicious dish a wonderful finish to our meal.  I  Read more »

February 24, 2012 Posted by: 3 Comments - Permalink

Pineapple Apple Crisp

For dessert I wanted something new and tasty. I had two apples and a small can of crushed pineapple and I thought they would make a perfect pair. Pineapple Apple Crisp 1 can (small) Crushed Pineapple 2 Apples, peeled and cored 1/2 c sugar (for fruit) and 1/2 c sugar (for flour mix) 1/4 c  Read more »

February 23, 2012 Posted by: 2 Comments - Permalink


Weekends are great for relaxing and for me that means cooking. I’m working on omelets and clearly I need to improve. I sauteed green and red peppers and some scallions in a teaspoon of butter. I used an eighth of each the red and the green and one stalk of the green onion. While this  Read more »

February 21, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink