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Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice…
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Tables are four wooden legs and a body. Tables are emotionless. Tables are as silent as the coffee rings and scuffs which riddle their surfaces. Tables are material. 361 more words


Autumnal lentil and bratwurst stew with pan fried spaetzle

This is a warming, hearty recipe that is perfect for autumn. Spaetzle are German noodles which are usually boiled or pan fried and served with a main dish. 363 more words


Butternut Squash Soup

I can’t believe it’s the end of August; I love the summer so much! The older I get the faster the seasons seem to pass. I heard the crickets loud as ever last week and before I know it they will be sneaking out of the cracks and greeting me in the wee hours of the morning, just before I’m off to work. 720 more words

Fresh Cracked Pepper

Pickled Jalapenos

We used to make these every year when we got lots of jalapeños from our garden.  Our garden does not give us many peppers anymore due to shade from a large building that went up next to us.   522 more words


The Danger of Historical Reconstructions – Always read the Small Print

I had just made some Gunpowder Ice Cream, and was wondering if there was some other unusual, historic, dessert I could try. I therefore turned to one of my older cookbooks… 463 more words

Historical Reconstructions

Chicken gravy for roast chicken (without drippings)

The title is a lie, you DO need drippings for a good gravy, but it doesn’t have to come from the actual roast that you make on the day itself.  531 more words