The Emerald Tablets of Toth
Ingredients Two chicken breasts, diced Two stalks celery, sliced One onion, minced Two cloves garlic, minced Two tbl oyster sauce Three tbl soy sauce Two tbl cornstarch One cup chicken stock Saute the vegetables in oil until onions are clear, remove from pan and set aside. Cook chicken until nearly […]
This is a Yugoslavian dish that I am trying to recreate. One onion, minced Half of a red or green pepper, minced One cup uncooked rice Two cups beef or chicken stock Two knobs of butter Two tbl. of tomato paste A dash of cayenne pepper One half tsp. of […]
Two chicken breasts Two quarts of chicken stock 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped onions 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 6 tbsp butter 4 tbsp flour 1 cup uncooked rice Baguette or crackers Add two cups of water and cook the rice. Cook the chicken […]
First, pick the right potato. Potatoes high in starch tend to work well, which would be Russet or Yukon Gold. For a comprehensive breakdown on potatoes and their best uses read How to Make Mashed Potatoes. Basic Mashed Potatoes Velvet Mashed Potatoes Silky Garlic Mashed Potatoes Betty’s Best Mashed Potatoes
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If you are a runner, hiker, or biker you will encounter dogs along the way. With a better understanding of dogs and some tactics to deal with them you can finish your workout safely. Dogs are territorial. If someone approaches their yard they will bark and growl by instinct. It’s […]
It’s important to have a good attitude when running in the cold. Think of it as an adventure or a challenge. Try to have fun – have you ever run in a blinding blizzard? Try 40 below zero – I did. It made me a better runner and a stronger […]
Athletes who are competing strenuously in an endurance event have been know to experience something referred to as the second wind. For example, a runner is participating in a 10 kilometer road race. After thirty or forty minutes they seem to have come to the end of their endurance. Their […]
While there are many good reasons to run with other runners, I would like to look at the benefits of running alone. Now, I have it on good authority from a number of non-runners that running is boring. They may think that, but they don’t know it, because they never tried […]
Try this crock pot balsamic pork roast.
A nice side dish for steak or pork chops.
This is an easy and versatile side dish.