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Chicken & Dumplings – Pressure Cooker

Grandma’s Recipe: Whole chicken – cut into pieces – salt and pepper Brown in pressure cooker 4 cups water Cut up: Onions, celery, carrots (grandma used regular salt, not Caldo de pollo) Order of operations Pressure cook – 15 minutes on high heat Let cooker cool Make dumplings Take the meat out of soup, remove […]

Chicken Tenders (Strips) – Iron Skillet

Directions: 3-4 Chicken Breasts – sliced into tender sized pieces Marinade chicken tenders in orange juice and soy sauce (or not) 4 cups flour 4 eggs 1 cup milk Parmesan breadcrumbs – 1/3 of canister 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 cup parmesan cheese 1 paprika Caldo de pollo pepper basil oregano Peanut oil Prep: Add two […]

Salt Water Pool

South Austin Home w/ Salt Water Pool

SALT WATER POOL! *** Carpet Allowance with Accepted Offer ****3 AREA Zoned AC unit that saves electricity, along w/ solar screens! * Large, covered deck w/ ceiling fan & pull down shades. Spacious kitchen w/ Silestone counters & stainless steel appliances. HUGE master bedroom w/ high ceilings & lots of light. Green space w/ trails […]

Blue Cheese & Bacon Potato Salad

Feeds a party 5 lb bag red potatoes wash and peel half of each potato (for some potato peel in final dish) dice potatoes in 1/2 x 1/2 inch pieces 2 cups chopped celery 2 cups chopped green onions 1 package bacon – cooked & chopped 1 small tub Greek yogurt 8 oz crumbled blue cheese […]

Fried Okra

Ingredients 2 pounds okra – chopped into 1/2-3/4 inch pieces ¾ cup corn meal ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup avocado oil (or peanut)  Instructions Preheat oven to 350º F. Mix together corn meal, flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Put chopped okra in plastic grocery bag (over sink, in […]

Yosemite – Clark’s Range Loop & Red Peak Pass

 Clark’s Range Loop – Logistics: Obtain backcountry camping permit months earlier Drive car into park and obtain bear canisters and permit Camp in “backpackers campsites” before take-off in the morning Put $6 in honor box at campsite. Drive car and park at Glacier Point for 5 days – OK with permit Get ride back up […]

Chili Rellenos

Ingredients: Makes two, large baking dishes Poblano Peppers and Stuffing: 24 large poblano peppers 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese All-purpose flour  1 large onion: wrapped in foil with a few pats of butter (put on grill with peppers to caramelize) Shredded Chicken – (Optional) – marinade a day […]

GPS Map Repos – Free (Garmin)

OSM Map On Garmin/Download http://www.openstreetmap.org/ http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Map_On_Garmin/Download   GPS File Depot http://gpsfiledepot.com/ CloudMade http://downloads.cloudmade.com/   Order of Operations: Download the Maps *.img file 1) Copy the existing GMAPSUPP, your old map, to your PC so you don’t lose it. 2) Delete the GMAPSUPP on the SD card / mounted GPS. 3) Copy your new map IMG […]

Boiled Yucca

INGREDIENTS: 1 large or two medium yucca roots – peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes to peel, cut off end, stand upright on cutting board and use sharp knife 1 large or two medium peeled onions 2 entire heads of garlic peeled and separated 3 large lemons 1 tablespoon – lemon pepper 1/2 tablespoon – […]

Chicken Liver Pate

This recipe makes a party-size amount Ingredients: **Soak livers in milk overnight 2 pints chicken livers **Hard boil two eggs 6 tbsp (in two instances)  butter, cut into cubes 1 medium onion -chopped 1 garlic chopped 1 cup of red wine or port Fresh basil – clump – chopped Fresh oregano – clump – chopped […]