Category Archives: Cooking

Winter Grapefruit- Delicious!

Not one but two grapefruit trees are producing beautiful grapefruits in the backyard, here in Tucson.  The trees are beautiful, fragrant, and an abundance of fruit.  I am enjoying them tremendously! Two  variety's :  Yellow and Pink When juicing  I like to add other citrus I have on hand.  It gives the juice  a complex…
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How to make Arancini (Risotto Balls)

My favorite Risotto recipe hands down is from Harry's Bar in Venice Cookbook. I always make a full batch and this time I decided to use half the batch to make Arancini! I have made it probably 100 times with variations and it is always delicious!  This particular batch was Risotto Primavera So to begin,…
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Turkey Dinner Tips, Leftovers and Dancing thru the process!

So many of my friends and acquaintances are frustrated this time of year because  when it comes to the Turkey Dinner they can't do GRAVY or STUFFING!!  I hear this all the time and I say : "But it is so easy"!  So this year I decided to unravel the mystery of these basics so…
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Cooking with a Purpose Continues…..

As I continue to cook up a storm and will continue to do so here are my latest triumphs.  Lots of salads with protein, and I experimented with desserts and some Agua Frescas. Pork Hollywood Salad with Thai dipping sauce: I love this salad and wish I had a personal assistant in the kitchen who…
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Cooking with a Purpose Continued

Lots of new recipes and very happy with the results.  I broke down and bought Gwyneth Paltrow's cook book - it includes  gluten free and vegan recipes.  I also am using the Gourmet Prescription cookbook which has been a staple in the kitchen for years.  Julia Child Master Volumes are on the sidelines at the…
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Cooking with a new purpose

Many hours  of The Sole of Ten Outfits  (moi)  is spent in the kitchen!  When I was a child I watched Julia Child every Saturday morning on KQED and I told myself I was going to cook like her someday.  I attended  Home Chef Cooking School in Palo Alto , ended up working there as…
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