Oven Baked Pork Ribs

I sometimes get an absolute craving for BBQ pork ribs. One way I like to make them is to take country style ribs, slather them with Sweet Baby Ray’s, and bake them in the oven for a while. But it kicks it up another whole notch if you coat them with a nice rub first. … Read more

Turmeric-Ginger Tea

I saw a TikTok from somebody about how she used turmeric to reduce inflammation in her body as a way of reducing pain; and that as a side effect she completely by accident lost 20 pounds. I was hooked! According to this TikToker you have to consume a lot of turmeric – like 1 tablespoon … Read more

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

There’s a fantastic recipe for chicken pot pie in the Joy of Cooking …. but, it’s a production. This was a recipe I got from Hello Fresh and it was really super tasty, plus all of 20 minutes to make. The big dollop of fresh thyme is what made it so delicious, I think. It … Read more


Bibimbap is nothing more than Korean salad. But it’s so yummy – and so easy to prepare! White riceGreen onion Sesame seeds Bean sprouts (sprouted from mung beans – for those of you who sprout beans at home!) Watercress (you can substitute baby bok choy or even spinach)GarlicJulienned carrots Ground beef, cooked with 1T soy … Read more

Grandma’s Homemade Bread

There were several years when my grandmother lived with us for months at a time when I was a kid. During those years, she made 6 loaves of bread every week, using this recipe. (I think my mom tried to keep it up even when Grandma wasn’t in town). Tanis has a version of it … Read more

Turkey “burritos”

I’m not a fan of actual burritos; but the filling for these is SO yum. You just saute the turkey with half the onion; then saute all the veggies with some broth and the spices, then stir in the yogurt. It takes a while to do all the chopping; but you could easily do that … Read more