Fabulous Oklahoma Fried Onion Burgers: Cook’s Country Recipe

REVISITING OKLAHOMA FRIED ONION BURGERS – A 5-STAR RECIPE This is a great recipe for a turkey burger. It comes from Cook’s Country Magazine, which is part of America’s Test Kitchen and I can guarantee this is one seriously excellent burger. The Fried Onion Burger (FOB) apparently originated during the Depression in El Reno, Oklahoma,…

Revisiting Oklahoma Fried Onion Burgers – A 5-Star Recipe

This is a great recipe for a turkey burger.  It comes from Cook’s Country Magazine, which is part of America’s Test Kitchen and I can guarantee this is one seriously excellent burger. The Fried Onion Burger (FOB) apparently originated during the Depression in El Reno, Oklahoma, which is 25 miles from Oklahoma City. Mashing onions…

5-Star Turkey Meatloaf Recipe Revisited

I made this meatloaf recipe yesterday and had forgotten just how good it is. This is one of the best tried and true recipes you’ll find for meatloaf and normally I don’t even LIKE meatloaf. Simply delicious. We had this yesterday and today for lunch. Both days we had a green salad. Today, I also…

A Travel Day Up the Coast

We have just returned from Santa Barbara by way of Ojai. For those of you who don’t know, Ojai is 25 miles south of Santa Barbara and 12 miles east of Ventura. We spent part of the day organizing our storage bins in Ojai – a tough job that was helped by the sunny/breezy/not too…

A Quick and Delicious Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

I made this soup last night and it is something that can be whipped up in no time. The key is to have this secret ingredient available: This concentrated chicken broth takes just a few minutes to prepare and is always delicious. The recipe goes like this: Saute in 2 tablespoons of olive oil: 2 cloves…

A Quick Note to Self

Dear Body, I promise to do better by you. I can see I need to eat more vegetables and fruits and move more. I am also aware that I could use more sleep as well as a bit more downtime. I plan to read online about foods that will help these bits of inflammation I’m…

Great Turkey Chili Recipe

This is a wonderful turkey chili recipe offered by the Food Network. It’s easy to make and just perfect for these cool fall nights. Happy eating! Total Time: 1 hr 20 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 1 hr Yield:5 (1-cup) servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped sweet onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic…

Repost: Rosemary-Lemon Chicken Cooked in a Clay Pot

I am reposting this recipe of chicken prepared in a clay pot because I just gave daughter Rachael a Romertopf clay pot.  I think she might appreciate some guidance on how to use it.  These pots are great at producing foolproof meat that is very moist.  You simply soak the pot first for fifteen minutes then…

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe EVER

I have made one of the most delicious chicken noodle soups that I’ve ever tasted and I want to share the recipe with you. The key is making the stock from a whole chicken, of course, and then using that meat for the soup. But the other nice addition is the use of Chinese noodles…

Today’s Efforts

The interior painting is finished at Peter’s house! The “completion” prize goes to Ray Beaty who went up there today and finished up all the painstaking touch-up work. I, on the other hand, was home making spaghetti sauce with ground turkey along with pineapple upside down cake. This was done with the aid of baby…