Category Archives: cookery

Too Hot To Cook: Cold Soba Noodles

It’s 91 degrees outside- at 5 in the afternoon.  I haven’t been running the aircon this week.  The Cherub and I are the only ones home. I wanted supper and The Cherub needed it, but I really didn’t want to cook anything much. So….   I boiled some Soba Noodles for me, and in the […]

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Home-made Chocolate Pudding

This is a ‘real’ foods version that the Cherub can eat: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of coconut palm sugar (if you use regular sugar, reduce it to one cup) 1/2 cup arrowroot powder (you can use cornstarch, but the Cherub is allergic to corn products) 2/3 cup unsweeetened cocoa 1/3 teaspoon of salt 1/2 gallon […]

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K-Drama Dinner

Korean style ground beef lettuce wraps= every K-drama ever shows lettuce wraps and it always makes my mouth water Rice in the rice cooker Kimchi pancake– first saw these on Appa! Eodiga, and wanted to try them out. dipping sauce of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil and seeds Kimchi for the HM […]

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4 Moms Share Vegetarian Recipes

This week our theme is vegetarian recipes. At the Common Room we aren’t vegetarian, although I have been a vegetarian before. My husband wouldn’t go full vegetarian with me, and my midwife talked me out of it, and now we are all meat-eaters here. However, I still like a vegetarian meal from time to time, […]

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The first time my rather large family had Orzo, a friend had purchased 20 pounds of it in bulk from a local food co-op. She gave us a couple pounds of it, and I had no idea what to do with it. It came with no instructions, and I had never seen anything like this. […]

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