Category Archives: cookery

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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Cheese and Eggs

Chili Relleno Casserole 24 ounces of green chilies 1 pound of Monterey Jack Cheese 1/2 pound of Cheddar Cheese 5 eggs 1 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup flour dash of pepper 1/2 tsp salt Dash of Tabasco sauce if desired. Rinse chilies and remove seeds. Place half the chilies in bottom of 9X13 inch baking […]

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Cabbage and the Grocery Budget

As we say in the masthead, we talk about cabbages and kings around here and everything in between.  Many authentic ethnic foods are frugal, because most of them come from our peasant ancestors who knew how to put a penny to multiple uses. Cabbage is a frugal and versatile food used in many ethnic dishes- […]

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