Author Archives: Lora Murray

Harvesting the Seeds

  Preparation of the Seeds   The Spices & Butter  The Recipe Best Ever Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds 8-Large Pumpkin’s 2-Sticks Unsalted Butter Your favorite spices  Cut open pumpkins and harvest all the seeds-discard the “icky” center goo. Wash seeds thoroughly … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Ingredients 1 TBS. Unsalted Butter 3 Slices of Bacon diced 2 Cups Corn (please see the Harvest Corn Recipe on this website) 1 Medium Onion diced 1 Large Clove Garlic minced 1 Small Green Pepper diced 1 Small Red Pepper … Continue reading

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Herb Tips and Tricks

herbs I found this in the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel and found it very helpful! Herb tips and tricks We’ve all been there. You spend good money at the grocery store on a fantastic container of fresh herbs. Then a few days … Continue reading

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White Texas Sheet Cake-Harley Davidson 110th Anniversary Style

I made this for the Harley 100 Anniversary I found the motorcycle’s on-line but I forgot to tell the hostess of the party that the motorcycles were edible. My Bad Ingredients Cake ·         1 cup butter ·         1 cup water … Continue reading

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Pizza Dough

Ingredients                                   1. 3 1/2 to 4 cups bread flour, plus more for rolling 2. 1 teaspoon sugar 3. 1 envelope instant dry yeast 4. 2 teaspoons kosher salt 5. 1 1/2 cups water, 110 degrees F 6. 2 tablespoons olive … Continue reading

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Loon’s Day’s 2013

Earlier this month we were in Mercer, Wisconsin for their annual Loon’s Day celebration. This brings about 25 people to my sister’s home for brunch and booze. Apple French Toast (see my posting for recipe), Steak and Baguette (see my … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Baguette

I saw this recipe on one of Bobby Flay’s grilling shows on Food Network. The original recipe called for sausage instead of Flank Steak. I came up with this recipe as an alternative to the original. I also lightly grilled … Continue reading

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Turkish Spices

Thanks Peter! My daughter Rebecca’s boyfriend recently went to Turkey for his sister’s wedding and look what he brought back with him. Happy Birthday to me. This spice ring included the following spices: SAFFRON, Paprica, Oregano, Cumin, Black Pepper, Coriander, … Continue reading

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Wicked Zucchini Bread

To “boldly go when no cook has gone before” Ingredients ·         3 cups all-purpose flour ·         1 teaspoon salt ·         1 teaspoon baking soda ·         1 teaspoon baking powder ·         3 teaspoons ground cinnamon ·         1 teaspoon ground ginger ·         … Continue reading

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Paella

Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 3-pounds chicken wings 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Spanish chorizo sausages, thickly sliced Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 Spanish onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed Bunch flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped, … Continue reading

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