• Recipes,  Smörgåsbord,  The Pantry

    Red Snapper Recipe with TORTURED ORCHARD Lemon Ginger Twist

    I have this great recipe of Giada De Laurentiis’s for Ginger Sea Bass over Wilted Greens that is very quick and easy to make and just tastes fantastic!  So I have been craving it lately.  Sea Bass is my favorite fish but at $22.99 per pound it isn’t often in my budget, however Red Snapper was on sale for $6.99, so I bought it and knew I could find something in my pantry…my Everyday Pantry!  to make a tasty, healthy meal.  So, when I am putting away my groceries, I see my jar of TORTURED ORCHARD Lemon Ginger Twist and think…jackpot! Now this take on the original recipe has gotten even…

  • The Pantry

    Dinner, Theater and a Cause

    My friend Karla invited me up to Topanga Canyon, CA where she is a resident, for dinner and local outdoor theater one recent Friday evening.  It was a perfect night to be outside as the days had been hot, hot, hot. Usually in the Los Angeles area after sundown you need to put on a jacket and long pants as it cools down very quickly, unlike those great summer nights in the Midwest that I remember as a child. So the jacket I wrapped around my waist stayed there all night long under a beautiful and warm summer sky. Karla, her daughter Kayla, a really cool K I D getting…

  • How to,  Quick Bites

    Make Your Own Spice Mix

    For those spice mixes that you know you will only use once in a great while, try making your own with spices you probably already have in your pantry. For example: Chinese Style Five Spice Mix equal parts (powdered): fennel, anise, ginger, cinnamon, cloves. Now you have incorporated the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking; sweet, sour, bitter, savory and salty. Look at you now! You’re a chemist. Put it on you resume.

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