Shrimp and Macaroni Salad

Ingredients 3 cups uncooked farfalle pasta, or other small pastas such as ditalini or elbow macaroni 1 pound bay salad shrimp 2 ribs celery, chopped 3 green onions, chopped 8-10 sweet pickles, chopped 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped diced pimentos 1 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil 6-8 tablespoons of pickle juice (or more to your taste) kosher salt and freshly ground black … Continue reading Shrimp and Macaroni Salad

Life

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.   Many times the people closest to us are suffering.  Smiling on the outside but slowing losing themselves to ridicule, jealousy, and sometimes it’s not just one thing –it’s everything. Sadly, many people find themselves isolated during their biggest challenges because the people around them don’t know how to help, and don’t wish to … Continue reading Life

Coffee-Roasted Carrots

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds multicolored medium carrots, trimmed and peeled (halved lengthwise, if large ) 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules, crushed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon fennel pollen (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon lemon zest Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss carrots with oil, coffee, salt, … Continue reading Coffee-Roasted Carrots

Ginger & Collard Green Fried Rice

Serves 2 Ingredients 1 bunch young collard greens (1/2 pound) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 duck egg or extra-large chicken egg 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 shallot, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, smashed and very thinly sliced 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated (about 2 teaspoons) 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 … Continue reading Ginger & Collard Green Fried Rice

News – “HAHA!! 102-Year-Old Woman Stays Healthy By Taking A Shot Of Hennessy Every Day” — Just Grubbin

wbls.com – This 102-year-old woman is a reminder that “age ain’t nothing but a number.” Marathon runner Ida Keeling, shared some interesting health tips during an interview with Allure. One of her secrets to better her wellness involves a shot of cognac a day, Hennessy to be exact. She says, “The doctor put me on Hennessy in 1972 because I had poor circulation. I take me a … Continue reading News – “HAHA!! 102-Year-Old Woman Stays Healthy By Taking A Shot Of Hennessy Every Day” — Just Grubbin

Mexicali Chicken Stew with Chiles and Hominy

Serves 4 Ingredients 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 1 large poblano pepper (12 ounces), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large Anaheim or Slim Jim pepper (12 ounces), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium white onion, chopped 1 large garlic clove, chopped 1 canned chipotle chili … Continue reading Mexicali Chicken Stew with Chiles and Hominy