Back to the Curry: This Time with Tofu

My earlier tofu curry was good but it lost something as leftovers, as the tofu had no firm definition. I made it again last night but fried the cubed tofu up in a bit of olive oil until it was nicely browned all over and then I added some minced garlic and chopped onions and […]

Vegetable Broth – It’s Not as Complicated as You Think

I mentioned a few posts ago that I had run out of chicken broth. I was going through the freezer and fridge while I made up my menu for the week and did find 1 cup of chicken broth. My menus are always a goal, something to aim for, and a source of inspiration when […]

Green Beans with Peanut Sauce

Here’s a different one, for me at least. I didn’t measure a whole bunch so I’ll try to approximate here. o They had a nice Asian sort of flavor with the peanut butter and sesame seeds. I’d do maybe a little more soy sauce and garlic next time. I used chunky peanut butter by the […]

Tofu Curry

More coconut curries…. This time we used a firm tofu rather than any meat. Sauteed some onion and garlic in oil, then added a tablespoon of red curry paste and stirred it around. I put some of the tofu in at this point to fry it a bit. I think next time I’ll fry the […]

Cornmeal for Breakfast

My dad hates “mush” of any type, sweet or savory. Puddings, hot cereals–anything–but I always loved them! Both my girls love puddings (rice, tapioca, chocolate, etc.) and hot cereals but only my eldest loves cornmeal mush! It makes a good filling breakfast and is much more frugal than those prepackaged instant oatmeal packages. Sometimes I […]