So, Who Am I and Why Am I Here?

I am a married 40 something over-weight type 2 diabetic who intends to remain med free. That is pretty much all those pages up there, rolled into one sentence. Of course, if you want more information, just click on the pages above. I’m brutally honest about myself. I’ve been heavy as far back as I… Continue reading So, Who Am I and Why Am I Here?

Grilled Turkey Breast and Mushroom Skewers Grilled Turkey Breast With Chive Butter, from Pierre Franey Yield 4 servings Ingredients 4 turkey breast steaks, about 1 1/2 pounds Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage or 2 teaspoons dried 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon… Continue reading Grilled Turkey Breast and Mushroom Skewers

A Polish Meal Kielbasa with Onions & Poblanos, from The Bon Appetit Test Kitchen Servings: 4–6 Ingredients 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices 2 poblano chiles or green bell peppers, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch strips 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds kielbasa sausages, cut on a diagonal into 4-inch… Continue reading A Polish Meal

Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aïoli, from Bon Appetit, July 2003 YIELD: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 4 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1… Continue reading Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

Seafood Salads

Let’s see how many of the hundreds of recipes I have stored I can post today! A reminder to those new here: When I post a recipe, I post the ingredients and the link (plus any pictures of the dish I can find). I figure this will give you an idea of whether you even… Continue reading Seafood Salads

Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

One quick note about getting copies of Dr. Atkins’ original book: I noticed, when updating my Amazon store (look over there) there are a lot more copies of the book available. I have listed the 1972, 1980, 1984, and 1990 publishing dates. I think up until the 1990 version, they are roughly the same. Judith,… Continue reading Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

A Year Today – Cancer and Life

It has been a year today since my husband’s surgery to remove a polyp that turned into a cancer diagnosis. It has been one heck of a roller coaster ride. I spend my days alone, while he is at work, yet when he was in the hospital I was like a little child, lonely and… Continue reading A Year Today – Cancer and Life