Category Archives: Carmen

Japanese steakhouse inspired ginger salad

(Photo by Carmen) Chinese cabbage – chopped tomato – chopped carrot – julienned green onions – sliced   Cabbage first, tomatoes on the bottom, top with the dressing, garnish with carrot and green onions Dressing neutral flavored oil of choice … Continue reading

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Loaded Potato Skins – Twice Baked Potatoes Variation

from Carmen … Sub Greek Yogurt for sour cream Fresh minced garlic, to taste Fresh minced onion, to taste Kosher salt, to taste 1/2 stick butter, softened Cream or Half & Half, to desired level of creaminess Sliced green onions, … Continue reading

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Golden Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

from Carmen … Fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into bite size pieces Fresh mushrooms, diced small Yellow Onion, sliced vertically Melted butter, clarified if desired Campbell’s Golden Mushroom soup (or make your own) Cheddar cheese, shredded (better if you … Continue reading

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Corn in a Cup

from Carmen … Link to my recipe:  http://allrecipes.com/personal-recipe/64243158/creamy-chipotle-corn/

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Really weird but good pork loin recipe

from Carmen … Do not question the ingredients.  Just do it. Link here:  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/184255/quick-savory-cranberry-glazed-pork-loin-roast/

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Apple a Day with a hangover cure

from Carmen: Eat this daily: 1 Ruby Red grapefruit, cubed 1 firm sweet red apple, SMALL, cubed 2 Tbsp Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, or more if desired Combine and enjoy.  Drink the remaining juices from the bowl. Optional hangover cure: … Continue reading

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Man Beans

from Carmen … Baked beans that are as awful and as wonderful as they sound. Recipe is here:  http://allrecipes.com/personal-recipe/64204877/man-beans/

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Perfect Bacon

from Carmen … Place an oven safe cooling rack on a baking sheet that is wrapped in aluminum foil. Place bacon on rack.  Always use extra thick bacon. Check every 5 minutes after the first 25 minutes. Cooks perfectly every … Continue reading

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Christmas Biscotti

from Carmen … I love biscotti.  You feel fancy when you have it on hand to offer to visitors who drop in for coffee, but it’s also such a treat just to have for yourself. This red and green version … Continue reading

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Zucchini & Yellow Squash on Rosemary Skewers

from Carmen … This dish is both pretty and delicious.  Rosemary grows wild with thick sprigs along 30A.  In Dalton GA there are nice big thick rosemary plants at the Chick-fil-a on Walnut Ave (wink wink).  If you don’t have … Continue reading

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