Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Years and that 2016 is the best year ever for you and your family! This New Years I tried a new recipe for Scallops by making a citrus ginger sauce serving them with a wild rice. They came out delicious. But there is a step that …

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We love going to different restaurants to taste new dishes that inspires me to try different ingredients or make slight modifications to an existing recipe to give it a face-lift. There is nothing like walking into a good Italian restaurant with its old-world charm and heavenly aromas floating from an open kitchen. There is just …

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I hope everyone had a wonderful New Years Eve and New Years Day! What did everyone end up doing? Did you go out to ring in the New Year or do you hang out at home? We stay home and I try out new dishes with the main course centered around Scallops. Typically we stay …

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Every year I make a potato soup for St. Patrick’s Day. Last year I made St. Patrick’s Day Potato Soup! The version I made this year is an easy to make potato soup with the shrimp adding a bit more saltiness making it fun to eat. Depending upon the size you dice the potatoes, you …

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I hope everyone had a wonderful New Years! Sometimes we go out for dinner on New Years Eve and other times we stay at home and try a new recipe. This year’s recipe was: Vietnamese Braised Scallops. Not only were they easy to cook, I was able to make the sauce earlier in the day. …

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Over the years, Greg and I have celebrated New Years Eve in many different ways. In most recent years, we decided to stay home, enjoy a nice dinner, and relax. One year we spent the evening watching Seinfeld reruns – which was great fun! This year I wished friends throughout the world a Happy News …

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I always have enjoyed meals that you serve over rice. My favorites include Sweet and Sour Chicken and Orange Walnut Chicken. This year I am expanding into Thai stir fry recipes and adding more heat. I have been researching a lot of different recipes that I will be trying over the upcoming months. This recipe …

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