Tag Archives: meat

Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!

We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out!  Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading

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BBQ’s and Steaks – a great marinade from the Southern USA

Grilled Sirloin in Bourbon Marinade Recipe I must confess that I love meat – and so do most of our family. We like marinading meat as well as bbq’s ( who doesn’t?). This is a good recipe for any kind … Continue reading

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Tip Hero is a great site to help with cooking and baking tips! Here is a great video and recipe ! Enjoy

This is truly spectacular for those who eat meat. We do! INDIVIDUAL BEEF WELLINGTONS Serves 2 generously You’ll Need – Two 2 ½-to-3-inch-tall pieces beef tenderloin (filet mignon), about ¾ pound – 1 tablespoon vegetable oil – 3 tablespoons unsalted … Continue reading

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Leftovers – some creative ideas with Basmati Rice

When we first got married 46 years ago, and especially living on frugal means in Canada for a year and then during our first years in the USA, we made do with lots of leftovers – and some of the … Continue reading

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Spending time with family – focus on the positive! A family bonding recipe – fast and easy

All families have their challenges – it is so important to focus on the positive – you can only be upset if you choose to be – and although sometimes family gatherings tend to trigger old hurts, there is always something … Continue reading

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Holiday time with Grandkids – making family times memorable – how do you do it? We cook with the kids!

Cooking with kids is one of my favorite things to do. Although the grandkids call our Little Farm Camp Grandma during the summer, during the winter there are still lots of jobs to do – and wonderful things to cook … Continue reading

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Oxtail in the Slow Cooker – Yum ( not low cal – but once in a while why not?)

This is a favorite South African Recipe. It is not for everyone. But we love it! It was my father’s favorite recipe. Here is a picture of my mom and dad, Norma and Jack Wolfowitz, about two months before he died of … Continue reading

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Tortillas and Wraps – YUM! Easy when cooking with kids – great family time recipes

Tortilla Recipes and Wraps Tortillas are so easy to make that you might as well try your own. You can make wraps as fast as you make sandwiches and you can buy the wraps from the store if you don’t want … Continue reading

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Pocket Sandwiches – cooking with kids – easy for them or you to make for lunches!

Call them hot pocket sandwiches, pastries, piroshki, or calzones (though calzones are pizzas in a pocket, made with Italian spices and red sauce).   They are very good and easier than you may think. There are three ways to make hot … Continue reading

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Lamb Shanks in great Tomato Sauce ( in a slow cooker or in the oven) – a great dish for a wintry night accompanied by a yummy rice recipe

Lamb shanks makes for a very filling meal – and a perfect one for a cold wintry night. It takes all day to cook in the crockpot, or two hours to cook in the oven. Either way your family will … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids – a wonderful recipe for Brisket and Apricots – great for winter evenings!

Doing chores around the house is important during the sunny winter days – getting ready for the rainy season. Here Jack and Jonah help Max paint the front gate. Messy but really fun! We were waiting for a scrumptious dinner that … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Crockpot Heaven – Filet Mignon – Cooking with Kids

Here is a fabulous recipe for my very favorite approach to cooking – the crockpot. But instead of using a tough or less expensive piece of meat I am using New York steak or even Filet Mignon. Here are my … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Beef Stew – Easy Peasy – Cooking with Kids to Grandma Music -FUN & YUM!

I made this beef stew with my grandson Jack  ( here seen climbing a tree)  in about 5 minutes. He is not crazy about the squishy feel of raw meat, chicken or fish, but was more than happy to add … Continue reading

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