Sharper Than Knives

Culinary adventures and ponderings of grouchy old cook.

I've been cooking for 50 years and have discovered that it never hurts to try something new. If it's good, you have learned something, if it sucks, there is always pizza on speed dial.

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Moco Loco

This Hawaiian dish is filling, delicious, fairly easy, and not diet friendly. Especially when served with a side of pasta salad. Fried...

Easy Salmon Coconut Curry

This makes a lot of sauce so you have plenty to pour over rice the next day. Ingredients 4 salmon fillets, skin removed 1 red bell...

Chinese Eggs and Tomato

One of the most popular dishes throughout China, this is relatively simple and everyone has their favorite way of making it. I found this...

Ginger Rice

A nice change from the usual plain rice. Sparked up with fresh ginger and garlic. Maybe a bit of butter if you want to go crazy. 1 cup...

Rice Sabrosa

I think that is how it's spelled. Another recovered recipe from and old handwritten cookbook. Looks simple and tasty. 1 lb lean ground...

A quick pasta dish.

Made a pasta sauce tonight with fresh tomatoes, garlic, onion, basil, white wine, mushrooms and butter. Cooked down to almost a paste and...

American Goulash

This typically Midwestern dish has practically nothing to do with proper Hungarian Gulash, but nobody seems to care, not even the...

Simple Tomato Sauce

Nothing fancy here, but this is a wonderful quick sauce anyone should make. In a deep skillet over medium heat add a good splash of good...

 

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