Diva Tasting: Asian Beef and Rice…

Asian Beef and Rice Ingredients 2 Teaspoons Vegetable Oil 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic 1/2 Teaspoon Grated Fresh Ginger Root 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce 1/2 Cup Water 2/3 Cup Dark Brown Sugar 3 Pounds Beef Flank Steak, Sliced 1/4 Inch Thick On The Diagonal 1/4 Cup Cornstarch 1 Cup Vegetable Oil For Frying 2 Bunches Green …

Continue reading Diva Tasting: Asian Beef and Rice…

Diva Musing: Zip Tie Hacks…

I'm loopy about good household hacks. Try these on for size. IF YOU THINK YOU DON'T NEED A ZIP TIE, THINK AGAIN. HERE ARE 16+ NIFTY USES Unless you're an electrician, plumber or super spy, you might not have a lot of extra zip ties. Used primarily to hold items such as cable and wire, …

Continue reading Diva Musing: Zip Tie Hacks…

Diva Tasting: Short Ribs to Die for…

Short Ribs to Die for Ingredients 4 Slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/2-Inch Pieces 4 Pounds Beef Short Ribs Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste 6 Sprigs Fresh Thyme, Leaves Stripped 1 Bay Leaf 1 Onion, Diced 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup Dry Sherry 1 Quart Beef Broth Directions Preheat …

Continue reading Diva Tasting: Short Ribs to Die for…

Diva Ranting:Real vs. Fake Olive Oil…

This is a little long but if you are picky as the Crones about your cooking ingredients this is a decent article to read and think about. Namaste, The Queen Cronista... Which are the Best Olive Oils to Buy? Real Olive Oils vs Fake Exposed How do we get the best olive oils when there …

Continue reading Diva Ranting:Real vs. Fake Olive Oil…

Diva Tasting:Beef Medallions in Pan Sauce…

Beef Medallions in Pan Sauce Ingredients 3 Pounds Beef Tenderloin, Trimmed, Cut Into 8 (4-ounce) Medallions Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper To Taste 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 Small Pkg Cremini Mushrooms 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Pinch Salt 1/2 Cup Tomato Sauce 1/3 Cup Marsala Wine 1 Can Chicken …

Continue reading Diva Tasting:Beef Medallions in Pan Sauce…

Diva Musing: Growing Up with a Pup….

I've always know that a Dog is a good thing to have in the home. I found this article to support my theory on that thought. I showed it to my two fur babies; they concur. Namaste, The Queen Cronista... Growing Up With a Dog Can Improve Children’s Health and Happiness, Studies Find At all …

Continue reading Diva Musing: Growing Up with a Pup….

Diva Tasting: Beef n’ Veggie Soup…

BEEF N VEGETABLE SOUP Ingredients 2 Pound Ground Beef 2 Quarts Tomato Juice 1 Quart Spicy Tomato Juice 1 (14.5 Ounce) Can Diced Tomatoes 1 Onion, Chopped 4 Potatoes, Cubed 1 (16 Ounce) Package Frozen Mixed Vegetables 2 Quarts Beef Stock 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper Directions In a large pot over medium heat, cook …

Continue reading Diva Tasting: Beef n’ Veggie Soup…