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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Diva Musing: The Legend of Da Hong Pao Tea….

If you haven't figured out I am quite quirky (many say weird) I continue on my path! When I watch my English Detectives I often see or hear something I have to look up right away. One such was the Da Hong Pao Tea. Allegedly sent by Chinese Emperors to foreign dignitaries such as Marie …

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Diva Tasting: Mexican Cornbread….

Mexican Cornbread Ingredients: 1 Cup Butter, Melted 4 Eggs 1 (15 Ounce) Can Cream-Style Corn 1/2 (4 Ounce) Can Chopped Green Chile Peppers, Drained 1 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt Directions Preheat oven to 300 …

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Diva Musing: Reaching Out…

I have many friends, young and seniors who are struggling with mental health issues daily. One of them sent me this and I thought I'd repost for anyone out there in need of some thoughts on this subject. Reaching Out -Mental Health One of the most important parts of breaking a stigma is education. The …

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