Cuisine

Holiday Fare – Really?

Yes, really!   We no longer celebrate holidays in a traditional way.  We eat different fare like Cuban and Caribbean food!  After all, this is Garden Spices. – Victorine CUBAN OXTAILS Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil (enough to coat bottom of pot) 6 lbs Beef Ox tails – cut…

Sarin’s Thai: Pork Ribs with Honey

This recipe is one of my favorites for pork ribs. It teaches an easy method on how to make Pork loin tender through marinated spices and ingredients. The rib recipe was mouthwatering and delicious. Ingredients  2 lbs. of pork ribs 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp salt 5 tablespoons…

Alkalyzing Snack

Heavenly Crunch Munch by Wanda Gail Campbell Adapted from saveourbones.com 3 Servings Ingredients 1/3 cup almonds, chopped or whole 3 tablespoons walnuts, chopped or whole 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 3 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (I toast them) 3 tablespoons raisins 2-3 tablespoons honey (adjust to taste) 1 teaspoon cacao…

Linda’s Slaw!

July 4th calls for good slaw, but Linda’s slaw is great any time of the year! – Victorine Linda’s Slaw Recipe by Linda Isbell One (1) Head of Cabbage, chopped* Two (2) Grated Carrots* One (1) Red Pepper, chopped One (1) Onion, chopped Mix all ingredients and pour…

Camille’s Baked Beans

Every holiday, we beg for it, and here it is: Ingredients: 1 lb of ground beef 1 can of bush’s maple cured bacon baked beans 5 slices of thick cut bacon 3 tablespoons of Sriracha Sauce 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 1 tablespoon of garlic powder 1 teaspoon of…

Sarin’s Thai: Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Sweet & Sour shrimp Sweet and sour sauce is popular in Thailand . The taste is not spicy sweet and sour.  This is considered a specialty.  The meat is put into the sauce. There are also key ingredients, onion, tomato, pineapple and a menu with vegetables.  Sometimes it…

Low-carb Magnet

Low-carbohydrate eating has been the choice for many that find they are addicted to the usual suspects – flour, sugar, pasta. How do you satisfy that craving for pizza, lasagna, and the comfort of a potato? Low-carb eaters are learning to substitute ingredients to lessen carb consumption. Here…

Sarin’s Thai: Steamed Fish with Ginger

  Steamed fish with ginger is suitable for reducing cholesterol, containing foods that are easily digestible. Spices and ingredients: 1 whole Tilapia Fish 2 tbsp light soy ginger 3 cups celery 1 long red chili soy based tablets. Garlic 1 tbsp 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons soy…

Thailand Recipe: Spicy Catfish.

” Do you remember Sis, when you visited LA ?  We went to Thai town and you said you liked this! This is what we ordered! Always I miss U, Big Hugs”  Sar We also shopped from the Farmer’s market and the Thai grocery store for ingredients that…

“You Give It Time”

I was six months shy of my fortieth birthday when my only child was born. My OB-GYN referred to mine as a “geriatric pregnancy,” and once I recovered from what I am now sure was an unintended insult, I decided that perhaps it might be advantageous to be…