The recipe file index is in Tea.for.Two. A translation of food names from English to Japanese is found in food.names.

Recipes are found in the following blogspot sites: (1) appetizers.&.snacks, (2) beef, (3) beverages.&.drinks
(4) breads.&.muffins, (5) casseroles.&.stews (6), (7) cups.of.tea, (8) eggs.&.cheese,
(9) fish.&.seafood, (10) fruit, (11), (12) pasta.&.noodles, (13) pork, (14) poultry, (15) rice,
(16), (17) soups.&.salads, (18) sweets.&.treats, (19) tofu, (20) vegetables.

Lastly, cooking and household tips are in this-n-that.

Monday, May 03, 2010

Have a great day!

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Saturday, June 02, 2007

Italian style baked macaroni

from the kitchen of a friend

1 cup uncooked shell macaroni -- cooked and
1 pound hamburger
1 can tomato sauce (8-oz)
1/2 cup onion -- chopped
1/2 cup green pepper -- chopped
5 drops or more hot pepper sauce
3 slices American cheese
1 can whole kernel corn (12-oz)
salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste

Cook macaroni according to package directions;drain and rinse. Brown
hamburger in a large skillet . Reduce heat add seasonings to taste . Add
tomato sauce and hot pepper sauce. Stir in macaroni, green peppers onion
and drained corn. Turn into a 2 quart casserole. Arrange cheese on top.

Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 30 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

Friday, November 03, 2006

Mushroom-Tomato Sauce

From the kitchen of a friend

1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 shallots, chopped
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp cooking wine
salt and pepper to taste

In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat oil and sauté shallots with mushrooms and tomatoes for 5 minutes (or until vegetables are tender). Stir in chicken broth. In cup, dissolve cornstarch in cooking wine and add to sauce. Cook until sauce boils and thickens, stirring constantly.

Season mixture with salt and pepper to taste.

Note: this is delicious served over fish, pasta, chicken, tofu, ground meat, or pork.