Your Corned Beef Has Been Absolved

corned-beef-cabbage-campbellsSome Bishops have announced that it is OK to eat corned beef since St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday during Lent. I guess you will have to check with your particular parish for the rules that apply to your area. Or just plan a trip to the confessional…

Yes, really.

Anyway – I’m not much for corned beef and cabbage myself. I would rather have stuffed cabbage, or a corned beef sandwich.

I have made it a few times. Here is my recipe that dates back before slow cookers and processed foods, so no seasoning packet. I guess you could call it natural. There are no artificial ingredients other than what they use to cure the corned beef. I think the next time I make it I might add the brown sugar and mustard from MamaGourmand’s recipe below. Continue reading

Craving Green Peppers and Onions?

Chicken FajitasEver since Cinco de Mayo, I have been craving fajita vegetables. I can’t walk past a bin of green peppers without buying one. No one else here eats them, so I only need one.

Its really just grilled peppers and onions with a twist. You can use them on burgers, or brats, or make fajitas, or just eat them. They are so good! A great idea for your next barbecue.


No, I’m too old to be pregnant… Continue reading