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Month: July 2016

Santa Maria Ribs Recipe

Santa Maria Ribs Recipe

These ribs are a bit spicy and just slightly sweet. Wow, those Santa Maria spices are perfect on Pork.

Sue’s Garlic Ginger Shrimp Recipe

Sue’s Garlic Ginger Shrimp Recipe

Sue got this recipe from her parents who used to own a Chinese Restaurant in Downtown San Jose. These shrimp are so easy to make but taste so amazing, you will want to serve them all the time.

Santa Maria Beans Recipe

Santa Maria Beans Recipe

This recipe is traditionally served with grilled Santa Maria Tri-Tip, Santa Maria-Style Salsa, and corn tortillas. Santa Maria has it’s own regional ingredients which lend to an amazing meal.

Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

This is one of my goto recipes for weeknights.  Super easy and doesn’t take many ingredients.  Great as a side dish to chicken or any Chinese stir fry dinner.

Pork Steak & Green Beans Recipe

Pork Steak & Green Beans Recipe

Pork steaks are so flavorful and tender, this is a great alternative to the boring pork chops. This Pork Steak & Green Beans Recipe is a quick meal that can be made in less than 30 minutes and uses only one skillet.

Leftover Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Leftover Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

This is one of my son’s favorite lunches. It’s so quick and easy to make, I’ll put it together in the mornings and put it in a thermos so he can have a delicious, hot, healthy lunch.

Bill’s Stuffed Whole Fish Recipe

Bill’s Stuffed Whole Fish Recipe

This is a wonderful meal for 2-3 people (depending on the size of your fish) . You can also serve the same recipe without the fish head for those who are squeamish.

Vegan Chili Recipe

Vegan Chili Recipe

This Vegan Chili Recipe is hearty and full flavored chili that just happens to not have any meat. Perfect for Vegans and meat eaters alike.

Memories of Farmhouse Minestrone Soup Recipe

Memories of Farmhouse Minestrone Soup Recipe

This is my recreation of a soup from a long ago restaurant in Redwood City, CA called The Farmhouse. That was the best soup I have ever had, and this recipe was created with that soup in mind.

Cherri’s Salmon Patties Recipe

Cherri’s Salmon Patties Recipe

This was one of my mom’s favorite recipes and is definitely a family favorite as well. Simple to prepare, these Salmon Patties work well with leftover salmon and with canned salmon.