Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A Recipe for Health, Sex, Happiness and Love

Let’s start with mustard chicken and end with rhubarb pie.  It’s hot and spicy and then sweet and tart.

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Mustard Baked Chicken

4 chicken thighs and legs with bone – remove skin

2 heaping tablespoons of hot mustard (make your own or use a Dijon)

2 tablespoons of white wine or wine vinegar

1 teaspoon of Herb De Provence

2 tablespoons of olive oil

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Remove skin from chicken thighs. In a bowl mix the remaining ingredients except for the olive oil. Heat olive oil in a pan. Spread the sauce on one side of chicken and place into pan. Coat the other side with the sauce and then turn once to brown each side. Remove from pan and transfer to a baking dish and roast the chicken for 30 minutes until the chicken is brown. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes. Serve with:


Fresh steamed asparagus with balsamic

 Put ¼ cup of white wine and 2 cups of water in a steamer. Place  fresh asparagus on top and steam for 5-10 minutes. Remove and serve with a little balsamic vinegar sprinkled on top.

Or the quick method – place asparagus in a microwavable bowl with 1/4  cup of white wine and a little butter. Cover loosely and cook for 3 minutes. Allow to stand for 5 minutes and then serve with a little balsamic sprinkled on top.


Beer Bread

2 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour

2 1/4 tsp double acting baking powder

Stevia to equal 6 teaspoons of sugar or use the 6 teaspoons of sugar

1 - 12 ounce can of light beer at room temperature

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a large bowl sift flour, baking powder and sweetener. Add beer and stir until foam subsides and all ingredients are moistened. Place dough in 4x 8 inch loaf pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 45 minutes. Cool bread in pan for 5 minutes. Then remove to rack and finish cooling.

For a variation make rye bread. Add 1/8 tsp of garlic powder and 1 tsp of caraway seeds in with the beer.



Rhubarb Pie

Two pie crust for 9 inch pie pan

4 cups of fresh rhubarb cut into bit size pieces.

1 1/3 cup of organic sugar or white sugar

6 Tablespoons of flour

1 Tablespoon of butter.

 I like to buy the Pillsbury readymade pie crust. You can make your own crust, but Pillsbury is delicious and quite frankly I have never been able to make a thin crust. My crust is good, but this is so much easier.

Line pan with one crust. Mix flour and sugar together. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons over the bottom crust. Fill with rhubarb and then sprinkle remaining sugar and flour mixture on top. Dab with small chunks of the butter. Cover with top crust and seal edges. Cut a few slashes in the top crust to release steam. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes on lowest rack of oven. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and continue to bake for 40-45 minutes. Serve hot or warm with or without vanilla ice cream.

Mustard baked chicken, fresh steamed asparagus, homemade beer bread and Rhubarb pie…just the thought of it should conjure up thoughts of health, sex, happiness and love. If you bake this dinner for your special someone, I guarantee it will be much appreciated. One of the best ways to show someone you care is to prepare a meal. Make it with good intentions and you will be surprised at how fulfilled you will feel. Serve with a chilled Chardonnay.

To Good Food!


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