Lisa's Blog

Deer Me

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

What a beautiful site. It made my heart feel glad, and my grief found relief. Take a few minutes to capture something outstanding, and grasp unto it. Doesn’t have to be a deer, but someone dear to you. Take care, take heart

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Pasta Fasta

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Cook your favorite pasta. Sauce is the big deal. 2 cups fat free pasta sauce (jar or canned) Saute 1 medium, diced sweet onion, add 1/2 pd extra lean stew meat, lightly salt, 1 clove minced garlic, 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning, 1 tablespoon Kitchen Bouquet. (opt) Cook on medium heat until sauce comes to a […]

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Salmon fishing

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Fresh fish like this yummy Alaskan Wild Salmon is pricy, so try to buy on sale, and freeze extra. Using a non-stick pan, brown 2 tablespoons butter. Add fish and brown both sides. Remove fish from pan, and carefully remove the skin. It’s hot, so gently lift off, and discard. Place back in pan. While […]

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Turkey hot to trot

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

This is a male turkey in full bloom. What a beautiful bird! His face is blue, his necklace-bright red. To attract females, he doubles or triples his size to display his vibrant colors. My grief found relief as I watched this gorgeous turkey, fan his feathers, dance, and patiently wait.

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Tuna made easy

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

It’s a great Short-Cut cook recipe. A family favorite. That’s because I ate Tuna Sandwiches through Catholic Grammer, highschool and college. Can’t believe I still love a good tuna sandwich.

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Sensational Sunset

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Lucky me to be graced with this glorious Sunset. Playing with my girlfriends in high school, we stayed at at a fab resort with fabulous views of the ocean. The surf was up-and so were the surfers. Sit by the window, glazing at the sunset, and thanking God for his handywork. hard to find.

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Chrispy Shrimps

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Oh So Easy. to fall in love 1 medium size skillet 2 tablespoon butter 3/4 pd. medium size shrimp (shelled)-dried 1 tablespoon each, minced garlic and onion 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 red pepper flakes (optional)   Add butter to skillet. Melt until golden brown. Add shrimp and seasonings. Turn often. Cooks up in under […]

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Holiday Blues

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Dear Ones: I’d dealt with grief, I found relief, it was just a healthy meal away. When your sad and blue, don’t run away from you. Embrace those feelings. Love can be costly too. So take your pot or pan, and begin to stir your troubles away. As The ShortCut Cook, I have to say, […]

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New Year a new beginning

Monday, January 1st, 2018

When you think of the New Year as a fresh start, that should be our attitude for each day. God only gives you grace for one day, so we should grasp onto what we’ve been given, trying to focus on our blessings. I know it’s extremely hard, and it takes practice. May your New Year […]

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All chocked up/Artichokes

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Love this veggie. So simple to make, steamed just right, makes this a delight. Cut top of chokes off, cut partial stems, wash and place in a medium size pot. I cook four at a time. Squeeze together, and add vegetable or chicken broth to cover half of the veggies. Prefer low sodium. Sprinkle tops […]

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