Hurricane Sandy Avocado and Yogurt Chili Recipe

This used to be a roller coaster at the Jersey Shore

When Hurricane Sandy hit, we were just about the bulls eye  We’re about an hour inland, and the ground is high where I am and we were lucky – very lucky compared to many other people.

But we’ve had no  power since Sunday, and have been told that it could be out until Monday.

While I don’t have a generator (note to self: buy one!), I do have an inverter – a gizmo that attaches to your car battery and, through a series of electrical cords running through the house, allows for the charging of devices, keep my sump pump running, and brew the occasional pot of coffee to keep me warm as the house is about 60 degrees a I write this. I *do* have to avoid draining my battery, however. Heat, warm showers, and teevee are out of the question, however. Continue reading “Hurricane Sandy Avocado and Yogurt Chili Recipe”

Kitchen Experiment: Cheesy Salmon Quiche Version 2

Hot out of the oven…

If you wonder why I post virtually the same recipe twice, it’s because I don’t know what I’m doing.

I thought the last salmon Quiche was pretty good, but I wanted to adjust it a bit – kick the seasoning up a bit, add more veggies, etc. I want it perfect – hard for someone who really can’t cook.

As Saturday was rainy and I was up early with the kitchen to myself, I thought I’d have some fun experimenting. There’s also the thrill of wasting perfectly good food.

I don’t gamble – I guess this is my substitute.

Here’s my revamped version – with pics included. Continue reading “Kitchen Experiment: Cheesy Salmon Quiche Version 2”

Kitchen Experiment: Salmon Quiche

It’s been a long time! I haven’t been cooking much, and when I have, I’ve been going to old standards, like variations on my chili.

However, with my so-called ‘return to low carbing’ as well as a clean out of a cupboard, I decided to whip up something with a can of salmon I had lying about.

  • 1 7oz can of red salmon, drained and flaked
  • 1/2 cup Kerry Gold Dubliner cheese, grated
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 ounces Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

All of the above was mixed, then put into 3 small baking dishes, then dashed into a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.

Verdict: not bad. the trio of little Quiche rose nicely and browned nicely. Creamy and not particularly fishy. Next time, I’d add more onion to add more texture, and perhaps a bit more Old Bay Seasoning to kick it up a notch.

While I did not bother to tally, I can guarantee that this is good for Induction and the carb count is negligible.