All posts tagged: broccoli

Broccoli beef 

Yep, I am a leftover queen……hey that should have been the name of my blog. I really dislike throwing food away so I come up with meals that do not taste like yesterday’s dinner. This was one of those recipes. Super easy, you just need to have all the stuff on hand. I served this with white rice, brown rice would work well too.     Left over steak, roast, venison, or buy a smaller lean steak and slice thin Broccoli washed and cut into larger than bit size pieces 1/2 small onion chopped finely Hoisin sauce 3 oz or half a 7 oz jar 2 tablespoons soy sauce aka bug juice 1 tablespoon corn starch 2 teaspoons fish sauce ( in oriental section of grocery store)  1/4 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil ( you can omit this if you want)  Toasted Sesame seeds for garnish In a skillet heat vegetable oil up and place chopped onion in hot oil. Cook …

Mexican Peas

If you have not figured out already I cook a lot of dishes by experimenting with fresh food and with left overs as well. We had one ear of corn, some straggly pieces of broccoli from the garden and a can of peas. What to do? and we are having mexican food…..so I thought why not mexican peas. I will give two ways to prepare this…..just incase you do not have the leftover stuff on hand. Leftovers: serves 2+ 1 ear of corn (remove kernels from the ear with sharp knife, cutting long ways against the cobb) 1 can of peas drained. a handful of raw chopped broccoli pieces fajita seasoning and/or ancho powder (about 1/2 teaspoon total) 2 green onions chopped including green parts 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic or one clove fresh minced chopped cilantro about a tablespoon 1/2 stick butter   a few drops of olive oil           or spray if you want fewer calories Melt butter and add olive oil drops. Add corn and green onions and …