Friday, December 19

recipe friday



1 T corn oil
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp cumin
2 large whole chicken breasts
skinned and cooked
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
1 15-ounce can white beans, drained
1 12-ounce can white corn, drained
2 4-ounce cans chopped green chilies
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 ½ C boiling water
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
Tortilla chips


Over medium heat cook onion, garlic, and cumin in the corn oil
Mince, chop or tear chicken breasts and when onion and garlic are tender, stir in chicken

Add beans, corn and chilies - Stir all to blend
Combine chicken bouillon with the 1 1/2 cups of boiling water, and stir through chili
Cover and let chili cook over low heat for about 30 minutes

Just before serving, add Cholula to taste and sprinkle cheese & sliced avocado over the top.   Crumble tortilla chips and sprinkle on top

Wednesday, December 17

quick tip: mesh produce bag

Use the plastic mesh bag that your onions or oranges came in as a no-scratch scrubber for a grimy pot or pan. Ball up the bag, scour away the grime, and throw the whole mess away.

Monday, December 15

monday morning movie: the holiday series

Each week I post one of my YouTube Videos here and invite you to sit down, relax with your cup of coffee (and your movie popcorn) and enjoy a short (approximately 3 minute) Design ‘Movie”. If you want to know how this all got started, click here.

So, Let’s Go to the Movies!
May not be available on your Mobile


I will have a seat reserved for you every Monday!

Sunday, December 14

sunday in bed

It’s Sunday and everyone deserves a day off.
Here’s wishing you a restful Sunday.

Angelina Jolie