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Economical Chicken – Curried and as Dumplings

For a long time now I have been noticing the trend for thrifty cooking tips, and basically, neglecting the fact that I should add my own to the mix. As you know, I am a vegetarian, so dealing with meat issues is rare on this site.  However, the husband is a carnivore… Chicken is his…

Eggs Masala (Meatless Monday)

The husband still isn’t convinced of meatlessness as a good thing, but he doesn’t complain at these eggs. I like them for lunch, and they are the ideal using up the end of the ingredients before grocery shopping. Ingredients 1/2 onion 1/2 tomato 3 eggs Chillies to taste Garam masala Turmeric Cumin seeds Garlic clove…

Chicken and Silver Beet Stir-fry Rice

With that, “what’s for lunch?” Question, this is a super simple solution, especially with cooked rice hanging about. I always refrigerate leftover rice for just such an occasion. Last night the husband made a chicken curry. With 2 chickens. Sometimes getting him to cut down on meat seems nothing less than futile. However, he set…

Flautas – with an Asian Flair

Alright, I admit it.  Sometimes I try to fix something that is already delicious.  Simply because I can. This time it was my favourite Mexican food of the moment – flautas.  Makes 4. Ingredients – 3 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, sliced – several birdseye chillies (or one) – a tomato, diced – 1/2 red onion,…

Silver Beet and Potato Curry

Long term followers will be aware of the love the husband has for curry…. and meat.  The curry I don’t mind.  Meat however…. I don’t eat the stuff and I hate cooking it.  However, a great compromise has been various vegetarian curries. At the moment, while I am super proud of my winter crops growing…