Author Archives: Michie

About Michie

I write two blogs - This Food Thing, (www.thisfoodthing.com) and This Life I Lead (www.thislifeilead.wordpress.com).

Chicken Fried Steak (aka Schnitzel), with Milk Gravy

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Simple Enchilada Sauce

I wanted a simple and easy Enchilada sauce. This is it. All the ingredients found in my cupboard, with a 20 minute cook time. Continue reading

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The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap..and I missed it!

Darn it. Arrgh!  (Pirate’ease for “Well, hell!”) I had heard about “The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap” last year — when everyone posted their goodies.  I thought “Oh, fun fun — I want to do this next year”, and then, … Continue reading

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Christmas & Holiday Recipe Collection

  Time flies when you are busy!  I just moved, and hopefully will get back to cooking and creating recipes once the holidays are over.  Until then….. I’ll be making some Peppermint Bark candy this weekend and The Best Sugar Cookies … Continue reading

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Lemon Custard Cake for Two

Lemon Custard Cake for Two 1 egg, separated 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest (reserve 1/4 teaspoon of zest) 1/8 teaspoon salt Whipped cream, optional Preheat the … Continue reading

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Lies Lies Lies!! Caramelized Onions, 5 vs 40 Minutes!

A fantastic article on caramelizing onions and how long it REALLY takes.  5 minutes (which all the recipes say) and the 40 minutes it ACTUALLY takes!   Layers of Deceit Why do recipe writers lie and lie and lie about how long … Continue reading

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Triple Dipped Jalapeno Poppers

We got in the mood for junk today, and made these really amazing jalapeno poppers. We found the original recipe (for 32!) and adjusted as neede Continue reading

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