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 Pepperlime Chicken:

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts – butterflied
  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lime
  • salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  2. add onion and garlic in, saute until soft
  3. generously salt and pepper one side of chicken
  4. place chicken, seasoned side down in skillet
  5. generously salt and pepper other side of chicken and squeeze 1/2 lime over chicken, cook about five minutes until golden brown
  6. turn chicken over, squeeze lime over chicken, cook until golden brown

 

Sauteed Asparagus

Ingredients:

  • one bunch of asparagus (about 1.5 lbs)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • a squeeze of lime juice

Instructions:

  1. place olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat
  2. add onion and garlic and saute until soft
  3. add asparagus, coat with oil, garlic and onions
  4. season with salt and pepper, squeeze lime over asparagus
  5. saute until bright green and slightly tender, about 10 minutes
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MamaJo’s *Almost* Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup lemon juice concentrate
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions:

  1. Pour all ingredients into a small saucepan and turn heat to high.
  2. Stir until sugar is melted.
  3. Allow to simmer for a few minutes stirring occassionally.
  4. Dilute with cool water to taste (I use about 4 cups of water).

 

MamaJo’s Raspberry Simple Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions:

  1. Heat water in small saucepan over high.
  2. Add sugar and raspberries.
  3. Heat to a slightly bubbly simmer, mashing raspberries with a fork or potato masher while heating.
  4. Pour through a fine strainer to strain out seeds and skins.
  5. Infuse into your favorite drink or dilute in water. Can also be used in iced tea if syrup is poured into tea before the tea is diluted.

About the Cook



I'm a busy wife and mom who knows the value of a meal that can be prepared quickly. I prefer to cook with whole foods and you will almost never find a prepared food in my recipes or my pantry.

This blog started as a way to recall recipes that I've created and now I am excited to share them with you! Bon Apetit!
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