Thursday, October 22, 2020

Margarita Cocktail

Simple recipe for a refreshing cocktail from scratch.

3 T (45 ml) tequila
1 T (15 ml) triple sec
2 T (30 ml) lime juice
Moisten the rim of a rocks glass with lime juice, and dip in coarse salt. Fill with ice. Add ingredients and stir well. Serves 1.

Kielbasa, Cabbage, and Potato Boil

Developed September, 2020. Fast, easy, and cheap supper.

1 lb kielbasa or similar sausage
6 c green cabbage, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
1-1/2 lb russet potatoes, skin on, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
2 T chicken or beef stock concentrate (Better Than Bouillon™ is good)
1 T salt
6 peppercorns
water to cover
Cut the sausage into four pieces crosswise and then each piece in half lengthwise. Transfer to a large saucepan along with the cabbage. Cover with water, add the seasonings, bring to a gentle boil, and cover. Cook 10 minutes, add the potatoes, and continue cooking until they are tender. Adjust seasoning. Serve in a bowl with some of the stock. Offer spicy mustard on the side. Serves two or three.