Ranch Recipes

Sunday Soup and Thoughts…

By Trina | September 6, 2020

Good morning! It’s Sunday and I’ve gone for my walk, finished the morning chores, working on laundry, cleaning the house and just made a cool cauliflower and tomato soup! But here is what is weighing on my mind… I am always interested in books or guides to personal improvement, business improvement, marketing improvement! And it…

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45 minutes to a fabulous Canadian dessert!

By Trina | August 29, 2017

This is a Flapper Pie… my Pops loves them – after breakfast he asks if I remember the recipe (as he made them all the time when we were little)… he forgets I have google! We decide to time it… as I said this would be a good idea for the blog… So here’s your…

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Simple and Fresh

By Trina | May 11, 2017

As I posted a picture of a delicious Caprese Salad – I was asked many times over… how did you make it? So many times, as in life, it’s simple… don’t over think it or over analyze it… The salad is simple — the key — is FRESH! I took two large organic heirloom tomatoes…

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Split Pea for Gabriele!

By Trina | May 8, 2015

Well, a while back I had made split pea soup for the first time — so simple and hearty! Wow! This is a quick recipe and quick post for my friend Gabriele! One of the kindest, coolest gals I know from Ontario, Canada! Pea soup is extremely easy and I happened to have two ham hocks and…

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Failure, experiment, Success!

By Trina | January 3, 2015

So a friend of mine that has a large blog, told me to be sure to tell my stories whether they be successes or failures… It started in the blizzard this afternoon, when I should have been doing book work, but alas, I figured I had bought this rice flour, as I am trying to…

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Veggie Soup for a Cold Winter’s Eve….

By Trina | December 19, 2014

Well, it’s clouded over and started to snow… I am too lazy to wander outside and pick a pork product to cook or the other freezer for some beef! I look in my fridge at the last head of cabbage from my garden and some left over jalapenos, broccoli, baby kale and of course my…

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Not your Momma’s Macaroni

By Trina | December 14, 2014

So the other night, I was looking around craving Kraft Macaroni and cheese…. You know the powdered cheese! I usually keep a couple on hand just incase of kids coming over or an emergency dinner! But alas, not this night. I searched around for something and found the elbow noodles and started the water to…

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What to cook??

By Trina | December 5, 2014

What do you cook? I get asked that question alot whether it’s for the ranch clinic I do where I feed some 30 folks breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as ride with them and of course have a ball in my bar during the evenings!! Or they ask me what I eat when Peter…

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A Tapenade Adventure

By Trina | October 13, 2014

So exactly where did Tapenade come from? I figured it was french due to the sounding of the word, but looking into old Google! one finds out this…Olive-based tapenades with anchovies and/or vinegar are ubiquitous in Italian cuisine and are documented in ancient Roman cookbooks dating back thousands of years before the appearance of the…

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Pear today… Pie Tomorrow

By Trina | October 6, 2014

So, I found these lovely red pears and bought them just “cuz”…. When I got home I remembered seeing poached pears or something to that effect. So I “googled” and found caramelized pears! yummmmmm I did three different recipes with the 3 pears I bought… And it turned out great! Now remember I don’t measure well…

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