Roasted Pork, Asparagus and Red Potatoes

Posted on May 17th, 2011 by Jean

I have a quick, easy and delicious recipe for you tonight.
• 3 pork tenderloins
• 8 spears asparagus
• 2 red potatoes, cubed
• 1 packet Lipton Onion Soup Mix
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• Dash of garlic salt
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Rinse asparagus; Snap off the tough ends.
3. Wash then cube the red potatoes.
4. In a large Ziplock bag, add the onion soup mix, olive oil, garlic salt, pork, asparagus and potatoes.
5. Seal the Ziplock bag, and shake to coat the ingedients.
6. Pour entire contents of bag into a large baking dish.
7. Bake at 375 for 40 minutes. Half way through the cooking time, flip the pork over plus stir the potatoes and asparagus.
Serves 2 adults & 2 small children.
We are really hooked on this recipe! The pork is so moist and tender. The asparagus and potatoes have great, crispy roasted flavor & texture.
What are your favorite Lipton Soup Mix recipes?

4 Little Words Keep Readers From Straying

Posted on November 6th, 2010 by Jean

You’re losing readers. Inadvertently, but none the less, there they go. You asked them to check out your friend’s blog.
“Click the link!”
So they did. I did.
I’m all for a good pimp. Believe me, my pimp hand is strong.
Your friend is great! I comment, check out their profile, and follow them on twitter. Your friend (my new friend) is pimping their friend’s website. I follow the bouncing link, and feast my eyes on a beautiful portfolio. Click on one? Why sure! Now I’m all wrapped up in an apron aficionado’s blog, drooling over apple recipes. Yes, this really did happen.
So now my break is over, and I’m closing windows. What should I see at the back of the group? Your page!
After meandering all over the internet, I forgot to leave you a comment!
How can you prevent me from wandering off and not finding my way back? Four little words: target equals underscore blank.
Inserting a little bit of html behind your links will open a new window instead of directing people away from your sight.

This holds true with buttons, links to Twitter, FaceBook, and blogging groups. Edit their code. It’s easy!

• Do you use these four magical words?
• Do you ever wander so far off the beaten path, you forget where you started?

RECIPE: Crab Wrap

Posted on August 1st, 2009 by Jean

I had such a good lunch, I wanted to share the recipe with you.

• 8 oz. lump crabmeat
• 1 cup corn kernals (fresh, frozen, or canned – thaw if frozen)
• 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced OR 1 Tbs. canned diced jalapeno
• 1/4 of a small red onion (+/- to taste)
• 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
• 2 Tbs lime juice
• 2 Tbs cider vinegar
• 1 Tbs olive oil
• 1 Tbs honey
• 1 avocado, sliced
• 4 flour tortillas

1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the avocado and tortillas. Gently toss to coat.
2. Evenly divide the crab mixture and avocado slices among tortillas.
3. Roll up tortilla to encase.
4. Lightly coat your frying pan with non-stick cooking spray.
5. Over medium-heat, toast wraps on both sides.
6. Remove from pan, slice in half, and serve.
Makes 4 servings.

Ah, you’re going to love the flavor in this wrap! Be sure to have a fork handy to spear those stray pieces that fall to your plate.

• When a recipe calls for Fresh, Frozen, or Canned, which do you typically use?
• What are some other great recipes for crab?
• Have you tried flavored-wraps like spinach or tomato?

Thanks for reading!