Miss Lorion

Another mommy/crafter blog? Well, why not!

24 hours Slow Cooker Chicken Broth

The chicken broth is one of my essential kitchen staple. I use it for soups, sauces, gravy, stews, curry, etc. It is very comforting when recovering from any illness and can be used as instant soup with miso and tofu or rice noodles. The possibilities are endless. Another major purpose of this broth is cleaning […]

Birthday Coin Purse

Birthday Coin Purse

It is time for first my first craft post. My dear friend turned 40 years old this year and as a group of moms we celebrated the event in a little tapas restaurant in Seattle. When it comes to birthday presents, I like to give a handmade gift. In general, I like that this kind […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Potage

Ingredients 1 butternut squash (any size) 4 to 8 cups of Broth (vegetable broth or chicken broth) depending on your potage thickness preferences. Salt and pepper to taste and a little bit of grated nutmeg. Optional garnish: heavy cream, cottage cheese, Herb Salad Dressing, extra virgin olive oil, tamari sauce, crab or seafood, etc… Preparation Preheat […]

Greek inspired Tomato Fennel Lima Beans

Ingredients 8 oz of dry Lima beans 1 chopped onion 1 can of Tomato puree (for best results, use the best quality canned tomatoes for this recipe like the San Merican Tomatoes or Italian imported tomatoes) 1 large bunch of fennel 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Preparation Soak the […]

Roasted Chickens and Gravy

Ingredients: 2 chickens cut in half and backbone removed (set the bones aside to make broth) Salt and pepper 2 onions cut in large pieces 3 carrots cut in large pieces 2 stalks of celery cut in large pieces 4 cloves of garlic smashed and peeled 3 branches of fresh thyme 1lb of small yukon gold […]

Grandma Florence blueberry Cobbler

Dough 1/2 cup of unsalted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup of granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 cups of flour  1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup milk Fruits 5 cups of fresh blueberries 1/2 cup of maple syrup 2 tablespoon of flour 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter   Preheat the […]

Salmon Chowder in a bag – Backpacking recipe

1/2 cup instant potatoes flakes 1/4 cup instant dry milk powder 2 Tbsp dehydrated mixed vegetables (carrots, celery, peas, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers,green beans & parsley), 1/2 tsp seafood seasoning 1/4 tsp roasted garlic powder (garlic powder would do just as well) 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp dry dill salt and pepper to taste 3 […]

Coconut Curry Soup – Backpacking recipe

Ingredients Handful of rice noodles “thai type”, approximately 3 oz or dry noodles, 2 Tbsp of coconut milk powder, 2 Tbsp of dehydrated mixed vegetables (carrots, celery, peas, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers,green beans & parsley), 1/2 to 1 tsp of curry powder, 1 cube of vegetable broth, Preparation Mix all the ingredients in a freezer […]

Herb Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/4 cup Vinegar (balsamic or red wine or apple cider or favorite vinegar) 1 cup Oil (a mix of extra virgin olive oil, canola, sunflower or grapeseed) 3 cloves of Garlic 2 Green onions 1 handful of Parsley 1 handful of Cilantro Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation Put all […]

Strawberry Limonade

Ingredients 1 lemon 5 to 6 of strawberries 1/4 cup maple syrup ice cubes and water Preparation Peel, cut and remove the seeds of the lemon. Put the lemon, strawberries and maple syrup in a blender and mix thoroughly. Add ice and dilute with water to half-gallon. Related posts: Strawberry – Rhubarb Compote Herb Salad […]