Kristin’s Cold Coffee

3 slightly heaping coffee scoops of Peet’s ground Mocca Java water process decaf
1 3/4 cups water, heated in microwave to almost boiling
2 Tablespoons non-fat dry milk powder

Brew coffee.  Put dry milk in mason jar.  Add brewed coffee.  Tighten the lid and shake well.  Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate.

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Boneless Prime Ribeye Roast

from Utah Beef Council

for 5

3.85 lbs

unwrap, set in a rack in a roasting pan, fat side up, at least 3 hours before starting to roast

combine 2 cloves minced garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper, 1 teaspoon crushed dried thyme, 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried tarragon and spread over all sides of the meat.

heat the oven to 350 degrees F.  insert thermometer probe and set for 126 degrees F.

roast for approx 2 hours, until temp is reached.  Remove from oven, tent with foil and let rest for about 15-20 minutes until temp reaches 132 degrees F for medium-rare+.

snip string, slice, remove fat if desired, and serve

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Hot Chocolate for One

Get the 1 cup Pyrex (glass) measuring cup and put in 1 cup milk

Heat it in the microwave on high for 60 seconds

Get your mug.  Put in

2 Tablespoons cocoa powder (Hershey’s)

2 Tablespoons granulated sugar

1 tiny pinch of salt

Stir that together with the tiny whisk, then gradually add the warm milk, stirring well until everything is all mixed evenly.


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1 cup water
in the microwave until very hot.

Stir in
1/2 cup sugar
until dissolved.

1  1/4 cups Meyer lemon juice
and stir well.

Add additional cold (or iced!) water to taste, starting with 1 cup.  Make it a little stronger than you want to drink it, so you can serve it over ice.  Chill thoroughly before serving over ice.


Cooking Light recipe

3 cups fresh lemon juice (about 20 lemons)
2 1/4 cups sugar
12 cups chilled water

Published in: on April 19, 2013 at 4:09 pm  Leave a Comment  

Peach Strawberry Smoothie

1  cup frozen peach slices
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup fruit juice
a little agave to taste

Blend and enjoy!

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Sam’s Fruity Smoothie

The kids LOVE this recipe any time of day.

Serves 2

1 ripe banana, broken into pieces
10 frozen strawberries
1/3 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
1/3 cup orange juice

Blend and enjoy!

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