Author Archives: okieranchwife

About okieranchwife

I am a transplant to Oklahoma and an escapee from an unspecifed Northeast State. I enjoy growing my gardens and cooking what I grow.

Lo Carb Thai Beef and Broccoli in a slow cooker

I do large quantity cooking on the weekends so I have enough for lunches and dinner during the work week. I have made this recipe several times and it never fails to satisfy! Tastes better the second day after the … Continue reading

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Yogurt Ranch Dressing

This is a wonderful recipe that I got from a cooking show on PBS OETA Create channel, Ellie’s Real Good Food. I have made it several times already and it is always gone quickly. What I like about making this … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fisherman’s Stew – Cioppino

Lately I have been on a fish kick. Rarely am I in one of the cities to get fresh fish so fortunately the local stores have a decent selection of frozen fish and shrimp.  I have not tasted honest to … Continue reading

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New England Fish Chowder

        I just had a craving for fish chowder this week. Not exactly lo carb with the potatoes but it is very good! ½ cup Butter, divided 2 large Sweet Onions, diced 5 medium Potatoes, peeled and … Continue reading

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Swirled Persimmon and Cream Cheese Tart

This recipe was originally Swirled Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Tart from the most recent issue of “Victoria” magazine. I made it twice as pumpkin, amazing flavor, but I wanted to use some of the native persimmons from my trees in … Continue reading

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Roasted Acorn Squash Soup with Kale and Bacon

Fall is here is Oklahoma and I am loving it. The weather is cooler and a little rainy. Perfect time for Autumn soups.  This recipe is not low carb as are some of my recent ones. Sometime you just have … Continue reading

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Shrimp Ragu

Earlier this week I was watching OETA Create. It’s the PBS station in Oklahoma. Anyway, Nick Stellino’s cooking show featured a shrimp, pepper and asparagus ragu.  Now it so happens that asparagus is popping up in my garden. Oh so … Continue reading

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