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.

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Pea Stir Fry

  I just had a nice pea harvest and I wanted to something that highlighted the peas. This is a perfect weekend lunch or work week dinner. Use uncooked shrimp for this recipe since they will be quick cooked in … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

      This a wonderful lo-carb substitute for bulgur tabbouleh. Since this is my own recipe I cannot claim that it is gluten-free; however, my ingredients are comparable to commercial recipes that are labeled gluten-free. 2 small heads Cauliflower, … Continue reading

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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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