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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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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Keto Friendly Chicken “Noodle” Soup

Today is a soup for lunch kind of day here in East Central Oklahoma. Yesterday is was 60 degrees and sunny. Today it is 30 degrees with freezing drizzles. So we need something warm when coming inside after feeding the … Continue reading

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