They Spice Up my Blog, JOIN US and We'll Follow Back!!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Stuffed Bell Peppers

As I was doing my morning walk in the treadmill yesterday, I was thinking of what to cook for dinner. I remember   the left over crab meat from our dinner the previous night.  I still don't have solid idea what to cook it with though because it was only a little.  Then a crazy idea popped into my head "What if I incorporate the crab meat into a ground beef and stuff the  red bell peppers that we bought  recently?"  I wasn't sure if it would turn out okay because it was an odd combination but it's always fun to  experiment in the kitchen.  

Here's what I've used:
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp. crab meat
  • a handful of chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 tsp crushed hot peppers
  • 2 tbsp Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp steak seasoning
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 quart home made tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (you will need this to top the stuffed pepper when it is cooked)
  • Cut the peppers in half and  remove the seeds.  I normally remove the stem of the peppers but this time, I left it on there.  The green color just adds color  and it makes it more beautiful.
  • Mixed all the ingredients well and  stuff each pepper halves.
  • Lay it on a baking dish, I always use my pie pan for everything (lol).
  • Add the  tomato sauce

  • Baked it in a 350 degrees heat for one hour
  • When it is done, put the cheese on top of each stuffed peppers and  return it in the oven  just enough to melt the cheese.

It would be easier to just use the ready-mixed Italian sausage but since I did not have it in my fridge and I wanted to do a little experiment, I went with my instinct to just go and  have fun with it.  I  was skeptical to add the crab because my husband doesn't like crabs.   It was a bold decision but guess what, it paid off because he loved it!  He said that there's something different about the dish but he loved it!  Shhhh, I didn't tell him I added crabs in it, lol!
He even ate the left over with  spaghetti noodles!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Baked Potato Hash

After one week of school, both of my Burritos have sore throats already (sigh). Sickness is what I am not fond of when the kids goes back to school.  No matter how  you prepped their immune system during the summer time, sickness still hits them as soon as the school starts... 

I made a hearty breakfast for them to boost their immune system and somehow kick the sickness away.  Right now, my daughter is fevered so we gave her some meds.  
Baked potato hash,  scrambled eggs, and cantaloupe  is what we had this morning.  The scrambled egg has some  cheese, parsley salt and pepper.
I baked my hash this time.  Ingredients are  chopped sausages, green bell pepper, onion, salt, pepper, and steak seasoning.  You can add some  cheese at the last minutes of the baking.  I baked it for 50 minutes and it was delicious.  Even my daughter is sick, she ate the whole thing that I put in her plate.
Here's the men chugging their lemon water.
I hope that my princess will feel better soon.  

Technical Support for a Website

When it comes to technical  issue  about  a website, I am not the person to ask because I am not techie and my  know how is very limited.  A colleague asked some help about her   website issue but I couldn't help her because I really don't know what to do.  I keep my domains from Blogger platform/Google because it is easier, I don't want to  deal with the technical aspect of it.  With Google, all I have to do is pay for the due during the year and that's it, I don't have to worry about transferring  or  getting codes and stuff like that.  

Smoked Salmon with Salsa for Breakfast

Yesterday was another busy weekend at home, cleaning, doing laundry, cooking, and doing some repairs.  I bought a pack of smoked salmon  at Wholey's  a couple of weeks ago and  prepared it for breakfast yesterday.  I baked it for twenty minutes but it was still half frozen when I took it out so I  decided to pan fry it in big  chunks.
We ate it with steamed rice, and cucumber, scallion, and  tomato salsa with soy sauce.
Hubby, the kids, and I  all loved it.  Of all the smoked fish that we had, the salmon is  by far our favorite.  It's a little pricey but it's worth every penny.  We plan to buy   some again when we go to strip District in Pittsburgh.


Do you know how to "do" salsa?  I can make salsa but can't do the salsa dance hehehe.  My poor feet are both left so I have no rhythm at all.   But anyway, I wish I could have some of the professional's salsa lessons santa monica.  It would be so nice to learn how to dance especially ballroom dancing.  How about you, do you think you can dance and do some salsa?

Add This

Bon Appetit!

This blog does not focus on food only but also include different kinds of spices that affects our lives. So hang in here and explore the world of fun with us. Please bear in mind that little bit of this and a little dash of that makes a Sumptuous Life!

About Me

My Photo

A work-at-home-mom (WAHM) with  two  lovely kids and a loving husband.  Passionate in writing about  family, product reviews, and  other related articles.  A Mom, a Wife,  a Blogger/Writer, rolled into one.