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Showing posts from October, 2013

Spoils of war

Hanging out @ the park

Random note. The remember c

I was walking downtown Houston
And saw this . It made me a little sad
That building had been there forever. I'm sure there were reasons. Maybe I'm just sentamental that way

I love this plant

Birda Mae's Recipe Corner: Shrimp Currry

1 tablespoon chile oil or vegetable oil  1 scallion ,sliced , including the tops 1 1/2 tablespoons red Thai curry paste or curry podwer 1 cup light coconut milk  1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups cubed sweet potatoes or white potatoes 3/4 pound  shrimp devined 1 cup  frozen peas frozen,thawed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Optional garnish lime wedges  and cilantro leaves
In skillet, heat oil until hot . Saute scallion, about 1 minute.  Stir in curry paste . Whisk in coconut  and broth;bring to simmer.  Add potatoes; cook partially covered , until tender, about 10 minutes.  Add shrimp, lime juice,peas and chopped cilantro.  Simmer until shrimp are opaque and cooked throught, about 3 minutes. You can serve this with couscous or rice. Garnish with sliced scallion, lime wedges and cilantro.I go this recipe from March 2009 issue of Essence magazine only had 242 mg of sodiumI omitted the potatoes you dont need them actually and I have made it with regular coconut milk wither way …

Italian Festival 2013

So glad I made it definitely worth the effort getting here. Yes I will be at the gym a lot longer but some calories are worth it.

I miss u central market

Hanging out