Drawing of Loren at Elaine's New York City by Jill DeGroff from the book: "Lush Life, Portraits from the Bar" www.saloonartist.com
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The National Piano Technicians' Guild home page. Filled with useful info and links to manufacturers and others in the trade. Piano Technicians Guild: www.PTG.org
Humidity controll info to help keep your piano young.
Yup. At last you can finally put an easily movable baffle on a grand piano which will keep those cranky apartment neighbors quiet too. See for yourself! Grand piano muffler: www.grandpianomuffler.com
PIANO PRICE POINT: Full of great info for pricing new and used pianos. www.pianopricepoint.com
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The World's Greatest Enchilada Recipe!!
This recipe will demand about 45 minuts of prep time. Worth it! So put on your apron, crank up the music and get to it. You'll be glad. Here's what you need:
Sauce: Meat Mixture:
3 tablespoons butter 1 Lb lean ground beef, pork, or chicken.
Makes 12 to 14 enchiladas. Fry till lightly browned.
3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons flour add salt, cumin, oregano,
5 tablespoons Chile powder minced garlic chopped
1 clove minced garlic (fresh of course) 1/4 cup frozen corn kernels
1 tsp ground oregano 1 Tbl spoon chopped scallion green
1/2 tsp ground cumin seed 1 Tbl spoon chopped scallion white part
1 1/2 qt water This recipe not hot! If you want fire this is the
Salt to taste, use plenty. be careful. time to add yer favorite peppers.
Let the whole mix simmer about 10 min
You'll also need:
Grated sharp chedder cheese
Grated Monterey Jack cheese
Sliced black olives,
Whole black olives (fer garnish)
1 pkg CORN tortillas. (the rough kind)
Mix and bring sauce to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened (pudding consistancy)
Dip tortillas in and out of sauce quickly. On tortilla place 2T meat, a little scallion chopped, sliced
olive, cheese and 2T sauce. (Avoid temptation to over stuff) Roll, placing one against the other in 12x13x9 baking pan. Pour remaining sauce over all. Place in 350 degree oven for 20 min. Remove and top with remaining cheese, more chopped scallions, and 2 whole black olives each. Return to oven for 5 min or until cheese melts. Serve with sour cream and (or) you favorite salsa. OLE!!
THE WORLD'S BEST COUNTRY FRIED STEAK RECIPE
1 Lb tenderized "cube" Steak
2 cups buttermilk or heavy cream
1 1/2 cups cooking oil
2 cups flour
1 tbl sp salt
1 1/2 tbl sp pepper
4 tbl sp paprika
1 tsp garlic salt
1 tbl sp dry mustard
1 tbl sp French Thyme, ground
1 tbl sp dried sweet basil, ground
1 tsp oregano, ground
1 tbl sp ginger, ground
Mix all dry ingredients.
Heat oil in deep fryer or 3 qt sauce pan
Dip meat slices in buttermilk then dredge in flour/seasoning mixture.
Fry at highest possible heat until golden brown and crispy.
Serve with country gravy and mashed potatoes (real, of course)