Posted by goodcookbecky on April 27, 2011
I just returned (and now recovered from the 9 time zone jet lag) from a trip to Austria. My brother and sister in law and their delightful 4 children live there. It was nice to reunite with them after 6 years of not seeing them. My brother from PA and my parents from NJ also went, so it was a family reunion that was sweet. This is why I have been missing in action on blogging. Here are some pictures I would like to share from my trip. Then I will return to my stack of recipes I would like to blog.
My husband earned his sainthood while I was in Austria. He stayed at home doing his full time job plus taking care of the kids, doing car pool duties and church functions in my absence. I will be forever grateful for him allowing me to take this trip and reconnect with my family in such a beautiful way.
Enjoy the pictures of scenery and the food I encountered on my trip.
Schloss Orth, Gmunden, Austria
Gosausee, Austria (Gosau Lake)
Lipizzan Stallion in Pieber, Austria Breeding Farm
Mares and Foals at Pieber, Austria
Street Food: Skewered Smoked Fish - It's better than it looks!
Pork Roast and Austrian Bread Dumplings and Parsley Potatoes
Salzburger Nockerl (Salzburg Souffle)
Red Currant Jam under the Souffle
Becky at Traunsee (Traun Lake)
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Posted by goodcookbecky on April 8, 2011
Lately, my husband and I have been eating curry at every opportunity. A recent trip to a Thai Restaurant rekindled that craving. Some days of the week are crazy and hectic for us. Getting dinner in our bellies and out the door for various activities is sometimes a challenge. On those days I like to use short cuts. It is not beneath me to buy prepared sauces when it is needed. I don’t want to tangle with complicated seasonings and sauces to get dinner on in a rush.
I picked up some Kikkoman Thai Red Curry Sauce and Vigo Saffron Yellow Rice Mix to help me get dinner on.
I cooked zucchini and mushrooms as my sides and kept them warm in the oven. I cooked the rice mix according to package directions. I cut up 3 chicken breast halves, seasoned them with salt, and browned them in a little olive oil over medium high heat. After the chicken was fully cooked I poured the Thai Curry sauce over the chicken and heated the sauce through. It made a simple, tasty dinner before rushing off.
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