Tag: Life with Aggie

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie

Shamrock Grasshopper Mint Pie The combination of equal parts crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream is known as a Grasshopper. Visions of a vibrant green cocktail, which  hints at the cocktail’s sweetness comes to mind. The Grasshopper’s familiar flavors of minty goodness is made even better 

Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars

Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars

Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars Today we will be sharing an easy recipe for Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars. Springtime for me has always screamed Rhubarb! Each spring my sister Joan and I would wait patiently for the rhubarb to peek through the dirt. Aggie would let us know 

Saucy Pork Chops with Five Grain Blend

Saucy Pork Chops with Five Grain Blend

Saucy Pork Chops with Five Grain Blend

This is my version of a dish Aggie made many, many years ago. In fact, it was the only way Aggie made pork chops. Wait, I take that back, she also made shake ‘n bake pork chops too, but this recipe was the one she made most often. In fact, Aggie really didn’t make this recipe but a recipe easier.   Pork chops, oil and cream of mushroom soup, that was about it. I guess this is my updated version of Aggie’s version.

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Word About 5 Grains Blend

This recipe uses Earthly Grains Quick Cook 5 Grains Blend. You can purchase Earthly Grains at Aldi. Five grains blend has 5 grains which are:
spelt, barley, wheat, rice and wholegrain oats. My mom Aggie made this dish without garlic, onions and white wine. She served  saucy pork chops alongside mashed potatoes. We like to serve these tender, saucy chops with mashed potatoes also but today we’re going to serve them with Five Grain Blend.

Earthly Grains Five Grains Blend

Earthly grains is a good source of fiber and a low fat food. “Earthly Grains brings you truly wholesome products harvested from the earth. Grains contain important sources of many nutrients, including fiber, B vitamins and minerals, The Earthly Grains range provides a variety of satisfying grains. rice, couscous and more.” We really like the new and different styles of grain blends, rice blends and couscous blends that are available at most grocery stores.

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