Kitchen Chatter Recipes

Hosted by Pat Duran
Group active since Wed, Aug 24, 2011


Loads of recipes soon from my recipe column of 45 years ago. Called Kitchen Chatter- it was in the Saginaw Township News- a small community - wrote for them for 17 years, and 3 cookbooks came from that column. Hope to see you here. Pat Duran/KC (Kitchen Chatter) Las Vegas, NV. 73 years old and retired, teacher and food columnist.

Pat Duran
Wednesday, May 18 at 1:14 PM

WELCOME to our new members

So glad you joined us here with your recipes- I know you will find something you will like from one of our m/any members..and please add yours too...hugs to Melissa, Leslie and Sharon...♥

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Pat Duran
May 12, 2016

Good morning everyone...

Just heard from Peg of Family Favorites and she ask me to relay this message to you all that have been wondering what happened to her. These are her words and thoughts.

"Everything is going quite well with my mom. Unfortunately, about the time that we were able to feel confident in her recovery, I ruptured 2 discs in my lower back. It has to be one of the most painful things I've ever had happen.
In early March, I was misdiagnosed twice, which was a nightmare. I finally found a specialist 3 weeks ago who has been fantastic. I literally was stuck laying on my side in bed for 6 weeks until I found a coompetent doctor, which meant no laptop time.lol
This week, I am finally able to leave the house, go out for a short lunch and even get a haircut!(Haha! Darn vanity!) I can only sit for very short periods of time, and can't really use my laptop in bed. So, if you would, please pass on to everyone that I'm still alive and kicking, but sadly, I haven't been able to play in my kitchen since the first week in March=(I will be having a second caudal epidural tomorrow morning and I'm hoping to continue on this path of healing.
I'm able to use my laptop a little more each day, and hope to be messing around in my kitchen very soon! I sure miss cooking, and especially all of you." Peg

Please keep Peg and her family in your prayers and thoughts...hugs Pat


Pat Duran
May 4, 2016

New to me recipe from my friend

Black Bean and Corn Salad
15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed and drained
4 jalapeno peppers , seeded and chopped
2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 small red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons chili powder

Combine beans, corn, peppers, tomatoes, onion and garlic in a large bowl.
Stir together lime juice, oil and chili powder in cup and pour over salad, toss well. Chill, if desired.

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I am getting the ingredients to make tomorrow..Sounds delicious.