Gordo's Blog

HOW TO GRILL THE PERFECT BURGER

Memorial day is National Hamburger/Cheeseburger Day.  Let’s celebrate by cooking some on the grill.  Here are some tips for the perfect burger. 1.  Start with a ground beef that’s between 15 and 20% fat.  This is not a diet burger – this ... Read It

STAYING YOUNG NATURALLY

As our bodies age, we naturally begin to lose heart and lung capacity.  Exercise can help keep your blood flowing and the lungs pumping.  Studies show that cardiovascular exercise can keep these organs young for many years. As we get older, ... Read It

STAYING YOUNG NATURALLY

Give yourself a break.  Some days our stressful life can feel just like a pressure cooker.  We deal with job pressures and traffic jams.  Then we arrive at “home sweet home” to hungry, bickering children, a home that is always in ... Read It

STAYING YOUNG NATURALLY

I was going to write today about keeping your brain sharp – but I forgot what I was going to say!  Seriously, there are ways you can improve your memory and prevent cognitive decline.  An active brain produces new connections between nerve ... Read It

STAYING YOUNG NATURALLY

This week we would like to explore ways we can slow down the aging process.  We live in a fast paced world and we are aging just as fast.  Research shows that there are a few things we can do ... Read It

THE MAGICAL CROCK POT

Today, I want to talk about one of my favorite ways to cook.  It is in the crock pot.  For years now, I have come home nearly every Sunday to a home cooked lunch.  My secret is to plan out ... Read It

MEAL PLANNING

Today we are going to talk about pre-planning your meals and setting up a time line.  The first way I plan my meals for the week is by looking at what meat is on sale.  That is what we eat.  Next, ... Read It

STOCK YOUR PANTRY

Let’s look at ways to organize and stock your pantry.  The first step is to discard anything stale, spoiled or expired.  Here are some basic guidlines to follow.  Canned foods last only 2 – 5 years.  Make sure to check ... Read It

Gordos Burrito

1 1/2 pounds ground beef chuck 1 package flour tortilla shells 1 tub Gordos Chipolte cheese dip 1  8 oz can tomato sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspon pepper 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin (optional) Brown ground beef ... Read It

EASY PEACH COBBLER

2 large cans peaches 1 yellow cake mix 1 1/2 sticks butter Pour peaches in a 9 x 13 inch pan.  Include all juice from peaches.  Sprinkle dry cake mix evenly over peaches.  Slice butter in very thin slices and ... Read It

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