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HELLO FROM THE STUDIO

QUOTABLE ART QUOTES

RECIPE FROM THE STUDIO


HELLO FROM THE STUDIO!

Hello painting friends!

Winter is here! The ground is covered with deep snow and everything is beautiful. With an imminent snowstorm approaching, there is a feeding frenzy at the bird feeders. We're refilling frequently.

The lady above is a White Tailed doe... she and her offsprings are regular visitors in our backyard. This one is named Celia and for the past 11 years she's managed to survive the annual deer hunt. She's a smart one!

At this time, I just want to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas, a joyful holiday season and much happiness in the New Year!

Cheryl





QUOTABLE ART QUOTES

PHOTO COURTESY OF CHERYL POULIN - COPYRIGHT PROTECTED

Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.

-Roy Adzak




RECIPE FROM THE STUDIO

SWEET AND SOUR SHORT RIBS

Makes 4 servings

For a more intense flavour, make this dish ahead, refrigerate for up to 2 days and reheat. Serve with carrots or beets and scalloped potatoes.

1-1/4 cups beef stock

2 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp packed brown sugar

1 tbsp cornstarch

1 onion, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tsp honey

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 lb short ribs (from cross rib roast)

In a saucepan, combine beef stock, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch; cook over medium heat, stirring for about 2 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.

Stir in onion, garlic, honey and pepper.

Place ribs in small casserole. Pour sauce over; cover and bake in 325F oven for 1-1/4 hours. Uncover and bake for 30 minutes longer.

Garnish with green onions and serve with the sauce.




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