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A Brooklyn jury found Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman guilty of running a massive, violent trafficking operation that for decades pumped billions of dollars worth of drugs into the U.S. Speaking to reporters outside the courthouse, Richard P. Donoghue, the United States attorney for the Eastern District of New... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at It is, What It is....
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Who would have thought that someone would lie and say they are an Indian (Native American) to get scholarships and entrance into fine universities? US Senator Elizabeth Warren has formally launched her bid to stand for the White House in 2020 with a speech in which she promised to tackle... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is, What It is....
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Here in Brooklyn, we have a Federal Prison that is generally thought of as a Hell Hole. It is located on a main Brooklyn Street and it is the type of place that if you are walking near it, you cross the street to get away from it. For people... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of the State of New York, dreams of being President. He wants to attain that job because it was his father's wish to have it but could not get it He has been instrumental in having the New York State Legislature pass a law that makes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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As if New York City Housing Authority residents didn't already have enough to deal with. These are the buildings that are known as the "projects." They are rent subsidized depending on the resident's income and number of people in the family. The idea behind their construction was to eliminate slums... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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Corey Johnson who is the Speaker of the New York City Council makes about $150,000 a year in salary and has a net worth of almost a million bucks. Not too shabby for a guy who isn't doing a good job. The figures are little shaky because the council makes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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Fire department officials are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a rookie New York City firefighter after he fell from a bridge in Brooklyn while trying to rescue two people involved in a car accident. The firefighter, Steven H. Pollard, 30, died from injuries he suffered when... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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George P. Beach II just resigned as the head of New York State Police about sixty seconds before he was fired. Here is why. He sent troopers from upstate into New York City to tweak our NYPD. No accounting records for hotels, food and other expenses. No time sheets showing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2019 at It is, What It is....
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A strange blue glow appeared over New York City this past week and thousands, yes I said thousands of people, called the cops to report that aliens were invading the city. At first blush it was a relief that they were not reported as Latinos from south of the border.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at It is, What It is....
When Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced he will step down from that post by the end of February, he didn't make it clear in his resignation letter that he enjoys war. Or, as a movie character once said, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." President Trump is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2018 at It is, What It is....
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Michael Cohen is going to jail because of his shenanigans with his bank loans and his income taxes. That is only part of the story. He should be going to jail because of the torment he has brought to every New York City taxi driver ever since he got into... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at It is, What It is....
KASHA WITH LEEKS AND PECANS GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Naturally gluten free T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup I like Kasha Varnishka, actually I love it. But sometimes I want to do something different and this method of making kasha is different. Kasha is buckwheat, despite its... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
HOW TO MAKE A 100% GLUTEN FREE THANKSGIVING MEAL THAT IS DELICIOUS! (ANY HOLLIDAY MEAL CAN BE 100% GLUTEN FREE) GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Our Thanksgiving feast of 2013 was lovely! The meal, the company, the table, the conversation, it could all have only been better with Nicholas and his... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
GLUTEN FREE SWEET POTATO LATKE GLUTEN FREE OR NOT 8 3” latke I wanted to make sweet potato latke instead of mashed sweet potato as we usually do for Thanksgiving as this year Thanksgiving falls on the second night of Chanukah. In case you might want to do the same,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
GLUTEN FREE CHALLA GLUTEN FREE OR NOT 1 Loaf I have made this bread so many times, I can't even remember how many now! I believe more than ten times. Each loaf was a good tasting bread, but not Challa. So now I have a freezer full of bread. We... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
KASHA WITH LEEKS AND PECANS GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Naturally gluten free T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup I like Kasha Varnishka, actually I love it. But sometimes I want to do something different and this method of making kasha is different. Kasha is buckwheat, despite its... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
HUMMUS Naturally Gluten Free T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup What a yummy high protein, high fiber dip. Better yet, fast and easy and saves you money. The price is at least 50% less than what you can buy ready made hummus. And of course a 1000%... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
SPICY SHRIMP AND ASPARAGUS OVER RICE GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Naturally gluten free T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup I always have shrimp in the freezer. I buy fresh shrimp, place them in a freezer box or bag, mix 2 t salt with 1 c water and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
GLUTEN FREE BIALY GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Servings: 8 Preheat to 470F T is tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup. Just so you know this recipe is still in the experimental stage. As you can see from the photo they look great. They taste pretty good. But still not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
COD IN SAVORY SAUCE GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Preheat oven to 475F T is tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup I like fish. Our cardiologist wants us both to eat fish, but Peter is a tough nut when it comes to fish recipes. The Chinese fish market had lovely... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
CHICKEN WITH HERBED DUMPLINGS GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Servings: 2 to 3 T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup It's beginning to get slightly chilly outside, and I thought I should make chicken with dumplings. Generally, I use a 3lb chicken for this recipe and have left overs,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
MEATLOAF WITH SUNDRIED TOMATO GRAVY GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Preheat oven to 350F T is Tablespoon, t is teaspoon, c is cup 1 c sun dried tomatoes in olive oil ½ c roasted red pepper in oil 1 c onion ¼” dice ½ c celery ¼” dice 1 T minced... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
CLAM SAUCE FROM CANNED CHOPPED CLAMS GLUTEN FREE OR NOT Please note: t is teaspoon, T is table spoon, c is cup. Today I am not going to give you a whole story about this recipe. I am just going to give you the recipe.!! I do wish to tell... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
GLUTEN FREE BREAD CRUMBS Gluten Free or Not Even though I bake my own bread, when it comes time to make breadcrumbs I prefer to purchase gluten free white bread that is found on the shelves in those vacuum packs. I make my own bread crumbs because it is so... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen
A VERY IMPORTANT TIP ABOUT BAKING GLUTEN FREE BREAD GLUTEN FREE OR NOT I read something that made me realize to have your loaf of gluten free bread come out as good looking as mine, you should have not only been exact in your measurements and oven temperature, you should... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2013 at The Mrs. Gabby's Kitchen