Recipes

Penne Pasta with Genovese Sauce Recipe

April 22, 2015 6 Comments
Penne Pasta with Genovese Sauce Recipe

A Classic Pasta Dish From Naples Italy My wife read about this recipe in the New York Times a few weeks ago and we had to give it a try. It is a very simple southern Italian dish that reminds me a little of another favor pasta sauce but from the northern town of Bologna […]

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Basic Roast Beef Recipe

April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Basic Roast Beef Recipe

Simple Rump Roast Beef Recipe I was in our local organic supermarket called Mom’s for the best blueberry muffins in the township and noticed they had some organic meats on sale for 50% off. I don’t typically purchase organic meats for several reasons, all of which probably don’t make any sense and I’ll revisit this […]

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Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salsa Recipe

March 29, 2015 0 Comments
Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salsa Recipe

How to Make Black Beans and Corn Salsa? This is a very simple, chunky salsa that is wonderful served with hearty tortilla chips.  It is open to interpretation—feel free to add some cooked shrimp or other seafood to it, maybe some diced roasted chicken or even some cooked shredded pork and turn it into a […]

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Pan Fried Salmon with Maple Ginger Glaze Recipe

March 12, 2015 4 Comments
Pan Fried Salmon with Maple Ginger Glaze Recipe

  How to Make a Maple Ginger Glaze for Salmon This is a great technique for cooking salmon filets that is quick to prepare AFTER you prep all the ingredients. Not that any of the prep work is difficult, it just takes time to peel and mince a bunch of ingredients. For example, zesting an […]

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Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

March 3, 2015 1 Comment
Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

Korean Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables Let me state from the start: this dish is spicy!  It made me flush while eating it but most spicy foods make me flush a little. I didn’t think the kids would enjoy it because of the spiciness but both did. My youngest daughter Maddie had a bad […]

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Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells Recipe

February 24, 2015 0 Comments
Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells Recipe

Shell Stuffers Stuffed shells are one of the greatest comfort foods around. Easy to prepare especially when you already have some spinach and ricotta filling sitting in the refrigerator just waiting to get packed into some pasta shells. My wife and I prepared some eggplant rollanti stuffed with a spinach and ricotta filling last week […]

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Pork Ragu Recipe

February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Pork Ragu Recipe

One of My Favorite Sauces for Fresh Pasta My friend Geoff is an excellent cook and an even better baker. You may have seen his recipe for The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie. He has also shared with me his Apple Pear Cake and Chocolate Cake recipes. He is also a wonderful pasta maker. At least […]

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Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

A Delicious Quick & Easy Midweek Sauce for Spaghetti Last night my youngest daughter was at a meeting for young entrepreneurs and my wife had to work late. My oldest daughter was prepping for her SATs with a tutor and I knew she would be hungry when she finished up. I didn’t have anything planned […]

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How To Boil Pasta

February 9, 2015 1 Comment
How To Boil Pasta

Pasta Cooking Technique Plus Lemon Angel Hair Pasta Recipe When you think of cooking pasta, the first thing you typically do is throw a pot of salted water on the stove and bring to a full, rolling boil. This is perfect for dried pasta but fresh pasta is too delicate to be cooked above a […]

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Danish Biksemad Hash Recipe

February 2, 2015 0 Comments
Danish Biksemad Hash Recipe

The Perfect Recipe For Pork Leftovers As a kid, my mom who grew up in Denmark would make this dish anytime there was leftover pork. It might have been leftover pork loin from a Sunday roast or broiled to death pork chops from midweek.  As with most pork dishes my mom made, they were usually […]

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