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Pollo Guisado Recipe

December 25, 2013 0 Comments
Pollo Guisado Recipe

  Pollo Guisado Otherwise Known As Braised Chicken We are celebrating the Christmas holidays in the Dominican Republic in a town called  Cabarete. It’s Christmas Eve and we treated ourselves by hiring local Chef Catalino along with his wife to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner so we can enjoy the island and still be home […]

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Mango Mexican Chicken Recipe

October 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mango Mexican Chicken Recipe

A Recipe From One of My High School Buddies One of my best friends from high school contacted me and told me how his daughter Jen started a cooking blog at  www.topateonyourplate.com and asked if I could call her to talk about her site. Jen is part time math teacher, full time mom and from […]

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Tandoori Chicken Salad Recipe

July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Tandoori Chicken Salad Recipe

What Can You Do with Leftover Take-Out Tandoori Chicken…..  Tandoori Chicken Salad of Course We ordered take-out this week from a neat local Indian restaurant called Ekta. One of the dishes we ordered was Ekat Kabob, a chicken breast marinated in cashew paste, fenugreek leaf, sour cream, green chili & chopped ginger. The chicken was […]

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Grilled or Roasted Cornish Game Hens

May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Grilled or Roasted Cornish Game Hens

Did You Know Cornish Game Hens Are Young Chickens? My wife found this recipe in this past weekend’s Sunday’s New York Times Eating & Drinking section and decided we should give it a try. The recipe is called Grilled BBQ Cornish Game Hen, but I’m not sure where the BBQ part of the recipe is […]

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Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Grilled Chicken Recipe

May 7, 2013 2 Comments
Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Grilled Chicken Recipe

Riccioli Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce & Grilled Chicken Needed a “quick & easy” recipe for dinner last night. My wife pulled out a bag of frozen chicken tenders from the freezer in the morning and marinated them in balsamic dressing before heading out to work. She “mentioned” we should use up the fresh, wild […]

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Simple Roasted Chicken Thighs and Vegetables Recipe

February 23, 2013 2 Comments
Simple Roasted Chicken Thighs and Vegetables Recipe

“The Perfect Mid-Week Meal For Busy Homecooks” In our house, this is one of those staples we’ll prepare once or twice a month becuse it’s so easy to make, provides a balanced meal and everyone enjoys it. It’s also very adaptable and depending on what you have on hand, you can substitute ingredients to make […]

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Roast Chicken with Herb Sauce

December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Roast Chicken with Herb Sauce

Classic Roast Chicken with Herb Sauce & A Salad of Bitter Greens Adapted from Fine Cooking’s May 1998 Issue  Roast chicken is one of those perfect meals that’s good anytime of the year. Add some roasted potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables and you have a meal fit for the fussiest eater. This recipe was adapted […]

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Cooking with Hot Peppers

September 16, 2012 5 Comments
Cooking with Hot Peppers

Some Like It Hot By contributing writer Mark R. Vogel Do you like hot food? I mean really hot food? Are you a chile head? Then let’s talk hot peppers. Chile peppers, of which there are almost 200 varieties, have been cultivated since 6200 B.C. All chile peppers get their fire from a compound called […]

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How to Cook a Capon

September 16, 2012 1 Comment
How to Cook a Capon

Capon of your Dreams This is another recipe from a wonderful home cook by the name of Lea. It sounds great and I look forward to trying this and more recipes from her kitchen. Here is a favorite that you might like to try if you get in the mood to BBQ. Its a really […]

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Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

How To Prepare A Great Roast Turkey For The Holidays Most of us only roast a large turkey once a year at Thanksgiving but we all want that turkey to be perfect. I’ve tried lots of methods for roasting turkey – breast up, breast down, cooked whole, de-constructed, fresh turkeys, frozen turkeys, organic free range […]

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Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe On a recent trip to State College, PA, my wife stopped at Tait Farms to pick up some local products including a Strawberry Dark Chocolate Sauce that my daughter thought would be a great ingredient to try in a new gelato or ice cream. I also had some Dark […]

August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

How About Some Chocolate Ice Cream with a Bit of Trail Mix While I was down in the basement working out, I heard my youngest daughter upstairs in the kitchen preparing something.  My daughter has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to get around so I could hear the wheels rolling back and forth as […]

July 25, 2014 5 Comments
Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

 We Used Starbucks Hot Chocolate Mix For This One Maddie and I were thinking about making some homemade ice cream and since chocolate is her favorite, we thought we would give that a try. I looked in the recipe book that came with my new Cuisinart Ice Cream Gelato Maker and found a basic recipe […]

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Fresh Seasonal Strawberries Make For Great Gelato By now you know I am the proud owner of a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker given to me by my neighbors Bob and Barbara for my recent birthday and I’ve been experimenting with it to learn how to make great homemade ice cream and […]

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream & Gelato I celebrated a big birthday at the beginning of the month and my wife invited some friends over including my neighbor who gave me a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker (ICE-100) as a birthday present.  This past weekend, my youngest daughter and I put […]

June 20, 2014 5 Comments

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