Fettuccine Alfredo with Salmon Recipe

March 6, 2013 9 Comments
Fettuccine Alfredo with Salmon Recipe

A Favorite Plus A Little Something Extra My daughter Nell loves fettuccine Alfredo so when she was browsing the April 2013 edition of Cuisine at Home, she was thrilled to see this recipe for Spring Salmon Pasta.  My wife was out for a business meeting for dinner so Nell decided she would make it all […]

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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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Merci Chocolates Review and Giveaway

February 20, 2013 37 Comments
Merci Chocolates Review and Giveaway

Merci Chocolates Giveaway (US only) (Giveaway Over – We picked a winner) We Have a Winner – Ruth N I was surprised by the responses on my Facebook page when I asked which type of chocolate my friends enjoyed more, milk or dark. Surprisingly, more of you seem to like dark chocolate over milk chocolate. […]

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Being Aware of Costs For Culinary School

February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Being Aware of Costs For Culinary School

Mistake #3: Not Being Aware of Costs If you’re like most students, money will probably play a large role in your decision of where to attend culinary school. As with any educational investment, there are factors related to tuition, housing, and fees to take into consideration. However, culinary school adds another layer of challenge simply […]

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Chocolate Plus Water Equals Mousse

February 14, 2013 2 Comments
Chocolate Plus Water Equals Mousse

This morning I was reading an article in the New York Times by Melissa Clark called For Your Sweetheart, and More. Obviously the article talked about preparing a wonderful stay-at-home meal today as an alternative to going out to a restaurant. One of the recipes she offers up is a dessert recipe for Bittersweet Chocolate […]

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Romantic Music For Valentines Day

February 13, 2013 1 Comment
Romantic Music For Valentines Day

Romantic Music For Your Valentines Day Special Dinner An Interview with Brad “Martini” Chambers from Martini In The Morning A lot of us will be dining at home this Valentines Day preparing a meal for that someone special in our lives. The food is obviously an important part of any romantic dinner but so is […]

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Pan Fried Scallops with Bacon and Grapefruit

February 12, 2013 3 Comments
Pan Fried Scallops with Bacon and Grapefruit

Scallops, Bacon & Grapefruit – How Good Can It Get One thing I love about my wife is how she enjoys experimenting with new recipes. If I happen to leave one of my old cooking magazines lying around the kitchen, she’ll pick it up and decide to try a few recipes from it. Or if […]

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How to Tie A Roast Videos

February 10, 2013 1 Comment
How to Tie A Roast Videos

How To Tie Meats To Roast & Why You Should Do It I put together a collection of cooking videos that I thought best represent how to tie a roast before cooking. To some more experienced cooks or those who love to tie knots, this may seem simple but to those of us who were […]

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Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl Commercials for 2013 As expected, there were some very funny food-related commercials this year and I wanted to share one of my favorites, the Oreo ad. I also went back and found some past year commercials that made me laugh.  

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Pecorino Romano Cheese

February 3, 2013 5 Comments
Pecorino Romano Cheese

Pecorino (peh-koh-REE-noh) Romano Cheese From the word pecora which means ewe in Italian, cheeses made from sheep’s milk in Italy are called pecorino. Although the majority of pecorino is made in southern Italy, especially Sardinia, the best known pecorino is Pecorino Romano. Genuine Romano is only produced in the province of Rome from November to […]

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