Tag Archives: Dinner

Grilled Duck With Cherry Sauce

The rich flavor of tender duck meat with a crisp skin calls my name every time I see it listed on a restaurant menu. When it is paired with a sweet and savory fruit sauce, it is irresistible. With summer … Continue reading

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Bourbon And Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops

There is something special about a sweet and tangy sauce slathered on pork. Bourbon and  Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops served alongside turnips cooked three ways reminds me of growing up in the south. I’ve taken several of my favorite … Continue reading

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Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce

This Asian inspired dish of Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce will delight your taste buds. The salmon is first pan seared to develop a crispy crust. It is then drizzled with a savory, sweet and slightly spicy sauce, topped with crunchy … Continue reading

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Porchetta…An Italian Classic

Porchetta is an Italian classic that dates back to Roman times. It is a young pig that is deboned, stuffed with herbs and seasonings and spit roasted over a wood fire until its crackling skin is a deep mahogany color. … Continue reading

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Chicken With Green Mole Sauce…Simplified

When life is perfect and you have plenty of time, it is enjoyable to prepare a meal from scratch for your family. Roast chicken is a popular dish that everyone enjoys and is the base for many other dishes. But … Continue reading

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Slow Braised Lamb Shanks

I love a dish that basically cooks itself, has mouth-watering flavors and fills the kitchen with wonderful aromas. Slow Braised Lamb Shanks are simmered in red wine with garlic and fresh herbs. The rich braising liquid becomes a delicious jus that creates … Continue reading

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Banh Mi…A Vietnamese Sandwich

Food is like a movie star, one day you have never heard of them and the next day they are famous. Banh Mi is all the rage in many areas of the country right now and people wait in long … Continue reading

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Pozole Roja…A Pork And Hominy Stew With Red Chilies

I grew up on a ranch in Texas where there is a saying “you can take the girl out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the girl”.   While living in Texas, I enjoyed great Mexican food … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Mac And Cheese Gratin

One of the “top ten” comfort foods on most everyone’s list has to be pasta. Dig deeper into which pasta dish would be at the top of the list and the answer would probably be macaroni and cheese. It is … Continue reading

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Jamaican Jerk Fish With Mango Sauce And Green Rice

In the depth of winter, I try to think warm thoughts. What better to think about than the flavorful foods from the sunny island of Jamaica. The tropical Caribbean island is famous for its sweet exotic fruits,  fresh fish escoveitch … Continue reading

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