Monthly Archive: January 2012

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Hearty and Healthy Clam Chowder

Yes, you read the title correctly… hearty AND healthy clam chowder.  Clams pack a surprisingly high nutritional punch.  The amount of iron is actually higher than the amount you’d find in beef liver and...

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Dicing Onions

Don’t let dicing onions reduce you to tears….  I have some tips that will help you make quick work of this less than ideal task!  Sorry, for the bad humour, I just couldn’t resist!...

2

Time-Saving Knife Tips

I’m pretty sure if I ever tried one of the televised competitions, the celebrity chef judges would cringe or even throw me out of the kitchen when they saw my knife skills, but I...

3

Slurry

Slurry:  Throughout many of my recipes and tutorials, you’re going to see the word “slurry”.  A slurry is  flour or cornstarch mixed with cold water and used as a thickening agent.  A general rule...

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Simple and Delicious Italian Dinner

What can be better than a homemade Chicken Parmigiana meal?  Ordering one in a restaurant can be very pricey, and often you end up with a very small, fairly dry portion of chicken, and...

4

Basic Breading Station

There are many meal components out there that use breaded ingredients.  It may be breaded chicken or other meats, breaded eggplant or other vegetables, even breaded cheeses for great snacks. When I first started...

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Basic Breading Station

There are many meal components out there that use breaded ingredients.  It may be breaded chicken or other meats, breaded eggplant or other vegetables, even breaded cheeses for great snacks. When I first started...

5

Hamburger Casserole

After being away for almost a week, Sunday I was scrambling to get things caught up around here, and wanted to make something for dinner that wouldn’t take a lot of prep time.  I...

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Hamburger Casserole

After being away for almost a week, Sunday I was scrambling to get things caught up around here, and wanted to make something for dinner that wouldn’t take a lot of prep time.  I...