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Chicken Genoa

I was thinking of cooking Genoese cuisine as part of my International food project, but I finally decided to get to it when I do Liguria.  However, I was in need of an easy recipe using boneless, skinless chicken thighs … Continue reading

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Baked Coconut Shrimp

Last night it was V-Day so I made coconut shrimp for my husband.  I’d never made them before, but it was very simple.  You just take peeled shrimp, cover it with sweetened shredded coconut, place them on a lightly greased … Continue reading

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White Hot Chocolate Recipe

I personally liked this recipe for white hot chocolate, but nobody else was as fond of it as me. 1 cup white chocolate chips 1 cup whipping cream 4 cups whole milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract whipped cream for garnish … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Rosemary Potatoes

This is a super easy and great way to make roasted potatoes. I particularly like it because I have a lot of rosemary growing by the side of my house.  I cooked the potatoes at 425F, as I was cooking … Continue reading

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Madeira Sauce Recipe – for roasts

Sometimes the best things are the simplest things, and this super quick and easy Madeira sauce just proves it.  I made it to serve with a ribeye roast, but it could go just as well with roasted lamb, pork or … Continue reading

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Perfect Ribeye Roast

I’ve used this method for cooking ribeye roast (aka boneless Prime Rib) before, but as part of a bigger recipe. I figured I’d include it all by itself for easier reference. It can be served by itself or with a … Continue reading

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Rolled Butter Cookies – Best Recipe so Far

Camila wanted to make Christmas cookie, and while I have a pretty good recipe, it called for some ingredients that I didn’t have at home. That was fortunate, because while searching for another recipe I came upon this one, from … Continue reading

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Ropa Vieja Recipe

It doesn’t look very appetizing now, does it? And its name, “old clothing” in Spanish, doesn’t make it sound like something you want to rush to eat.  And yet, this simple Cuban dish is as delicious as anything you’ll ever … Continue reading

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Chicken Canzanese

This is another winner from Epicurious.com.  It’s delicious beyond words and as easy a dinner as it gets – though you need close to 2 hours to get it ready.  The recipe is pretty similar to a couple of others … Continue reading

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Baked Pasta with Italian Sausage

I got this recipe from Allrecipes.com and it’s absolutely delicious!  Heart attack worthy, but well, worthy. 1 package pasta (penne, ziti, rigatoni or something of the sort). 2 tsp. olive oil 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 lb mild Italian sausage … Continue reading

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