Monthly Archives: March 2011

Poached Cod in Creamy Tarragon Sauce


This tarragon cream sauce is so good that it literally steals the show. I hadn’t made this dish in years and simply recalled the night I had it last and how all of us at the table could not stop … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas


Fajitas are an excellent dinner choice when your craving some Mexican food and want to keep your meal a bit lighter and healthier. There is nothing fried and fajitas don’t need to be laden with cheese. This is a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Fried Rice


  After a long time of searching for a fried rice recipe that resembles one that you would find in a restaurant, finally I found one.  This recipe has a depth that resembles those found in  Asian restaurants. The sesame oil makes a big difference and there are a … Continue reading

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traditional souvlaki


  Souvlakis (meaning ‘small skewers’) are considered the hamburgers of Greece. Souvlaki shops and stands can be found on nearly every corner of Greece as it is the best-known Greek food. Souvlaki is considered fast food and is served in souvlaki shops called “souvladzidika”,These … Continue reading

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Shamrock Shake with Irish Cream


One would think that the McDonald’s Shamrock shake is the symbol of St Patrick’s Day. Why not forego the four-leaf clover and leprechaun? Everyone loves a good milk shake and this one is even better as it is laced with Irish … Continue reading

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how to grill a perfect pork chop


Pork is a great lean meat with lots of flavor. A great alternative to the standard boneless pork loin chop is the bone-in pork chop … the pork alternative to the beef T-bone steak. I always prefer my pork chops … Continue reading

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Chicken Korma


Korma is not one particular dish but rather a name given to curry that is both mild and creamy. It is often described on restaurant menus as a mild dish, however, korma is anything but bland. There seems to be several versions … Continue reading

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