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Fillet Mignon

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 Tablespoon finely chopped rosemary One 3-pound fillet mignon or porterhouse steak, about 4 inches thick 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE In a sturdy resealable plastic bag, combine the vinegar with 1/4 cup of the olive oil [ ... ]
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Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Mashed Potatoes

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Mashed Potatoes Short ribs braised in red wine, balsamic vinegar and brown sugar get a nice, rich glaze, perfect for serving atop mashed potatoes. INGREDIENTS For the Short Ribs: 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 (6 to 8-ounce) pieces boneless [ ... ]

PECAN MEATBALLS

From The Chew ingredients SPAGHETTI & PECAN MEATBALLS Pecan Meatballs 1 clove garlic (minced) 1 medium yellow onion (minced) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups pecan meal 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1/2 bunch flat parsley (chopped) 1 cup mozzarella (shredded) 1/2 cup parmesan cheese (grated) 4 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes salt and pepper (to taste) Tomato Sauce 1 [ ... ]

Pasta with Garlic Sauce, Arugula, and Walnuts

20 mins Total time 20 mins Cook’s Country Ingredients 50 garlic cloves, peeled (1 cup) 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 cup chicken broth 2 tsp balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper 1 pound spaghetti 8 ounces arugula ( I used baby spinach ) 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped Grated pecorino romano cheese Instructions In a medium saucepan [ ... ]

Braised Chicken all’Arrabbiata

INGREDIENTS 6 whole chicken legs, split into drumsticks and thighs Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red onion, diced 6 large garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon basil 1 large yellow bell pepper, diced 1 small poblano, diced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup dry white [ ... ]

Mustard Roasted Salmon

1 1/2 pound salmon, skin removed, cut into 6 pieces 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard 2 tablespoons 100% pure maple syrup 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 a lemon Directions Preheat oven to 400-degrees Fahrenheit. Place salmon pieces on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. Season with salt and pepper; roast for [ ... ]

Peppers and Portobella Mushroom Pizza

6 tablespoons olive oil 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin slices 1/2 orange and 1/2 yellow bell peppers cut into thin slices 1 1/2 pounds portobello mushrooms, stems removed cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 teaspoon salt 1 pound store-bought or homemade pizza dough I used the recipe on this site for [ ... ]
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Beef Ribs with Smoky-Sweet Barbecue Sauce

Mike gave this recipe a 5-Star rating. The flavours were fabulous, I would use this sauce on any type of ribs or chicken, there were no leftovers! This is definitely a keeper. one rack or 7 – 8 beef back ribs membrane removed( easy to remove [ ... ]

Salmon Cakes

Ina Garten recipe. Ingredients 1/2 pound fresh salmon Good olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup small-diced red onion 1 1/2 cups small-diced celery I used much less, about 1/2 cup 1/2 cup small-diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup small-diced yellow bell pepper 1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon [ ... ]

Grilled Honey Chicken

Very good! I used thighs and broiled in the oven, I will make this again in the summer on the BBQ. Be sure to use the glaze. It is rubbed with a easy and fabulous spice paste and then basted with a tangy honey glaze, I [ ... ]
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Sweet & Sour Sicilian Braised Chicken (Pollo Agrodolce)

4 whole chicken legs, cut into thighs and drumsticks Salt and freshly ground black pepper Flour for dredging 1/3 cup olive oil 1 small onion, cut into small dice 1 small rib celery, cut into small dice 1 small carrot, cut into small dice 1 Tbs. sugar 2 Tbs. good-quality white-wine vinegar 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 [ ... ]

Veggie Balls

this recipe comes from the Meatball Shop 🙂 enjoy! I am not a fan of meatballs but this was fabulous, I even liked it cold 🙂 Makes about 2 dozen 1½ inch meatballs 2 CUPS LENTILS ¼ CUP PLUS 2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL 1 LARGE ONION, CHOPPED 2 CARROTS, CHOPPED 2 CELERY STALKS, CHOPPED 1 [ ... ]

Broiled Chricken with Salsa Verde

1/4 cup salted capers, drained and rinced, 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian flat leaf parsley 1/3 cup chopped scallions 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice grated lemon peel from one lemon 1 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper flakes 3 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly [ ... ]

Maple and Chipotle Broiler-Barbecued Chicken Thighs

When it’s too cold to grill outside, you can mimic the flavor of barbecued chicken with your oven broiler. Between the smoky spice rub and the sweet-hot barbecue sauce, you’ll never miss the grill. Serves 4 For the sauce 1/2 cup ketchup 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbs. mild unsulfured molasses 2 [ ... ]
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Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potatoes

This is one of the easiest recipes to make, and very good. Adjust the garlic down if it’s not a favorite, and the classic tastes of lemon and oregano will make this dish mouth watering Greek. 3 pounds chicken, cut into 6 or 8 pices 3 [ ... ]
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Chicken Thighs with Creole Mustard-Orange Sauce

6 skinless boneless chicken thighs 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 3/4 cup orange juice 3/4 cup canned low-salt chicken broth 1/4 cup Creole or whole-grain Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Sprinkle chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat oil in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add [ ... ]

Chicken Picatta

Michael Symon’s Chicken Picatta This creamy sauce is heightened by the saltiness of the capers and the sweetness of the raisins. ingredients • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil • 6 Boneless Skin-On Chicken Thighs (pounded thin) • Salt and Pepper to taste • 1 cup Flour (for dredging) • 2 tablespoons Butter ( I used olive oil) • 1/4 cup Slivered Almonds • 1 [ ... ]

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

To make the deep flavors of this dish even more delicious add some dried porcini: soak about 1/3 cup dried porcini in hot water to cover; chop the porcini and add them to the fresh mushrooms after they’re cooked. Use about 1/2 cup of the soaking liquid [ ... ]

Honey-Crisp Oven-Fried Chicken

Glazed with honey, coated in crushed cornflakes, then baked to crisp golden perfection—this is your fried chicken craving satisfied. Serves 4 4 bone-in chicken thighs 2/3 cup low-fat buttermilk or a soaking brine over night 4 cups cornflakes cereal 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black [ ... ]
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Honey Barbecued Chicken

This chicken was fabulous, baste the glaze on the chicken 5 minutes before it is done, the honey in the glaze will burn quickly. we ate it all before I remember to take a picture :)) 2 Tbs. olive oil 2-1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. sweet paprika, [ ... ]

Shrimp Diavolo

Shrimp Diavolo Recipe courtesy of Molto Italiano Makes 4 servings ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 jalapenos, seeded and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon hot red pepper flakes 2 cups Basic Tomato Sauce 1 cup dry white wine 20 large shrimp, split down the back and deveined In a 12-inch sauté pan, [ ... ]

Chicken Cacciatore

Recipe Bobby Flay 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 (3-pound) chicken cut into eighths Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound cremini mushrooms, quartered 1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 large yellow bell pepper, thinly julienned 1 jalapeno chile, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes 1/2 [ ... ]

Ancho Chicken With Rice

• 6 chicken thighs • 1 red pepper diced • 1 onion diced • 1 celery diced • 1 jalapeno seeded and diced • 3 cloves of garlic diced • 1 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 small can of diced tomatoes • 2 cups of chicken stock • 1/2teaspoon dried oregano • 1 cup rice • 2 tablespoons oil • Kosher salt and black pepper • pinch of cayenne pepper Dust the chicken [ ... ]

Chicken & Peppers

6 chicken thighs with skin and bones 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 red bell peppers, cut lengthwise into 1/3-inch-wide strips 1 onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes 1/4 cup dry white wine Pat chicken dry and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt [ ... ]
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Mushroom Bolognese

If you don’t want to use the porcini mushrooms, you can leave them out. They just add another nice layer of flavor. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large carrot, peeled and diced 2 medium sized celery ribs, diced 1/2 medium onion, diced sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 [ ... ]

Roasted Vegetable Pasta

The puree was really thick and delicious- …each bite was a huge flavor burst in my mouth. There was plenty left over even after I coated the pasta with quite a bit. While waiting for the pasta to boil I spread the vegetable mixture on toasted pita, and…. [ ... ]
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Chicken Thigh Osso Bucco

“An inexpensive alternative to veal. The longer it cooks the richer the sauce gets. Ingredients 8 chicken thighs 1 medium onions 1 medium carrots 1 celery 2 garlic cloves 1/2 green pepper 3/4 cup red wine 1 (16 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 1 (16 ounce) cans tomato sauce 1 teaspoon [ ... ]
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Braised Short Ribs with Horseradish Gremolata, Mario Batali

This braised short rib recipe was very easy to follow and yielded great results. We loved it. I made it the day before, because we wanted to give the flavors time to meld, and get rid of the fat, there is a lot. The short ribs were beautiful. [ ... ]
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Ancho Chile-Honey Glazed Salmon

Bobby Flay strikes again with this amazing spicy sweet salmon recipe from his Mesa Grill restaurant. This was so easy and so good. next time I will do this on the BBQ. Ingredients Salmon glaze ingredients 1/3 cup honey 1 Tbs ancho chili powder 1 Tbs Dijon mustard Salt & pepper 4 salmon fillets, 8 oz. [ ... ]
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Chicken Shrimp and broccoli rabe with Penne Pasta

Serves 4-6. Salt and pepper 1 box of Penne pasta ( or your favorite) (I used about 3/4 cooked) 1 bunch broccoli rabe, de-stemmed 1 / 2 cup of flour 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces 6 large shrimp 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, [ ... ]

Chuck Hughes Brisket Sandwich

Chuck Hughes, chef at Montreal restaurant Garde Manger, won Iron Chef America last month , succeeding where few competitors have: Hughes beat culinary master Bobby Flay in the kitchen stadium battle. Hughes who focuses on simple comfort food at his restaurant — said he was asked to be on [ ... ]
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braised lamb shanks with garlic and rosemary

Cooking Time: 6 hours on HIGH plus another 6 hours on LOW Slow Cooker Size: 5 quart There will be no leftovers. This recipe will make you fall in love with your slow cooker. Your house will be perfumed with the aromas of southern France. Enjoy! Makes 6 servings. 1/2 cup dry [ ... ]

BEEF STEW WITH SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS AND BABY VEGETABLES

This cold-weather dish has never looked so pretty or tasted so good. Partner it with a tossed green salad and French bread. Uncork a dry red wine. All purpose flour 6 tablespoons (3/4 sticks) butter 3 pounds trimmed boneless beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes 2 large onions, chopped 1/4 cup tomato [ ... ]

LAMB SHANKS

LAMB SHANKS 6 lamb foreshanks Coarse salt and pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup olive oil 2 ribs of celery, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 1 onion, roughly chopped 1/3 cup tomato paste 8 whole black peppercorns 3 anchovy fillets 1 whole head of garlic, cut in half crosswise 3 cups red wine 1/3 cup white-wine vinegar 1 [ ... ]

BBQ BEER CAN CHICKEN

BBQ BEER CAN CHICKEN For the rub: 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon granulated onion 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 whole chicken, 4 to 5 pounds 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 can (16 ounces) beer (tall boy) To make the rub: In a small bowl combine the rub ingredients. Remove and discard [ ... ]

Pepper-crusted Maple-glazed Salmon

Pepper-crusted Maple-glazed Salmon 3/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup soy sauce 4 (6-oz) salmon fillets, skin removed) 1/4 cup coarsely ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon peanut (or other vegetable) oil, or a spritz of oil spray DIRECTIONS In a small deep bowl, or a plastic bag, mix maple syrup and soy sauce. Arrange fillets so [ ... ]

SHRIMP WITH SPICY CREOLE SAUCE

SHRIMP WITH SPICY CREOLE SAUCE These peel-and-eat shrimp are great fun. Just make sure to have plenty of napkins on hand. 1 teaspoon paprika 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon onion powder Pinch of cayenne pepper Pinch of dried thyme 28 uncooked large shrimp, shells intact 3 tablespoons olive [ ... ]

SHRIMP AND MUSHROOMS IN SPICY BLACK BEAN OYSTER SAUCE

SHRIMP AND MUSHROOMS IN SPICY BLACK BEAN OYSTER SAUCE 12 medium-size dried Chinese black mushrooms or dried shiitake mushrooms (about 1 ounce) 1 1/2 cups hot water 1 pound large uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined 1 tablespoon dry Sherry or dry white wine 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons black bean [ ... ]

Orange-Honey Grilled Chicken Strips

4 to 6 bonesless skinsless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons butter or margerine softened 2 tablespoons finely chopped scallions 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves 1 tablespoon honey 1 to 2 tablespoons grated orange zest from 1/2 orange Cut each chicken brest half into 3 lengthwise strips. thread 3 strips, accordian [ ... ]

PANKO-CRUST MUSTARD PORK, CHICKEN OR TURKEY CUTLETS

PANKO-CRUST MUSTARD PORK, CHICKEN OR TURKEY CUTLETS Panko are fluffy white Japanese breadcrumbs that make a light, crisp crust when fried. Look for them in the Asian foods section of most supermarkets. This dish can easily be doubled.. 3/4 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) ½ teaspoon dried Basil 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1/2 [ ... ]

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry Marinate the chicken while you prepare the rest of the ingredients 1 pound chicken breast (about 2 breasts), cubed 3 scallions, whites only, thinly sliced on an angle 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon dry sherry 1 [ ... ]

LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE

LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE 1 1 3/4- to 2-pound live lobster 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 12 large shrimp, peeled, deveined, shells reserved 1 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup chopped peeled carrots 3/4 cup chopped celery 2 garlic cloves, peeled, flattened 1 Turkish bay leaf 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/4 cup Cognac or brandy 3 cups water 4 tablespoons (1/2 [ ... ]

Porcini Rib Eye Roast with Wild Mushroom Gravy

Dried mushrooms that you grind yourself double as a rub for the roast and a flavoring for the gravy. You can find a variety of dried mushrooms in the produce aisle of most grocery stores. Porcini or morels are the most flavorful; shiitakes are a milder substitute, but [ ... ]

LO MEIN WITH BEEF

1/2 lb. fresh Chinese lo mein noodles 3 large dried black mushrooms 3/4 lb. flank steak..I used 2 boneless chicken breasts 1 to 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil 1/2 cup peanut, vegetable, or corn oil 1/2 cup shredded bamboo shoots 1/2 cup bok choy 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 [ ... ]

SPICY SHRIMP WITH PINEAPPLE AND BOK CHOY

Serve with white rice to soak up the juices. 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons oriental sesame oil 4 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled 4 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red [ ... ]

FETTUCCINE WITH WILD MUSHROOM SAUCE

2 cups hot water 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mixed fresh wild mushrooms (such as oyster, crimini and shiitake with tough stems trimmed), sliced 4 large garlic cloves, chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 3/4 cup canned low-salt chicken broth 8 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 3/4 [ ... ]

Sea Bass with Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette

Make a connection to the Mediterranean with this easy dish of delicious ingredients. Prepare the colorful vinaigrette hours ahead and then spoon it over the hot, grilled fish just before serving. For the vinaigrette: 3 bell peppers, preferably red, yellow, and orange 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 2 [ ... ]

Cedar-Planked Salmon on the Grill

1whole salmon fillet, 18 inches long (about 2-1/2 pounds) 1tablespoon lemon zest (zest of 1 lemon) 3sprigs fresh dill, snipped Salt and pepper Lemon wedges Immerse an untreated, 20-inch cedar plank suitable for cooking use in water; soak at least 1 hour or up to 1 day. Place salmon fillet, skin side down, [ ... ]

Morracan Style Lamb chops

2 1/2-inch-thick slices crustless French bread (each about 3×5 inches) 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper ( I use NM chili powder) 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil 6 3/4-inch-thick lamb rib chops Preheat oven to 500F. Grind bread in processor to fine crumbs. Add garlic, orange [ ... ]

LINGUINE WITH RED CLAM SAUCE

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 Jar Tomato & Basil Sauce or your favorite. 4 cans (6-1/2 oz. ea.) chopped clams, drained (reserve liquid) 8 ounces linguine, cooked and drained In 2-quart saucepan, heat Olive Oil over medium heat and cook garlic [ ... ]