Category: Main Courses

Pasta with White Clam Sauce

1 pound linguini Salt 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, 6 fillets flat anchovies, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 cup dry white wine, 1 (15-ounce) can whole baby clams, with their juice Handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped Directions Bring a large pot of…


Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze

3 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger Vegetable oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 salmon fillets, 6 ounces each On the side burner, melt the brown sugar, honey and butter in a…


Za’atar Chicken Schnitzel with Israeli Salad

FOR THE SALAD: In a large bowl, combine the bell pepper, cucumber, onion, tomatoes, parsley and mint. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. FOR THE SCHNITZEL Heat the oven to 200 F. Place an ovenproof platter or a baking sheet in the oven to warm. In a wide, shallow bowl, stir together the flour,…


Greek Wings

Zest and juice of 1 lemon 6garlic cloves, crushed ½cup extra-virgin olive oil 1Tbsp. cracked black pepper 1¼ tsp. kosher salt 2tsp. dried oregano 3lb. chicken wings or less Assemble Sauce ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1small garlic clove, finely grated ½tsp. cayenne pepper ½tsp. cracked black pepperKosher salt ¼cup chopped…


Sweet and Sour Meatballs

FOR THE SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE:2 tbsp. canola oil1 medium yellow onion, minced1 15-oz. can tomato sauce the juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tbsp.)¼ cup firmly packed dark brown sugarKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to tasteFOR THE MEATBALLS:2 lb. ground beef chuck2 eggs, beaten⅓ cup long-grain white rice, parboiled for 3 minutes1…


Beef Stew / Shepard’s Pie

2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 onion diced fine 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1 (28 oz can) diced tomatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 2 pounds stewing beef cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup…


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 short ribs 1 medium…


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…


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 pizza huts dough….


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 after the boil) cut into individual ribs water to…


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 am sure on the grill it would give this…


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…


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 Tbs. cider…


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 large potatoes juice from 2 medium lemons 2 teaspoons…


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 pepper…


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, preferably Hungarian 1…


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 or red bell pepper, thinly julienned 1 jalapeno chile, finely diced ( optional ) for me. 3 cloves…


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…


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 garlic cloves,…


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 oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1…


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…


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 red wine 2…


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 paste 3…


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…


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…


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…


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 teaspoon freshly…


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…


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…


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 use only the caps. A less expensive…


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…


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 tablespoons finely…


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, on soaked…


Brisket

Comfort food will never go out of style. While food trends come and go, comfort food is in it for the long haul. I think about comfort food more when the weather is cold or on a rainy day or like today when 25 inches of snow has us indoors. This recipe is excellent, leftovers…


Citrus Risotto with Garlic Chilli Prawns

Citrus Risotto with Garlic Chilli Prawns Ingredients 6 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small brown onion, finely diced 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 3/4 ounces butter 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1 lemon, finely grated zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice Freshly ground black pepper 2 small red chillies 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons olive oil, extra 20 green prawns (shrimp), shelled with tails intact,…


CLASSIC OSSO BUCO

4 pounds (1.8 kg) veal shanks, cut in 1 1/2-inch ( 4 cm) slices 1/4 cup (30 g/1 oz) flour salt and pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 bottle (375 ml) dry white wine a 14.5-ounce (435 g) can plum tomatoes, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped grated zest of…


Chipotle Orange Grilled Chicken Thighs

Marinade 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon Chipotle Sauce 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 8 chicken thighs (with bone and skin), trimmed of excess fat and skin glaze Finely gated zest from 1 orange 2 tablespoons fresh…


SPICY SICHUAN-STYLE SHRIMP

Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped garlic 2 tablespoon finely chopped scallions 1 lb raw shrimp, shelled and deveined For the sauce: 2 tablespoon tomato paste 2 teasp chili sauce 2 teasp black bean sauce 4 teaspoons Chinese…


Portuguese Stewed Chicken

1 whole 4 pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1/2 cup flour Essence, recipe follows 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cups diced potatoes 1 red pepper, julienned 1 yellow pepper, julienned 2 cups chopped tomatoes, peeled and seeded 2 tablespoons minced shallots 1 head of garlic, skin removed and cloves left…


Grilled Lamb with Fresh herbs

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 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1 cup olive oil, preferably extra-virgin 2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper flakes 3 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1 (4…


Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

Serves 4 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled & deveined ¼ tsp. pepper 2 tsp. peanut oil 2 tsp. minced ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 green onions, minced 1 cup sliced carrots 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour ½ cup sliced red pepper ¼ tsp. salt 1 cup broccoli florets ½ cup fat-free, reduced sodium chicken broth…


Fish with Citrus Sauce

1/2 cup orange marmalade 2 tablespoons bottled white horseradish 3 teaspoons minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons dark rum (optional) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt fresh ground black pepper Six 8 oz boneless, skinless, fillets of…


Greek Garlic Chicken

8 chicken legs (thighs and drumsticks attached; about 5 lb. total) 2/3 cup minced garlic (about 3 heads) 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano 2 tablespoons coarse-ground pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1. Rinse chicken, pat dry, and pull off and discard lumps of fat….


GRILLED JUMBO SHRIMP WITH LEMON AND OREGANO

The citrusy dressing Makes this dish a standout, and there’s plenty extra to be sopped up with rice or crusty bread. Cooking shrimp in their shells keeps them juicy and tender. It all makes for casual finger food that requires plenty of napkins — which is part of the fun. 3 lb jumbo shrimp in…


Shrimp and Pasta

Buttery and lush with garlic, this dish, though simple to prepare, feels indulgent. 1/4 cup olive oil 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp (raw; 20 to 25 per lb) 4 large garlic cloves, left unpeeled and forced through a garlic press 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 teaspoon…


Fabulous Stir-Fry Fish

Ingredients · 8 Oz Black Cod or Tilapia, (any firm fish will do) ½ inch dice · 1 tsp Shaoxing Wine (can substitute Sake or Sherry) · 1 tsp Cornstarch · 1 tsp Vegetable Oil · 1 tsp Sesame Oil · ½ tsp Garlic, minced · ½ Oz Red Bells Peppers, ¼ inch dice ·…


BOURBON-MOLASSES CHICKEN

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 1 cup minced onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 cup ketchup 1/4 cup molasses 2 tablespoons (packed) brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons yellow mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 1/4 teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 cup bourbon 1…


BEEF TENDERLOIN STEAKS WITH BALSAMIC,PORT-ROSEMARY SAUCE

SAUCE 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup minced shallots (about 4 ounces) 1 cup dry red wine 3/4 cup ruby Port 1 cup canned beef broth 1 sprig fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried 3 Tablespoons balsamic Vinegar STEAKS 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 1-inch-thick beef tenderloin steaks (about 6 to 8 ounces each) 3 tablespoons…


Chicken Cacciatore

4 chicken thighs 4 chicken legs 2 teaspoons salt, plus more to taste 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1/2 cup all purpose flour, for dredging 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3/4 cup dry white wine 1 (…