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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 [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]
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Planet Hollywood’s Captain Crunch Chicken Recipe

· 2 cups Captain Crunch Cereal · 1 1/2 cup Corn flakes · 1 Egg · 1 cup Milk · 1 cup All purpose flour · 1 teaspoon Onion powder · 1 teaspoon Garlic powder · 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper · 2 pounds Chicken breast cut in 1-oz. tenders · Vegetable oil for frying Coarsely grind or crush [ ... ]

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, and deveined Garnish 1 cup roughly chopped flat-leaf (Italian) parsley Lemon [ ... ]

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 1 lemon 1 [ ... ]

BRAISED SHORT RIBS WITH CHOCOLATE AND ROSEMARY

¼ CUP DICED PANCETTA (ITALIAN BACON, ABOUT 1 ½ OZ ) 6 LBS BONE-IN SHORT RIBS 1 ½ CUPS FINELY CHOPPED ONIONS ¼ CUP FINELY CHOPPED SHALLOTS ¼ CUP FINELY CHOPPED CELERY ¼ CUP FINELY CHOPPED CARROTS 3 GARLIC CLOVES MINCED 2 CUPS DRY RED WINE 3 CUPS LOW SALT CHICKEN BROTH 2 CUPS CHOPPED DRAINED CANNED [ ... ]

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 orange juice 1 tablespoon olive [ ... ]

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 Rice vinegar or [ ... ]

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 whole 1 cup white [ ... ]

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 1/2 to [ ... ]

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 3 Tbsp. lite soy sauce ½ tsp. [ ... ]

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 grouper or sea bass [ ... ]

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. Put [ ... ]
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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 [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

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 · 3 [ ... ]

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 1/2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt 12 chicken [ ... ]

Meatloaf with Blackstrap Gravy

2 lbs. lean ground beef 2 Tbs. ketchup 1/4-cup mayonnaise 2 Tbs. shallots, minced 1/4-cup fresh bread crumbs 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. Tabasco sauce 1 cup meatloaf glaze (recipe follows) Instructions: Preheat oven to 375F. In a large bowl, mix ground beef with ketchup, mayonnaise, minced shallots, fresh bread crumbs, salt and Tabasco. Divide meatloaf mixture into four [ ... ]

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 chilled and unsalted butter 1 [ ... ]

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 ( 28-ounce) can diced [ ... ]

Bubby Goldie’s Tzimmes (short rib & carrot stew)

No one person can actually put a price on a cherished recipe from your Grandmother. All that one can do with such an unforgettable dish is to share the love that’s in it. With love and care from my Bubby, to you and yours. Enjoy Tzimmes ( short rib and carrots [ ... ]
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CACAO NIB RUB ON TRI TIP ROAST

This rub adds an unexpected, sophisticated flavor to your favorite grilled items the nibs offer a slightly nutty, earthy flavor with slight chocolate overtones. We call for a tri tip roast here, but skirt steak and flank steak work just as well. The rub can stay on the meat [ ... ]

Grilled Chicken W/ Honey-Lemon-Garlic-Chipotle Sauce

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 serrano chile, or jalapeno seeded and diced 1 chipotle chile, in adobo 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon minced cilantro 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast Preheat grill. In a food processor or blender, puree lemon juice, honey, garlic, serrano, chipotle in adobo sauce [ ... ]

OSSO BUCO WITH MUSHROOM SAUCE

six to eight 2-inch-thick veal shanks (5 pounds total), 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 pounds onion, sliced thin 2 celery ribs, sliced thin 1/2 pound fresh cremini or white mushrooms, tough stem ends trimmed 1/2 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded 1/2 pound fresh Portobello mushrooms, stems discarded 3/4 teaspoon dried [ ... ]

Short Ribs with Tagliatelle

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 ounces chopped pancetta or bacon (about 1/2 cup) 2 1/2 pounds short ribs Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 medium onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves 2 cloves garlic 1 (14-ounce) can tomatoes (whole or diced) 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves 1 teaspoon [ ... ]

Roasted Balsamic-Glazed Chicken

This chicken gets very dark when roasting. If you’re concerned about burning, tent with foil, however be sure to remove it for the last 15 minutes of cooking. 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons herbes de Provence 1 medium lemon, [ ... ]

Roasted Vegetable Meatloaf

INGREDIENTS 3 small zucchini, diced3 red bell peppers, diced1 medium-size red onions, diced2 tablespoons olive oil 2 or 3 pounds ground minced beef or if you prefer a mix of pork and veal.1 cup panko* (Japanese breadcrumbs)1 teasp basil1/2 teasp oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 [ ... ]

Italian Meatloaf

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 red pepper, seeded, small diced 1 onion, diced 2 teaspoons (about 3 cloves) chopped garlic 1 pound ground beef 2 eggs 3/4 cup bread crumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped basil leaves 1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup [ ... ]

Bronzed Fish Fillets

Bronzing is an extension of the blackening process. The food is not as charred and a little more delicate in flavor. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4- 8oz. fish fillets, I used Tilapia, any firm white fish would work. Seasoning Mix: 1 ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried sweet basil leaves 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 teaspoon [ ... ]

Blackened Grouper

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon powdered thyme 1/2 teaspoon powdered oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground paprika 1 lb. grouper fillets, skinned 4 tablespoons melted butter 1 tablespoon oil, for frying Preparation: Combine flour and spices and [ ... ]

Szechwan Style Chicken & Pasta

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 teaspoon cornstarch 1 cup chicken broth 2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh gingerroot 2 to 3 teaspoons Szechwan chili paste*, or to taste 2 teaspoon hoisin sauce* 2 tablespoon rice vinegar* or white-wine vinegar 3 scallions, sliced thin 4 [ ... ]

Spicy Plum Chicken

Plum Sauce: 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 small onion, coarsely chopped 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, coarsely chopped 1 Thai chile, coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 pounds red or purple plums, pitted and coarsely chopped 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Use side [ ... ]

SALMON WITH MAPLE GLAZE

1 cup pure maple syrup 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided use 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic salt and pepper to taste 1 salmon fillet (2½ pounds) center cut, skin on 1 bunch scallions, green part In a small heavy saucepan, combine maple syrup [ ... ]

Marinated Fish

Fish 1 1/2 pounds 3/4-inch-thick hake or pollack fillets, cut into 2×3- or 2×4-inch pieces 1/2 cup chopped green onions 3 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 3 tablespoons Shaoxing wine (Chinese rice wine)* or dry Sherry, divided 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1 tablespoon soy sauce Sauce 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons Asian sesame [ ... ]

SPICY CHIPOTLE GRILLED CHICKEN

There’s depth, subtlety, and just the right amount of heat here. Start preparing this dish one day ahead since the chicken needs to marinate overnight. 1/4 cup canned chipotle chiles in adobo* 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, pressed 1/2 onion, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground [ ... ]

Garlic and Fresh Oregano Marinated Chicken

2 chickens, cut into quarters 2 Tablespoons vinegar 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoons honey 1 Tablespoons ancho chile powder 12 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup fresh oregano leaves 2 cups pure olive oil Salt and pepper In a blender, combine the vinegar, lemon juice, lime juice, honey ancho chile powder, [ ... ]

Autumn Harvest Pot Roast

Autumn Harvest Pot Roast Ingredients 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 4 pounds boneless beef rump roast, trimmed, tied 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2-1/2 cups diced onions 1 can (14-oz.) beef broth 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 bay leaf 2 cups diced carrots 2 [ ... ]

Pan Seared Beef Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom and Shallot Sa

Tried this last evening. It was simple, quick, & delicious, but I gotta tell ya, I was standing there stirring the sauce, said after finger tasting, this needs somepin….. glass of pinot noir in hand, ( ran outa chard) and said hmmmmm….. dumped glass in it,, voila! burnt [ ... ]

scrumptious summer supper…Spicy, Garlicky Cashew Chicken

Summer really is the season for grilling. I don’t think I can go more than a week without tasting that crispy, intense, charcoal flavour…in fact I doubt I usually go more than a few days. It’s just so delicious – and so simple, why would you cook any [ ... ]

Emerils Braised Beef Short Ribs & Root Vegetables

This recipe was fabulous, 5/5 forks, Thanks to Emeril lagasse. I made mashed potatoes with it instead of egg noodles. Braised Beef Short Ribs and Root Vegetables 2 racks beef short ribs (4 to 5 pounds), cut into individual ribs 2 tablespoons Essence, recipe follows 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow [ ... ]

Sweet and Spicy Asian Drumsticks

This was a huge hit last night, 5/5 forks. I served white rice, perfect for this sauce. Took a bit longer then 20 min for the sauce to reduce. Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2 cups orange juice 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons orange zest 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons minced ginger 2 tablespoons minced [ ... ]

Mashed Potatoes and Sheppard’s Pie

This is the best Sheppard’s Pie we ever had, 5 out of 5 forks from this house, we dont love Sheppards Pie made from minced meat, this one is with stewing beef, took awhile to make but so worth it. Yield: 4 Ingredients: For the Meat Base 2 pounds fresh stewing meat 2 [ ... ]

Chicken Cacciatore

2-3 tablespoons olive oil One 3lb chicken cut into eighths Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lb mushrooms, quartered 1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 large yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced (julienned) 1 jalapeno chile, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced ¼ teaspoon red chile flakes ½ cup dry red wine 1 cup [ ... ]

Honey Mustard Chicken

A sticky sweet-and-spicy honey glaze Two 4-pound chickens, each cut into 8 pieces 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 1 cup honey 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper directions Preheat the oven to 400°. On 2 large rimmed baking sheets, toss the chicken and olive oil; season with salt. Roast until nearly [ ... ]

Beef with Peppers and Black Bean Sauce

Serves 6 Marinade: 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon ginger juice mixed with 2 teaspoons Shao-Hsing wine, or sherry 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 1/4 pounds filet mignon, 1 inch thick, cut across the grain into 1-inch-wide [ ... ]

oven-fried chipotle chili chicken

2 whole canned chipotle chilies in adobo or 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder. 3/4 cup mayonnaise ( I changed to plain yogurt ) less fat. 12 chicken drumsticks (about 1 1/2 pounds) 2 1/4 cups fine bread crumbs ( I used whole wheat breadcrumbs ) 1/4 teaspoons cayenne, or to taste. salt [ ... ]

Balsamic Chicken

Marinating the chicken in a mixture of mustard, balsamic vinegar, sesame oil, and wine before cooking keeps them moist, helps crisp their skin, and gives them a rich, deep color. A final coating of toasted sesame seeds adds panache. The chicken need to marinate for at least 2 hours, [ ... ]

salmon with soy-maple and wasabi

Makes 4 servings. For salmon 1/2 cup (Japanese sweet rice wine) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar (not seasoned) 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger 4 (6-oz) pieces salmon fillet For sauces 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 cup honey ( I used maple) didnt have honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons wasabi powder 1 tablespoon [ ... ]

Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style

“Ever wish you could get that restaurant style rotisserie chicken at home? Well, with minimal preparation and about 5 hours cooking time (great for the weekends!) you can! These chickens are rubbed with a spice mixture, and slow roasted in the oven for 5 hours.” INGREDIENTS: 4 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons [ ... ]