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February 2012 / 28 posts found

Quick Cooking Tips – Coffee Around the World

February 29, 2012 @ 9:10 am
by JMacaspac
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Coffee Around the World Pretty much anywhere in the world right now, someone is making a cup of coffee. The experience of brewing your own coffee, along with that first sip of the delicious liquid while holding the warm mug in your hands, is like heaven on earth. Just like any other great food, every culture in the world has their take on what a good coffee is. If you want to experience a global food adventure right in your own kitchen, fire up your coffee maker in the morning and try making a coffee blend like they do in [...]

30 Minute Meals – Smoked Salmon Rolls with Cream Cheese Filling

February 28, 2012 @ 10:52 am
by Harrie B.
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Smoked Salmon Rolls with Cream Cheese Filling What you need: ½ French-style baguette ½ lb. smoked salmon, sliced thinly lengthwise ½ lb. cream cheese or any soft cheese 2 lemon slices What you need to do: 1.   Cut the baguette into ¼-inch thick slices and toast them lightly on both sides. 2.   Let it rest for 3 to 4 minutes. 3.   Spread cream cheese over the salmon slices and roll them into sausage-like shapes. 4.   Cut the rolls into 1-inch thick round slices. 5.   Arrange salmon and baguette on a serving plate.  Pair them with salad greens and garnish with [...]

Easy Dinners – Coal Grilled Pork Tenderloin In Beer Marinade

February 23, 2012 @ 9:19 am
by Harrie B.
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Coal-Grilled Pork Tenderloin In Beer Marinade What you need: Three pieces 14-oz. (400 grams) pork tenderloins Marinade mixture: 4 oz light soy sauce 12 oz. beer, set at room temperature 2 oz. light brown sugar 1 ½ T. fresh ginger, grated What you need to do: 1.  Wash and clean the pork tenderloins, stripping them of fat and silverskin.  Set aside. 2.  Put the marinade mixture in a bowl and stir until the sugar is dissolved. 3.  Arrange the pork tenderloins in a baking pan and pour the marinade over them. Cover the pan and refrigerate for 2-6 hours. 4.  [...]

Casserole Recipes – Japanese Eggplant Double-Cheese Casserole

February 23, 2012 @ 8:53 am
by Harrie B.
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Japanese Eggplant Double-Cheese Casserole What you need: 2 k. Japanese eggplants, thinly sliced lengthwise Sunflower or vegetable oil, for frying 750-gram whole canned tomatoes (Italian brand preferred), 2 cans 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped Adequate amount of fresh Italian basil leaves, torn into small pieces Salt and pepper to taste 300 g. fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes 100 g. Parmesan, grated What you need to do: 1.   Pan-fry the eggplants in the oil until they turn golden brown.  Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to absorb the excess oil. 2.   Using a blender, food [...]

Easy Chicken Recipes – Flaming Hot Glazed Chicken Wings

February 22, 2012 @ 2:29 pm
by Harrie B.
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Flaming Hot Glazed Chicken Wings What you need: 8 pieces chicken wings ½ t. Spanish paprika ¼ t. allspice 2 t. hot sauce 1 drop liquid seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1 c. flour for dredging Oil for deep frying 3 T. butter ¼ c. sweet chili sauce 1 T. vinegar Additional 4 T. hot sauce Carrot and cucumber sticks, for garnish Sauce: 2 T. blue cheese ½ c. mayonnaise ½ c. sour cream Salt and pepper to taste What you need to do: 1.  Put the chicken in a bowl and add in Spanish paprika, allspice, 2 t. [...]

Healthy Chicken Recipes – 40 Cloves And Herb Chicken

February 22, 2012 @ 1:35 pm
by Harrie B.
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40 Cloves And Herb Chicken What you need: 2 lb. and 8 oz. (or 1.1 kg.) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 26 oz. dry white wine Flour for dredging Salt and pepper to taste 2 T. olive oil 40 pieces garlic cloves, unpeeled Herb mixture: 4 sprigs thyme, fresh 1 sprig rosemary, fresh Garnish: 8 pieces French bread croutons Fresh parsley, chopped What you need to do: 1.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit (160 degrees Celsius). 2.  In a bowl, mix together the chicken pieces and white wine.  Then marinate and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours. 3.  [...]

Chicken Recipes for Dinner – Delectable Chicken Yakitori

February 22, 2012 @ 1:31 pm
by Harrie B.
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Delectable Chicken Yakitori What you need: 8 oz. soy sauce 8 oz. sake 2 oz. granulated sugar 2 lbs. boneless chicken breasts 1 T. cornstarch 1 T. sesame seeds What you need to do: 1.  Mix together the soy sauce, sake and sugar in a bowl.  Set aside 8 oz. of this mixture in a separate bowl. 2.  Brush the chicken breasts with a portion of the 8-oz. soy sauce mixture and grill the meat over hot charcoal, basting regularly until they’re cooked. 3.  In another bowl, combine the cornstarch and 2 oz. of the soy sauce mixture and stir [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Pancetta Flavored Fettuccine Carbonara

February 22, 2012 @ 8:30 am
by Harrie B.
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Pancetta-Flavored Fettuccine Carbonara What you need: 1 oz. whole butter 3 oz. pancetta, partially-cooked then chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 18-oz. fettuccine, cooked then drained 10 oz. heavy cream 4 oz. Parmesan, grated Salt to taste 1/8 t. white pepper 2 egg yolks What you need to do: 1.   Put the butter in a pan then add the pancetta and cook until crisp. 2.   Add the garlic and sauté until it turns golden brown. 3.   Toss the fettuccine into the garlic mixture until completely heated. 4.   Pour in the heavy cream and let it simmer.  Then add the Parmesan and [...]

30 Minute Meals – Fresh Avocado Strips with Creamy-Prawn Dressing

February 21, 2012 @ 10:44 am
by Harrie B.
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Fresh Avocado Strips with Creamy-Prawn Dressing What you need: 1 heaping tablespoon of mayonnaise 1 heaping tablespoon of sour cream 1 t. Dijon mustard Worcestershire sauce Tabasco sauce Anchoy essence 1 to 2 T. tomato ketchup Black pepper Brandy 4 jumbo prawns, cooked and cut into large chunks Extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling Lemon juice extracted from a half-slice of lemon 1 large avocado, cut into thin slices lengthwise Salt and black pepper 2 t. fresh chives, chopped 2 lemon slices, for garnish A handful of mixed salad greens What you need to do: 1.   Mix the mayonnaise, sour [...]

Chicken Pasta Recipes – Thai Boneless Chicken And Noodle Salad With Zesty Dressing

February 20, 2012 @ 7:43 am
by Harrie B.
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Thai Boneless Chicken And Noodle Salad With Zesty Dressing What you need: 1 ¼ lbs. skinless chicken breasts, deboned and sliced crosswise into thin strips Coarse salt 3 ½ oz. Chinese rice noodles, split into two parts (if long) 1 T. vegetable oil Zesty Asian Dressing: 4 scallion whites, sliced thinly 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ c. soy sauce ¼ c. rice vinegar 2 T. light brown sugar 1 T. fresh lime juice ½ t. anchovy paste (or mince 1 piece of canned anchovy) ½ t. chili flakes Garnish: 2 pieces carrots, cut into ribbon slices with a vegetable peeler [...]