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Casserole Recipes – Chunky Pineapple Casserole

March 29, 2012 @ 9:15 am
by Harrie B.
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Chunky Pineapple Casserole What you need: Butter for greasing 6 T. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar 2 c. sharp cheddar, grated 20-oz. pineapple chunks, 2 cans (drained) 1 stick (8 T.) butter, melted 6 T. syrup from the pineapple chunks 1 c. Ritz cracker crumbs What you need to do: 1.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.   Butter all sides of a medium-size baking or casserole dish. 3.   Mix the flour and sugar together in a large bowl.  Slowly add in the cheddar and stir. 4.   Put in the pineapple chunks and mix well until combined. 5.   Pour the [...]

Quick Cooking Tips : Quick Tips for Cooking Eggs

March 28, 2012 @ 9:21 am
by JMacaspac
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Quick Tips for Cooking Eggs The humble, simple egg is thought by many nutritionists to be one of the best sources of protein, as well as being cheap, plentiful and easy to prepare. Indeed, you will rarely see a buffet, a breakfast plate or a breakfast spread without some type of egg dish on it. Here are some quick tips for making great tasting eggs in the different ways of cooking them: Fried Eggs : Frying eggs is perhaps the easiest way of cooking them. All you need to do is crack them open, put them into the frying pan [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Egg-Rich Spaetzle

March 28, 2012 @ 8:56 am
by Harrie B.
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Egg-Rich Spaetzle What you need: 12 eggs 3 lbs. flour 1 quart water ½ t. nutmeg 2 t. salt 8 oz. whole butter Salt and white pepper to taste Chopped fresh parsley for garnish What you need to do: 1.   In a bowl, whisk together the eggs.  Add the flour, water, nutmeg and salt until the batter has a smooth and gooey appearance. 2.   Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate. 3.   Fill a pot with water and salt and bring to a boil. 4.   Put the batter in a colander or spaetzle maker on top of the pot [...]

30 Minute Meals – Codfish with Boiled Potatoes

March 27, 2012 @ 9:41 am
by Harrie B.
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Codfish with Boiled Potatoes What you need: 3 lbs. codfish, dried 1 gallon water 1 T. olive oil 1 medium-size onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 4 cilantro leaves, chopped 2 large tomatoes, chopped 2 red bell peppers, chopped 1 T. capers 2 pieces whole bay leaves 1 T. tomato paste 2 pieces peeled potatoes, diced and boiled till tender 4 sprigs of chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish What you need to do: 1.   Put the codfish in a large pot and fill the pot with 1 gallon water until it boils. 2.   Let the water boil for another [...]

Easy Dinners – Fishcakes with Tartar Sauce

March 26, 2012 @ 9:07 am
by Paula B.
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Fishcakes with Tartar Sauce This can be done even a day before, just make sure to store it properly inside the refrigerator. Prep Time: Cook Time: Serves: What you need: 2 cups white fish, cooked and flaked 2 cups potatoes, mashed 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley ½ cup chopped onions ½ cup frozen peas, thawed Salt and pepper to taste Bread crumbs and flour for breading For the tartar sauce: 2 ½ cups mayonnaise 3 tablespoons chopped parsley 5 tablespoons chopped gherkins 2 tablespoons chopped capers What you need to do: 1.    In a bowl, combine the flaked fish, mash [...]

Easy Chicken Recipes – Crumb-Coated Chicken in Honey Mustard

March 22, 2012 @ 8:57 am
by Harrie B.
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Crumb-Coated Chicken in Honey Mustard What you need: 1 k. whole chicken, cut into 6 parts Salt and pepper ½ onion, minced ¼ t. tarragon leaves, either fresh or dried ¼ c. Dijon mustard 1 ½ T. honey ½ t. hot sauce ¼ c. butter, melted ½ c. dry breadcrumbs What you need to do: 1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.  Season the chicken cuts with salt and pepper. 3.  Arrange them on a baking dish then set aside. 4.  In a bowl, mix together the onion, tarragon, mustard, honey, hot sauce and 1 T. of the melted [...]

Casserole Recipes – Vegetable Galore Casserole

March 22, 2012 @ 8:10 am
by Harrie B.
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Vegetable Galore Casserole What you need: 2 peeled carrots, cut into half-inch slices 1 peeled medium-size potato, cut into half-inch slices 1 peeled medium-size yam, cut into half-inch slices 1 red bell pepper, seed removed and cut into half-inch slices 5 T. olive oil Salt and pepper 1 red onion, sliced thinly into rings 1 large (or 2 small pieces) zucchini, cut into ¼-inch crosswise slices 2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into ¼-inch crosswise slices ½ c. Parmesan, grated 2 T. Italian-style breadcrumbs, dried Fresh sprigs of basil, for garnish What you need to do: 1.   Preheat oven to 400 [...]

Quick Cooking Tips : Great Gravy!

March 21, 2012 @ 9:19 am
by JMacaspac
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Quick Cooking Tips: Great Gravy! Eating a steak without a delicious side of gravy is like eating eggs without bacon: it’s just not complete. Not only does gravy really bring out the flavors of the steak, it also lends another flavor profile that just starts a party in your mouth with every bite. Gravy is also great for that delicious, almost always present side dish: mashed potatoes. Now, you could go out and buy a bottle of ready-made gravy to save yourself a lot of time and trouble, but it never really tastes as good as the stuff that you [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – More Than Cheesy Cheese and Macaroni

March 21, 2012 @ 7:49 am
by Harrie B.
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More Than Cheesy Cheese and Macaroni What you need: 2 lbs. elbow macaroni 2 quarts Cheese sauce Tabasco sauce to taste Worcestershire sauce to taste 2 lbs. Cheddar cheese, grated 3 oz. whole butter (divided into 1 oz. and 2 oz.) 8 oz. breadcrumbs Salt to taste What you need to do: 1.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Centigrade). 2.   Fill a pot with water and salt and bring to a boil.  Add the elbow macaroni and cook until al dente. 3.   Put the macaroni in ice water, drain well and set aside. 4.   Season the Cheese [...]

Healthy Chicken Recipes – Grilled Herbed Chicken

March 21, 2012 @ 3:44 am
by Paula B.
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Grilled Herbed Chicken Chicken Breast without the skin on is by far the healthiest part of the chicken. The yogurt dressing makes this dish more appetizing. You can also serve this with mixed green salad. Prep Time:  30 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4-6 What you need: 1 pound chicken breast, cut into strips 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil For the dressing: 1 cup yogurt Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste Chopped parsley for garnish What you [...]