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Quick Cooking Tips – Cooking the Perfect Chili

July 26, 2012 @ 9:58 am
by JMacaspac
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Cooking the Perfect Chili There’s something both fun and fulfilling with making the perfect bowl of chili. It looks and tastes like a very difficult dish to cook, but in reality, as long as you have fresh ingredients, the perfect blend of spices and a long time to let the ingredients simmer, then you can have one of the best bowls of chili you’ve ever tasted with minimum effort. Chili is great for a quick snack, or as a meaty dish to accompany rice or bread. It can serve as either appetizer or main dish, and no Mexican spread would [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – Cooking Crispy Pork Belly

July 19, 2012 @ 8:55 am
by JMacaspac
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Cooking Crispy Pork Belly Of all the cuts of pork available, one of the most succulent, rich and indulgent cuts that you can prepare and cook at home is crispy pork belly. The combination of the crispy skin, the moist fat and the tender meat is simply a match made in heaven! The funny thing is, in most Western countries, the pork belly is quite underappreciated and passed over for other cuts such as ribs and pork chops. It is mostly Eastern cuisine that features delicious and varied recipes for pork belly prominently. Crispy pork belly is great for any [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – Chowing Down on Yummy Chops

July 12, 2012 @ 8:44 am
by JMacaspac
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Chowing Down on Yummy Chops Pork chops have been one of the most popular cuts of pork available on the market. It is readily available, cheaper compared to most other cuts and can be cooked in a variety of ways that can satisfy almost any palate. A lot of people actually don’t appreciate the deliciousness of pork chops, given the cheapness of the cut. Most butchers actually agree that the best cuts of meat on any animal are those that are close to the bone because these are the juiciest and most flavorful, and the sight of cooked pork just [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes Somen Wasabi Mayo Quick Summer Pasta

July 6, 2012 @ 1:08 pm
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Easy Pasta Recipes Somen Wasabi Mayo Quick Summer Pasta This recipe is a variation of a traditional Japanese pasta called So-Men, a very thin noodle, about half the diameter of capellini! Be warned that a so-men traditionalist will probably slap your face for wanting to serve it this way... Serves 2 What You Need: 3 bunches of so-men (approx. 300 grams) 1 Tbsp wasabi (from a tube is easiest and best) 1/4 cup of mayonnaise 1 quart (1 liter) of ice water with ice cubes afloat in it What You Need To Do: Boil the so-men, until cooked about 1 [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – Channel your Inner Garfield

July 5, 2012 @ 8:41 am
by JMacaspac
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Channel your Inner Garfield In the world of comics, the most popular cat is definitely the chubby, wise cracking orange tabby named Garfield. And, as all comic book and cartoon characters lovers know, Garfield’s favorite food is a big tray of delicious lasagna. Lasagna is actually a pasta dish made from layering pasta sheets in a baking dish, and adding fillings in between each pasta sheet. Lasagna is thought to be one of the most popular and hearty pasta dishes because each slice of lasagna can be a filling, delicious entrée, or a good accompaniment to most proteins. Here are [...]

Easy Pasta Recipe – Rotini Burgu Pasta with Chicken Pesto Cabbage Onion Sautee

July 1, 2012 @ 7:34 am
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Easy Pasta Recipe - Rotini Burgu Pasta with Chicken Pesto Cabbage Onion Sautee What a title! Here is a healthy and delicious pesto and pasta recipe that will make you happy! Serves 2. What You Need: 1 large chicken breast, no bones, cubed into 1/2 inch (1 cm) cubes 1/4 cup pesto sauce 2 cups of cabbage, shreded 1/2 large yellow onion, diced 1/3 pound (250 grams) Rotini Burgu pasta, dried (pre-cooked weight) Salt & Pepper to taste Optional: Olive oil to drizzle on cooked pasta Parmesian cheese What You Need To Do: Start by getting your mise en place, [...]