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Lavender Rosemary Salmon With Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

May 31, 2013 @ 5:30 am
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This recipe, in a flash of inspiration, took advantage of the herbs growing in my garden.  It was the perfect dinner for two, and such an easy meal to make!  But you do have to get it started a bit beforehand, or take advantage of the alternate suggestion for preparation.  Namely, cooking the potatoes in a frying pan versus roasting them.  While I don't recommend it, you could also eliminate the marinating time for the salmon, but it wouldn't allow adequate time for the lavender and rosemary oils to work their magic!  But if you must, you must. Prep time: [...]

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 Dinners – Steak Chicken with Papaya-Avocado Chutney

March 12, 2012 @ 9:46 am
by Harrie B.
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Steak Chicken with Papaya-Avocado ChutneyWhat you need:2.2 lbs. chicken breast halves 4 tsps. Steak seasoning6 tbsp. olive oil4 tbsp. rice vinegar½ tsp. ground cumin2 cups ripe papaya, chopped1 avocado, chopped½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped1 cup chopped red bell pepper1 tsp. ground black pepper1 tsp. sea saltWhat you need to do:Preheat oven to 375°F. Rub chicken pieces with steak seasoning. Place a large oven proof skillet over high heat; add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and pan fry the chicken pieces for 2 minutes on each side.  When all the pieces have been browned, transfer the skillet to the preheated oven. [...]

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.  [...]

Easy Dinners – Chicken Squash

February 9, 2012 @ 8:56 am
by Alyssa
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Chicken-squash (Serves 4) 2 pcs. chicken breast (bones removed) 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ pc. squash 2 garlic cloves 1 egg 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs 1 cup flour ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. thyme toothpicks Salt and pepper to taste Fryer This recipe combines the different textures of squash and fried chicken. What you need to do: Pound the chicken until each is a quarter of an inch thick. Crush the garlic and mince. Beat the egg until the yolk and the white are no longer separable. Rub the chicken with thyme, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce. Dip [...]

EASY DINNERS – HOME-BAKED ITALIAN CHICKEN

January 26, 2012 @ 11:16 am
by Harrie B.
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HOME-BAKED ITALIAN CHICKEN   What you need: 4 pieces skinless chicken breasts, deboned and cut into halves 3 large eggs 1 c. Parmesan cheese, grated 1 c. fine dry Italian breadcrumbs ¼ c. Italian salad dressing ¼ c. butter, cut into small pieces What you need to do: 1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.  Grease a baking sheet large enough to accommodate the chicken breasts and set aside. 3.  Thoroughly wash the chicken breasts and pat dry with kitchen or paper towel and set aside. 4.  Mix the Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs in another bowl. 5.  Beat the [...]

Easy Dinners – Chicken Piquant with Peppers

January 11, 2012 @ 6:04 am
by Alyssa
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Chicken Piquant with Peppers  (Serves 6) What you need: 3 pcs. chicken breast ¼ cup olive oil 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. mustard 4 cups gin 4 cups flour 3 red peppers 3 yellow peppers 3 red onions 1 tsp. basil, finely chopped ¼ tsp. hot-pepper seasoning (liquid) Salt and pepper to taste Careful! This recipe can be the devil. What you need to do: Split the chicken lengthwise. Deseed the bell peppers and slice if possible into squares. Season the bell peppers with salt and pepper. Peel and slice the onions thinly. Blend the mustard, basil, pepper sauce, [...]

Easy Dinners – Turkey Gravy Gumbo

January 3, 2012 @ 6:16 pm
by Catherine
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Another of our Easy Dinners recipes that really taste fantastic. Try it out! What you need: 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced celery 1 cup diced green bell pepper 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 4 cups leftover turkey gravy 1 cup crushed tomatoes 2 cups chopped leftover turkey 1 cup chopped andouille sausage ( or any sausage you like) 6 to 8 cups turkey stock (depending on how thin you want the gumbo) 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp cayenne (more or less to taste) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp gumbo file powder (which is powdered sassafras leaves) [...]

Easy Dinners – Turkey Crudite Stir Fry

January 3, 2012 @ 3:12 pm
by Catherine
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Ingredients: 2 tablespoons high heat cooking oil 4 cups leftover raw crudite vegetables, any assortment 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons minced ginger 2 cups leftover cooked turkey 3/4 cup chicken broth 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil optional: sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds for topping How to make it: Put in oil in a large frying pan and set over high heat. When the oil is already sizzling, turn down heat to medium high. Then mix up onions, green and red peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, celery and any other leftover fresh and raw vegetables that [...]

Easy Dinners – Turkey And Stuffing Stuffed Peppers

January 3, 2012 @ 12:07 pm
by Catherine
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Another of our delicious and easy dinners! Try it out. What you need: 1 Tbsp butter or margarine 1 garlic clove, minced 1 cup stuffing leftovers 1 cup cooked turkey leftovers, chopped fine 3/4 cup stewed tomatoes 4 bell peppers, tops cut off and insides cleaned, save tops, remove the stems 1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack or Mozzarella cheese What you need to do: Lightly grease a baking pan enough to keep the bell peppers upright while preheating the oven at 400°F. Put in butter in a large skillet and let it melt over medium heat. Then add in the [...]