Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

I bought a bag of lemons and was planning on making lemon squares.  I found out that I was missing some ingredients so I made this dish instead.  This dish has two of my favorite ingredients, chicken and capers.  The zing from the lemon and capers just brightens this dish. Ingredients 1 lb. chicken breasts… Continue reading Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

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Crispy Roast Pork

My husband, like most men, is a big meat and potatoes guy.  If he could get away with it, lunch and dinner should always have a meat dish. One time when we went to a Filipino restaurant, he tried deep fried pork hock dish called “Crispy Pata” and he loved it.  He love the crispy… Continue reading Crispy Roast Pork

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Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

It is already May but here in the Midwest it is still cold.  As a matter of fact, it snowed / hailed last Sunday.  We can have a taste of all four seasons in one day. Weird weather, hahaha. When the weather is cold, it is nice to have some hearty soups. Enjoy this short… Continue reading Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

St. Patrick is one of Ireland’s patron saints and many Americans with Irish ancestry remember him on March 17, the saint’s religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. St. Patrick’s Day is fixed on March 17. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years.… Continue reading Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Chicken Tikka Masala

My husband and I are not Indian food fans but this Indian dish is not like any of them.  It is slightly spicy but also creamy at the same time. The herbs in this dish is a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium. It is also rich in many vital vitamins,… Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala

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Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

Don’t you have days when you wonder how much sugar you are taking? I am not really a big dessert eater and I don’t use refined sugar on my oat bran every morning.  But my husband noticed that I have a thing for slightly sweet savory dishes. I must admit that I put a teaspoon… Continue reading Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

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“Kofta” Kebab – Grilled Ground Meat on Skewers

“Kofta” is the Middle Eastern version on a meatloaf.  It usually prepared in a “ball” form using ground meat – usually beef or lamb. “Kebab” or Kabob on the other hand refers to meat in a skewer cooked over or next to flames. Nowadays, depending on preferences and diets, “kebabs” are fixed using other ingredients… Continue reading “Kofta” Kebab – Grilled Ground Meat on Skewers

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