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Crispy Chicken with Pan Sauce (Pickled Cherry Peppers/Thyme)

October 21, 2016 Recipes  No comments

This recipe presents a skin-on boneless chicken breast where the skin actually has a crunch.  Pair that crunch with a naturally sweet and sour pan sauce made with shallots, pickled cherry peppers and thyme.

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Grilled Tropical Shrimp and Chicken Salad

June 9, 2016 Recipes  No comments

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Chicken Caeser “Pizza”

May 19, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

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Herb Crusted Roast Pork Loin

April 27, 2016 Recipes  No comments

The multitude of herbs and oil make a crunchy crust bursting with flavor.

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Maple-Chipotle Salmon

April 26, 2016 Recipes  No comments

This had a great combination of sweet and spicy.  It serves well with roasted asparagus and avocado salsa.

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Chicken Cacciatore

April 20, 2016 Recipes  No comments

Tonight we could not decide what to make for dinner, so we did the obvious thing . . . asked our barista! She said she was hungry for Chicken Cacciatore. So we walked down to the market for fresh ingredients and I PFC’ized it.

We ended up with bowls of Italian PFC Yumm and enough left over for lunches.

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Garlic Rosemary Pepper Shrimp

April 18, 2016 Recipes  No comments

This is my new favorite shrimp recipe.  The herbs give it a richness.  The peppers give it some heat.  Allowing the oil to infuse with the flavors prior to cooking the shrimp allows those flavors to embed themselves in the cooking process.

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Turkish Stuffed Peppers

April 5, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I almost took the lazy way out for dinner tonight and picked up a rotisserie chicken at the market. However, I had a hunger for stuffed peppers and an herb garden bursting with fresh mint. What to do?

I found a recipe that fit the bill and modified it to our eating preferences. Lots of healthy macro-nutrients and bursting with flavor. Never would have considered putting a handful of mint in stuffed peppers, but it worked.

Mint, garlic, raisins, dried apricots, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, Aleppo pepper, the list goes on.

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Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Walnut Chermoula

April 3, 2016 Recipes  No comments

My Saturday morning routine is to may breakfast and enjoy it with my wife.  Then I retire to my cave and answer emails while watching cooking shows.  Some of my favorites are

  • America’s Test Kitchen
  • New Scandinavian Cooking
  • Good Eats
  • Jacques Pépin

I have recently found the show “Joanne Weir Gets Fresh“.  This recipe for Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Walnut Chermoula aired today was this one and I had to try it.

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Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken

March 31, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I had some fresh Thai basil growing in our herb garden and needed to learn how to use it.  A recipe with Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken sounded good.  What is wrong with ginger, garlic, chilies and basil???

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