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America’s love affair with chicken is understandable. But with chicken breasts…less so. We all have a favorite preparation method and preferred part of the bird. I’m unquestionably a thigh lover and a fan of wings too. I’m OK with the legs, or “drumsticks”, because dark meat chicken has more flavor than the white. The breast [...]
Long story short: The upcoming Dad Summit this year will include a “cook-off” in which yours truly is currently one of the semi-finalists. All good, big prizes, lotsa fun. But I need votes, YOUR VOTES, to get into the finals. To do that is simple – you just head right to this LINK and [...]
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THANKSGIVING
OK, in preparation for Thanksgiving I’ve reviewed hundreds of recipes, ideas, tips, how-to’s, help lines and more. Here are the links that you might find useful.
– A whole lotta menus for 2 to 20 peeps (Gourmet)
– Overall Thanksgiving Guide includes Vegetarian and Gluten Free (The Daily Meal)
PEA SOUP (POTAGE DE PETITS POIS)
There is something a little luxurious about a pool of thick, steaming, bright green soup set in a white bowl. And there’s no reason to buy soup already prepared when you can so easily make a seriously scrumptious version yourself with minimal effort. Use frozen peas, which tend to keep [...]
Made this for the kids’ breakfast the other day. Simple. Healthy. Tasty. Most important: they liked.
Ripe avocado smeared on toasted multigrain bread and topped with pistachios, a touch of salt.
The key is a ripe avocado.
For my taste, a sprinkle of chili flakes wouldn’t hurt. In any case, the rich, smoothness of the avocado works [...]
Instead of hot cocoa, try a chocolaty beer. Sounds good to me. This is taken from The Week magazine.
When you need a chocolate fix in liquid form, “forget hot cocoa,” said the editors of Draft. Next time, reach for a chocolaty beer. These three standouts use cocoa powder or roasted cocoa-bean kernels in the brewing [...]
Tuna. It conjures up any number of images. Doesn’t it?
There’s the kind you eat raw at the sushi bar. Particularly sublime is the fatty variety that comes from the belly – the otoro. But you can feed a family of four for what a single piece of that costs.
Then there’s seared tuna, nicely charred and [...]