Category Archives: Olives

Basic Quiche (About)

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crust or Pastry Menu; 3. French Quiche Crust Includes: 1. Basic Ingredients; 2. Quiche Pans; 3. Basic Quiche Recipe When … Continue reading

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Pizza Topping Combinations

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce;  More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu Includes: 1. General baking instructions for home oven; 2. Topping combinations The topping … Continue reading

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Greens Salad, with Chickpeas & Honey-Balsamic Dressing

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Salads Menu; 2. Dressings, Dips & Marinades Menu A salad of greens has become ubiquitous in the American diet, but in recent years many new presentations of this icon have … Continue reading

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Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons, Moroccan Olives with Saffron-Raisin Quinoa

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Butterfly & brine game hen; 4. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute); 5. Couscous, Steamed; Other sites: 1. Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon In case you … Continue reading

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Dried Plum and Olive Chicken Braise

By Cat, Nov 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a Mediterranean dish similar to a Moroccan tagine, but with Italian flavors. The original recipe uses a crock pot or other slow-cooker; alternately you can use a covered casserole in … Continue reading

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Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous

By Cat, Feb 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 5. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute) I’m not very familiar with Moroccan cuisine, although I’ve had couscous many times. This type … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs, with Late-Summer Vegetables, and Pan Sauce

By Cat,  Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Pan roasting was a new experience for me; but after trying Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts, with Herb & Wine Sauce, originally from Cook’s Magazine, I was hooked. It’s quick and easy, and the result is delicious. Slow roasting in … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Olive, Caper and Almond Relish

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Preparing Chicken or Other Cutlets; This is a variation on Chicken Cutlets Sautéed with Olives, Capers & Roasted Lemons, but the chicken is grilled rather … Continue reading

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Braised Italian Chicken or Game Hens, with Green Beans, Tomatoes & Olives

By Cat, Oct 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Braising meats is one of the most healthful ways to prepare them, as they cook in a moist, warm environment. If you use bone-in meat, you also get the benefit of the minerals … Continue reading

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Tapenades; Olive Po Boy Sandwich

by Cat (Photo, right: source unknown) Includes: 1. Serving Ideas for Tapenade; 2. Simple Tapenade; 3. Olive & Caper Spread; 4. Olivada; 5. Olive “Po” boy Sandwich See also: 1. Olive-Garlic Tapenade (for Greek Salad Pita Sandwich) These wonderful spreads, also known as Tapenade and … Continue reading

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