Category Archives: Blanched

Andalucian Asparagus

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Andalusia is the most southern part of Spain, notable for tapas – a broad selection of appetizers or ‘small plates’ – and fish/seafood. This dish is an example of a … Continue reading

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Warm Quinoa Salad

By Cat, May 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.  Salads Menu; 2. Quinoa (About); 3. Vinaigrette Dressings Menu; 4. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds; 5. Toasting Nuts & Seeds; 6. Stevia (about) A cousin of amaranth, quinoa is not really a grain, but is often included … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise

By Cat, July 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Not your Mother’s Picnic Potato Salad I’ve never been fond of traditional American Potato Salad; you know, the kind with hard boiled eggs and creamy mayonnaise dressing.  I think its because … Continue reading

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Stuffed Grape Leaves: Vegetarian or With Meat

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Stuffed grape leaves, or dolmades in Greece, can be made with a vegetarian rice or bulgur stuffing, or with a ground meat stuffing. Dolmathekia are tiny dolmades. While dolmades are common throughout … Continue reading

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Creamed Collard Greens

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Sides & Condiments Menu; 2. Basic Braised Greens; 3. Braised Cabbage with Redeye Gravy I’m always looking for new ways to prepare dark green leafy veggies, as they are … Continue reading

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Butter (or Bibb) Lettuce Salad, with Chicken, Almonds & Peas

By Cat, June 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Salad Menu; 2. Lettuce & Salad Greens (About); 3. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 4. Baked Chicken for Shredding or Cubing About 35 years ago I was invited at the last minute to a … Continue reading

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Chicken Cutlets with Gorgonzola Sauce

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is one of my favorite quick recipes; I love to serve it with potato gnocchi sharing the sauce (see also Potato Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Sauce). I usually use frozen potato gnocchi, but if you have … Continue reading

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Peachy Toppings for Shortcake

By Cat, September 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Peach Melba Shortcake; 2. Peaches & Cream Shortcake; See also: 1. Shortcake Biscuits; 2. Pound Cake; 3. Gênoise; 4. Peach Melba Cobbler 5. Cakes & Tortes Menu; 6. Cobblers, Shortcakes & Crisps Menu Who doesn’t like shortcake served with fresh fruit of the season? Strawberry Shortcake … Continue reading

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