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Thai Coconut-Ginger Soup, with Chicken

By Cat, April 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons; photo, below from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. How to Open a Coconut; 2. Asian Foods Menu; 3. Soups Menu; Other sites: 1. thai answers.com (4) for more recipes and ideas If you … Continue reading

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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Spring Vegetables

By Cat, Jul 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About) The source recipe (1) refers to this cooking method of cooking a whole chicken as ‘pot roasting’ but it is … Continue reading

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Creamy Basil Chicken with Pasta

By Cat, Jul 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Chicken Penne with Sundried Tomatoes Includes: 1. Ingredients; 2. Adjusted method; 3. Original method; 4. Testing I loved the sound of this recipe as I read … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup, from Scratch

By Cat, Nov 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I grew up with Campbell’s canned soups for lunch, and chicken noodle was my favorite. (Dad sometimes made soup from scratch for dinner, but that was not very frequent). When I … Continue reading

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Amber (Beer) Braised Cornish Game Hen or Half-Chicken

By Cat, Jun 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’m always looking for new ways to prepare chicken or game hen, as I get bored with my old faces. So when I saw this recipe, it intrigued me. We have … 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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Mushroom Mini Pierogi (Polish Baked Dumplings)

By Cat, June 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Mushroom Filling for Mini-Pierogi See also: 1. Cream Cheese Pierogi Pastry; 2. Russian Vegetable Pie or Pierogi; 3. Ethnic Recipes Menu (scroll down to Eastern Europe & Russian section) Pierogi are the national dish of Poland, … Continue reading

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Russian Vegetable Pie or Pierogi

By Cat, May 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is one of my all time favorite vegetarian recipes, from Anna Thomas’s great cookbook, The Vegetarian Epicure (1).  The first time I tried it (back in the 1970s), I was a bit skeptical … Continue reading

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Moussaka (Greek & Middle Eastern Lamb Casserole)

By Cat, Aug, 2007; updated Jan 2009 to add a vegetarian version (Photo, right, by Cat; Corning Ware chicken fryer, below, from Blue Cornflower.com (2))) This delicious Greek casserole resembles lasagna, with eggplant instead of pasta, typically lamb instead of beef, and a different herb-spice flavor. … Continue reading

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Grilled Flank Steak Stuffed with Mushrooms and Blue Cheese

by Cat, June 2012 (photo, right, from naturallygrassfed.com (3)) Flank steak is a natural for the grill, but of course it can also be pan-grilled or broiled. And the leftovers are great in salads – if there are any leftovers. … Continue reading

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