Tag Archives: paprika

Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Chicken Pieces with Peruvian Flavors

By Cat, Sept 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’m always on the lookout for quick and flavorful baked or roasted chicken recipes. I found this one in our local newspaper. It appealed to me because I don’t have many South … Continue reading

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Spanish Paella: Three Recipes

By Cat (Photo, right, from HotPaella (1)) See also:  1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Mediterranean Menu; 3. Rice (About); 4. Herbs and Spices, G – Z for Smoked Paprika; 5. Live Clams & Mussels: Storage, Brining and Steaming Includes: 1. Basic Paella; 2. Easy … Continue reading

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Sear-Roasted Salmon with Honey-Glazed Fennel

By Cat, May 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Fennel (About); 3. Apple Info (About) I don’t usually roast salmon in my oven; my preferred method is pan-grilling/roasting. I loved the ingredients in this recipe … Continue reading

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Asian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

By Cat, Oct 2015 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Asian Foods Menu; 3. Brining Chicken This recipe is touted as a Paleo recipe – not that cave man actually made this dish, but … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken (or Game Hens) with Cumin, Paprika & Allspice

By Cat, April 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Daniel Neman makes a good point in his article, “Allspice: All purpose, not all spices” (1). So many people think, incorrectly, that allspice is a spice blend, containing cinnamon, nutmeg, clove with … Continue reading

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Swordfish, Lamb or Chicken with Moroccan Spices & Preserved Lemon

By Cat, July 2010 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Lamb, Pork and Small Game Menu; 2. Poultry Menu; 3. Fish & Seafood Menu; 4. Mediterranean Menu; 5.  Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous; 7. Preserved Lemons(About) The summer of 2010, several local businesses … Continue reading

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Herb Oil for Pizza Blanco (White Pizza)

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough;  More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu This fragrant oil is brushed on the dough before adding toppings. It is used when … Continue reading

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Beer-Cheddar Soup

By Cat, Dec 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) When I was a kid in elementary school, we were often served sticks of cheddar cheese from government surplus, but I didn’t like it. Mamma told me it was OK, children often … Continue reading

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Chipotle en Adobo and Adobo Marinade

by Cat, Sept 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Adobo was originally a marinade used to preserve raw meats; the essential ingredients were paprika, oregano, salt, garlic, and vinegar. Paprika has antibacterial properties and the capsaicins in paprika help this antibacterial ability to penetrate deep into the meat tissue. … Continue reading

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