Tag Archives: sherry

Wild Mushroom & Arugula Risotto

by Cat, Nov 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Basic Risotto; 2. Sides & Condiments Menu; 3. White Rice; 4. Brown Rice; Risotto is a creamy and slightly chewy, nearly orgasmic rice dish. Traditionally it is made with the Spanish Arborio rice, a short-grain rice. Today it is … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts Baked with Cheesy, Creamy Sherry Sauce (Palm Springs Chicken)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Another name for this baked dish is Palm Springs Chicken (as named by Darlene Glantz Skees in her Best Friends, Etc. Cookbook (1)). I changed the name because I have made some modifications to her version. … Continue reading

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Calves Liver with (or without) Bacon and Onions

by Cat, May 2008; updated Dec 2013 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pottenger’s Liver Cocktail; 2. Raw Liver Drink, Raw Liver? Yuk!  Right? Wrong!  At least if you know what to buy and how to cook it properly.  First, you want the liver … Continue reading

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Marlborough Pudding (Holiday Apple & Custard Pie)

by Cat, Nov 2013 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Apple Pudding (Pie); Apple Info (About) to help you select the right apple variety for the puree. We all have our Thanksgiving dinner traditions – like pumpkin pie – but sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Mushroom Velouté Soup or Sauce (Cream of Mushroom)

by Cat, Nov 9, 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Canned cream of mushroom soup is a cooking staple in many homes, used to make gravies, sauces, and other soups. But it is a processed food and contains many ingredients that … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Breasts/Thighs, with Herbs & Wine (or Baba Ghanoush)

by Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Pan roasting was a new experience for me, but after trying this recipe from Cook’s Magazine, I’m hooked, and have used the same technique for other meats as well. It’s quick and easy, … Continue reading

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Turkey Leftovers: Tetrazzini

by Cat, Nov 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Roasting a Bird; Turkey Croquettes (2 versions); Rick Brown Gravy (from Dark Roux); Sherry-Mushroom Gravy What to do with all those leftovers from a roast turkey, chicken or other large poultry? My favorites are … Continue reading

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