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) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Chicken Breasts Baked with Camembert Sauce 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 … 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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