Tag Archives: white wine

Broiled/Grilled Salmon with Butter & Honey

By Cat, July 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Sauces Menu (for list of sauces to accompany salmon) Salmon is my favorite fish, and cooking it on my stovetop in a cast iron grill … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto, with Sage

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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Risotto Milanese

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, and Risotto Milanese – flavored with saffron – is perhaps the most well-known. The … Continue reading

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Pasta with Pumpkin, Italian Sausage & Kale

By Cat, March 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; This recipe is rather an odd combination of flavors: sweet (pumpkin), spicy (sausage) and bitter (kale), but it works. The original recipe uses campanelle (bell), but any curly … Continue reading

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Lamb Roast with Garlic & Rosemary, and Optional Mint Sauce

By Cat, Nov 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is an example of searing the roast on stove top before roasting in oven. See also Basic Roast Leg of Lamb with Herbs for example of oven searing. My Dad (who was from the … Continue reading

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Lamb Pot Roast, French Style

By Cat, June 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The French are famous for their delicious slow-cook recipes such as pot roast; I include two versions here. #1 is seared, then briefly cooked with veggies, liquids and thyme on stove-top, roasted in … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken Pieces with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

By Cat, Sep 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Chicken and tarragon are a delicious combination, thus I have (at least) three recipes for chicken and tarragon on this blog. This version is one of the easier recipes to make. You … Continue reading

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Cassoulet (White Bean, Duck/Chicken & Lamb Sausage Casserole)

by Cat, April 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Legumes (About) (on my main website); 2. Beans & Other Legumes: Soaking & Sprouting; Cassoulet is a traditional French casserole typically made with white beans, preserved duck legs, and lamb/garlic sausage, but you can … Continue reading

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Chicken Braised in Wine: Coq au Vin and Coq Veronique

by Cat, October 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Coq au Vin; 2. Coq Veronique (Using chicken or game hen) See also: 1. Brining Chicken; 2. Brining Poultry; 3. Cornish Game Hens, Grouse, Pheasant & Other Small Fowl; 4.  Roasting a Bird When I … Continue reading

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Basic Risotto

by Cat, Nov 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons; and below from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. White Rice; 2. Steamed Brown Rice; 3. Sides & Condiments Menu Risotto is a wonderful way to prepare rice – cooked slowly, adding a little bit of water … Continue reading

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