Culinary Gizmodo

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While most of the time it’s not done right at restaurants, I still LOVE chicken Piccata

While the local Italian restaurant does a bad job at it, I still order it when I’m just not willing to do the work.  After all everyone loves chicken piccata, even bad chicken piccata.   Here is a recipe which doesn’t suck. Boneless Skinless Chicken breasts (1 per person) 1 c. flour seasoned with salt […]

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Wed, July 14 2010 » Cooking, Recipes » Comments Off

Getting ready for fall with 2 killer butternut squash recipes

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Lemon Cream Sauce Ravioli Ingredients: 1 butternut squash olive oil 2 Tbs. butter 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced 5 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, minced salt and pepper to taste 50-count package of wonton wrappers 3 Tbs. cornstarch, mixed with equal parts cold […]

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Mon, July 12 2010 » Cooking, Recipes » Comments Off

Pork Paprikash – enough said – mmmmmm…….

So I tried this recipe for the first time a while back and it has become a monthly staple ever since. Yummy really can’t describe how good it it.   I used a lot more pepper than the recipe calls for, so you have a disclaimer. I also only had fat-free sour cream on hand. I […]

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Sun, July 11 2010 » Recipes » Comments Off

Lamb doesn’t have to be gamy!

Been thinking about lamb recently not sure why since most of the time I find it a little gamy.  But here is the only recipe which I’ve been able to consistently make which doesn’t have a gamy taste.  I think it’s the garlic which closes the deal with this Garlic Butter Lamb recipe. The Ingredients […]

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Sat, July 10 2010 » Recipes » Comments Off