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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

Chicken Manicotti isn’t just for large event catering!

For most of us the last time we had chicken manicotti was at a family potluck of catered event.  Here is a quick recipe which is at home friendly and not a bunch of work. 1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup 1-1/2 cups water 1/4 lb. (4 oz.) Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, […]

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Sun, July 4 2010 » Cooking, Recipes » Comments Off

Crazy Good Mushroom & Shallot Red Wine Sauce – Versatile

When you get a good wine sauce you need to document it.  Here is one that fits the bill… Ingredients 1/4 c. butter 1/2 lb. mushrooms 1 Shallot chopped 3 tbsp. flour 3/4 c. red table wine 1 c. beef stock Pepper and Thyme to taste Melt butter over medium heat. Place sliced mushrooms and […]

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Sat, July 3 2010 » Cooking » Comments Off