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Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II

September 18, 2013

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II The standard grains included wheat, barley, oats and rye.  Finely ground wheat flour, “boulted” or sieved through a fine cloth, was used to make white bread for the rich early in the fifteenth century.  Most of the gentry ate what we...

Grilled Steak 3 Ways

September 11, 2013

Grilled Steak 3 Ways Honestly, you don’t need a barbeque to make grilled steaks.  Just go out and get yourself a grill pan and you will be wonder what took you so long in getting one.  If you do want to throw your steaks on the barbeque then I certainly...

Roast Beef Tenderloin 3 Ways

September 10, 2013

Roast Beef Tenderloin 3 Ways Here are three different ways to cook Beef Tenderloin.  Remember to let your roast rest for a bit after removing from the oven because it will continue to cook.  Classic 1 Two to Six Pound Beef Tenderloin 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic...

Pasta Salad Ideas

June 25, 2013

Pasta Salad Ideas Here are some super easy, but versatile Pasta Salad Ideas from Tiny New York Kitchen.  All you need to do is add 3 cups of cooked & chilled pasta (of your choice) and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to one of these inspiring combinations.  Try...

Easy Non-Salad Radish Ideas

May 20, 2013

Easy Non-Salad Radish Ideas I love radishes and am always drawn to the pretty color of a pile of radishes.  Most of us just slice them into a green salad and the left-over radishes die a fateful death in the fridge.  Here are some non-salad ideas that will expand your...

Easter Menu Ideas

March 30, 2013

Easter Menu Ideas The greatest feast of the Christian Church takes its name from that of Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of the dawn.  The feast, however, has another name, the Pasch, the Greek word coming from the Hebrew pesakh, the Passover.  This is the term for the feast which is...

Ides of March

March 15, 2013

Ides of March The “Ides of March” are upon us!    To mark the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar I thought I would post the classic Caesar Dressing recipe.  Caesar Dressing 3 Garlic Cloves 3 Anchovy Fillets 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard...

Healthy & Whole Foods

January 6, 2013

Healthy & Whole Foods Many Americans have been struggling with weight issues for years.  People may lose a few pounds by trying various diets, but only to gain a few extra pounds when resuming old eating patterns.  As we get older we find that losing weight becomes much more difficult...

Love Those Leftovers

July 30, 2012

Love Those Leftovers I hate to throw food away.  I really do.  Here are some ideas that will transform one night’s extras into a fresh meal.    Toss up a salad.  Add leftover roasted meat or fish to fresh lettuces and vegetables.  Sprinkle an assortment of cheeses and add your...

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

June 3, 2012

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta   Now that you’ve made your Homemade Ricotta what are you going to do with it?  Here are 17 things to do with that delicious Homemade Ricotta.    Make a Cheesecake  Fill Ravioli  Eat Warm Drizzled With Good Quality Olive Oil  Make A Tart...

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