Category: Cooking

The Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italian: Festa dei sette pesci), also the 7 fish dinner. Part 1 of 7.

For this Christmas Eve Celebration 2012, we will be serving a variety of Italian and Irish Fishes. Part 1 of  our 7 course meal will be Seppioline ai Peperoncini Cuttlefish with Hot Peppers Recipe – Seppioline ai Peperoncini Years back, as a teen, I ordered the fish special at our local Italian hot spot, octopus in a spinach sauce with red… Read more →

Sean Lewis of Nokomis in Duluth, MN

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table B y the shores of Gitche Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water, Stood the wigwam of Nokomis, Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis. Dark behind it rose the forest, Rose the black and gloomy pine-trees, Rose the firs with cones upon them; Bright before it beat the water, Beat the clear and sunny water, Beat the shining Big-Sea-Water. When H.W. Longfellow wrote the epic “Song of Hiawatha” in 1855, he took inspiration from the legends of the Ojibway tribe. Fusing Eu Read more →

Delicious Ideas For Ribs Barbecue Recipes

Grilling is easy, but truly barbecuing is an art involving technique, even if you’re just cooking beef barbecue recipes like hamburgers! When you’re barbecuing up your favorite recipe, you’ll need to make choices on what sort of meat to buy, what thickness to use, whether to marinade or dry rub, what condiments to add, how long to cook and how to get that perfect texture. Here some master chefs will divulge some of their barbecue recipes beef secrets to help you achieve the best burger or ste Read more →

Must Have Baking Accessories for Low Cal Treats

Too often aspiring chefs think about fattening treats and desserts that are dangerous to any diabetic or individual trying to lead a healthy lifestyle especially when considering the tantalizing snacks they can learn to make. With obesity becoming more of an epidemic, it turns our attention to preparing healthy and delicious baked goods and meals. Not every novice chef or kitchen hobbyist may feel as though they have the necessary tools to get the job done. Before making a trip to the expensive Read more →

Whole Wheat Elbows with Spinach, Mushrooms x 2, & Turkey

While I was grocery shopping tonight, I decided that I didn’t feel like eating any of the cooked food I had waiting for me in my fridge, so I came up with this recipe on the fly.  It was inspired both by the huge container of organic spinach I had in my cart (for the Green Monster Smoothies) and by the fact that the weather has turned into autumn almost overnight. Whole Wheat Elbows with Spinach, Mushrooms x 2, & Turkey Ingredients: 12.5 oz whole wheat elbow pasta 1.25 lb lean grou Read more →

How To Make Austrian – Polish Turkey Stuffing

Many different stuffing recipes are made from bread, rice, oysters, and the so on. This one is a meal in itself. My family usually stuffs the turkey, both front and back, but these days everybody gets in a thither and many do not actually “stuff” the turkey. Well, I made it to 58, so I still stuff it. If you wish, you can cook it separately, but you need to use some of the turkey drippings to ladle over the stuffing as you are cooking it. It will give the stuffing the appearance and taste o Read more →

Opor Daging

Ingredients 1kg beef 40g opor spices 80g pounded fried grated coconut 200ml coconut milk 40g garlic 120g onion 40g lemongrass 40g galangal 40g ginger 20g dried chillies 2 pieces cardamom 3cm cinnamon 2 pieces star anise 2 pieces dry tamarind 80ml palm sugar 1 cup cooking oil 1 cup water Salt to taste Method Cut the beef into chunky pieces. Blend the ginger, lemongrass, onion, garlic, dry chilli and galangal. Heat the oil and fry the blended ingredient Read more →

Soup Recipes Guide

Soup is a comfort food that can be found all over the world. Soup can cheer you up when you’re feeling under the weather, or help you fight the chill on a brisk day. Soup helps us to keep from overeating, but we are careful not to take too much soup. Soups are an excellent way to use leftover grains and beans. Soup is deliciously simple to prepare, quite a cheap meal idea, very nutritious and easy to digest. Soup makes a wonderful meal, and once you make a pot or two, you’ll discover it isn’t re Read more →