Category Archives: Vegetables

Loaded Chicken or Tuna Salad with Greek Yogurt Garlic Ranch “Mayo”

Before I get to this amazing chicken or tuna salad, a brief rambling is in order. I wrote a long preface to this post, but was told to ditch it.  Too personal, too revealing, too much apologizing for being gone … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Healthy, Lunch, Poultry, Rainbow, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Vegetables | 162 Comments

Tourte Milanese – A Meal en Croute

Good to see you again, Ms. Tourte Milanese.  You’re looking as beautiful as ever! Yes, there is a story behind that unusual welcome to an edible, inanimate object.  I’m weird, but not that weird.  I hope. Remember when I told you … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Daring Cooks, Dinner, Lunch, Pastry, Rainbow, Vegetables | 125 Comments

My Daring Cooks Challenge – Deboning a Whole Chicken for Chicken Ballotine or Galantine

Before I say one word about this chicken challenge, a warning.  Vegetarians and vegans (In my best Melissa McCarthy impersonation) LOOK AWAY! LOOK AWAY! Make No Bones About It! They’re not dead – just boneless. Created by Gary Larson. So, … Continue reading

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Maple Brined Ancho-Scallion Boneless Turkey Breast with Apple-Butter Pecan Stuffing

  Damn, I thought Thanksgiving was the 29th because Thanksgiving is usually the last Thursday in November.  Oh, boy, this is the trick of the trick or treat for real – the ultimate “Ha ha…you better get your ass in … Continue reading

Posted in Breads, Daring Cooks, Dinner, Holiday, Poultry, Vegetables | 61 Comments

Three Cheese Broccoli Rabe, Prosciutto, Roasted Red Pepper Stromboli

To start – Holy Stromboli! (Sorry, I had to, it was there for the taking.). One of my favorite sandwiches in the world is prosciutto, fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers or in Jersey Italian – prah-joot, mootz-ar-ell and peppuhs. … Continue reading

Posted in BBD, Breads, Dinner, Lunch, Pork, SRC, Twelve Loaves, Vegetables, Yeastspotting | 92 Comments