Monthly Archives: June 2013

Getting Ahead of the Daily Work

One easier way to experience keeping a healthy, functioning kitchen in spite of the extraordinarily busy lives we lead nowadays is to prepare key elements of family favorites in bulk.  Using the freezer or the “canning” process is really easier than you … Continue reading

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Chicken Hand Pies – Tarte de Poulet pour la Main

 Tarte de Poulet pour la Main – Chicken Hand Pies For this chicken salad recipe you need little more than a pie crust to turn what would be an ordinary chicken salad sandwich into the entree for a lovely, elegant meal. … Continue reading

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Basic Chicken Salad

Basic Chicken Salad        Serves 4   4 c. roasted chicken (OR any kind of cooked, including canned) 1/2 c. chicken broth (from the cooked chicken) 1 tbs. white wine vinegar or fresh lemon juice 1 c. each … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad – 7 Ways/7 Easy Days

Basic Chicken Salad        Serves 4   4 c. roasted chicken (OR any kind of cooked, including canned) 1/2 c. chicken broth (from the cooked chicken) 1 tbs. white wine vinegar or fresh lemon juice 1 c. each … Continue reading

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White Bean Tapenade

White Bean Tapenade 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 -15-oz. can cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained 2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese 2 tsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. chopped flat leaf parsley ¼ c. coarsely chopped olives (your … Continue reading

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Sopa de Tamales pequeños

Sopa de Tamales pequeños – Mini Tamale Soup We are offering our own recipe for tamale here, proven in our own taste test but we recognize that many of you have your own recipe.  When making tamales according to your favorite recipe, there … Continue reading

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Watermelon Salad Mazatlan

Watermelon in the company of this citrusy-tropical fruit salad blend, this dish  generously serves 8 to 12 but may easily be halved for fewer servings.  You’ll experience sweet Mexican ocean breezes with every bite. 6 c. watermelon cubes or balls … Continue reading

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Arroz con Cítrico Ensalada- Spanish/Citrus Rice Salad

Arroz con Cítrico – Spanish Rice with Citrus Salad This makes a wonderful summer salad for 8 by adding 3 c. of torn baby romaine lettuce, 1/4 c. orange juice and 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil.  Toss as any salad and … Continue reading

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Savory Watermelon Salad

This is fabulous as a make-ahead barbecue, picnic or potluck salad through the summer.  It offers spicy sweet and salty, with just right the balance of silkiness and acid to make your palate keen on the character of the season. … Continue reading

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The Dreaded “D” Word – Diabetes

So much talk and twaddle takes place on public media about health issues that is purely two-faced, an attempt to cloak advertising, that the real message is being lost in translation.  It is time for professional actors with the doctoral … Continue reading

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