Archive for the ‘Health & Eating’ category

Cucumber yogurt sauce, more commonly known as tzatziki is a very popular dish in the Mediterranean and with good reason. It is a refreshing, delicious dish that is packed full of nutrients. It is great for dipping vegetables or even falafel into, it’s also great for spreading on top of chicken for a unique cold […]

Homemade Mustard Recipes

April 14th, 2016

With the abundance of commercially prepared mustards available, you might question the notion of making your own mustard. The fact is, it’s easy, inexpensive and a great way to make a mustard custom-suited to whatever you’re having for dinner that night. Homemade mustard can be made either from seeds or mustard powder. When making mustard […]

Flavored Butter Recipes

April 14th, 2016

Also known as compound butter, flavored butters are a wonderfully versatile addition to many dishes. Flavored butters are made by blending softened butter with other ingredients such as fresh herbs, garlic, or spices. The butter is then rolled into a log, sliced, and added to the dish. Most often, flavored butter is used as a […]

Texas Chili Cheese Dip

April 13th, 2016

I am a native Texan. Being a Texan has its advantages. We are famous for our barbecues. We have great sports, great outdoor activities, and Texans absolutely know how to throw a great party. Whether it’s game day, an office party, or just game night with the family, we have great party food down to […]

Cornish game hen is a wonderfully versatile poultry it can be stuffed and baked, boiled and grilled all methods of cooking bring out this little birds gamy flavor very nicely. Grilled Cornish Game Hen with rosemary is a recipe that can be served anytime and for any occasion, consider Cornish game hen for your next […]

Pumpkin Maple Spread Recipe

April 12th, 2016

Pumpkin Maple Spread Wondering what to do with all the extra pumpkins in your garden this year? This is a great recipe to use those extra pumpkins up. Or perhaps you were cleaning out a cupboard and found a few extra cans of pumpkin puree. Whatever the case, this recipe will help you to use […]

The Capital District in New York state is a great area. Much like Boston, we have a very diverse ethnic culture which includes a number of Asian cultures. It was this diversity that influenced me as a young chef to begin researching and cooking a variety of Asian cuisine. Recently I have been playing around […]

Duck with peach sauce

April 11th, 2016

Duck is a favorite dish for many, especially if you are a lover of Chinese cuisine. If you are looking for something a bit different than duck in orange, plum or Hoi Sin sauce, then duck In peach sauce is something you must try. What You Will Need 1 2.25 – 2.7 kg duck, ready […]

Plumpynut

April 11th, 2016

Plumpy’nut is pretty much what it sounds like.  It is a very high calorie paste based on peanuts designed to encourage rapid weight gain.  It is used for starving children and is very effective.  A child can move from a state of desperate malnutrition to nearly healthy on a diet of this paste and its use in […]

Japanese chicken and peas

April 10th, 2016

This is a wonderful recipe for cooking up chicken breast, probably one of my favorites and it makes a meal that isn’t very expensive to fix. It is not only delicious but also very appealing to the eyes and it is nutritious, as well. Ingredients 1 large, boneless chicken breast4 Tbsp. peanut oil or sesame […]

Plumpy’nut is a famine food made by Nutriset and available by prescription to starving and malnourished children, particularly in Africa. The food consists of a peanut butter base mixed with powdered milk and powdered sugar. The mixture is then fortified with essential vitamins that may otherwise be lacking in the malnourished children’s diets. The product […]

Drink Recipes Missouri Mule

April 9th, 2016

The Missouri Mule, first mixed by famous cocktail creationist Joe Gilmore, is known best for being created for the only President to have come from Missouri, Harry S. Truman. The name of the cocktail comes from the state of Harry S. Truman and the symbol of the Democratic party, the Donkey. Another name often substituted […]