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Seasonings Made Simple – Asian Fascination

Color, texture, and a balance of flavors are what charaterize Asian cuisine and make it so fascinating to prepare and so incredible to sit down to enjoy.

Greek Avgolemono Soup

This soup is very popular in Greece. It is simply delicious in my opinion. Tempering the eggs in step 2 gives the soup a smooth and creamy texture. Orzo is a Greek pasta shaped like rice. Any small shape will do just fine. For a Gluten Free version, use cooked rice. Very important, do not […]

Poached Fish with Tomato & Cumin

Poaching fish is a foolproof method to make sure it comes out moist. In this dish fresh tomato is grated to form a poaching liquid. Celery and onion give the sauce body and texture.

Poached Fish with Dandelion Greens

Spring Cleansing can help us release the excesses of winter eating habits. Bitter flavor is important to include in our diets, especially in the springtime as we cleanse our bodies from winter excesses. Dandelion Greens fit the bill perfectly. Here they are simply glazed and paired with a spicy glazed fish fillet. See a cooking […]

Indian Chicken Curry

Are you craving curry? Indian cuisine can be addictive. The good news is that it is easy to make at home. A key technique in Indian cooking is to fry the spices to release their essence before adding the food ingredients. This demo shows step by step how to make a delicious chicken curry. You […]

Supercharge Your Oatmeal Breakfast!

We all know that Oatmeal is a quick easy Breakfast food. Just look on the shelf in the grocery store to see how popular it is. Also notice that all of the flavors are of the sweet variety, a flavor all too common in American’s diets. Today you will learn about a way to Supercharge […]

Strained Yogurt – a healthy alternative

The yogurt will thicken considerably the longer it stands. In the first stage it will be like sour cream. At this point it is great in dips, on sandwiches instead of mayonaise or in salads. Think curried potato salad…

Roasted Chili Paste heats up Valentine’s Day

The final selection surprised even me. Of all things, humble cauliflower rose to the occasion.

The main Thai ingredient in this dish is roasted chili paste. It is spicy of course, and also has a deep and complex flavor. Cauliflower, with its mild flavor is a perfect compliment. In this case, opposites definitely attract!

GINGER, CHICKEN AND COCONUT SOUP

Known as Tom Gi Kaa, this classic Thai soup is rich with coconut milk and intensely flavored with ginger and lemongrass. You can

Thai Fish – Fast Easy and Delicious!

One of the simplest ways to cook fish is right on the stove top using a shallow pan with a lid. Start by cooking a some vegetables and a savory element in oil. Add a small amount of liquid and bring it to a boil. Lay the fish on top, cover it, and within 10 […]