Wish I Was There Mediterranean Pasta

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A sample excerpt for the Greek pasta.

Chicken Satay with Pineapple Planks

Chicken and more

I’m not Japanese, I don’t claim to know anything about Japan.  I do watch Iron Chef, but the only things I learn from that are how to make fish ice cream and brain pudding.  You will not find these things in my posts.  I do, however, dabble in very Americanized Asian cuisine. A few years […]

Make-Ahead Meals: Cornbread Dressing Chicken Casserole

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I have a confession to make. I do not like casseroles. I just don’t. I’ve eaten many a casserole in my day or, as they’re called here in the Midwest, “hotdish.” So, you’ll have to forgive me if I’m less than excited about this recipe. Yep, that’s right. I’m going to give you a recipe […]

Classic Rock Grilled Chicken – Smoke on the Water

Chicken ingredients

Recently a coworker asked me what I thought was the best way to grill a whole chicken.  I had to think for a few moments because it’s not something I’ve done for quite a while.  After I described my technique, I went home and checked the freezer.  As I expected, I found the roasting chicken […]

Oyster Wings

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I made these for a couple’s baby shower along with spring rolls, chicken satays, rice and yakisoba noodles. I had a theme that stemmed (like a cherry blossom) from my friends’ first trip together to Japan that led to love and marriage and sweet little baby girl. It seems like a long time ago because […]