02/11/14
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Chicken Thighs with Sherry & Mushrooms

SUNDAY Pan~Fried Chicken Thighs with Sherry & Mushrooms  |  Brown Rice  |  Garlicky Spinach One of the easiest ways I prepare “fried chicken” is using this method.  Chicken thighs {bone~in and skin~on} are seared, skin side down, in a very hot skillet for a bit and then finished in the oven.  The result is incredibly Continue reading → «Chicken Thighs with Sherry & Mushrooms»

01/23/14
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Immunity Soup with Chicken

WEDNESDAY Lately, I have been drawn to broth-based soups.  Bowls of vegetables, and a bit of protein, suspended in a clear broth which is brought to life with the addition of herbs & spices.  A few weeks ago we enjoyed this Spicky Pork & Kale version and last week it was a fragrant Chicken Bouillon. Continue reading → «Immunity Soup with Chicken»

01/22/14
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Sweet Asian Chili Stir~Fry with Pork, Ginger & Tangerine

TUESDAY   “82.  Cook – Cooking just might be the single most important thing you can do for your dietary health.  In theory, it should make little difference to your health whether you cook for yourself or let someone else do the work for you.  But, unless you can hire a personal chef to prepare Continue reading → «Sweet Asian Chili Stir~Fry with Pork, Ginger & Tangerine»

05/31/13
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Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Baby Bok Choy & Mandarins

THURSDAY Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Baby Bok Choy & Mandarins  |  Brown Rice     I woke this morning much the same way I do every morning…Michael’s alarm goes off and he heads into the shower while I lie in bed drifting in between the lightest state of sleep and conscious thought.  By the time Continue reading → «Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Baby Bok Choy & Mandarins»

05/22/13
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Sake-Steamed Salmon, Aromatic Rice & Baby Bok Choy

TUESDAY Saké-Steamed Salmon  |  Saké Butter  |  Aromatic Brown Rice  | Steamed Baby Bok Choy So, as you can see, I am enjoying my new bamboo steamer!  I used it for the first time on Sunday for steaming a medley of vegetables and, in addition to it being so very easy {preparing a variety of Continue reading → «Sake-Steamed Salmon, Aromatic Rice & Baby Bok Choy»

05/20/13
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Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops & Steamed Vegetables with Shallot Oil

SUNDAY Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops  |  Brown Rice  |  A Medley of Steamed Vegetables with Shallot Oil   I came across this quote a few days ago and found myself thinking about it quite a bit today.  It sums up both our day, as well as our dinner this Sunday… Nothing fancy…the day was filled Continue reading → «Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops & Steamed Vegetables with Shallot Oil»