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Author: Monte Mathews

ROASTED BROCCOLI AND POTATO TACOS WITH FRIED EGGS

ROASTED BROCCOLI AND POTATO TACOS WITH FRIED EGGS

MEATLESS MEALS 101: ROASTED BROCCOLI AND POTATO TACOS WITH FRIED EGGS This Kay Chun recipe came straight from the pages of the New York Times. Every Saturday, the Times publishes a set of 5 recipes to set us up for what to cook that week.…

KENTUCKY BUTTER CAKE

KENTUCKY BUTTER CAKE

Rich and dense, Kentucky Butter Cake lives up to its name. Butter is the star ingredient in this moist buttery cake.  Then after baking, Kentucky Butter Cake is glazed with sweetness—from sugar, butter, and a hint of vanilla. This extra layer of flavor also gives…

FOOD IN A FLASH: COSTCO PANKO SHRIMP AND SPAGHETTI

FOOD IN A FLASH: COSTCO PANKO SHRIMP AND SPAGHETTI

COSTCO’S CRISPY, CRUNCHY BUTTERFLIED SHRIMP ARE PANKO-CRUSTED AND READY IN MINUTES.. Fresh from the air fryer*, this meal comes together in no time.  We served these beloved Costco Shrimp with Spaghetti in a lemony-garlicky and just slightly spicy sauce. We topped that off with fresh-from-the-air…

VALENTINE’S DAY CHICKEN LA TULIPE

VALENTINE’S DAY CHICKEN LA TULIPE

This Valentine’s Day, we bring you Chicken La Tulipe and Valentine’s advice from one Jonathon Reynolds.  This Valentine’s Day recipe for Chicken La Tulipe is remarkably easy to make. It achieves the crispy-brown perfection of a great roast chicken. That would be good all by…

SHRIMP IN CHILI SAUCE

SHRIMP IN CHILI SAUCE

SHRIMP IN CHILI SAUCE BRINGS A TASTE OF JAPAN TO YOUR TABLE. Shrimp in Chili Sauce is a sweet and savory dish. Its author calls it “a shrimp cocktail but with more heat”. It’s from a fantastic cookbook gifted to us by Andrew’s sister Lauren.…

MUSHROOM STROGANOFF

MUSHROOM STROGANOFF

This Mushroom Stroganoff is as meaty and rich as the original. There’s probably no easier way to go meatless than to cook mushrooms in place of meat.  In today’s Mushroom Stroganoff,  they take center stage replacing beef.  As they cook, they create a deep rich…

CHASHUSHULI, A GLORIOUS GEORGIAN BEEF STEW

CHASHUSHULI, A GLORIOUS GEORGIAN BEEF STEW

YOU’LL NEVER FORGET IT ONCE YOU TASTE CHASHUSHULI, A GEORGIAN BEEF STEW. Chashushuli is an extraordinary beef and tomato stew.  There’s a hearty richness from both chuck roast and short ribs. But it’s the broth that separates this recipe from any other beef stew we’ve…

MARCELLA HAZAN’S MINESTRONE IN THE INSTANT POT

MARCELLA HAZAN’S MINESTRONE IN THE INSTANT POT

We cut the cooking time for Marcella Hazan’s robust Minestrone down from 3 hours to 1 by using our 6-quart Instant Pot. Minestrone, literally translated from Italian, means “Big Soup”.  This recipe lives up to its name.  It’s hearty, flavorful, and loaded with vegetables. While…

STILL THE BEST BROWNIE OF THEM ALL–“BAKED” BROWNIES

STILL THE BEST BROWNIE OF THEM ALL–“BAKED” BROWNIES

Renato Poliafito and Matt Lewis built their bakery “Baked” in Red Hook, Brooklyn on this brownie. Sumptuous, chocolate-rich, and slightly fudgy, the “Baked” Brownie is for purists.  Both “America’s Test Kitchen” and NBC’s Today Show crowned this brownie as Best Brownie. Now the world is…

PERFECT PORK CHOPS IN MINUTES

PERFECT PORK CHOPS IN MINUTES

A NEW-TO-US TECHNIQUE YIELDS  PERFECT PORK CHOPS IN MINUTES Turn, turn, turn to cook perfect pork chops in minutes…then enhance them with a simple pan sauce of sage, garlic, and butter poured over the finished chop. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been cooking, you…