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Category: Classic Recipes

Sicilian Meatballs

Sicilian Meatballs

These are the most tender meatballs I have ever tasted. The meatball is made all over the world. There are literally hundreds of recipes for them. The Italians, however, make what may be the world’s best-loved meatballs. Originally, the meatball was made to be able…

Coronation Salad

Coronation Salad

There’s quite a bit of dish about this famous Chicken Salad. As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 70th year on the throne, one salute we can all enjoy is her “Coronation Chicken”. This classic recipe has undergone multiple changes since its invention. However, all of them…

Peach and Almond Tart from Food52

Peach and Almond Tart from Food52

The earliest of this summer’s peaches, a delicious almond filling and the tenderest of crusts. Today on Chewing The Fat.  Andrew is back to baking and you’ll be so glad he is. This great recipe appeared on Food 52.com attributed to one “Kukla”.  Its roots…

Classic Salmon Patties

Classic Salmon Patties

An unexpected pantry find that ticks a lot of boxes. I must admit to some trepidation when I came across this recipe in Southern Living. My experience with canned salmon was limited to our Nanny of not-too-fond memory. Her idea of a perfect lunch was…

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff

This classic stroganoff is as meaty and rich as the original. You’ll find many recipes on Chewing The Fat that are centered on Mushrooms. They’re the centerpiece of three of our most popular posts. There’s probably no easier to go meatless and these little miracles…

Father’s Day Bake: Chocolate Caramel Tart

Father’s Day Bake: Chocolate Caramel Tart

A Perfect Gift for Father’s Day. Chocolate is, by far, the most popular sweet treat in the world. Over three million tons of Cocoa Beans a year are a testament to its popularity.  Not only is Chocolate luscious, creamy, and aromatic, eating chocolate makes us…

There’s no better way to make a French Omelette than with French Butter!

There’s no better way to make a French Omelette than with French Butter!

And there’s no greater authority on Omelets than Marc J. Sievers  Marc Sievers is a man on a mission. He seeks to “encourage home cooks to keep learning, celebrating and having an adventure in your kitchen”.  Marc has self-published a total of three cookbooks. He…