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Eggs

The very first thing I ever cooked was an egg- I was 4. Under the close supervision of my parents, I sidled up …

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Getting Grill Ready

Getting Grill Ready

The weather is perfect- it’s time to start grilling. If you’re like me, your grill has been sitting outside un-covered for a few months.

The first thing I do is hose off the outside of the grill- this removes most of the larger particles and debris. Then, I fill a bucket with hot, soapy water and begin to hand-wash the outside of the grill. If the surface of your grill is stainless steel, or has a painted coating, use a non-abrasive sponge to avoid scratches and permanent blemishes. Carefully wash off the soapy water and hand-dry with a cotton cloth.

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Chicken Chili

I’m a big fan of chili, especially during the cold winter months. I don’t make traditional chili too often because I find ground meat too fatty, and kidney beans waxy. This Chicken Chili recipe is delicious, nutritious, and satisfying.

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Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

I’ve made many Thanksgiving feasts over the years. During the preparation of these meals, I’ve learned a few kitchen-tricks that can help you have a tasty, successful meal this year!

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Chicken with Honey and Figs

Chicken with Honey and Figs

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The Map Room, Regent Square

I met a friend out for dinner last night. Initially I was in the mood for deep-fried goodness, so we ventured to D’s Six Pax and Dogz. Unfortunately, D’s doesn’t serve food after 10pm on the weekends. Luckily, The Map Room was open, and the kitchen was still making food.

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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan is one of my all-time favorite dishes. It’s easy to make, and everyone loves it. In this recipe I use Italian-style panko breadcrumbs. These breadcrumbs make the chicken extra crispy and delicious. Give this recipe a try- your family and friends will devour it!

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Basil-Cilantro Marinade with Fresh Mint

This is a perfect summer marinade! It can be used on beef, chicken and most white fish. This marinade works best if your food is grilled.

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Fried Chicken Recipe

Fried chicken isn’t necessarily the most nutritious food choice around, but it sure is delicious.

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Chicken Stock Recipe

Basic chicken stock is the foundation of many soups as well as sauces. If you can make a clear, flavorful broth, you will be able to prepare a myriad of soups and other delicious creations.

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