Category: Recipes Blog

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Chocolate Cherry Pie Surprise Cake

This cake is a lot of fun to make and is really taste to boot! I have had many compliments on this cake, and  the owner of the restaurant, where I had this cake plated for a party, actually asked me if I wanted a job!  Great compliment!  Chocolate Cherry Pie Surprise Cake...

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Game Hens with Wild Rice Stuffing

1 pkg brown rice 1/4 cup wild rice 1/4 medium brown onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 butter 1 tsp dried thyme, or 3 tsp fresh tyme leaves, minced 1 tsp ground sage 1 tsp fresh rosemary leaves, minced 4 2″ rosemary branches 1-1/4 tsp kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling 1...

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Potatoes, Garlic Baked

These present well with any meat dish. I like Yukon Gold potatoes since they bake creamier in the middle than russets. I really like to serve them with the Apricot Pork Roast. 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, medium size 2 Tbsp butter, cut into small strips 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/2 tsp salt...

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Tacolada Pie

When I grew up in Los Angeles I learned to love Mexican food. My Mom was an American comfort cook and her gooey casseroles were always cheesy and yummy, so I decided to make a hot dish with a cross between American comfort, and Mexican cuisine. I call this my Tacolada Pie. I...

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Game Day Salmon Dip

This is a very elegant dip I like to serve on Game Day with a hearty whole grain cracker(Of your choice). You can use store bought caned salmon with all bones and cartalige removed, salmon lox, or even some left over salmon from the night before. Use only the salmon meat, no skin. I...

Pork Tenderloin with Tamarind Sauce

Stuffed Loin of Pork 1 pork tenderloin 1 cup diced onion 6 links spicy breakfast sausage broken into small pieces 2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped celery 3 Tbsp butter 4 cups dried bread cubes 1 tsp chopped thyme 2 Tbsp finely chopped sage 2 tsp salt 1...

Old Timers’ Chicken

A few years ago my sister, Jeannie, made us a chicken meal one night that was simple and wonderful.  Jump forward a few years and I couldn’t remember the recipe but lucky for us Bill did!  So we now call it “Old Timers’ Chicken.” Old Timers’ Chicken 4 chicken thighs, skinned, boned, and...

Sesame Chicken Soup

I made some chicken soup for my friend Jeannette, and it turned out so well that she wanted the recipe.  It has everything in there but the kitchen sink! Sesame Chicken Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 onion, diced 3 large garlic cloves, diced 1 carrot, julienned, 1″ 3...

Asian Hamburgers

This is my Asian inspired hamburgers. When I was in Hong Kong I ordered room service one nite and got a hamburger.  Well, I have to tell you, that burger was nothing like any I had ever tasted, so I set about making it when I got home.  Let’s get cooking! Asian Hamburgers 1...

Spam Apple Upside-Down Cake

This recipe was inspired by my many trips to Hawaii. If you have ever been there you will get it…   Spam Apple Upside-Down Cake 1 8-1/2-ounce can sliced pineapple 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sifted organic wheat flour (not whole wheat) 1-1/4 teaspooon...