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Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca is a traditional Italian dish that’s modified using chicken instead of veal. The word saltimbocca means “jumps in mouth”, and the truth is that is really does! This recipe is true to the traditional saltimbocca, only modified a bit for spices that go better with chicken versus veal. Print Recipe Chicken Saltimbocca Make sure the cutlets are uniformly shaped by removing any ragged… Read More

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French Onion Soup

If there’s one dish Tracy and I couldn’t live without, regardless of where we are, it’s French Onion Soup. It’s the one dish that, when you want it, there’s no substitute. It’s either French Onion Soup, or it’s something else entirely. How can you describe it? It’s warm, comforting, buttery, cheesy, fatty…. everything you want in a true comfort food. This food of French… Read More

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Country Breakfast Casserole

Growing up in rural America, breakfast was always a big deal. It was an occasion where families got together, made a meal, and got the day started. What was almost always at the center of these meals were some form of sausage and eggs. This is a quiche-like sausage and egg bake that is pretty much exactly like what we both had growing up… Read More

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini is an American dish, allegedly created in the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, where at the time Italian opera star Luisa Tetrazzini was a resident. It was incredibly popular in the mid-20th century as a hearty family dish that could be made at home. While not complicated, it does involve quite a few ingredients – including more than a dozen total. There’s… Read More

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Steak and Ale Pie

Steak and Ale Pie is a traditional dish of what is today the United Kingdom, as well as Ireland. It’s a country dish, made by commoners in a time before technology, when using every ounce of what you had was absolutely necessary to feed a family. This hearty Steak and Ale Pie recipe is full of robust gravy, tender steak, light pastry and dark… Read More

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How to Make a Classic Croque Monsieur

If you have absolutely no skills in the kitchen what-so-ever, but want a place to start, this is the place for you. The Croque Monsieur. So – what’s with this delicacy with the fancy French name? How many hours does it take to slave over a stove – how many countless ingredients to you painstakingly add in a sublimely precise procedural manner? Here’s the… Read More