Category Archives: Meats & Seafood

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Veal and Seafood Recipes

An Easy Dinner in a Packet

In Latin America, fish are baked in banana leaves. In France, they are baked in parchment (en papillote). This technique seals in moisture and flavor. Home cooks anywhere can do the same thing with aluminum foil. (more…)...
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Fresh Herbs Make a Great Sauce

When I first learned to cook, using herbs meant garnishing dishes with parsley and using dried herbs in cooked dishes. Nobody ate the parsley sprigs—except me. If you wanted fresh herbs, you usually had to grow them and most of us bought dried dill and chives, not realizing how little their flavors resembled fresh. Read more

Delectable Lemon Dijon Salmon

If you’re looking for a quick, nutritious and flavorful dinner tonight, you’ve come to the right place. Requiring only a handful of ingredients and taking less than 20 minutes to prepare, this lemon Dijon salmon is the perfect alternative to quick-fix frozen dinners. (more…)...
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A Fresh Way with Fish

When you first hear the words en papillote, the French term sounds refined, even pretentious. Yet this simple method of preparing fish roasted in foil is actually quite modest. (more…)...
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Lemony Honey Glazed Roasted Chicken

This recipe combines some classic ingredients to create a delectable roasted chicken. The combination of the natural juices and honey for basting and initial high heat for roasting ensures moist and flavorful meat. (more…)...
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A Fish Dish Priced Right

The first time food sticker-shock hit me was in fall 2007 at a butcher where I saw Japanese Kobe beef that cost $150.00 a pound. How outrageous, I thought, never expecting ordinary eggs to soon cost up to $4.00 a dozen and milk to climb to almost $5.00 a gallon. Read more