Archive for American

Homemade Shake ‘n Bake Chicken

Anyone who grew up in 1970s America has heard of Shake ‘n Bake. For the rest of you, this is a packet of breading and spices that you use to coat chicken before baking it. The idea is to approximate the fried chicken experience but…

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The New Orleans Hurricane

Some things about New Orleans just never let go.

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Cranberry Macadamia Biscotti

New Year is a time for visiting and, more frighteningly, being visited. It’s nice to have something besides broken leftover candy canes to offer guests if they do come knocking.

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Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce and Dressing

These pomegranate-laden holiday recipes will go equally well with any fowl, for example chicken, turkey, goose or duck, as well as pork.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

I hate pumpkin pie. I love this easy-as-pie pumpkin cheesecake.

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Independents’ Day and Redcurrant Batter Pudding

No, that’s not a typo. I know that the Fourth of July is, for most Americans, celebrated as Independence Day, but why not make it Independents’ Day instead?

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Creamy Asparagus & Pea Potato Salad

A creamy, minty potato salad, using what’s left of the asparagus as well as seasonal peas and new potatoes. And no mayonnaise to spoil in the sun!

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Quick Chicken Chili

Chili is one of my husband’s favourite dishes and, since he’s been working very hard lately, I really wanted to make him some. But he’s also been having tummy trouble lately, so a bowlful of red meat would have sentenced him (and, by extension, me) to another sleepless night.

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