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22 October, 2022

Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette
Posted in : Dressings - Marinades - Salsas - Sauces, Uncategorized on by : Cook Plate Fork
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A balsamic vinaigrette that is aromatic and flavorful. It’s perfect for adding some rich flavor to salads or use as a marinade for chicken or pork. The beginnings of balsamic vinegar dates back a 1000 years to a small town in Italy in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna called Modena. Modena is an area where
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29 April, 2022

Vinaigrette’s To Complete Your Salad

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Vinaigrette is a French culinary invention, around 1690 to 1700’s. It is an emulsion of vinegar and oil with onions, garlic, and shallots used along with other ingredients. The Basic Vinaigrette Recipe The most basic recipe for making a salad vinaigrette is one part vinegar or other acid like lemon juice, mixed with three to
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20 November, 2021

Balsamic Vinegar Compliments More Than Just a Salad

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Balsamic vinegar enhances nearly any food it touches as it is so much more than a salad dressing. You can use balsamic vinegar to marinate meats, glaze roasted vegetables and even as a baking ingredient. The process of making balsamic vinegar is a more than 900 year old tradition from Italy. Fennel and Spinach Salad
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22 March, 2016

Roasted Sweet Potatoes And Figs

Comments : 4 Posted in : Middle Eastern, Side Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork
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The number on producer of sweet potatoes in the United States alone, is the state of North Carolina, planting and harvesting more than 40% of the national supply. The website for the sweet potato industry, North Carolina Sweet Potatoes say that the list of sweet potato varieties changes rapidly and new varieties are released almost annually. The most
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2 September, 2015

Balsamic-Honey Glazed Chicken and Asparagus

Comments : 8 Posted in : Chicken, Main Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork
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About 70 years ago, way before fast food restaurants opened up, one pot meals were popular. The reason being that the women worked long hours in the fields or in factory jobs, and were often too tired to make a complete meal for their family. So instead they made meals that were quick and easy
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17 July, 2015

Asian Spicy Poached Chicken

Comments : 4 Posted in : Chicken, Main Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork
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  Poached chicken is very popular in Hong Kong. The chicken is poached in a broth flavored with star anise, caraway seeds, orange zest, lemongrass, ginger and Thai chilies. Traditionally the broth is not served with the poached chicken and spices. You can freeze the chicken stock in airtight containers for up to 3 months.
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19 May, 2015

Fresh Basil Raspberry and Goat Cheese Salad

Fresh Basil Raspberry and Goat Cheese Salad
Comments : 8 Posted in : Soups - Salads - Sandwiches on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Leafy greens with are full of nutritional benefits. They include vitamins A, C, K, B complex, minerals and antioxidants. Now include things like fennel, raspberries, wheat berries, fresh basil, onion, raw honey, and olive oil, and you have a real nutritiously good plate of food. How so? Well, let’s examine some of those fresh food
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12 January, 2015

Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Mustard Vinaigrette

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Mustard has a sharp, hot, pungent flavor. Over time though, the heat of prepared mustard can dissipate, because of the chemical compounds coming in contact with oxygen after they have been crushed. As a prepared condiment, mustard could contain ingredients like salt, sour vinegar, and sweet flavors. Turmeric is most often added mainly to give
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12 June, 2014

Taming the Flavor of Bitter Greens

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There are literally hundreds of different types of greens that are categorized as bitter greens. They all have flavors that are mild to strong, some are intensely peppery, almost spicy, while a few are slightly sweet. If you have found yourself staying clear of bitter greens because of the flavors, maybe you should give them
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7 June, 2014

Ginger Chicken & Pineapple Salad

Comments : 5 Posted in : Asian, Chicken on by : Cook Plate Fork
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A popular summer recipe as chicken salad is perfect for picnics, barbecues and potlucks. Elephant Garlic The elephant garlic is different than typically called for garlic in recipes. Elephant garlic is related to the leek family and not the garlic family. It is different in the same way that leeks are milder than onions. Elephant
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