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Category: Main Entrees

Gyro Meat

Gyro Meat

For this gyro meat recipe, you can use 2 lbs. of ground lamb instead of the 1 lb. beef + 1 lb. lamb combination if you want. I was trying to save money since a pound of ground lamb was 6.99 at the store, vs. […]

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Pasta (adapted from grouprecipes.com) – Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz. angel hair pasta 1 lb. chicken tenderloins, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 pint baby portabella mushrooms, washed and sliced 1/2 onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 6 oz. jar of marinated […]

Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John

I had this dish at a friend’s house in Upstate New York this past Christmas, and found out it was a southern dish. Ironically, since we rarely go out to meals here in Georgia, I had never heard of Hoppin’ John until I went back […]

Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast

I didn’t make an entire turkey for Thanksgiving this year. I didn’t even cook turkey on the actual day. I made it today instead. Thanks to no extra guests and a mistake on my part in the defrosting time, we had turkey today. I wasn’t […]

Chinese White Cut Chicken

Chinese White Cut Chicken

I don’t really know the exact translation for the name of this recipe, but in Cantonese it would be ‘white cut chicken’. I’ve also seen it on other sites  called ‘steeped chicken’, bái qie ji, or more commonly ‘Hainanese Chicken’, which is of Chinese origin […]

Braised short ribs

Braised short ribs

I got this recipe off the internet but I can’t find which site it was from. I’m going to try and hurry this post up since I might not have a lot of time this morning. When these beef short ribs went on sale for […]

Chinese sticky rice (Naw mai fan)

Chinese sticky rice (Naw mai fan)

 Chinese sticky rice (naw mai fan) is a favorite comfort food of mine. I craved this while I was pregnant but never attempted to make it until now. My mom made this for me when she was taking care of us when the baby was […]

Curried Meatballs and Potatoes

Curried Meatballs and Potatoes

I’ve always made some variation of this dish with different types of meat. Usually it was with chicken wings and potatoes. Then it was chicken drumsticks with potatoes. Then it was with chunks of chicken breast and potatoes. And then it was meatballs and potatoes. […]