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Category: Meats

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, or more commonly ‘Hainanese Chicken‘, which is of Chinese origin but made in […]

Grilled Chicken Wings with Hoisin Sauce and Honey

Grilled Chicken Wings with Hoisin Sauce and Honey

  Here’s a recipe for your grill this 4th of July weekend. I like to bake the wings in the oven first, then put them on the grill for a couple minutes to get that smoky flavor. That way they’re juicy and not over-cooked or […]

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 […]

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. […]

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

These homemade chicken nuggets had the right texture, flavor and consistency of a standard McDonald’€s Chicken McNugget. However, it still tasted leaner (healthier) probably because I trimmed all the fat off the chicken pieces. Scroll to the end of this post for the printable recipe. […]

Chicken Panini

Chicken Panini

Simple recipes this week. Chicken Panini (makes 2 sandwiches) Ingredients: 1/2 loaf French bread 1 chicken breast, sliced in half to make 2 thin filets olive oil tomato slices basil leaves mozzarella Directions: 1) Marinate/season your chicken breasts the way you’d like (simple salt and […]

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

I’ve been saving these bad boys in my freezer for the past couple months, waiting for the right moment to savor them. The time is now, since I’m needing to clear out my freezer for all my homemade freezer meals I’ll be concocting, for when […]