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COCONUT CREPES WITH APRICOT AND LIME CREAM

COCONUT CREPES WITH APRICOT AND LIME CREAMI developed this recipe 2 days ago and it is such a delicious success that yesterday and until lunch today, we ate this for dessert.I am not a big fan of crepes tasting nothing more like eggs and flour, so I developed a crepe recipe that incorporates coconut cream []

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BARBECUED SHRIMPS AND CHEDDAR CHEESE SPAGHETTI

BARBECUED SHRIMPS AND CHEDDAR CHEESE SPAGHETTIIngredients:Barbecue Sauce:2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 small onion, coarsely chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 1/4 cup ketchup2 tablespoons dark soy sauce3 tablespoons cider vinegar or red cane vinegar2 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons honey2 teaspoons tabasco or any hot pepper sauce½ teaspoon dried thyme½ teaspoon cayenne pepperCoarse salt and cracked black pepper to taste___________________1 1/2 []

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LEMON-BUTTER COOKIES

LEMON-BUTTER COOKIESThese lemony and buttery cookies are light and luxuriously melts in the mouth because of cornstarch. I find these absolutely delightful munched and chased with a cup of tea, or made into a cookie sherbet sandwich for a cool summer sweet snack. :)Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup powdered/confectioner’s sugar½ cup cornstarch1 cup softened butter1 []

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CHAPATIS

CHAPATISNow I know that this recipe is not the traditional Indian recipe for Chapatis since this does not have Ghee in it. Instead, I used canola oil and literally made my own kitchen version of Chapatis because this week I am campaigning for the convenience and instant gratification storecupboard ingredients give to every busy, always []

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ROASTED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH CREAMY THYME GRAVY

ROASTED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH CREAMY THYME GRAVYI know for a fact that chicken is the best safety net any cook can rely on without the least bit of stress. I believe that chicken is the best friend of frugal gourmets as well as home cooks because this main protein is always reasonably priced, it is always []

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HOMEMADE SPICE SEASONING MIXES

HOMEMADE SPICE SEASONING MIXESI make my own spice mixtures at home not only because I am a bit frugal and I find those commercial spice packets to be packed with sodium and preservatives, but also because my storecupboard is never short of various spices which my father and brother often brings home from the Middle-East. []

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QUICK PIZZA QUESADILLAS

QUICK PIZZA QUESADILLASAll you (lazy cooks) need are soft tortillas (can use chapatis like I did here), pizza sauce, cheese (any kind), green and red bell peppers, onions, basically any meat you like (bacon, ham, sausage, chicken or roasted vegetables), mushrooms (canned or fresh… I used canned button mushrooms) – I mean really you can []

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ASIAN SOFT SCRAMBLED EGGS

ASIAN SOFT SCRAMBLED EGGSIngredients:3 eggs1 teaspoon oyster sauce½ teaspoon sesame oil¼ teaspoon cracked black pepperpinch of salt1 tablespoon chopped chivesKorean Chili Powder (optional)Procedure:Beat eggs and add oyster sauce, sesame oil, salt and cracked black pepper.Heat a skillet over medium heat and gently stir eggs. Cook until the eggs slightly curdles but don’t let it get []

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Rotelle and Cheese with Ham

Rotelle and Cheese with HamIngredients:500 grams rotelle/ruote pasta1/3 cup butter4 cups milk3 cups grated gruyere cheese½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon white peppersmall pinch of nutmeg1 cup cooked ham, diced smallProcedure:Pre-cook rotelle pasta to al dente. Strain then add a tablespoon of oil onto the pasta to keep it from sticking together. Set aside.In a large sauce []

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Cream of Potato Soup w/ Crumbled Sharp Cheddar (Serves 4-5)

Cream of Potato Soup w/ Crumbled Sharp Cheddar (Serves 4-5)Ingredients:3 Tablespoons Butter2 medium size red onions, sliced2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into medium dice5 cups chicken stock (I used 1 chicken bouillon cube + 5 cups hot water)2 tablespoons of cream cheese½ cup fresh milkA very small pinch of ground Nutmegsalt and white pepper []

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ITALIAN STYLE FISH FINGERS

ITALIAN STYLE FISH FINGERSThese fish fingers were not fried or baked. I just wanted to show how it looks like when breaded with my Seasoned Breadcrumbs, grated parmesan cheese, parsley and cracked black pepper.This recipe for Italian style fish fingers is very tasty and I believe anybody will love it.______________________________________________________________*For the Seasoned Breadcrumbs: (I posted []

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THE SIMPLEST BUT MOST SATISFYING SALAD

THE SIMPLEST BUT MOST SATISFYING SALAD (Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Homemade Garlicky Croutons, Parmesan Cheese and Easy-Breezy Caesar Dressing)Garlicky Croutons: Any stale bread cut into cubes, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and herbs seasoning and salt.- drizzle EVOO over bread cubes, sprinkle garlic and herb seasoning and season with salt, toss to evenly coat each piece. []

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GARLIC CHICKEN, PESTO AND CHERRY TOMATOES PASTA

GARLIC CHICKEN, PESTO AND CHERRY TOMATOES PASTAIngredients:Marinade:¼ cup extra virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt (not table salt)½ teaspoon cracked black pepper2 teaspoons salt-free garlic and herb seasoning2 tablespoons chopped parsley1 pound chicken breasts, sliced into strips- Combine all the marinade ingredients. Place chicken strips in a ziploc bag and pour marinade mixture. Marinate the []

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