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Grilled vegetables salad

by smth good on August 28, 2012

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I might have been away for too long… Foodbuzz (as I knew it) is gone, some of the food blogs I used to read are no longer available… Where is everyone? Anyway, in search of the foodies and the community that was so great at sharing recipes and other good stuff,  I almost forgot about [...]

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Pollo alla Parmigiana

by smth good on September 20, 2011

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Whenever I have to prepare a dinner for more than 6 people, I start cheating . I want to spend the time wisely in the kitchen and I don’t want to be late with dinner and stuck there for another hour after guests arrived. Therefore, choosing the right courses is crucial; I want something elaborate [...]

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Salmon with thyme and capers

by smth good 26 July 2011 fish&seafood
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Yes, I know, fish again . I told you that my New Year’s resolution was to eat more fish. I keep coming back to salmon fillet cause it reminds me so well of real meat – don’t judge. After trying this amazing salmon with red wine, I decided to cook salmon fillets with thyme and [...]

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Tuna and pasta salad

by smth good 13 June 2011 fish&seafood
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I like pasta. A lot. During these hot days I wanted something with pasta, of course, but refreshing. So, I chose a cold salad with pasta, tuna and a nice vinaigrette, served chilled. A nice lunch, indeed! Serves 2, prep. time 30 minutes Ingredients: 200 grams spaghetti 1 tuna can (chunks, not flakes; in water) [...]

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Stuffed bell peppers

by smth good 30 May 2011 meat&poultry
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Because we are leaving again, this time to Thassos (Greece), I wanted to share with you a really tasty Greek recipe – yemistes piperies, meaning stuffed peppers. There are many variations of this recipe, some of them do not use meat, but we chose to use lamb for the stuffing and it was a good choice, trust [...]

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Omelette with wild asparagus

by smth good 4 May 2011 appetizers
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Our Easter holiday gave us the opportunity to travel through 4 countries: Italy, Austria, Slovenia and Croatia. We visited great places, met interesting people and tasted very delicious foods. As March & April are asparagus months, we came across a wide range of dishes using this miracle plant. And, the great surprise was the wild [...]

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Chicken wings – Mexican style

by smth good 2 March 2011 meat&poultry
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Well, they are not exactly recommended for those trying to lose weight, but they are juicy, spicy and hot. These chicken wings in Mexican style, served with quesadilla and guacamole, are quite a lunch for those in search of some extra-calories . There is a curious similarity in flavors, up to a point, between Mexican and [...]

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Turkey scallopine with lemon and capers sauce

by smth good 8 February 2011 meat&poultry
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Scallopine, escalope, schnitzel or scallop. I must confess that I was quite confused the first time I saw veal scallop on a menu wondering what a bivalve had to do with veal . Thinly pounded meat coated with flour, quickly sauteed in butter & oil – it’s a quick and easy way to cook meat [...]

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Salad with balsamic glazed beef

by smth good 1 February 2011 meat&poultry
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Having an outdoor electric griddle is quite useful. Griddle me something, baby! a quick breakfast with eggs, a fried rice with vegetables, some fresh fruit or vegetables. So many possibilities. What I really like about our griddle, apart from being able to cook much more quickly than on a charcoal grill, is that it allows [...]

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Turkey in pineapple and Madeira sauce

by smth good 30 January 2011 meat&poultry
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In the mood for a good steak of some sort, I stormed right to the freezer to look for raw materials. Two giant turkey wings were just at my eyes’ level, ready to fly off the rack. Now, there is a bit of a problem when dealing with turkey wings – they are big but [...]

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