How to Make Bolognese Sauce

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How to Make Bolognese Sauce

How you say, Bolognese!

Spaghetti alla Bolognese, so delicious, so not Italian, but why hold ourselves to tradition when combining talents can make better food?

Bolognese sauce reminds me of the original meat loaf; the original meat loaf was beef, pork, and veal, ground separately and prepared in layers, when was the time you had traditional meat loaf?

How To Make Chicken Fried Rice

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How To Make Chicken Fried Rice

love chicken fried rice! All chicken fried rice. I have been fortunate to have learned how to make several different kinds, sweet Thai, spicy Thai, Malaysian, Filipino, Chinese-American, and a few others. The one thing they all have in common is rice, but that can be where the similarities end. Even the rice can be very different, some cultures use jasmine, some basmati.

How to Cook Salmon

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How to Cook Salmon

King, Coho, Pink, and Sockeye, among others, are very popular for their health benefits and flavor. Some salmon can be eaten rare, some has to be hot smoked over a long period of time, some is only good for deep frying, but the vast majority is only good for scanning.

How to Roast a Turkey

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How to Roast a Turkey

Here in the States we eat turkey on Thanksgiving, the third Thursday in November. Roast turkey has fond memories for many of us. A poorly roasted turkey has bad memories for many of us, too.

Dry, over cooked turkey can ruin a great family occasion. Our fear of under cooked poultry, combined with a lack of knowledge, has caused many turkey dinners to be dreadful. Roasting a turkey is actually very easy. It’s just a matter of some basic preparation. Bacon helps too.

How to Cook Fish Like a King

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How to Cook Fish Like a King

Teach a man to fish…

According to Wikipedia there are over 170 kinds of edible fish, and I noticed some missing from their list. Fish is considered one of the healthiest animal based protein sources, containing healthy fats and oils, and a generally all-natural diet. We can’t really say that about beef, pork, or chicken.

How to Make Mash Potato Like a Master

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How to Make Mash Potato Like a Master

The History of the Little Potato (if you’re after the classic mash recipe straight away scroll down!)

Potatoes, as most of us know, come from Peru originally. Now they are everywhere there are people. Potatoes are linked to many civilizations having booms. The potato fed the Incas, allowing them to make incredible leaps in science, math, and architecture. They fed the Mayans and the Aztecs. Potatoes have been cultivated for over 7,000 years by the people of the Andes, resulting in about 5 thousand varieties.

How to Make Nachos – Like a Superstar

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How to Make Nachos - Like a Superstar

Nachos started out similar to the Caesar salad. A Mexican Maitre’D named Ignacio (Nacho) Anaya had a table of 10 to 12 ladies show up at his restaurant after closing.

Not one to miss out on business, Nacho ran into the kitchen to see what he had.The answer was tostadas, shredded Wisconsin cheese, and jalapenos. The “nacho” was born.