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Beurre Manié, The Key to Pan Sauce

November 8, 2017
Beurre Manie

I see all sorts of sauces these days in the grocery store both jarred and dry mixes. While I am sure they are convenient, I am guessing they have their share of stabilizers and chemicals and a bunch of salt. I prefer to make my own. Pan sauces are incredibly easy, and the secret to thickening them is Beurre Manié.

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Hatch Green Chile Sauce
New Mexico Cuisine Recipes

Hatch Green Chile Sauce

Christmas came early for me this year. The folks at the Hatch Chile Store were kind enough to send me some frozen Hatch Green Chiles. So, what to make? So many possibilities. I went basic – Hatch Green Chile Sauce. What you would use…

December 14, 2019
Flo's Puttanesca Sauce
Main Dishes Recipes

Flo’s Puttanesca Sauce

I am hard pressed to decide that if I had to live off just one food, would it be pasta or tortilla chips and salsa. Well chips and salsa are two things but, you get my point. It is very unfortunate that these foods…

November 1, 2017
Homemade Chicken Bone Broth
Main Dishes Recipes Soups

Homemade Chicken Broth

There is no comparison between store-bought and homemade chicken broth especially using bones that have been roasted. I love the flavor you get from store-bought rotisserie chicken bones. Just toss leftover bones into a freezer bag and store them in the freezer until you’re…

March 8, 2018
Cooking with Cast Iron Pork Chops
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Cooking with Cast Iron

Last night I returned to cooking basics. Simple pan sautéed pork chops with a Vermouth pan sauce. I have a Griswold cast iron pan that dates to between 1920 and 1940. It is smooth as silk and seasoned to perfection.…

May 19, 2017
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