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BRAISED ROMAINE AND WHITE BEANS

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INGREDIENTS/ 1 CUP CHICKEN STOCK 3 CLOVES GARLIC SLICED THIN, 1 # ROMAINE LEAVES, 1/4, TSP SALT, 1/4 TSP WHITE PEPPER, 8 OZ WHITE BEANS, 1 1/2  CUP TOMATOES CONCASSE ( OPTIONAL ) . REMOVE RIBS FROM ROMAINE. BRING CHICKEN STOCK AND GARLIC,TO SIMMER, COOK UNTIL GARLIC IS TENDER. ADD ROMAINE , SALT AND PEPPER. COOK 4 MINUTES. ADD BEANS AND TOMATOES, COOK 2 MINUTES. SERVE HOT. FOOTNOTE, COOK WHITE BEANS AHEAD OF TIME.

Coconut Pineapple Slaw

INGREDIENTS/ 3 cups cabbage, finely grated, 1 cup shredded coconut, 3 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 cup pineapple juice, 1 tsp salt and 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained. To add some color just julienne cut one red bell pepper. Put cabbage into a serving bowl. Combine all the other ingredients, mix well and pour over the [...]

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CRISP CURRIED SHRIMP

INGREDIENTS/ 2 tbsp AP FLOUR, 1/2 TSP CURRY POWDER, 1/8 CAYENNE PEPPER, TT SALT, 1 # SHRIMP, 21-26 COUNT PEELED AND DE- VEINED, 2 TBSP PEANUT OIL, 1 BUNCH GREEN ONION, CUT INTO 2 INCH LENGTH AND 1 LEMON, CUT INTO WEDGES FOR GARNISH. COMBINE FLOUR, CURRY, CAYENNE, AND SALT. MIX WELL. ADD SHRIMP AND [...]

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HOME MADE CROUTON

You should never buy store brought crouton, when you can make your from scratch. This easy recipe I learn while attending Le Cordon Bleu .  INGREDIENTS/  Bread, Tarragon, Basil, Butter,Garlic power Onion Powder and Oregano. You can use any bread for your crouton, I like Lakeland  TEXAS TOAST.  Cut your bread into median size cube [...]

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ASIA SLAW

This recipe come from the CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, my wife and I were on vacation in New York so we did a side trip up to Hyde Park, New York to tour the campus and have dinner. The flavor of the dressing is what makes this slaw so delicious. INGREDIENTS/ DRESSING/ 4 oz Thai [...]

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Japan/ TEMPURA

INGREDIENTS/ 1/2 # Egg Whites, Beat until a soft peak, 4oz cornstarch,4oz A.P. Flour , 2 eggs .75 tbsp Soy Sauce, .75 Rice Vinegar 1/3 cup Water and Salt and pepper to taste. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Dip vegetables in batter. For deep frying use a wok or you can use a portable [...]

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JAPAN/ TERIYAKI SAUCE

1 cup soy sauce, 2/3 cup sugar, 1 tbsp Ginger, chopped fine, 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced 1 tbsp  Mirin or Sherry. Combine ingredients in sauce pan, heat to boiling add just enough cornstarch slurry to thicken sauce. Add 1 tsp water to soften saltiness.

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PORK SHOULDER STEAK MARINADE

I love this marinade for pork, Mae Ploy Sweet Chilli Sauce, Maggi Soy sauce, fresh ginger and 2 clove of fresh garlic. Mix one half of the sweet chilli sauce with just enough of the Maggi to balance the marinade. Add your two clove of garlic and your fresh ginger.Blend all the ingredients together, I [...]

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