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Diners, Drive-Ins and Death

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Diners, Drive-Ins and Death | | Category: Diet, Dieting, Dining Out, Dinner, Entree, General Information, Lunch, Mediterranean Diet | Tags : , , , , ,

Cheese Burger

Some people wonder why so many Americans are overweight or obese. The answer is very simple. An abundance of low cost, high calorie foods. A popular program on the U.S. Food Network cable channel is Diners, Drive-ins and Dives hosted by chef and restaurant owner Guy Fieri. Yes, he is Italian. The ... more

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Fish, Vegetable, & Grain Dinners

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Fish, Vegetable, & Grain Dinners | | Category: 500 Kcal Meals, 700 Kcal Meals, Diet, Dieting, Entree | Tags : , , , , , ,

Broiled Fish with Steamed Broccoli and Rice Medley

For many Americans, lean meals means popping a petite 300 calorie, 6-ounce entree into the microwave oven. I can’t help but wonder, reviewing the negative online ratings for many of these entrees, how companies can continue to sell them. Have millions of Americans sacrificed quality and quanity for convenience? Apparently ... more

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How to Perfectly Poach Shrimp

By: Daniel | Comments Off on How to Perfectly Poach Shrimp | | Category: Cook's Tips, Dinner, Entree, General Information, Lunch | Tags : , , ,

Homemade Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

Many recipes like Shrimp Cocktail cook raw shrimp in boiling water. But shrimp, like most seafood cooks in just minutes making it easy to overcook producing a tough, rubbery, chewy consistency. Precooked, frozen shrimp is usually grossly overcooked. The secret to perfectly cooked succulent shrimp is poaching. Poaching is the ... more

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Alfredo Sauce

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Alfredo Sauce | | Category: Dinner, Entree, General Information | Tags : , , , ,

Homemade Pasta Alfredo Primavera

Mmmm. Fettuccine Alfredo. So simple, so easy and quick to prepare, but so delicious, and so high in calories and saturated fat. The white, cream based sauce Americans call Alfredo is less than 100 years old. Original Alfredo sauce didn’t use cream? Just butter, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper. It ... more

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Cinco de Mayo Burrito/Chimichanga Recipe

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Cinco de Mayo Burrito/Chimichanga Recipe | | Category: Entree | Tags : , , ,

My mother was raised in Italy on home cooked Italian food, but appreciated cuisines of all cultures including Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Greek and Mexican to name a few. One of her favorite recipes was chicken and bean burritos. They were easy to make, could be frozen and tasted great even ... more

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