Recipes From Cuisine: European

Caramelized Onions

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Restaurants can charge a premium for a side of caramelized onions. Caramelization, brings out the natural sugars in onions, converting pungent, sulfurous onions into a melt in your mouth, sweet delicacy. The same is done by roasting garlic. Cooking not only makes many foods more digestible, but also more flavorful. ...

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Noodles

30 Minute Chicken Soup

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30 Minute Chicken Soup is a tasty alternative to high sodium canned chicken soups that can be more broth than vegetables and chicken. You can make it with or without noodles or rice. Omitting the noodles and rice reduces cooking time and total carbohydrates. The flavor comes from herbs and, ...

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Rolled Cakes

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Many recipes for rolled cakes require a 10 x 15 inch jellyroll pan. Unless you make a lot of rolled cakes or have a need for a smaller pan, many American kitchens do not have a jellyroll pan. I haven’t owned a jellyroll pan in over 30 years and rarely ...

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Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable


Potatoes are inexpensive, one of the best sources of potassium, and provide many other essential nutrients. Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable is very low in calories compared to fried potatoes, potato chips, mashed potatoes, and other prepared potatoes. You get the health benefits of potatoes without the calories and sodium. ...

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Meatloaf Meal

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Gravy

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Packaged and prepared gravies are convenient, but have additives and preservatives in addition to lots of sodium. In about the time it takes to make gravy from a mix, you can make this homemade gravy recipe. Easy 5-minute homemade gravy tastes best when made with pan dripping from roasting meat ...

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Beef & Turkey Meatloaf

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Meatloaf is a simple, economical, comfort food Americans love that can easily feed 6 or more people for less than $1 per serving. Meatloaf can be made from any ground meat. Other recipes on this site use ground beef and pork, and all ground turkey. This recipe produces a more ...

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Easy Pan Fried Fish Fillet

10 Minute Pan-Fried Fish


It doesn’t have to take hours of preparation and cooking to enjoy a healthy home cooked meal. You can have Pan-Fried fish fillets on your table in about 10 minutes including prep time! Unlike deep fried fish that can take 15 minutes or more to heat the oil, this low ...

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Saffron Rice

Saffron Rice


A little saffron turns plain white rice into pale to bright yellow saffron rice. Saffron also adds a mild flavor to rice. Using white rice is essential for the color to be absorbed into the rice. Saffron rice can be served with any recipe that called for white rice. Saffron ...

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Cucumber-Tomato Salad

Cucumber, Tomato & Olive Salad

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For many Americans, a salad is iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber and salad dressing. A good size salad made from the first three ingredients has about 200 calories. Four tablespoons of creamy salad dressing can add 400 or more calories. The dressing adds flavor but very few nutrients. While 600 or ...

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Beef and Turkey Meatballs

Beef and Turkey Meatballs


You can use Beef and Turkey Meatballs in any recipes calling for meatballs like spaghetti and meatballs, meatball sandwich and meatballs served with tomato or other sauce. Small meatballs (1/2 to 3/4 inch) are perfect in soups, as a pizza topping or served as an appetizer. Replacing pork with 93% ...

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