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Recipes by Nick Roche (Page 6)

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Poached Steelhead Trout made easy

Poached Steelhead Trout made easy by Nick Roche

In an effort to maintaining the goals set forth by this blog from its onset, that is to demonstrating how simplicity in the kitchen can produce wonderful dishes and recipes, we are launching the "Keep it simple" series. Throughout its duration, simple yet savory recipes will be presented from time to time. These recipes will stand out…

2 votes
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Pork Tenderloin Wellington

Pork Tenderloin Wellington by Nick Roche

Many of you have most likely heard of Beef Wellington; however, how about getting Pork in on the action? Presenting Pork Wellington, with all the elegance and savoriness of its richer cousin, but at a fraction of the cost. This dish has not been costed, but it easily comes in a less than $25.00 for 6 servings. Consider Pork tenderloin…

2 votes
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French Green Beans and Brocolli Salad

French Green Beans and Brocolli Salad by Nick Roche

In our continuing "Keep it simple" series, salads are a great way of creating and preparing meals that are both quick and very healthy. Here, we're not talking about throwing a few lettuce leaves together and tossing them with dressing. This simple preparation marries fresh green beans, broccoli, and tomatoes in a light savory…

2 votes
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Cream of Potato and Onion Soup

Cream of Potato and Onion Soup by Nick Roche

Yes, as much as we hate to admit it to ourselves in the Northern Hemisphere, Winter is upon us; cold, damp, and snowy weather is the time to bring out the reinforcements of warmth with hearty soups and potage. Soups are so easy to prepare and the varieties are limitless, particularly when dealing with vegetables. This recipe for Cream…

4 votes
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Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake by Nick Roche

For those of us who love to do our creating in the kitchen, there comes a time once in a great while when one of those creations stands out as a testament of your love for the culinary arts, not by self proclamation, but by those who you love to share that art with. One might call it a "signature dish", a recipe that is frequently…

5 votes
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Rattlesnake Penne Pasta.... Why is it called that?

Rattlesnake Penne Pasta.... Why is it called that? by Nick Roche

Well, Rattlesnake Penne Pasta doesn't really have rattlesnake meat in it. It's just a name, but then you all knew that anyway. This dish is always a favorite on restaurant menus and now it can be a favorite dish in the comfort of your dining room. Although it looks complex and full of ingredients, it is quite simple to make, but be…

3 votes
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Ginger Prawns highlights what marinating can do for flavors

Ginger Prawns highlights what marinating can do for flavors by Nick Roche

One of the wonderful things that we can do in the kitchen that always enhances the flavors of various foods is to marinate. You can take meats for instance and marinating will take a lesser cut to a whole new level, thus saving you money. Indeed it's a very inexpensive way of elevating the taste barometer. What's so wonderful about…

4 votes
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The Sunday Surprise... new French Toast McNonChef Sandwich satisfies brunch cravings

The Sunday Surprise... new French Toast McNonChef Sandwich satisfies brunch cravings by Nick Roche

It's miserable out there today, rain, cold, you just want to stay home. But you have a Sunday brunch craving and what will you do. Well fear not, NonChefNick has come to the rescue again. Chill the Champagne and get ready for a wonderful new sandwich…

3 votes
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Lentils are a cool legume when cooled for Lemon Lentil Salad

Lentils are a cool legume when cooled for Lemon Lentil Salad by Nick Roche

Lentils, one of the great legumes of its category. These little beans are so full of nutrients and are a wonderful source of protein. No wonder they are always on the grocery lists of so many vegetarians. This is not to say that the rest of us meat…

3 votes
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NonChefNick, are you crazy? Pizzatato ??

NonChefNick, are you crazy? Pizzatato ?? by Nick Roche

No, NonChefNick is not going crazy. He just hates to waste and so when there are food parts remaining, he brainstorms new ideas on how to use them. This is a perfect example of what it means to recycle unused food parts. The other day, NonChef made wonderful mashed potatoes. He loves to use baked potatoes to make his mash because…

3 votes
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