Pork loin Tips Braised in Wine

Written by Chacha on Mar 24th, 2013 in Cream, Herbs, Pork, Pork Tenderloin, Recipe, Shallots, Wine | No Comments

  Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 1/2-pound pork loin tips Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, crushed and peeled 1 shallot, finely chopped 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 10 fresh sage leaves 1 cup good-quality dry white wine 1/3 cup heavy cream Directions Season pork […]

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Pina Colada Pie

Written by Chacha on Aug 14th, 2012 in Coconut, Cream, Desserts, Pies, Pineapple, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients 1 (9-inch) pie crust, baked For filling: 1 1/2 cup sour cream 3 tablespoon good rum 2 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons cream 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut 1 (3.4-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding and pie filling (recommended JELL-O) 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained For topping: 1 cup whipping cream, very cold […]

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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Written by Chacha on Aug 8th, 2012 in Cheese, chilies, Cream, Mexican, Poultry, Recipe, Tortillas | No Comments

Ingredients 1 whole chicken breast, bone in, skin on, split Extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground cumin Freshly ground black pepper Kosher salt 16 (6-inch) fresh corn tortillas 2 cup chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1 large white onion, chopped 8 oz. fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 4-oz. cans green chilies, diced, divided 1 Serrano pepper, finely diced 1/2 cup heavy cream […]

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2012 in Cream, Desserts, Pies, Recipe, Strawberry | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients Crust: 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold butter 1/3 cup vegetable shortening 3 tablespoons ice-cold water Filling: 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cup cold water 1 small package strawberry gelatin 1tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 pounds fresh strawberries Freshly whipped cream, for garnish Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees […]

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Pork Chops in Creamy Wine Mustard Sauce

Written by Chacha on Jul 13th, 2012 in Cream, Meats, Mustard, Pork Chops, Recipe, Wine | No Comments

Ingredients 4 loin pork chops Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon each extra-virgin olive oil and unsalted butter 2 large cloves garlic, finely minced 1/3 cup good sweet German wine 1 tablespoon coarse Dijon mustard 1/4 cup heavy cream Direction Season chops well with salt and pepper. Set aside. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet […]

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Chicken Divan

Written by Chacha on Jun 15th, 2012 in Broccoli, Casserole, Cheese, Cream, Main Dish, Meats, Poultry | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients 3 pounds broccoli crowns, broken into florets and steamed Sliced almonds, optional For the chicken: 8 chicken breast 2 1/2 quarts water 1/2 small onion, quartered 1 sticks of celery, trimmed and quartered 2 sprigs of thyme 1/2 tsp. black peppercorns Salt to taste 2 large cloves garlic, crushed For the Sauce: 6 tbsp. unsalted […]

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