Gluten-Free Four-berry Crumble

Written by Chacha on Jul 2nd, 2017 in Black rasberry, Blueberry, Gluten-Free, Gluten-free flour blend, Lemon, Oats, Red rasberry, Strawberry, Vanilla | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients Filling: 1 pint fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh red raspberries 1 cup fresh black raspberries 1 pound fresh strawberries, halved, or quartered if large ½ cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 lemons, zested 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Vanilla ice cream, for serving Topping: 1 cup gluten-free flour blend (I highly recommend America’s […]

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Linguine with a Creamy shrimp-mushroom Sauce

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Lemon, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp, Uncategorized | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound linguine 2 tablespoons of table salt, for cooking the pasta For the Shrimp: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 tablespoons unsalted butter The zest and juice of 1 lemon 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced, Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Kosher salt, to taste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 3 […]

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Fillets of Fish almandine

Written by Chacha on Apr 2nd, 2013 in Almonds, Catfish, Fish, Lemon, Nuts, Recipe, Sole, Swai, Tilapia | No Comments

Servings: 3 Ingredients 3 white fish fillets such as sole, catfish, tilapia, swai, or any white-fleshed fish fillets All-purpose flour Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup small fresh white grape, washed ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/2 lemon, juiced ½ lemon, thinly sliced, for garnish Freshly chopped flat-leaf Italian […]

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Chicken Breast in a Lemon-Wine Sauce

Written by Chacha on Sep 4th, 2012 in Boneless Chicken Breast, Lemon, Mushrooms, Recipe, Wine | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoon each butter and extra-virgin olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness ¼ cup all-purpose flour Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 large shallot, finely chopped 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced ½ cup good-quality white wine 1 medium lemon, juiced Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for […]

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Refreshing Fruit Salad

Written by Chacha on Aug 28th, 2012 in Fruits, Lemon, Mint, Recipe, Salad | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients 1/4 c sugar 1 Tbsp. grated lemon zest 2 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice 3 Tbsp. good-quality lemon liquor (preferable Limoncello) 2 c watermelon, diced 2 c strawberries, halved 1 c blueberries 1 c honeydew melon, diced 1 c green grapes, halved 1 c mango, diced 1 c cantaloupe, diced 1/2 c fresh mint, finely […]

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Broiled Lemon Chicken

Written by Chacha on Aug 13th, 2012 in Garlic, Lemon, Poultry, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients For the chicken: 2 whole chicken breast, split, or 2 (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) broiling chicken, halved Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Extra-virgin olive oil For the Lemon Sauce: Zest of 1 lemon 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon Mexican […]

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Pork Piccata

Written by Chacha on Aug 3rd, 2012 in Capers, Lemon, Meats, Pork Chops, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients All-purpose flour kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 4 boneless pork chops, pounded to 1/4 inch thick 3 tbsp. each butter and extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 cup dry good white wine (preferably Chardonnay) 1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp. drained capers 1/2 small lemon, cut into thin half-round slices Freshly chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley Directions In […]

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Basil-Watermelon Lemonade

Written by Chacha on Jul 18th, 2012 in Basil, Drinks, Lemon, Recipe, Watermelon | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 c water 3/4 c sugar 1 c fresh basil, thinly sliced 8 c watermelon, cubed and seeded 1/2 c freshly squeezed lemon juice Lemon slices, for garnish Basil sprigs, for garnish Directions Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, or until sugar dissolves. Remove from […]

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Feta Cheese in olive Oil with Lemon and Shallot

Written by Chacha on Jul 15th, 2012 in Appetizer, Baguette, Cheese, Herbs, Lemon, Recipe | No Comments

Recipe courtesy Cooks Illustrated Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 1/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium shallot , sliced thin 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 (8-ounces) log feta cheese Pita bread or slices of baguette Directions Add 1 cup of the oil, shallots, oregano, lemon zest, and pepper flakes […]

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