Category Archives: Meat, Fish, and Poultry

Picnic Pork Roast

Normally one of the most reasonably priced roasts in the meat case of any super market is a pork shoulder roast. This roast is cut from a pig’s front legs above the feet and up to the shoulders. The top … Continue reading

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Flounder – A Delicate Flat Fish

Flounder is a generic name that covers the family of flat, lean-meated fish. These flat fish that have both eyes on the same side include black back (winter flounder), dab ( yellow tail), fluke ( summer flounder) and the soles … Continue reading

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Bay and Sea Scallops

There are two sizes of scallops, the larger are called sea scallops and their smaller relatives are bay scallops. Bay scallops are considered tastier than sea scallops and can be eaten uncooked. When eaten uncooked, sea scallops are usually served … Continue reading

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Prime Ribs of Beef

In the restaurant field, the Prime Rib Roast that is prepared usually weighs about twenty-five pounds and has seven bones. This is too large and too costly for the average size family who really only needs about a seven pound … Continue reading

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A Moist Turkey

Whenever I serve a turkey meal to holiday guests, they always complement me on how nice and moist the white meat is to eat.  This leaves me to believe that they have had dry tasting turkey meals on other occasions. … Continue reading

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Canned Foods

For almost forty years, my husband and I enjoyed going camping with our family. For the first twenty years, we enjoyed our twenty-five foot cabin cruiser and the last twenty years our motor home. Both of these camping vehicles had … Continue reading

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Court Bouillon – That Enhancing Taste

A stock normally takes hours to extract all the flavor from its ingredients, which are usually bones, but court bouillon, which means ‘short boil,’ only takes forty-five minutes to make. This is because its main ingredients are a sautéed mirepoix, … Continue reading

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Scrod

Cod is a salt water, round fish that averages between two and twenty five pounds. It is a very popular fish as it has a mild flavor and is very lean. It is the fish that is most used in … Continue reading

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Processed Meats

Processed meat is preserved by curing, salting or chemicals like sodium nitrite. A lot of them have four times as much sodium as fresh meat and also contain saturated fat, sugar and spices. They are assumed to cause cancer and … Continue reading

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Outdoor Grilling

Grilling means the heat source is below the item to be cooked, which is the opposite of broiling, where the heat source is above the food. This method of cooking has become so popular that there are numerous selections of … Continue reading

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