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Cedar Planked Salmon

Preparation time: 15 minutes Marinating time: at least 1 hour Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients 3 (12 inch) untreated cedar planks 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1...

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Creamy Fettucine with Ham

Recipe by Chef Michael Rooney A simple pasta meal that everyone can enjoy. It is a great example of getting great flavor out of a few fresh ingredients and reminds me of simple food from the home. I know little kids who eat this up (sans the peas!)  The cream sauce...

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Foolproof Rib Roast

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: approximately 4-5 hours Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 (5 pound) standing beef rib roast 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Preparation Allow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1...

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 as a main course Ingredients 2 pounds pork tenderloin 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup white wine 4 green onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 1/2 teaspoon ground black...

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Long-Roast Leg of Lamb

Recipe by Carr Biggerstaff A friend shows up with a leg of lamb and a paper sack filled with fresh herbs and asks me to cook the leg, claiming that he will bring the cherry sauce.  I unwrapped the leg and let it dry-age in the refrigerator for 2 days.  This is...

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Mexican Sonoran Shredded Beef

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: approximately 4 hours Serves: 8-12 Ingredients 1 four lb beef brisket, trimmed of fat and cut into large cubes 4 cans of beef broth 1 whole head of garlic, crushed 2 onions, coarsely chopped 2 stalks of celery 2 dried...

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Mushroom-filled Pork Chops

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 boneless thick cut pork chops 3 tsp olive oil (divided) 1/4 sweet yellow onion or shallots diced 12 cremini or button mushrooms, sliced 1 clove of garlic, minced Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to...

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Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Romaine

Recipe by Chef Michael Rooney This is an easy but tasty meal.  The heat chars the edges of the romaine leaves and softens the inner layers.  You can also char your romaine leaves on an outdoor grill. Preparation time: Cooking time: Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 7-ounce...

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Pork Chops Americana

Recipe by Chef Michael Rooney Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 3 1/2 hours Serves: 6 Ingredients 6 double thick loin pork chops 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, plus additional salt and pepper to taste 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 1-1/2 cups...

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Roasted Root Vegetables

Recipe by Chef Michael Rooney Sweet potatoes, carrots, parsnips, and beets are seasoned and roasted to perfection in the oven to bring out their sweet, earthy flavors.  Serve with any meat or a great topping for oven baked polenta or cooked pasta . Preparation time:...

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What a Jerk Chicken

Recipe by Chef Michael Rooney I came upon this recipe, tried it out, made a few adjustments. Be careful handling scotch bonnet (habanero) chiles!  You might want to use a safety glove and be very careful not to touch eyes and face after handling.  A food processor...

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