Day: August 21, 2007


"Grownup" Crunchy Parmesan Chicken Nuggets

Okay, so you use the Internet to find recipes – I just did a Google search for ‘chicken recipe’ and it came up with a total 6,260,000. Whooakay. I actually laughed out loud when I saw that number come up. So, what I’m saying is this: There are lots of recipes for chicken. And the […]


Homemade Italian Bread Crumbs:

Homemade Italian Bread Crumbs: 2 cups stale bread or 10-12 slices 1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons parsley flakes1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon oregano 1 1/4 cups freshly grated Parmesan Heat oven to 250 degrees F. Arrange bread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, until the bread is crisp and dry. Allow to cool […]


Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette 2 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons balsamic vinegarFreshly ground black pepper In a medium bowl, mash the garlic well.  Add salt and continue to mash it together.  Whisk in the balsamic vinegar, and 1/2 cup of oil.  Add pepper to taste, again whisking well.  I keep this in the mixing bowl, until just ready […]