Main Dish Recipes

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (w/ marinade)

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Original recipe from RecipeTinEats.com chicken (whole cut-up chicken or parts)MARINADE2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp soy sauce1 lime (or 1/2 lemon, juice only (about 2 tbsp))1 onion (coarsely chopped (brown, yellow or white))1 tbsp fresh ginger (chopped...

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (w/ marinade)

  Jamaican Jerk Chicken Original recipe from RecipeTinEats.com chicken (whole cut-up chicken or parts)MARINADE2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp soy sauce1 lime (or 1/2 lemon, juice only (about 2 tbsp))1 onion (coarsely chopped (brown, yellow or white))1 tbsp fresh ginger...

Citrus Chicken Marinade

Citrus Chicken Marinade 6 chicken breasts - or thighs¼ cup fresh lime juice - approx. 2-3 limes1 teaspoon lime zest - finely grated¼ cup fresh lemon juice - approx. 2-3 lemons1 teaspoon lemon zest - finely grated½ cup fresh orange juice - approx. 2 large oranges8...

Pizza Crust made with Pizza Flour

Pizza Crust made with Pizza Flour (00 Flour) 1 ½ c warm water (90-100℉)2 tsp instant dry yeast4 ½ c pizza flour2 TBSP vegetable oil1 TBSP + 1 tsp sugar1 ½ tsp salt Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in oil, sugar, salt and half of the flour.Stir in remaining flour...

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Marinade

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Marinade 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice2½ teaspoons kosher salt (more for pot)3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice4 tablespoons olive oil1½ tablespoons whole grain mustard3 tablespoons honey1 bay leaf½ to 1 teaspoon crushed...

Grilled Grouper in Foil Packets

Grilled Grouper 16 medium scallions or 8 small spring onions (roots trimmed)4 6-ounce skinless grouper fillets2 teaspoons kosher salt1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon smoked paprika1 medium lemon (sliced crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick rounds, seeds removed)2...

Chicken Meatballs

Best Anytime Baked Chicken Meatballs 1 pound ground chicken or turkey1 egg1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs1/2 cup grated Parmesan2 tablespoons olive oil (optional – makes meatballs more moist)1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon saltblack pepper to...

Sicilian Pizza and Garlic Herb Butter for Crust

Thick-Crust Sicilian-Style Pizza yield: 6 TO 8 SERVINGS prep time: 30MINUTES MINScook time: 35MINUTES MINSresting time: 1DAY Dtotal time: 1HOUR HR 5MINUTES MINS For the Dough:2¼ cups 281.25 g all-purpose flour2 cups 336 g semolina flour1 teaspoon granulated sugar1...

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven Remove the membrane (remember, this ensures fall off the bone ribs).Generously season both sides with salt and pepper. This is also a great opportunity for adding more flavor with your favorite spice rub.Cover the ribs with aluminum...

Ravioli Dough

NYT Pasta Dough for Ravioli 2 cups all-purpose flour (or more as needed)1 teaspoon kosher salt3 large eggs2 large egg yolks2 tablespoons olive oil Combine flour and salt in a large bowl, making a well in the middle. In a small bowl, beat together the eggs, egg yolks...

Ricotta Meatballs

RICOTTA MEATBALLS 1 cup ricotta cheese1 large egg4 garlic cloves (minced)1 pound ground beef or turkey½ cup parmesan cheese (plus more for serving)⅓ cup chopped fresh herbs (like parsley and basil, plus extra for topping)¾ cup breadcrumbs½ teaspoon garlic powder½...

Beer Battered Fried Shrimp

Beer Battered Fried Shrimp 2 pounds shrimp peeled12 ounces beer1 cup all-purpose flour1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon paprika½ teaspoon ground red pepper Peel the shrimp and devein if desired. Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel and lay shrimp out in one layer on a...

Chicken Wing Marinade

Best Chicken Wings Marinade Recipe 1 ½ teaspoons Paprika1 teaspoon Parsley1 tablespoon Soy sauce⅛ teaspoon Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder1/2 teaspoon Onion granules2 tablespoons Lemon juice1 ½ tablespoons Olive oil1/2 tablespoon Sugar¼ Salt⅛ cayenne In a...

Grilled Cod Gyro-style

Grilled Cod Gyro-style Spice Rub1 ½ tsp dried oregano1 tsp ground coriander1 tsp ground cumin½ tsp garlic powder (optional)½ tsp sumacFor FishGreek extra virgin olive oil (I used Private Reserve)1.5 lb/ 680.4 g cod fillet (or another white fish fillet of your...

Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil 1 lb baby dutch yellow potato3 ears corn (husked and cut crosswise into 6 pieces)¼ cup unsalted butter (melted)4 cloves garlic (minced)1 tablespoon old bay seasoning1 lb medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)12.8 oz smoked andouille sausage (1...

BBQ Oven Baked Ribs

BBQ OVEN BAKED RIBS 2 racks pork ribs about 6 lbs1 jar barbecue sauceDRY RUB1/2 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon garlic powder1 tablespoon onion powder1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon chili powder2 teaspoon cumin2 tablespoons smoked paprika1-2 teaspoons cayenne pepper depending...

Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon Recipe Filling8 oz. cream cheese (softened)6 oz. fancy crab meat (drained and crumbled)2 green onions (finely chopped)1.5 teaspoons minced garlic1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/2 teaspoon soy sauce1 teaspoon sugar1 12 oz. package Wonton wrappers (see...

Chipotle Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa

Chipotle Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa 1 pound grill-able white fish – Mahi Mahi (Tilapia, halibut, Black cod, Snapper- Or substitute Portobello Mushrooms or Extra Firm Tofu.)8 x six-inch tortillas (corn-flour mix Grilled)Lime and cilantro for garnishOptional garnishes:...

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings 4 pounds chicken wings (halved at joints, wingtips discarded)2 Tablespoons baking powder *aluminum free3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon cracker black pepper1 teaspoon paprika1 teaspoon garlic powder Adjust your oven rack to the upper-middle...

Egg Batter Pan-Fried Flounder

Egg Batter Pan-Fried Flounder With Green Garlic 1½ pounds boneless flounder or sole fillets (preferably 4 6-ounce pieces)Salt and pepper2 large eggs½ cup milk½ cup all-purpose flour for dredgingMild olive oil or vegetable oil for frying4 tablespoons unsalted butter⅓...

Sausage and Onions

Sausage, Peppers and Onions From Giada De Laurentis 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 pound sweet Italian sausage2 red bell peppers (sliced)2 yellow onions (sliced)1 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 cup chopped...

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli 1 pound orecchiette5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (divided)1 pound sweet or spicy Italian sausage (removed from casings)3 garlic cloves (minced)1 cup chicken broth1 pound broccoli florets½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon red pepper...

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes 1 pound ground beef1 medium onion finely chopped1 8 ounce can tomato sauce1/2 cup ketchup1 tablespoon brown sugar (or less)1 tablespoon white vinegar1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon dried mustard1/4 tsp Salt1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper8...

Baked Chicken Quarters with sweet rub

Baked Chicken Quarters 2 Teaspoons Salt1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar2 teaspoons Garlic Powder2 teaspoon Onion Powder1 teaspoon Black Pepper1 teaspoon Paprika½ teaspoon Thyme Leaves4 chicken leg quarters Preheat the oven to 425°F.Pat the chicken quarters dry and trim off...

California Rolls

Homemade California Roll 1 ½ cups sushi rice2 ¼ cups water2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar ((see recipe))1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon sugar1 avocado (optional)½ English cucumber8 ounces imitation crab (log/leg style works better than chunks)4 sheets toasted nori...

Amelia’s Drunken Coconut Shrimp

  Coconut Shrimp I 1 egg½ cup all-purpose flour⅔ cup Guinness beer1 ½ teaspoons baking powder¼ cup all-purpose flour2 cups flaked coconut24 shrimp3 cups oil for frying In medium bowl, combine egg, 1/2 cup flour, beer and baking powder. Place 1/4 cup flour and...

Pineapple Chicken with Coconut Rice

30 Minute Pineapple Chicken with Coconut Rice 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into bite size pieces)1/3 cup soy sauce1/3 cup pineapple juice2 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons ketchup1 shallot (or yellow onion) (chopped)4 cloves garlic...

Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Garlic Grilled Shrimp 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveinedMarinade4 cloves garlic minced⅓ cup olive oil2 tablespoons chopped parsley1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped2 teaspoons lemon juice1 tablespoon tomato paste½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon black pepperGarlic Butter1 clove...

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi ¼-⅓ cup butter1½ lb uncooked, deveined, peeled shrimp (thawed if frozen, tail shells removed)2 tablespoons thinly slicked green onion1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1½ teaspoon dried basil leaves1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or ¾ teaspoon parsley...

Oven Baked Chicken Breast

Juicy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipe 2 lbs boneless & skinless chicken breasts1 tbsp avocado or olive oil1 tsp smoked paprika1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp oregano1/2 tsp saltGround black pepper to taste Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a medium baking dish, place...

Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese ½ lb uncooked elbow macaroni (or other small pasta , about 1 ½ cups)3 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (or WondraFlour)1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper1 1/2 cup milk (any kind)3/4 cup half and half2 1/2 cups shredded...

Egg Rolls

Egg Rolls 2 teaspoons vegetable oil3/4 pound ground porksalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon ginger3 cups coleslaw mix1/4 cup sliced green onions1 tablespoon soy sauce12 egg roll wrappers Heat the 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a large pan over...

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Garlic Chicken

ROASTED LEMON ROSEMARY CHICKEN 2 1/2 pounds bone-in (skin on chicken thighs and drumsticks, pat dried with paper towel)3 Tbsp. olive oil2 Tbsp. fresh minced rosemary2 Tbsp. lemon zest (from about 4 lemons)2 Tbsp. minced garlic1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice2 tsp. kosher...

Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes ⅓ c. panko (or 8 saltine crackers finely crushed)2 tablespoons mayonnaise½ teaspoon Dijon mustard½ teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 egg (beaten)salt to taste1 pinch cayenne pepper (Optional)1 pound lump...

Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce Written by Germaine and Ed Latonis 1 6 oz can tomato paste1 8 oz can tomato sauce3 cups water3 tbsp olive oil1/4 cup chopped onion1 glove garlic, minced2 tbsp oregano1 tsp brown sugar1 pinch each marjoram, basil, black pepperGrated parmesan cheese,...

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