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  • A Wok on the Wild Side from Fusion Asiana: Ginger Garlic Crispy Pork
    A Wok on the Wild Side from Fusion Asiana: Ginger Garlic Crispy Pork
    There is a culinary symphony which goes on within the kitchens of Asia and that symphony consists of the sizzling of the wok. When I hear meat sizzling in a wok, I begin to salivate and my stomach begins to grumble with anticipation. Luckily these...
  • Quick and Simple from Casa de Cuisine: Sweet Chili Shrimp and Pasta
    Quick and Simple from Casa de Cuisine: Sweet Chili Shrimp and Pasta
    We live in a society of stress, anxiety and not enough time to get everything done in the course of a day. The work day is very seldom a scant eight hours. The commute time is wasted road time. You get home and you're mentally and physically...
  • Simple and Scrumptious from Fusion Asiana: Sweet Soy Ginger Chicken
    Simple and Scrumptious from Fusion Asiana: Sweet Soy Ginger Chicken
    When it comes to fowl, especially chicken, the Asian cuisines reign supreme. This should not come as a shock to those who follow culinary history as the Asian areas of the world have been cooking chicken since the first little bird gave a cluck...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Lemon Pepper Shrimp
    Savoring the Southwest: Lemon Pepper Shrimp
    One of the most famous flavor combinations to come out of the great American Southwest is the blending of citrus and peppers. These two distinctive flavors greatly compliment each other and as luck would have it, they are also both nutritional...
  • From Fusion Asiana: Cambodian Garlic and Ginger Grilled Pork
    From Fusion Asiana: Cambodian Garlic and Ginger Grilled Pork
    One of the great joys about traveling throughout Asia is partaking in the wonderful myriad of street foods. It seems as if every street has various food vendors and the aroma on these streets is culinary heaven. One of the highlights of visiting...
  • Garlic bread fresh from the oven
    Garlic bread, fresh and homemade
    With all the cold weather much of the nation has been endured in recent weeks, many people have been enjoying foods that are hot and satisfying. One of the most popular foods for cold weather is Italian food, such as spaghetti and lasagna. And...
  • Spicy foods
    Why eating spicy food can benefit your health
    Many of us add black or white pepper to our meals, either during the cooking process, or as a table condiment. But perhaps we should be looking at increasing our intake of other common spices, which have been shown through clinical tests,...
  • Perfect for Festivus: Sauteed Prawns in Butter and Garlic
    Perfect for Festivus: Sauteed Prawns in Butter and Garlic
    If you have been living in a cave for awhile, you might not know what Festivus is. It is, in a way, the anti-Christmas and created by Dan O'Keefe, one of the writers of "Seinfeld" (and if you don't know what "Seinfeld"...
  • Celebrate Puccini with Garlic
    Celebrate Puccini with Garlic!
    Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini was born on December 22, 1858, in the ancient city of Lucca, Tuscany. Among his most popular compositions are the operas La Bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly.Having lived most of his life in Tuscany, it is only...
  • Garlic love
    For the love of garlic
    Garlic lovers know that they are doing something good for their body. Yes we all know that garlic can be quite aromatic but what a wonder food it is. Yes stinky garlic is a wonderful food that has medicinal properties that have been known for many...
  • Christmas at Casa de Cuisine: Garlic Spiked Leg of Lamb
    Christmas at Casa de Cuisine: Garlic Spiked Leg of Lamb
    It is that time during the holiday season when you are deciding what the entree is which is going to grace your festive dinner table. For many people the choice is a boring turkey. Yes, turkey is boring! For others it may be a ham. Then there are...
  • A Southwest Christmas: 24 Clove Garlic Roast Chicken
    A Southwest Christmas: 24 Clove Garlic Roast Chicken
    If you happen to be the typical human, your holiday table this year will feature many dishes of roasted meats. There is just something about the holidays which makes us want to crank up the oven and prepare something delicious and juicy. One of...
  • Garlic
    Garlic planting time
    Garlic has broad spectrum antibiotic properties. You do not have to worry about bacteria becoming resistant to garlic - it can be used over and over again without fear of developing an untreatable organism. It also has antioxidant properties which...
  • Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: Authentic Italian Pesto
    Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: Authentic Italian Pesto
    In this new series called Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine, Chef Larry Edwards will teach you some of the dishes the Casa is known for and people love. Each of the inclusions in this new series will feature a complete how-to slideshow. So enjoy...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Lime Chili Shrimp
    Savoring the Southwest: Lime Chili Shrimp
    ** Savoring the Southwest is a new cooking/food column from internationally acclaimed chef and bestselling cookbook author, Larry Edwards. In this Examiner exclusive series, the chef will take you through the wonders of Southwest cooking and food....