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Food on Friday ~ Sheet Pan

Eating is a Necessity, but cooking is an Art.

If you don’t have a sheet pan, get one.  It’s a super way to cook an easy and healthy meal in about 30 minutes, especially a sheet pan midweek dinner, especially if you’re a very busy person trying to hold down a full-time job as well as have a real life.

Chungah at Damn Delicious has some great sheet pan recipes, sheet pan garlic butter shrimp, sheet pan steak and fries, and this one, sheet pan garlic butter salmon.  Looks nice for a healthy dinner.  I know my friend in Southern California would lake me to make this for her sometime.

Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Salmon

Cool San Diego girl Averie, of Averie Cooks also likes 30 minute sheet pan dishes like this sheet pan Italian chicken and vegetables, sheet pan orange chili salmon, and Averie also has another salmon dish, sheet pan honey lemon salmon.  If you like honey, then this dish is for you, particularly if you live in SoCal and have a lemon tree in your yard.

Sheet Pan Honey Lemon Salmon

Found for us by How Sweet It Is we now have a recipe from Alyssa at The Recipe Critic; Thai Glazed Salmon and Vegetables ~ another delicious 30 minute recipe ~ and just how cool is that?

Thai Glazed Salmon and Vegetables

From Kansas City girl Katherine at Cookie and Kate we have this vegan and gluten free balsamic butternut, kale and cranberry panzanella.  Enjoy.

Balsamic Butternut, Kale and Cranberry Panzanella

This is different, damn easy, and so damn fast.  From Karen at Honestly Yum we have sweet potato nachos ~ made with chips in 3 minutes….  well maybe 10 minutes all together.  If you want to graze or snack in front of the TV with a beer or glass of wine then these are for you.

Sweet Potato Nachos

This is a meal to gladden the heart of any true Englishman; found for us by Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes we have sheet pan fish and chips from Boston cook Sheryl Julian.  Brilliant!

Sheet Pan Fish and Chips

I hope you’ve realised by now that a sheet pan is your new secret weapon ~ if your busy, and don’t really have time to cook, then try one of these 20 sheet pan suppers you’ll love, found just for you by Becca DiCenso at Eat This, Not That.  I like the look of this chimichurri chicken and potato sheet pan meal from Dara at Cookin’ Canuk, and how about one pan honey roasted turkey and vegetables from Katie Jasiewicz at Katie’s Cucina?

One Pan Honey Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

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thanks ever so to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday ~ Shellfish

Europe’s the mayonnaise, but America supplies the lobster.

There are shellfish, and then there are scary shellfish.  Shrimp are really easy to cook ~ it’s pretty much impossible for a reasonable cook to make a mess of a shrimp recipe, but after that maybe things get a little more difficult.  This week we have a mixture of easy shrimp dishes and some other shellfish, which you may think are scary, but aren’t really.

For our first dish for this week, from Amanda at Chez le Rêve Français, we have these seared scallops on peas with chorizo.  This is really an easy dish to make, and would be a brilliant light dinner or impressive starter.  As it happens, I like scallops.

Seared Scallops on Peas with Chorizo

Here’s an interesting, gluten-free dish from Heather Christo.  Paleo Beet Pesto with Spicy Herb Shrimp.  This easy 25 minute recipe ticks so many boxes for me, including; Paleo, Gluten-Free, and Beets ~ beets are another of those superfoods…  Anyhow, I also like shrimp.

Paleo Beet Pesto with Spicy Herb Shrimp

Andrea at Cooking With A Wallflower has this super quick and easy recipe for Spicy Garlic Soy Shrimp, I’ve made this dish several times, and I love it.  Serve with rice, noodles, or salad.

Spicy Garlic Soy Shrimp

Another shrimp dish, this time from Chungah at Damn Delicious.  This is a cool 5 ingredient dinner, Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp.  I really like the look of this 25 minute dish.  But then I really like all Cungah’s sheet pan recipes.

Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp

Well, I’m certain my friend in Orange County will love this dish from Anne at Tasting Everything; bright and healthy coconut soup with rice noodles and mussels.  On the other hand, I can’t see my friend making this for herself, so maybe I’ll cook it for her the next time I visit SoCal.  Personally, mussels aren’t my favourite shellfish, but this is a great recipe.

Bright and Healthy Coconut Soup with Rice Noodles and Mussels

This is a completely fabulous recipe from Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes; Cioppino, a San Francisco Fisherman’s fish and shellfish stew.  You need the freshest possible crab, shrimp, clams / mussels, and a good white fish, but it makes a brilliant dish.  I love it.

Cioppino

And, finally for this week ~ Lobster.  And we have a collection of 35 Lobster Recipes from Great British Chefs.  This collection includes this classic Grilled Lobster from Bryan Webb.  Just how impressive do you want to be?

Grilled Lobster

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Many, many thanks to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday.

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday ~ Comfort Food

Ultimately, food is the most satisfying form of comfort.

Even though spring has arrived in more southerly parts of the world, it’s still cold and wintry here in Northern England.  Trust me, there’s still a need for comfort food here in the colder parts of the world.

First for you this week, from Joanne at No Plate Like Home is a great English staple ~ shepherds pie.  Usually made with ground beef, but sometimes with ground lamb, this 45 minute dish is a fantastic midweek dinner.

Shepherds Pie

And next, from English Foodie abroad at Chez le Rêve Français, we have another savoury pie, this time a  chicken and leek pie.  This looks a fabulous dish, which should take you around an hour to make.

Chicken and Leek Pie

Now for something easier and quicker from Chungah at Damn Delicious, there’s this great sheet pan steak and fries.  I really like dishes we can make in just one pan.

Sheet Pan Steak and Fries

Soup is also a wonderful winter comfort food, and from Canadian girl Heather at the flourishing foodie I can offer you this cauliflower, leek, and carrot soup.  Would be great with some crusty bread and fresh butter.

Cauliflower Leek and Carrot Soup

Something that isn’t a savoury pie, but kind of ticks all the pie boxes.  From Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest, there’s this great looking Irishman’s beef brisket burrito.  I’m not usually a fan of burritos, but I really like the look of this dish.

Irishman’s Beef Brisket Burrito

Another Irish Beef dish, this time Irish Beef Stew from Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes.  You know what?  In England we really like Irish Beef, but St. Patrick’s Day does nothing for most of us ~ maybe the English history with Ireland is just too long and chequered ~ and likely to more so as Brexit plays out..

Irish Beef Stew

Finally for this week, from Heather Christo, some real late-night comfort food.  This rich, but vegan and gluten free brown sugar spiced banana rum cake.  So, what’s not to like?

Brown Sugar Spiced Banana Rum Cake

A big thank you to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday ~ Eggs

Eggs ~ so what can you do with the humble egg?

Eggs are incredibly nutritious ~ a real superfood, filled with all the good stuff you need for a healthy immune system.  And, eggs are cheap, easy to cook, and don’t have to be boring ~ as this week’s recipes will show.

For anyone pressed for time, or someone who wants a hot lunch at work, Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes has this omelette in a mug.  It’s cooked in the microwave.  I’ve tried to cook eggs in the microwave before, and had an egg explosion most times.  Elise says the secret is to add liquid to the eggs ~ and use a large enough mug.  I’ve tried her method, and it works brilliantly, (I buttered the bottom of my mug first).  Good Food doesn’t get easier than this.

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Omelette in a Mug

Simple Baked Eggs are almost as easy as the omelette in a mug, except you need an oven and not a microwave.  Even Cosmopolitan Magazine has a collection of 12 baked eggs recipes worth getting out of bed for.  But anyone, even the most ineptly boring guy can make a good, delicious, healthy hot meal in 10 minutes by baking eggs.  There are a stack of recipes for baked eggs, but this one is from Cooking Without Limits.

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Baked Eggs

Right, listen up, this is another dead easy dish for you very busy folk and healthy eaters.  Jessica Merchant at How Sweet It Is has this great recipe for a 15 minute spinach burrata omelette with avocado salad.  Look, anybody can make a great meal in 20 minutes with this recipe, even really inept boring guys.

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15 Minute Spinach Burrata Omelette with Avocado Salad

Dana from Portland, Oregon, (aka Minimalist Baker) has an easy recipe for a simple vegan omelette, and OK I don’t even pretend to understand the various types on non-carnivores, but I like the look of this easy dish.  The secret is this omelette uses tofu, and not eggs.  I guess you can make exactly the same recipe with eggs, and I guess you can make a lot of egg-based dishes with tofu.  hmmmmm.

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Simple Vegan Omelette ~ (tofu)

Tiegan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest always has some interesting and good-looking recipes ~ this grilled pineapple caprese eggs Benedict with coconut-almond hollandaise certainly caught my eye and whetted my appetite.  Look, the only even remotely hard part of this dish is the Hollandaise, and the’s dead easy in the food processor.  Try it, you’ll like it.  Also from Tieghan in Food on Friday #43 we have a grilled potato salad with almond-basil chimichurri and 7 minute eggs.

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Grilled Pineapple Caprese Eggs Benedict with Coconut-almond Hollandaise

This is a totally fantastic recipe from Erica at Honestly Yum; Turkish Eggs, also called Çilbir.  I’ve eaten this tasty little dish all over the Mediterranean, just don’t call it Turkish Eggs in Greece.  I think my friend in Orange County will like this because of the yogurt, cilantro, garlic, and pepper in there along with the eggs.

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Çilbir ~ Turkish Eggs

Finally for this week we have a collection from the meticulously gluten and allergen free Heather Christo; 10 egg-celent ways to spice up your breakfast eggs.  Among the fantastic dishes here we have this beautiful chive and brie frittata.  This looks so very, very good.

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Chive and Brie Frittata

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dscf0043thanks for all the recipes shown to us by some great cooks in this week’s Food on Friday

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 55

Occasional Dishes for Christmas.

At this time of year, when we’re busy with shopping for gifts, food shopping, visiting family and friends, it’s easy just to eat snacks on the run.  It’s also very easy to get very bored with turkey.  Here are some fairly simple dishes you can cook to make your pre and post Christmas evenings, lunchtimes, and mornings a little more interesting.

Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked harvest has given us this pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin, looks delicious, and I will be definitely making this dish for dinner on Christmas Eve.  There is some real comfort food here to take away the stresses of Yuletide.

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Pancetta Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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Chungah at Damn delicious offers us sheet pan steak and veggies.  You can’t find an easier meal than this and it looks damn delicious too.

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Sheet Pan Steak and Veggies

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The lovely Averie at Averie cooks has this dead simple dish of curry coconut sweet potato fries with cucumber dill dip.  Great to snack on or as a side dish with steak or pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin.

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Curry Coconut Oil Sweet Potato Fries with Cucumber Dill Dip

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Something a little different from Cooking Without Limits; nests of meat stuffed wine vines rolls for Christmas.  I’ve had these in Greece, and I can tell you they are a fabulous dish.

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Nests of Meat Stuffed Wine Vines

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If you have a house full of guests over Christmas, just what can you make at breakfast time that doesn’t involve loads of pans and mess.  Well, thanks to Elise Baur at Simply Recipes and Sheryl Julian, you can make this ham and cheese breakfast casserole, and it will satisfy the hungriest house guest.

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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

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I really like lamb, and although I don’t cook it often, I will be roasting a leg of lamb for this coming New Year’s Eve.  So this recipe for slow roast lamb with ancho chilli and garlic marinade from Australian Cooking Up The Pantry is very apposite today.  But beware, this dish will take around 6 hours in the oven.

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Finally for this week, and with thanks to the very uncool Readers Digest we have this cool collection of 20+ perfect Christmas appetisers, including these onion and brie tartlets.

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Onion Brie Appetisers

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new-yorka great big thank you to all the cooks featured this Christmas, and throughout 2016

have a very Merry Christmas

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 53 Winter Soups

Here in England the winter is now grey, wet, and miserable.  In some parts of the USA, the winter has come howling in with a vengeance.  The time for salads has passed in most of the Northern Hemisphere, and we all need something warming and comforting on the table.  I need no excuses to devote another Food on Friday to soups ~ even though it’s not so long ago that I gave you all a post about Late Summer Soups.

I love this recipe from Chungah Rhee at Damn delicious.  Perfect for a cold winter’s night, a rich and warming potato ham chowder.  Trust me, it’s easy, filling, creamy, and very delicious.

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Potato Ham Chowder

From Andrea at Cooking with a Wallflower we have this great looking leftover turkey noodle soup, and Andrea also gives us a nourishing leftover turkey and dumpling soup.  Looks great to me.

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Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup

I love French Onion soup, but the way I make it takes forever.  Petra at Food Eat Love has this recipe for French onion and marrow soup she says takes about a half an hour.  Who am I to argue?

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French Onion and Marrow Soup

Elise Buaer at Simply Recipes has a really thrifty and nourishing soup for turkey leftovers ~ Mom’s turkey soup.  And don’t worry if it’s too late to use up the leftover Thanksgiving turkey because Christmas is just around the corner.

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Mom’s Turkey Soup

Heather Christo always has beautifully photographed dishes, and this vegan roasted butternut squash soup is no exception.  This serving is garnished with coconut cream and fresh chives.  And remember, Heather’s recipes are always deliciously allergen free.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

From Gura at Cooking Without Limits I can offer you something different, packed with ‘superfoods’ ~ a sweet potato soup with ginger.  I have to try this, and maybe I can persuade my friend in Southern California to try making this recipe too.

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Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger

Finally for this week, from House and Garden Magazine we have this smashing collection of easy soup recipes, including this Indian chickpea soup.  I love Indian food, (that’s Asian Indian, not Native American).  I also love all these recipe collections I’m finding for you.

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Indian Chickpea Soup.

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dscf0002A very big thanks to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 52

Except this isn’t Friday, it’s the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.  I wanted to post some ideas for Thanksgiving dishes before this Thursday, and give you time to go to the store.  These are mostly desserts and booze, with a few other interesting things thrown in.

As Thanksgiving falls in the Autumn, (hahahahaha, a little English humour there), apples feature quite heavily in these recipes.  Accordingly I’d like to remind you of Food on Friday # 48, which is all about apples and includes a few ideas I think could be super for Thanksgiving.  (What do I know, we don’t do Thanksgiving in England.)

So, first up this week is a great recipe for a desert, or for something to have in the evening, or on Friday.  From Andrea at Cooking with a Wallflower, we have this delicious looking apple pear pie.  And if that wasn’t tasty enough we have Andrea’s favourite Thanksgiving dishes for 2016.

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Apple Pear Pie

Also from Andrea, how about this fabulous autumn drink ~ apple pear cider.

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Apple Pear Cider

This is a decliciously cute recipe from Jacelyn Delk Adams at Grandbaby Cakes, a site I haven’t featured before, caramel apple cheesecake.  Doesn’t it look fabulous?

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

From Heather Christo, one of her gorgeous looking dishes, with one of her trademark very long names; pumpkin caramel and chocolate ganache tart with potato chip coconut crust.  Heather says this recipe is both vegan and gluten free.

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Pumpkin Caramel and Chocolate Ganache Tart

Also from Heather we have this collection of Thanksgiving cocktails for before the feast, including this autumn sangria with apples pomegranate and figs.

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Autumn Sangria with Apples Pomegranate and Figs

Another drink, this time from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest; pomegranate ginger paloma.  As well as tequila this recipe uses honey, fresh ginger, and mint leaves.  Nice, but make mine without the tequila.  If that wasn’t enough, from bon appetit we have a collection of 25 Thanksgiving cocktail and drink recipes.  Jeez.

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Pomegranate Ginger Paloma

Finally for this week, something that no Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner would be complete without; the stuffing.  From Elise at Simply Recipes we have a sausage, sage, and cornbread stuffing recipe, (we don’t get cornbread in England).

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Sausage Sage and Cornbread Stuffing

Elise also tells us how to make perfect mashed potatoes, sweet potato and pork Thanksgiving stuffing, make ahead mashed potatoes, and how to make gravy.  Cool.

If all that wasn’t enough, Country living has 37 recipes for your best Thanksgiving stuffing ever, including this slow cooker cranberry pecan stuffing from one of my favourite cooks, Chungah at Damn Delicious.

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Slow Cooker Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

flaga great big thank you to all of the cool cooks

featured in this Tuesday version of Food on Friday

Happy Thanksgiving

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 49

Brrr, its November.  With Autumn well and truly down on us like a wolf at the fold, I thought it was time for some hot, nourishing, easy dishes.  The featured ingredient this week is chicken thighs ~ which are not everyone’s favourite thing.  To be honest, I have struggled to make a dish I like using chicken thighs.

However, all of these recipes look and sound great, and I can’t wait to try out a couple.

From Elise at Simply Recipes there’s this Sally Vargas one-pan paprika chicken with potatoes and tomatoes.  Although it will take an hour to make, (15 minutes preparation, 45 minutes cooking), this is a really simple dish.

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One-Pan Paprika Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes

Also from Elise at simply recipes we have this great lemon chicken dish.  This is really finger food and would go great with a really sharp beer.

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Lemon Chicken

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Here’s something I really like the sound of.  From Jessica Merchant at how sweet it is we have sticky apple cider bbq chicken.  This recipe uses both apple cider and apple cider vinegar ~ what’s not to like.

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Sticky Apple Cider BBQ Chicken

This recipe from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest can use either chicken breast pieces or chicken thighs.  Actually I think the Hawaiian bbq skewers with sriracha honey butter will work better with chicken thighs.  You know what?  This is a 30 minute dish, and it looks fabulous.

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Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skewers with Sriracha Honey Butter

I really, really, like the look of this Thai coconut curry chicken from Chungah at Damn Delicious.  This recipe uses whole bone-in chicken thighs, and should be ready to eat in under an hour.  How good is that?

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Thai Coconut Curry Chicken

This dish from Heather Christo doesn’t just use chicken thighs, (although you could make it like that), it uses a whole jointed chicken; thighs, legs, wings, breasts…  But It also uses a lot of my favourite herb, rosemary.  So, I’m going to try this recipe for rosemary cherry balsamic roasted chicken.  Yummy…

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Rosemary Cherry Balsamic Roasted Chicken

I’ve included this recipe for crispy balsamic chicken by Lyndsay Funston for two reasons.  Firstly because I am going to cook this tomorrow, and secondly it’s from a site called Delish who have a handy post entitled 20 amazing chicken thigh recipes.  Lots of ideas there.  Enjoy.

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Crispy Balsamic Chicken

Finally for this Food on Friday we have a link to the vegetarian / vegan Cookie + kate.  (Cookie is the dog ~ a vegetarian dog?  Really?)  This is a great, great post, so it’s included even though there isn’t a chicken thigh in site.  From Cookie + kate; what to cook in November.

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What To Cook This November

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Thank you ever so to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday.

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 46 Shrimp

Are they shrimp, or prawns?  It all depends on where you come from.

Some of you may know that I’m working to be much fitter and healthier than I used to be, and part of that programme involves eating better.  Resolved:

  1. Plan more interesting meals drawing on cuisines from all around the world.
  2. Buy only fresh, organic, or wild caught produce ~ when I can get it.
  3. Add more seafood to my menu.

I’m not the world’s best when it comes to seafood, so I’m going to start with some easier dishes.

Shrimp / prawns are usually easy recipes, but I’d almost always get them shelled and deveined ~ it’s a pain in the ass otherwise.

First up this week, from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest, a dish that can satisfy all three of my healthy diet criteria.  Brazilian inspired honey garlic butter shrimp.  This 30 minute dish uses cilantro, jalapeno, and coconut milk.  I think my friend in Orange county will like this.  Tieghan has served this with fried yellow plantains ~ not really my cup of tea, I may choose stir fry celery instead.  (Jeez, I’ve failed on my first resolution already….)

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Brazilian Inspired Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp

Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes has really easy 10 minute dish that is perfect for a midweek dinner, and will make a great basis for a salad to take to work the following day, (or day after that).  So; ginger sesame garlic shrimp ~ serve with rice, noodles, or a salad, or in my case stir fry vegetables.

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Ginger Sesame Garlic Shrimp

Heather Christo always makes fabulous looking salads, and this southwestern chipotle shrimp salad is making my mouth water.  This is a 30 minute dish, and you should make enough so that there’s some to take to work for lunch the following day.

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Southwestern Chipotle Shrimp Salad

This is a great dish for using up stuff you have in your refrigerator / freezer.  From California girl Averie at Averie Cooks; Szechuan shrimp stir fry with fried rice.  Look this is a dead easy recipe that should take you 15 minutes from start to finish.

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Szechuan Shrimp Stir Fry with Fried Rice

This classic dish from Andrea at Cooking With A Wallflower, is found in many Chinese restaurants; salt and pepper shrimp.  This is so easy, and you should have it and its side dish of rice or noodles ready in 25 minutes.

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Salt and Pepper Shrimp

This is a seriously delicious dish from Pennsylvania girl Jessica Merchant at How Sweet It Is; Thai coconut curry shrimp noodle bowls.  I really like the look of this recipe, which should take you about 35 minutes to make.

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Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp Noodle Bowls

From lovely Chungah at Damn Delicious we have this sweet and spicy dish of honey orange firecracker shrimp.  This 30 minute recipe would be great as a party dish, or to serve with rice or noodles as a lighter dinner.

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Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp

Also from Chungah we have 15 easy shrimp recipes, including what may be the easiest stir fry ever; easy shrimp and broccoli, and also this easy Thai shrimp soup.

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Easy Thai Shrimp Soup

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Thank you ever so much to all the great cooks featured in this week’s Food on Friday,

liebster-12jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Food on Friday # 45 ~ Stir Fry

A stir fry is so easy anyone can cook a great meal in less than 30 minutes, (even my cool friend in Orange County can cook a stir fry).  If you’re cooking just for yourself, or for just yourself and your partner, then a stir fry is an utterly brilliant idea.  In general, a stir fry is quick, easy, healthy, full of flavour, and best of all it’s usually a 1 pan meal.  If you are trying to eat better, lose weight, and feel fitter, then stir fry is for you.

Also, you will find that, even if you buy the very best organic ingredients, these are all inexpensive dishes to make.  And, some of this stuff will make a great basis for a lunch at the office the following day. What’s not to like about all that?

From Andrea at Cooking With  Wallflower we have this classic, easy 25 minute dish; broccoli mushrooms and chicken stir fry.  You need oyster sauce for this dish, and I would add extra garlic.  As I’m not eating grains these days, I’d serve this as-is and not bother with rice ~ but a little brown or wild rice would be cool.

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Broccoli Mushroom and Chicken Stir Fry

When I  make a stir fry I often add a sweet chili sauce, which I have to admit to buying in a bottle.  But, also from Andrea we have an easy 5 minute recipe for a sweet and spicy chili and lime dipping sauce.  Brilliant.

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Sweet and Spicy Sweet Chili Lime Dipping Sauce

 Another broccoli recipe, this time from Chungah at Damn Delicious; easy shrimp and broccoli stir fry  This is a 20 minute dish, and if you make it according the recipe it should come in at less than 300 calories.  This dish really needs  sriracha hot sauce, but you could use fresh red chili, or even Andrea’s dipping sauce instead.

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Easy Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

This is another classic recipe from Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes; ginger beef stir fry.  Although this is a 25 minute cooking time dish, you will need to allow 30 minutes of marinating time, (or you could marinate it over night).  I know my friend in Orange County will like this because it uses cilantro, hot chili, and loads of garlic.  Beef with ginger is a magical combination.

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Ginger Beef Stir Fry

I just had to include this celery stir fry, also from Elise.  This would make a great starting point for any s meat or fish you’d like to add, or as a side dish instead of rice.  (I seem to have given up wheat, rice, lentils, rye, barley…)

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Celery Stir Fry

This looks fabulous from Heather Christo; chicken ginger tahini stir fry.  What with bell peppers, peas, chicken, tahini, garlic, and ginger, this recipe is on my list to make for next week.

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Chicken Ginger Tahini Stir Fry

For those among us who say they don’t like pork, this dish uses pork tenderloin, which is brilliant.  So from How Sweet It Is we have 30 minute Vietnamese caramel pork stir fry.  As well as the tenderloin this dish also has cabbage, garlic, ginger and cilantro.

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30 Minute Vietnamese Caramel Pork Stir Fry

From Tieghan Gerard, that mistress of long names for recipes, we have quick honey ginger pineapple & summer veggie chicken stir fry with caramelised cashews.  This dish may have the longest name, but it will only take you 30 minutes from start to finish.  Nice.

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Quick Honey Ginger Pineapple and Summer Veggie Chicken Stir Fry with Caramelised Cashews

Finally this week, from Chatelaine I offer you 10 easy weeknight stir fry recipes, including this kung pao chicken stir fry.  I love this 20 minute dish.

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Kung Pao Chicken Stir Fry

liebster-12a very big thank you to all the fabulous cooks

featured in this week’s Food on Friday

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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