Archive for April, 2014

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How to make a simple Cronut

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How to make a simple Cronut
There are several versions of a Cronut out there and some are more complicated than others.  This is a simple and quick version of a Cronut that’s perfect for an after dinner treat.   Commercially prepared puff pastry sheets are generally available at your local supermarket in the frozen foods area.  Look Read More
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Cronuts

Posted in American Dishes, Desserts, Recipes
Cronuts
[recipe] Cronuts Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley   Ingredients:   1 package puff pastry 2 cups powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp cream oil for deep frying   Instructions:   Allow the puff pastry to thaw out if frozen. Gently place the puff pastry onto a lightly floured work surface. Using a donut cutter, cut out donuts out of the dough using as much dough Read More
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Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cookies

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Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cookies
[recipe]   Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cookies Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley    Ingredients:   1 box chocolate brownie mix 2 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 tsp raspberry extract prepared chocolate hazelnut spread (for frosting)   Instructions:   Preheat oven to 375 degree’s. In a large bowl, combine the brownie mix, eggs, vegetable oil, and raspberry extract.  Mix until combined. Drop cookie batter (about 2 tsp.) Read More
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Sweet and Sour Pork

Posted in Asian, Main Course, Pork, Recipes
Sweet and Sour Pork
[recipe] Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley   Ingredients:   4 cups cooked riced 1-2 pound pork tenderloin cut into inch cubes 1/4 cup water 1 20 ounce can pineapple chunks 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 green pepper sliced into strips 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp soy sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp water salt and Read More
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Almond Crusted Salmon, Vegetable Package, Tarragon Caper Sauce, Strawberry Fig Salad, Piña Colada Ice Cream

Posted in Cooking with Chef Bryan Show, Desserts, Fish, Main Course, Recipes, Salads, TV Show
Almond Crusted Salmon, Vegetable Package, Tarragon Caper Sauce, Strawberry Fig Salad, Piña Colada Ice Cream
[recipe] Almond Crusted Salmon with Tarragon-Caper Sauce Recipe Courtesy Leslie Smoot, Real Foods Market   Ingredients: 5 pieces Salmon (about 6 oz. each) 1 cup sliced almonds, chopped 1/2 cup green onions, chopped 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 2 T. coconut oil, melted 1 T. lemon juice, fresh 1 T. lemon zest Real Salt Ground Pepper Pinch Cayenne    Instructions:   Sprinkle the fish fillet with salt and pepper. In Read More
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Klondike Goldust Nicoise Salad

Posted in French, Main Course, Potatoes, Recipes, Salads
Klondike Goldust Nicoise Salad
[recipe] Klondike Goldust Nicoise Salad Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley   Ingredients:   ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup rice vinegar ½ tsp each of pepper, dry mustard 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp lemon juice 4 medium Klondike Goldust potatoes, cooked and diced 1 bunch diced green onions ½ lb. blanched green beans 8 cups chopped lettuce leaves 4 tomatoes 4 hard cooked eggs 2 Read More
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Chinese Chicken Stir-Fry

Posted in Asian, Chicken, Recipes
Chinese Chicken Stir-Fry
[recipe] Chinese Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe Courtesy The American Heart Association   Serves 6; 1 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice per serving  It takes just a few minutes to prepare your own delicious, healthful stir-fry. Our version combines juicy chicken with plenty of veggies.   Ingredients:   1 1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/3 cups Read More
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My Quest for a Baking Sheet Cleaner

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My Quest for a Baking Sheet Cleaner
If you’re like me your baking sheets probably look a little bit like this. Baked on food, residue from commercial sprays and just overall use.  Well I tried this product to see if it works.  Here’s the photo results. As you can see it really didn’t clean it well.  I used a nylon Read More
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Polish Potato Pancakes

Posted in Breakfast, Potatoes, Recipes
Polish Potato Pancakes
[recipe]   Polish Potato Pancakes Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley   Ingredients:   6 medium sized Klondike potatoes, washed and grated 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and grated 2 large eggs 1/4-1/2 cup flour salt and pepper to taste    Instructions:   Add everything except the flour into a large mixing bowl. Add enough flour to hold the mixture in a thin batter. Heat a sauté pan Read More
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How to Clean and Prep an Artichoke for Cooking

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How to Clean and Prep an Artichoke for Cooking
Preparing an artichoke to steam or stuff may be a little time consuming but well worth it! I like to use a serrated blade and some good kitchen scissors. Cut the end off the stem of the artichoke.  Cut the top off the artichoke as well.  Using your kitchen scissors snip the tips Read More