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Quick Fix: Whiskey mustard-crusted pork with balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts

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A whiskey-based sauce over pork tenderloin cutlets is a perfect meal to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. "Water of life," better known as whiskey, is believed to have been first distilled in Ireland. It is certainly very much a part of the Irish culture.

The balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts take only 2 minutes to make in the microwave.

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Quick Fix: Whiskey mustard-crusted pork with balsamic glazed Brussel sprouts

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A whiskey-based sauce over pork tenderloin cutlets is a perfect meal to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. "Water of life," better known as whiskey, is believed to have been first distilled in Ireland. It is certainly very much a part of the Irish culture.

The balsamic glazed Brussel sprouts take only 2 minutes to make in the microwave.

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Quick Fix: Panko breadcrumbs give spaghetti a crispy boost

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Classic spaghetti with tomato sauce is a family favorite. Here it gets a crispy boost from toasted panko breadcrumbs and garlic. For this quick meal, I’ve added beef strips. Once the spaghetti is boiled, the rest of the meal is made in one pan.

I like to use panko breadcrumbs. They’re made from crustless white bread that is processed into ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Mustard, paprika, thyme spice up flavor in mushroom stroganoff dish

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Serve mushrooms in a creamy sauce over thick egg noodles for this quick vegetarian dinner. The meaty mushrooms add texture and mustard, smoked paprika and dried thyme spice up the flavor. Along with these ingredients, Worcestershire sauce gives the stroganoff a tangy and slightly sweet flavor. The sauce is made with anchovies. To make this a ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Dal gosht a flavorful midweek dish

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You can enjoy the flavors of India without the hours usually spent in making this dish. Dal means lentils and is one of the common ingredients used in Indian cooking. For this dish the lentils are made into a thick dal sauce and served with sauteed lamb cubes.

The meat for dal gosht is typically slow cooked mutton or even goat. To speed up this...Read more

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Quick Fix: Garlic shrimp, noodle dish perfect for Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year celebration

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With thoughts of Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, here’s an Asian-inspired easy dinner to celebrate both. It’s made with jumbo shrimp and vermicelli noodles, also called rice noodles. The sauce from the shrimp is absorbed by the noodles as they steam together.

The entire meal is steamed on one plate. You don't ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Beer-spiced chili perfect Super Bowl supper

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Here’s an easy supper for Super Bowl weekend coming up, or for anytime you’re looking for a comforting winter deal. It's chili made with sweet potato cubes and cooked in beer. I liked the different flavors and textures of the dish.

A small amount of tomato paste adds richness to the sauce. Any leftover paste from a can be frozen and used ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Ramen noodles add texture to this stir-fry dish

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Ramen dishes have become very popular. Here’s a quick dish you can make in minutes. Ramen noodles are made with a soft flour, unlike pasta that is made with hard durum flour. They cook into soft noodles that absorb the flavor of the sauce they’re cooked in.

When looking for ramen noodles, you can find them made with rice flour, or they may ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Spanish-style omelet a tasty vegetarian dinner

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This is a quick and easy take on a traditional Spanish omelet (also called tortilla). It’s a traditional dish from Spain made with eggs and potatoes. I added cheese, tomatoes, scallions and smoked paprika to make a tasty vegetarian dinner. It can be served hot or at room temperature, making the omelet perfect for a do-ahead meal.

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Quick Fix: Tasty scallops dish requires very little cooking

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Sweet, plump scallops flavor this quick fried rice. Scallops, which need very little cooking, should be prepared so that the inside remains creamy. Prolonged cooking will shrink and toughen them. The secret to searing the scallops is to pat them dry with a paper towel and to make sure your skillet is very hot. They only need to sear for 2 ...Read more

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Quick Fix: One-pot chicken orzo soup perfect for a cold winter night

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Here’s a warm, comforting and easy take an old favorite, chicken noodle soup. Using cooked chicken, either rotisserie or from the deli, cuts down on the cooking time. Parsnips add a hint of sweetness and fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese add a flavorful touch. This is a one-pot meal that’s perfect for a winter’s evening.

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Quick Fix: Flavorful beef tenderloin medallions ready in minutes

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Here’s a special, quick and easy dinner that’s perfect for this holiday time. Beef tenderloin medallions cook in under 10 minutes, and the sauce takes only a few more.

Cognac is brandy named for the region in France where the grapes are grown. Brandy is a generic name and you can use any type for this recipe. You don’t need to buy a large...Read more

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Quick Fix: Pasta recipe perfect for hectic holiday season

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This holiday season seems busier than ever with working from home, helping with schoolwork and trying to make things festive. Here’s a quick survival dinner. Most of the ingredients you may have on hand. I used fresh fettuccini. I keep some in my freezer for quick meals, but you can use any type of pasta.

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Quick Fix: Tomato soup with melted cheese sandwich

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Hot tomato soup and a melted cheese sandwich was one of my favorite suppers growing up. It seems like an American standard. Here’s a modern, vegetarian, version and a little bit of nostalgia for this comforting supper.

Don’t be surprised to find orange juice is part of this easy, homemade tomato soup. Orange helps bring out the tomato ...Read more

 

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