New Year Easy Recipe – ‘4 Spices’ Dry Rub Skillet Chicken

This is my last post for 2013. To welcome the New Year, I am sharing this family favorite:  ‘4 Spices’ Dry Rub Skillet Chicken recipe. Juicy and tender, the secret to this easy recipe is the ‘4 spices’ dry rub. Start by adding salt and pepper to uncooked chicken. Ingredients for the dry rub are generous amounts of:…

Beef. Salt. Pepper.

The right butcher and the right seasoning can yield the most sumptuous dish. Here is how.. 1. Add canola oil to a hot skillet to braise a Beef Chuck Flat-iron Steak. Simply add salt and pepper after it has received some marks on each side. 2. When done, let the beef rest for 5-7 minutes before…

Beef with Coca-Cola Sauce – Skillet Recipe

Beef with Coca-Cola sauce is one my favorite recipes. Some pictures and a recipe suffice to explain why.. Recipe: Ingredients: Tip roast, canola oil, coca-cola, salt and pepper. Start with a tip roast, and do not season it. Add 1 tablespoon of canola oil to a hot skillet at medium heat. Sear the meat on…

Intimidated by the Thanksgiving Turkey?

Cartoon by Juan A. Horrillo Do you feel intimidated by the thought of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? You are not alone. For many years, cooking was very far from my mind and baking a turkey was the farthest! Cooking techniques and ingredients were foreign concepts. Growing up there was always someone else thinking about cooking. Years went…