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BBQ Pork Tenderloin - Spanish Style

BBQ Pork Tenderloin - Spanish Style

This dish is from south-eastern Spain where Moorish influences are still found in many dishes. The combination…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2010
Advanced
11 votes
4053 views
Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a classic recipe that is so simple to make but always delicious. You can serve this as a side dish to…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
11 votes
8485 views
CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM

CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM

There's nothing better then coming home after a long days work, to the smell of slow cooked meatballs and sauce! This recipe is quick to prepare,…

Cara Fernicola
Apr 2012
Advanced
13 votes
47670 views
Chicken Adobo With Coconut Milk

Chicken Adobo With Coconut Milk

This is a different twist of traditional chicken or pork adobo. Use chicken broth cube\ granules for chicken and pork broth cube\granules for pork.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
4744 views
Spaetzle

Spaetzle

This is a simple and delicious recipe for Spaetzle. My friend Helmut normally does not add oil to his Spaetzle, but we did last night because it…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1123 views
Simple Pan-fried Fish with Indian Spices

Simple Pan-fried Fish with Indian Spices

This is a simple dish I throw together with fresh white fish fillets (typically Swai, Tilapia, Catfish, or…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2012
Advanced
10 votes
22112 views
Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

This is a simple and tasty summer grilled chicken recipe. We usually cook this with legs or thighs, but it goes well with chicken breast too.…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2010
Advanced
11 votes
1926 views
Pork Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Pork Souvlaki with Tzatziki

It wasn't until I went to Greece that I tasted pork souvlaki (kebab). I'd had lamb souvlaki at greek restaurants and festivals in the US, but never…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
10 votes
1462 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1546 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
41061 views
Italian Shrimp Scampi

Italian Shrimp Scampi

This is an easy recipe that you can prepare in advance and bake right before dinner. It's truly delicious, if not exactly low fat. Make sure to…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
9 votes
14581 views
Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

This is one of our family staples. It is healthy and delicious! Two of our kids say it is their favorite…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
10 votes
15607 views
Quick Meat Curry

Quick Meat Curry

I've been looking for recipes from Indian-American moms who love the rich flavors of Indian food but who need to get meals on the table quickly. So…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
9 votes
1016 views
Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Easy Mediterranean Chicken

This is a tasty, easy little marinade that takes minutes to prepare, and gives grilled chicken an awesome flavor. The lemon gives it a very nice…

GrillKing
Mar 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
16130 views
Simple French Bread Pizza

Simple French Bread Pizza

This is an easy recipe that I've been making since I was about 14. I made it last night because I was pressed for time, and all of my kids said…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
9 votes
10850 views