The original recipe called for Hob Nobs, a popular hybrid Digestive/Oatmeal biscuit found in the UK. I found them pretty easily here in Toronto but… so, I tried a few variations and fell onto Oatmeal Raisin Cookies… the results as my friends in Britain say ‘were lush!’
To make Sole Meunière dredge the fillet first in flour and then cook it in an easy to make sauce of brown butter, chopped parsley and lemon. The flour and butter combine to make a beautiful brown crust and the parsley and lemon produce a subtle, not at all fishy flavour.
I don’t remember who made the suggestion or how I came to possess my Crockpot brand 6-quart slowcooker but, I do know I have used it hundreds and hundreds of times and it’s NEVER let me down.
There are few main-course meals you can pull together in minutes with a heavier nutritious punch than Split Pea Lentil Soup. Preparing this meal is a Veteran Move in itself because it’s just chop, slice, measure and dump it into a preheated slowcooker.
For my money THE most important Veteran Tool in my kitchen is my Smith’s mini-sharpener. Sharp knives are a must for every cook because they’re safer to use. Even the best quality knives make cooking a chore if they’re allowed to go dull.
One of the most common, most delicious and easiest to prepare ‘Sunday type dinners’ is roast chicken. It’s hard to think of a more comforting and appetizing aroma and I’ve got to tell you… it’s really easy to prepare.
Baked Zucchini Ziti is a great idea for a Sunday dinner. This dish is a little fussier to prepare than most I recommend but, if you approach it in the steps I suggest, it comes together nicely and turns out to be very yummy.
Every new cook comes into the kitchen probably only a little familiar with the most important tools in your home’s most important room… here are THE 13 most important Veteran Tools
Greek Chicken sheet tray is another quick and easy meal that takes about 10 minutes to prep. It also takes advantage of a delicious seasoning mix that can be used in many different settings!
Lemon Dijon Pork Sheet Tray Dinner is quick and easy to prepare and provides delicious nutrition that is also easy to clean up after dinner.