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Recipes from Ingredient: Thyme

Crab Claws, My Way

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Crab meat is packed with protein, vitamin B12 and other healthy nutrients. It’s slightly sweet and has no fishy aftertaste that some of us dislike. Crab is sustainable and is supposed to have lower levels of Mercury. I usually buy pre-cooked crab claws, fresh or frozen. Historians believe that crab ...

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Smashed Potatoes, My Way

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You will love these potatoes. They are crispy, garlicky, buttery, peppery and damn delicious! And they are perfect to accompany any main dish. The addition of shredded mushrooms will add more umami and crisp to this dish.

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Coq au Vin (French Braised Rooster or Chicken)

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Coq, in french, means rooster. In the old times, this recipe was applied to cook a rooster (tough bird) by braising it in red wine. But you can make it with any poultry, most commonly chicken. Standard recipes call for red wine but white one can be used at a ...

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Puff Pastry Pizza with Vegetables & Cheeses

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It’s easy, flaky, crispy, delicious and, most of all, quick to prepare if you use ready made puff pastry. When I tried it the first time with all the ingredients that I wanted to use, I was not sure it will work with this kind of pastry. It did and ...

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Chicken Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter-Style

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This Recipe is Italian (Tuscan more precisely). The French have their own version, called “Poulet Chasseur”(same meaning) which is quite similar. I prefer though the Italian one because of some additional ingredients that I like. This dish is usually made with thighs and/or drumsticks, or also a whole chicken cut ...

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Ratatouille with Added Chickpeas

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You certainly have tasted or at least know about this classic French vegetable stew, done with courgettes, aubergines and peppers. In my recipe, I add cooked chickpeas for extra protein, a must for vegans!

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Roasted Chicken and Potatoes in Lemon & Garlic Sauce

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This Lebanese dish is a perfect family meal liked by adults and children alike. It is hearty, deliciously tangy and so quick to prepare. Some vegetables and/or a mixed salad would be perfect accompaniments. N.B.: I use chicken legs or thighs for this recipe but you can use any other ...

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Roasted Carrots with Dates

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I cooked these carrots for our family on Christmas Eve! Not a shred of carrot was left! Everyone liked it a lot. The idea of roasting them with dates came to me because I had received packets of them from our friends, from UAE and Qatar. I needed to use ...

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Cherokee Style Succotash

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This easy and nutritious bean and corn stew is initially a Native American dish. Succotash comes from an Indian word meaning corn. Now it is a staple in many parts of North America and is also popular in South America. The original dish is made with lima beans but it ...

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Chicken Drumsticks & 5 Vegetables Casserole

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Chicken drumsticks and your five a day in one go! This comfort dish is quick to prepare and so good, taste and nutrition wise. For a healthier version, remove the skin on the drumsticks.

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