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Teriyaki Steak Appetizers Recipe

  1 1/2 lb/0.7 kg sirloin steak 1/2 c/118 ml salad oil 1/4 c/60 ml liquid honey 1/4 c/60 ml soy sauce 1/2 c/52 g finely chopped Spanish onion 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp/2.5 ml ginger Cut steak into long 1/16 inch strips across the grain. Combine remaining ingredients in large flat pan; add steak strips. Marinate strips for several hours. Lift strips out of marinade; shake to remove excess. Thread strips on metal skewers. Place on grill; broil over medium heat just until well browned, turning and brushing with marinade. Serve hot. private chefs and event catering Palm Beach + Boca Raton + Fort Lauderdale + Miami Beach info@yadachef.com | 954-367-YADA (9232) www.yadachef.com south florida catering and personal chefs

FYI, Your Kitchen Is Probably Dirtier than a Toilet Seat

  Dr. Germ reveals the dirty truth about what might be lurking in your kitchen. By   Alessandra Bulow   "In most cases, it's safer to make a  salad  on a toilet seat than it is to make one on a cutting board," says Dr. Charles Gerba (aka Dr. Germ), a microbiologist and professor at the University of Arizona in Tucson. "People disinfect their toilet seats all the time, but they don't realize that they really need to pay attention in the kitchen, too." Since 1973, he's been studying the hidden bacteria lurking in American homes, and his findings should influence your behavior when it comes to storing a toothbrush (in the medicine cabinet) and how to flush a toilet (lid down). Here, Dr. Germ identifies the top five dirtiest spots in the kitchen and gives advice on how to  banish nasty germs . Kitchen sponges and dishcloths "We did a survey collecting 1,000 sponges and dishcloths in kitchens, and about 10% had salmonella. They get wet and stay moist, so

Warm red Cabbage Coleslaw with Bacon and Blue Cheese Recipe

  Ingredients 1/2   head small purple cabbage   very thinly sliced 12   large Lacinato   dinosaur kale leaves, sliced into ribbons 2/3ml   tablespoons   olive oil   divided  order here 1 - 2/1.5-3ml   tablespoons   apple cider vinegar  order here 1/4/60ml   cup   crumbled blue cheese 1/4/60ml   cup   toasted pine nuts  order here Chopped chives   optional Pinch   of salt and pepper Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together one tablespoon of the olive oil, the vinegar, salt, and pepper. Set aside. Add the remaining olive oil to a  large non-stick skillet  over medium heat. Add the cabbage and cook it for approximately 4-5 minutes. When the cabbage is wilted but still crunchy, add the kale and stir for about 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and drizzle on the dressing. Stir to combine and taste. Adjust the salt and pepper to taste. Top with the blue cheese, pine nuts, and chives just before serving. Notes To toast the pine nuts, add them a small, dry pan over medium-high heat. C

Ropa Vieja (Shredded Beef) Recipe

  A c lassic Cuban dish, and one of the most popular. In spanish, the translation is means "old clothes", because the chuck roast is shredded until it resembles old rags of clothes. It is traditionally served with white rice . Serves 6 3 pound/1.35kg chuck roast 1 small onion (sliced) 2 tablespoons/30ml olive oil 1 cup/240ml red dry wine 1 large onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 green bell pepper (chopped) 4 large ripe tomatoes (chopped) 2 tablespoons/30ml tomato paste 1 1/2 tablespoons/22ml ground cumin 1 bay leaf salt and pepper to taste Directions: Salt and pepper the chuck roast and lightly brown the meat in cooking oil in a large pot. Add 2 cups of water or enough to surround but not cover the meat. Add the small onion and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and allow to simmer for approximately 1 1/2 hours. Note the meat should be tender after this time, if not continue to simmer until it is. Remove from heat and let it cool. Shred the be

Keeping Up With Wellness Goals: How to Prioritize Health Every Day

  We all have wellness goals we'd like to reach, but it can be challenging to keep them in mind and prioritize our health daily. From sticking to that perfect diet to maintaining a clutter-free home (and mind), it can seem overwhelming to get started. Fortunately, some simple tips and tricks can help us stay on track and reach our wellness goals. Keep reading as YaDa Chef shares essential advice below.  Setting Goals It can be challenging to know what goals to focus on and what types of plans to set. To be successful right off the bat, it will be essential to identify what area of your health and well-being you want to focus on. You should ask yourself questions such as: What do I want to improve? What do I need to work on? What would make me feel better? Setting goals that are too ambitious and difficult to reach can be tempting. Instead, it is better to set achievable goals that you can work towards. In addition, there are different types of plans that you can choose from. For

Pastine (Pastini) Italian Pasta with Egg and Cheese Recipe

  I am not sure of the origin of the name or where this recipe came from.  It has been a staple of my Mother’s for many years. It is served every Christmas Eve during our Italian/Polish Celebration serve 4-8 1 pound/450g egg noodles  8-10 large eggs 1/4 cup/60ml milk (make it extra rich and add cream) 1/4 teaspoon/1ml ground pepper 1 tablespoon/15ml minced garlic 2 tablespoons/30ml Italian Blend Seasoning (substitute double amount of favourite fresh herbs) 2 cups/360g/450ml fresh grated parmigiana reggiano cheese butter or olive oil to “grease baking pan” Pre-heat oven to 325F/160C/Gas Mark 3 Cook noodles to package directions.  In a large bowl whisk eggs and milk until slightly frothy.  Add pepper, garlic, and italian seasoning stir or whisk until blended.  Fold in cheese.  Drain noodles.  Add to the cheese mixture.  Butter a baking dish 11 x 7 x 1.5 inches/ 28 x 18 x 4 cm baking dish.   Pour noodles into prepared baking dish.  Bake for 30 minutes.  Top may be crispy.  Eat hot, cold o