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There are many things I can prepare that are not on this menu. If there is something you would like that is not here, please ask for it. My menu is limitless! I can help you try new foods or prepare family favorites.

POULTRY

Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar and Shallot Sauce - recommended by Jacque Pepin

Chicken Capri - made with ricotta cheese and chopped tomatoes

Tarragon Chicken Patties - served with a wine/tarragon sauce

Gouda-stuffed Chicken Breasts - served with a special apple sauce

Sweet and Sour Chicken - pineapple produces the sweet flavor in this dish

Chicken with Mushroom/Wine Sauce - aka: coq au vin

Savory Chicken Sauté - a South Beach Diet favorite

Spicy Honey-brushed Chicken Thighs – chili powder spices this up while a touch of honey adds a hint of sweetness

Chicken Tarragon – made in a slow-cooker and ready whenever you are!

Oven Fried Chicken – all the flavor of fried chicken without the fat!

Chicken Nuggets – crispy pieces of chicken breast with your choice of dipping sauce

Chicken Piccata – has a rich lemon-cper sauce made with olive oil and a hint of butter

Turkey Pot Pie - a savory crust is the secret to this delicious favorite

Honey Mustard Turkey Cutlets with Potatoes and Leeks – a burst of intense flavor comes from a bit of curry powder

BEEF

Beef Stew with a Red Wine Sauce - the low carb version

Hearty Beef Stew - my mom's recipe

Meatloaf - seasoned the way you like it

Ground Beef and Beans - green beans, that is

London Broil - marinated and broiled just the way you like it, served with Red Onion Jam

Swedish Meatballs - a mixture of beef, veal and pork served in delicious gravy

Beef and Spinach Hot Pot – a cross between a soup and a stew. cinnamon, ginger and garlic give this an exotic flavor

Chili – a great combination of beef or turkey with beans and traditional spices

Beef Tenderloin with Sauteed Mushrooms – extra richness comes from the combination of several types of mushrooms

Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Red Wine-Tarragon Sauce – melt in your mouth delicious

LAMB

Broiled Lamb Chops with Spinach - raisins, pimentos, garlic and olive oil are staples of Spanish cuisine and they are all used in Jacque Pepin's recipe

Lemon Garlic Lamb Chops with a Yogurt Sauce - this tangy sauce really makes the dish

Lamb and Feta Patties - an alternative to a beef burger, accompanied by a homemade relish

Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops - served with an olive-mint salsa

Lamb Stew with Seasonal Vegetables – lamb is braised in the oven, long and slow, for mouth-watering tenderness

Lamb Meatballs with Mint Jelly Sauce – a great alternative to regualr meatballs

PORK & HAM

Pork Saute' with Blackberries - a different twist on loin chops

Mustard Maple Pork Tenderloin – sweet and savory

Roast Loin of Pork Stuffed with Prunes and Apricots - a really special treat

Sage and Rosemary Pork - the flavor of the herbs in the filling infuses the meat with a wonderful flavor

Ham Loaf - a mixture of ham and pork basted with a brown sugar sauce

Glazed Pork Chops – cooked in a mixture of vinegar, apple cider, brown sugar, Dijon mustard & soy sauce

Honey Hoisin Pork Tenderloin – incredibly tender and full of flavor

Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions – the richness of the pork is complemented by the tartness of apples and vinegar

SEAFOOD

Oven Fried Cod - the joys of breaded fried fish with none of the fat

Broiled Catfish with Mustard - the mustard adds instant character to this mild fish

Baked Scrod with Butter and Sherry - simple and delicious

curried mahi-mahi - cooked in a sauce of onion, garlic, gingerroot, tomatoes and lemon juice

Sautéed Snapper with Onions and Golden Raisins - a sweet and sour delight

Fish Sticks – moist inside and crunchy outside

Glazed Salmon in Mirin - the marinade gives the salmon a sweet nutty flavor

Broiled Salmon over Parmesan Grits - melt in your mouth delicious

Pepper Coriander and Sesame Crusted Salmon - elegant and delicious

Broiled Salmon with Marmalade/Dijon Glaze - just a tad of sweetness from the marmalade makes this a keeper

Salmon Steaks with Dill Vinaigrette - delicious

Lime Seasoned Salmon - marinated in a tangy sesame-lime sauce

five-spice scallops with lemon sauce - uses the traditional Chinese five-spice powder

Salmon Cakes - studded with briny olives, bright lemon zest and a touch of dill

Scallops with Pesto - also contains sun-dried tomatoes

Seared Scallops in Green Pea Sauce - a Jacque Pepin specialty

Sweet and Spicy Garlic Shrimp - cooked with a combination of onion, sweetened chili sauce and fragrant dried chili pepper

Mediterranean Shrimp Salad - a wonderful summer meal

Shrimp and Cucumber Suomono - a cold dish for a warm day

Blackened Swordfish - the fish is coated with a mixture of thyme, oregano, cumin and black and red peppers

Tuna Puttanesca - sauce made from olives, capers, anchovies and tomatoes

Grilled Tuna with Rosemary and Thyme - the herbs give this a wonderful aromatic flavor

Seared Scallops with Lemon Orzoa wonderful refreshing combination

SOUPS

Escarole and White Bean Soup - from Lidia's Italian-American kitchen

Hearty Barley Lentil Soup - packed with vegetables, beans and grains

Summer Bean and Vegetable Soup with Pesto - green beans, tomatoes and zucchini make this a nutritional powerhouse

Black Bean Soup - has a southwestern touch

White Bean and Black Olive Soup - not only beans and olives, but veggies too!

Pasta e Fagioli - a standard from southern Italy

Dilly Mushroom Soup - served with a dollop of yogurt

Mushroom Soup Supreme - smooth and creamy with a flavorful chicken broth base

French Onion Soup - a lightened version of a classic

Many Onion Soup - contains five types of onions and chunks of chicken breast

Potato Leek Soup - simple, satisfying and creamy (but with no cream)

Potato Kale Soup - a delightful creamy white soup, jeweled with bits of green and full of complex flavors

Fresh Corn and Red Pepper Bisque - a great summertime soup

Herbed Zucchini Soup - can be served either hot or cold

Tomato/Tofu Soup - tofu adds protein for a meal in a bowl

Cream of Tomato Soup - just like you remember

Gazpacho Grande' - a cold soup for a hot day

Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Walnuts - in France, pumpkins are often used in savory dishes, rather than sweet

Spinach Dumpling Soup - the dumplings are delicious matzo balls

Split Pea Soup - a recipe from my grandmother

Spicy Kale and Sausage Soup - healthy and low fat

Quinoa Chowder with Spinach and Feta - quinoa is an important grain in South American cuisine. It is considered a complete protein because it contains all eight essential amino acids.

Spinach Soup - plain, simple and delicious

Roasted Vegetable–Rosemary Chicken Soup – this hearty soup has a wonderful flavor because the vegetables are roasted first, which caramelizes and intensifies the flavor

VEGETARIAN (many soups and pasta dishes are also vegetarian)

Oven Ratatouille – the veggies are all roaste first for deep flavors

Spicy Broccoli Peanut Rice - peanuts compliment the protein of brown rice in this dish

Greek Phyllo Pie with Garlicky Greens and Feta - a traditional Greek dish baked in a pie plate

Russian Carrot Pie - made in a nut crust and contains cottage cheese for protein

Italian Tofu Spinach Patties – topped with a marinara sauce - a family favorite and my kids claim they don't like tofu!

Portobello Mushroom Stew – a great stew with big flavors

PASTA

Warm Pasta Salad with Spinach and Mushrooms - caramelized mushrooms, a splash of sherry vinegar and spinach leaves that wilt in the warm pasta

Angel Hair Pasta Primavera - thin angel hair tossed with crisp-cooked vegetables and tender strips of ham

Spaghetti with Onions - a low-fat choice

Fusilli with Kale and Roasted Garlic - a great way to get those vitamin packed greens

Lasagna Rustica - a hearty lasagna made without meat but you can hardly tell the difference

Traditional Lasagna - made with ground beef, ricotta and mozzarella

Portobello Mushrooms and Pasta - mushrooms are sautéed and then added to a tomato herb sauce

Penne with Eggplant and Mozzarella - baked with a tomato sauce

Penne with Creamy Walnut Sauce - creamy and delicious

Smoked Salmon Pasta - penne in a vodka and smoked salmon sauce

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops - served with an herbed clam sauce

Gnocchi with Shrimp, Asparagus and Pesto – gnocchi are small Italian dumplings made with potatoes and are a hearty alternative to pasta

Creamy Rotelle and Crabmeat - crabmeat and asparagus in a creamy sauce

Stuffed Manicotti – your choice of stuffing

Baked Macaroni and Cheese - the true comfort food

Stuffed Shells - cheesy stuffed shells served with a marinara sauce

Low-fat Fettuccine Alfredo - a healthier version of the original

Black Beans & Pasta - a hearty meal in a spicy sauce

Baked Spaghetti Frittata - made with veggies and a mixture of cheeses

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