Chris' Recipes

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Grilled Meatballs

I often get inspiration for dinner ideas from watching various Food Network programs that I typically watch while doing my morning work out routine.  I recently saw a couple of variations of meatballs and decided to make some jumbo style for the grill.  I often substitute, or combine ground turkey with ground beef in a recipe. […]

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Chile Rellenos

I finally got some cooking time in my kitchen with my wonderful friend Jen who lives about an hour away.  Life is busy, so we don’t see one another as often as we would like, but when we do, we usually spend hours and hours together in the kitchen.  One of my favorite things to order when we […]

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Beef Stock

Bill and I were recently treated to an amazing dinner at Manny’s Steakhouse, on Marquette Ave. in Minneapolis, MN.  We are clients of a good friend who is a huge fan of steak, so we were thrilled when he chose this high-end place to take us out to dinner.  Here, diners choose cuts from a rolling meat cart and […]

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Halibut, Risotto and Roasted Carrot, Ginger Puree

I was recently preparing some Halibut and wanted to change the flavor profile up a bit and created this dish based on ingredients that I had on hand in the fridge.  Risotto is a north Italian rice dish that is really not all that hard to prepare, but you need to give yourself a half hour […]

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White Sauce or Bechamel Sauce

Béchamel sounds like such a fancy sounding sauce!  It is actually just the French term for one of the mother sauces of French and Italian cuisine and is really simple to make.  I was working in the kitchen recently with Brianna, when I was showing her how to make this moderately thick white sauce.  Although it seems to have […]

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