Raspberry Dressing

Although I prefer my greens with a very basic lemon juice-olive oil dressing, this recipe is so delicious that I make it whenever I find fresh raspberries 2 ounces balsamic vinegar 1 ounce water 4 ounces olive oil 8 leaves mint 1 2 ounce sugar Put all the ingredients into a blender or food chopper and process until smooth. Serve over mixed greens. Variation Ideas -Omit mint and use tarragon instead. -Add 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds.

Stir Fried Sweet Chicken Chinese

One of the classic combinations of salty and sweet in Chinese cuisine. 1 1 2 pounds chicken breast, no skin, no bone, cut into 1 2 cubes 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced fine In a bowl, mix chicken, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, pepper, wine, and 1 tablespoon of oil. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes. Heat the rest of the oil in a wok. Drain the chicken, setting the marinade sauce aside. Stir-fry the chicken until cooked, about 4 minutes. Add the marinade sauce and cook until the liquid is...

Tuna Cream Sauce

2 tablespoons butter 1 2 cup heavy cream salt and pepper, to taste Combine all ingredients except the tuna in a food processor. Process into a paste. Scoop it into a small pan add the tuna and cook for 2 minutes over very low heat. -You can process the tuna with other the ingredients to make a smooth sauce. -You can mix all of the ingredients by hand to get a chunkier texture. -Garnish with 1 tablespoon of capers.

Almond Dip Turkish

2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 2 cup water 3 tablespoons lemon juice salt, to taste Soak the bread in a bowl with just enough water to cover for a few minutes and squeeze them dry in your palm. Put almonds into a non-stick pan over medium heat, constantly shaking the pan or stirring with a spoon, until they get a light golden color. Combine all the ingredients and blend in a food processor until smooth. Let it rest for a few hours for the best taste. Serve with grilled or broiled meats and fried...