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Korean Spicy Chicken and Potato (Tak Toritang)

In a large pot over medium heat, mix the chicken, potatoes, carrots, onion, sugar, and garlic. Pour in water and soy sauce, and stir in sugar and hot pepper paste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes, until chicken juices run clear, vegetables are tender, and liquid has thickened.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 1 Hour
Yields: 4 serv...

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

1. Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
2. Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Deep-Fried Turkey

Begin heating the oil in a 10-gallon pot over a very hot propane flame outdoors to 390 degrees F. Don't set the burner to its highest setting, as you may need to increase the heat after you've added the turkey. It will take about 20 minutes for the oil to heat.



Meanwhile, rinse the turkey well, pat it dry inside and out, and set it on end in a sink to drain.



When th...

Gumbo

Gumbo

Published in Seafood

Here's a great way to celebrate traditional mardi gras, New Orleans style! This recipe is a little more challenging due to the large list of ingredients. If you are worried it might be a little too much for you, feel free to leave out the shrimp. This dish is great leftover too.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Co...

Strawberry and Spinach Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing and sweet salad? This strawberry and spinach salad is a treat for the senses! This is the perfect meal for the person on the go, or to serve on the side. If you are planning ahead, you may want to make the dressing ahead of time (up to 12 hours), and toss just before serving.

1. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach and strawberries.
2. In a med...