June 23, 2018 · Kitchen Equipment · (No comments)

By JM Jackson

Secret Recipes

Heres my secret recipe for one of my favorite places to eat, the Cheesecake Factory. Just about everything there is scrumptious but the Chicken Madeira in particular is wonderful.

Im an advocate of entertaining at home. Save your self a lot of money by being your own chef. Surprise your family and friends with this meal the next time you have guests. Its quick and simple.


1 tablespoon olive oil

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets

8 asparagus spears

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4 mozzarella cheese slices

Madeira Sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

3 cups madeira wine

2 cups beef stock

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


1. Heat up 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cover each chicken breast with plastic wrap then use a mallet to flatten the chicken to about 1/4-inch thick. Sprinkle each fillet with salt and pepper.

2. Saut the chicken fillets for 4 to 6 minutes per side, or until the chicken has browned just a bit. Remove chicken fillets from the pan and wrap them together in foil to keep the fillets warm while you make the sauce. Don’t clean the pan. You want all that cooked-on goodness to stay in the skillet to help make the sauce.

3. With the heat still on medium, add two tablespoons of oil to the skillet. Add the sliced mushrooms and saut for about two minutes. Add the madeira wine, beef stock, butter and pepper. Bring sauce to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until sauce has reduce to about 1/4 of its original volume. When the sauce is done it will have thickened and turned a dark brown color.

4. As the sauce is simmering, bring a medium saucepan filled about halfway with water to a boil. Add a little salt to the water. Toss the asparagus into the water and boil for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on the thickness of your asparagus spears. Drop the asparagus in a bowl of ice water to halt the cooking. The asparagus should be slightly tender when done, not mushy.

5. Set oven to broil. Prepare the dish by arranging the cooked chicken fillets on a baking pan. Cross two asparagus spears over each fillet, then cover each with a slice of mozzarella cheese. Broil the fillets for 3 to 4 minutes or until light brown spots begin to appear on the cheese.

6. To serve, arrange two chicken breasts on each plate, then spoon 3 or 4 tablespoons of madeira sauce over the chicken on each plate.

Makes 2 to 4 servings.

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June 3, 2018 · Kitchen Equipment · (No comments)

By Lanny Hintz

Those who are interested in golf but are unsure how to get started will discover that it is not spinal surgery with blinders on. The first question you probably have is ‘Where can I play?’ Most communities have a few options. Many people who love to golf, and tend to play often, will become members of a private club, but for beginners that may be too much too soon. Many state and local parks offer golfing greens for players to use for free, or for a nominal fee.

Another thing you may be wondering about is equipment. To start off you probably don’t need much special gear or clothing. If you plan to use a local park to practice you should inquire about equipment rental before hand, because many parks do not offer a pro-shop to buy/rent equipment. Most private clubs however and driving ranges offer relatively inexpensive beginner lessons and will provide clubs and balls for you.

As for acceptable golfing attire, men and women should invest in a pair of khaki pants and a polo shirt with shoes meant for walking on grasssomething with a textured sole is best. No Timberland boots, sweats or jeans allowed. If you would like to buy your own equipment try to find a second hand half-set which will include a wood, usually a 3 wood, 3,5,7,9 irons & a sand wedge. It really doesn’t make a whole lot of sense buying a ton of equipment before you decide whether or not you really like the sport. You might even want to share with a friend until you are sure. Its very important to dress the par. You wouldnt where a clowns outfit to a wedding and you certainly wouldnt wear a dinner suit to mow your lawn.

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Speaking of sharing with a friendwhy not make beginner golf a group or couples affair. It is always more fun to learn (and hey, lets face it, look silly as a beginner) with other beginners you are familiar with.

Ok so you have a place to play, you are all decked out for golf and you have a group of friends ready to have at it, what now? Talk to the Golf Pro at a local green to see about options in your area. This is the best person to confer with about lessons, prices, practice schedules, rules and any other questions you may have.

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March 27, 2018 · Kitchen Equipment · (No comments)

By David H. Urmann

Prior to the invention of refrigerators or freezers, people used to preserve their food with the help of ice or snow.Freezing or refrigerating is the process of taking out heat from an enclosed system or from the body in order to lower its temperature.

The very first man made refrigerator known was first demonstrated by William Cullen in the year 1748 at Glasgow.But in the year 1805, Oliver Evans designed a cooling machine.

Basically there are two types of freezers viz.chest type and upright.Different freezers have different systems hence they exhibit different features.

Chest freezers are generally used for large households which require to stock food in large quantity.They are generally installed in garage or at store rooms due to their size.Chest freezers are also very useful for the people who store the food once in couple of months.These are considered as energy efficient and cheap freezers as compare to upright type.

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These are available in several sizes that range from 4 cubic feet to more than 20 cubic feet.This equipment is quite easy and cheap to run.This is due to the fact that the freezer opens from the top and hence the cold air is retained well as it has the tendency to move downward than upwards.

These exhibit removable baskets for storing smaller products and for separating different types of foods.These baskets can be customized for organizing the complete freezer.These are meant to retain the quality of food for longer hours.

The advantages associated with these freezers are that they are very economical to operate and very affordable to buy.Most of the latest models are all packed with the facilities such as fast-freezing, temperature warning system and are available with the highest grade of A++.

Upright Freezers are the best ways of going for deep freezing if it is required to keep the food for long time.They are available in form of frost-free and manual defrosts models.They are single unit freezers with the capacity that ranges from 2 cubic feet to 20 cubic feet.These consume very less floor space as compare to chest freezer.

The advantages associated with these machines are that the contents of the freezer are very easy to pack and organize.The drawback of the machine is that they are quite expensive as compare to chest freezer also the cold air can be easily lost due to leakage allowing warm air to enter.

These types of freezers are excellent for limited family.They comprise of several divisions such as slide-out baskets, shelves and compartments.This can be used for several processes such as storing milk products, freezing fishes etc.

Frost free freezer is free from freezer burn process.As it does not support ice crystal formation, one should be sure about the taste and nutritional content of the food.It also exhibits an advantage that it does not smell due to regular air circulation.

The main drawback of these machines is that they are very costly to operate.It also consumes much more power than upright and chest freezers.

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