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Teriyaki chicken

You can use chicken breast or thighs, we prefer thighs. You can make this dish 2 ways: Cut the chicken into pieces (medium cubes) or cook a whole chicken breasts/ tights. I prefer to cut, this method is easier to cook and to be sure it’s cooked. Mirin and sake you can substitute to rice wine vinegar, just add some...
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Fried Rice with egg and vegetables

One day before: First you need to cook the rice, about 1 1/3 cup of long grain rice. I do the rice in a rice cooker, but of course you can make it in a saucepan with a heavy bottom, the rice should be crumbly ( loose, able to be fried) and not mushy. So with the rice rinse it in...
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Bacon Fig Jam

Here is the recipe from my son, Nikita. This jam is so delicious! Can't wait to use it with my burger next time or cheese plate! 

With this recipe, you can use either Bourbon Whiskey or Rum. I used a combination of Irish Whiskey and Rum (50/50...

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Jalapeno Jam

Simple, fast, easy and delicious jam! The taste is sweet and just slightly spicy, it's a perfect relish to many holiday dishes, or serve it with cream cheese on a crackers or toast. It makes a very nice addition to a Christmas or holiday gift basket. Once the jam is ready, pour immediately into the jars while it’s hot...
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Duck pate

Once in a while I make chicken pate, but when I buy duck, I definitely use the liver for duck pate, one of my favorites! If you are making this pate for a couple of days and will eat it right away, you can cover it with a or plastic, but if you are making pate for a longer...
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