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CHICKEN BALLOTINE

For the April Daring Cooks Challenge, Lisa from Parsley, Sage and Sweet has challenged us to debone a whole chicken, using this video by Jacques Pepin as our guide; then stuff it, tie it and roast it, to create a Chicken Ballotine. Wow! What a challenge!  I was absolutely thrilled when I saw it!  I had never…

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Roast Brined Chicken

ROAST BRINED CHICKEN

Audax of Audax Artifex was our November 2012 Daring Cooks’ host.  Audax has brought us into the world of brining and roasting, where we brined meat and vegetables and roasted them afterwards for a delicious meal! Wow! I had never brined anything before!  I thought it would be hard and time consuming, but it was neither…

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PORK ROAST WITH APPLES AND PRUNES

This is another one of the dishes I have learnt from my mom.  She used to make it often on Sundays and it is a fantastic and juicy roast.  I guess apples and pork are a classic combination, but it is one that I never get tired of.  The sweetness of the apples goes very…

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