Court Bouillon – Poaching liquid


Recently I was looking for different methods of using leftover vegetables, herbs and such when I stumbled across this recipe by Alton Brown.

We haven’t tried this yet. In fact I don’t think we have ever poached anything other than an egg. But this looks like a very interesting way to infuse great flavor without adding calories. It also looks to be  a fantastic and frugal use of leftover veggies 🙂 and is even reusable. In fact, I found when reading about it that reusing the court-bouillon only intensifies the flavor.

What an intriguing idea.

Have any of you used anything like this before? If so, with what, if you don’t mind sharing?
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Spicy Cashew Chicken


Submitted on 6/9/2016 by John for Asian Theme Week (the week of 6/26/2016)

Author bio: Contributing Author for JaquesKitchen.com

Recipe country of origin China

Description: This is a Thai version of a Chinese recipe. You may have tried an Americanized version of this at The Cheesecake Factory.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Mole’


Submitted on 6/13/2016 by John for Latin week (week starting 6/19/2016)

Author bio: Contributing Author for JaquesKitchen.com

Recipe country of origin Mexico

Description: Mole’ is a traditional Mexican dish. It is made with an interesting and delicious combination of chili and chocolate. This dish is ideal for a slow cooker yielding a dark rich sauce of complex flavors that are irresistible.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga


Submitted on 6/12/2016 by John for Latin week (week starting 6/19/2016)

Author bio: Contributing Author for JaquesKitchen.com

Recipe country of origin Mexico

Description: Chicken Tinga is a simple dish that can easily be made in a slow cooker it consists of shredded chicken slowly cooked in a sauce of fresh ripe tomatoes, chipotle chilies and other spices.

This dish can easily be used for many different meals, tacos, burrito filling, tostadas, let your imagination run wild.

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