If you’re like me, having left over steak leaves a lot to be desired. If you cooked it perfectly the first time, then any further cooking will turn it into charcoal or thereabouts. If you try pan frying but that just turns even the best medium-rare steak into well done in seconds, especially if you…

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This dish was inspired by our new friend, Chef Massimo Zingaro Fidale, on our recent visit to Italy. His simple but oh-so-delicious Veal Scallopini in Lemon Sauce was so tasty I couldn’t stop thinking about it. However, as usual, I changed it; Canadianized it if you will. In my version, I use turkey scallopini and…

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Much to the chagrin of white tablecloth restaurants, great steak is not always about the steak, it’s about the rest of the dish. In this presentation, the steak sits on a bed of sauteed vegetables and is topped with a custom bernaise-style sauce mixed with chopped black olives.  I added a few leftover hash browns…

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London Cartwright is a Michelin-rated 5-star chef. But she’s lost her touch, so the owner has sent her away to find herself, find inspiration, re-kindle her passion for food…and maybe get passionate about other things along the way. In Book 1, she finds inspiration in Scotland (and Ian). In Book 2, she finds passion in…

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  The Menu for Passion series is something I’ve wanted to do for a while. Though not what I want to be known for (thus the pen name), it is fun to be involved with. They are short novella’s and can be read in a couple of hours. The plan is to have several in…

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