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7 of my favorite flavor combos
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Tay M.

7 of My Favorite Flavor Combinations

Why Use Flavor Combinations? My seven favorite flavor combinations serve a specific purpose in my kitchen – to make cooking on the fly easier.  They are ingrained into my head and make whipping up a meal effortless.  I only have to decide which places I wish to delve into.  I

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raw chicken for poached whole chicken post
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Tay M.

Poached Whole Chicken

Poached Whole Chicken is juicy and tender with hundred of uses in the culinary world.  From soup to quick meals having poached chicken on hand will come in clutch at mealtime.  I always have dark, white, and mixed chicken in my freezer.  Use the meat in almost any recipe that

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Tay M.

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas are one of my favorite dishes.  For decades, this dish has been in my life.  I have such wonderful memories of my great-grandmother making a pan of ground beef enchiladas without olives when I was a tiny tot. During my teenage years, my grandmother/mom would make them for

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Tay M.

Spicy BLT Avocado Toast

  Say it with me, Spicy BLT Avocado Toast. Perhaps I should start off by saying that I did not think I liked avocado for the longest time. I know, I know.  What type of self-respecting southern Californian does not like avocado?  I swear I did not.  Boy, I have

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Tay M.

Stocking Series: Kitchen Utensils

Tay’s Bipolar Kitchen is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Stocking Series   Check out the complete stocking series by clicking here.  There are so many

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Tay M.

Why I Love to Cook

I love to cook, in case you have not noticed. In my (not so) humble opinion, I tend to be pretty good at it.  Recently, I realized I was using my cooking abilities in both a healthy and unhealthy manner.  As I look back over the years, I can see

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Tay M.

Spicy Orange Beef

  Allow me to introduce Spicy Orange Beef! It is a delicious and easy stir-fry dish.  It can be paired with rice or noodles, but personally, I love it by itself.  This dish can be made in a wok or 12-inch skillet. This recipe can be veganized by replacing the

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Tay M.

Roasted Peking Chicken Breasts

Roasted Peking Chicken breast is a new recipe to help me in my quest to expand my culinary horizons. When I look for easy, delicious recipes, I cracked open my copy of The All New Good Housekeeping Cookbook by Susan Westmoreland. First off, I still love this cookbook. It was

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Tay M.

Introducing Tay Tastes Things

Hey guys! I’m thrilled to bring another segment to the TBPK blog: introducing Tay Tastes Things (TTT)! After over four decades of life, I thought I had a good handle of my likes and dislikes regarding culinary delights.  However, over the last ten years, I’ve noticed taste buds are changing.

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Tay M.

Stocking Series: Cookware

Cookware is the next topic in the stocking series. This post provides a guide and looks at cookware for your stage on your cooking journey.   I am using the same tier structure as from my Pantry Stocking post. Refer here for a reminder on how I define the different tiers.  Next,

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