Chef Karen Ciancio

Karen Ciancio

Posts: 125 // Recipes: 882

I am Karen and CookingNook.com is my blog. I am not a chef but I love all things food related. Cooking, developing recipes, watching cooking shows. It's all good. I love sharing recipes and tips with others and learning from them. Please join in and share your favorite recipes with others.

All Recipes and Posts by Karen Ciancio

Thai Chicken Thighs

Thai Chicken Thighs

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This is a fantastic recipe for Thai chicken. The original recipe calls for chicken thighs, ...

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Vegetarian Samosas

How to Make Vegetarian Samosas

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I love samosas and was really thrilled to finally try an authentic samosa recipe at ...

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Coconut Banana Gluten Free Muffins

Banana Coconut Gluten Free Muffins

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

These gluten free muffins are delicious. The banana and coconut add a nice tropical twist ...

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Blueberry Dessert Pudding

Blueberry Dessert Pudding

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This blueberry dessert is one of my favorite diabetic dessert recipes. I call it a ...

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black olive tapenade recipe

Black Olive Tapenade Recipe

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Black olive tapenade recipe is a perfect appetizer or tapas recipe. It is easy, can be ...

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How to Make Bean Sprouts

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 18, 2015 | Category: Health, Recipe

How to Make Bean Sprouts

Learning how to make bean sprouts is something I have wanted to do for a long while. Sprouts are a staple of Chinese cooking of course and I love them in a stir-fry. They are also wonderful salad and sandwich toppers. Grain and bean sprouts are also extremely healthy for us. Sprouting... more

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Lamb Burgers

Lamb Burgers

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Lamb makes a great burger. Lamb burgers can replace regular hamburgers at any barbecue. This ...

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The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 18, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Diets and Eating Plans, Health

The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide: Understanding and Managing Thyroid Disease, by naturopath Doctor Nikolas Hedberg, is a fabulous book if you have ANY questions about thyroid disease. more

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Vegan Everyday

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 5, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews

The 500 recipes in his cookbook take you through the entire day, from breakfast and lunch to dinner, dessert and snacks. They are familiar, but with delicious twists. Doug is very clever at putting together flavors and in creating much healthier versions of foods we are familiar with. He takes... more

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Bernardin Complete Book of Home Preserving

By: | 0 Comments | On: June 1, 2015 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Summer Recipes

The Bernardin people are the experts in home preserving. They make all kinds of preserving equipment and have developed, tested and offer over 400 preserving recipes of all kinds. Not just any type of jam or jelly you can think of - there are recipes for salsas, relishes, chutneys, pickles,... more

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