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

yogurt parfait

Banana Yogurt Parfait

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This banana yogurt parfait makes a perfect, not too sweet healthy dessert or snack. The sweetness ...

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healthy carrot cake with bran

Healthy Carrot Cake with Bran

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

If you want healthy dessert recipes a good place to start is with this healthy ...

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The Health Benefits of Kale

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 4, 2015 | Category: Health, Power Foods

Whether you love kale (yet) or not, the health benefits of kale will have you singing it's praises and putting it on the table regularly. Let's have a close look at kale in all it's facets: kale description and history, the benefits of kale, growing kale, how to cook kale... more

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barley soup

Barley Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I just had to share this tasty barley soup recipe I made a few days ...

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brown rice pudding

Brown Rice Pudding Recipe

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This brown rice pudding recipe is for all of those rice pudding lovers, like me, ...

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chicken biryani recipe

Chicken Biryani Recipe

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I love Indian food and chicken biryani is one of my favorites. I have long ...

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Great Super Bowl Recipes

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 21, 2015 | Category: Food article, Recipe

A Super Bowl party is nothing without great food and we've got lots of great Super Bowl recipes here ready for the big day. I have chosen a mix of traditional Super Bowl recipes: the buffalo wings with blue cheese dip, barbecue chicken and ribs, great burgers and chili;... more

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How to Make Compound Butter

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 16, 2015 | Category: Cooking Instructions, Recipe

Compound butters are those fabulous little slices of butter we see in fancy restaurants or on food TV, that melt lusciously over a steak or other grilled meat and make you want to dive in and eat it all up. It's a very gourmet presentation and many of us would... more

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baked penne with roasted vegetables

Baked Pasta Recipe with Roasted Vegetables

Average Rating: (3.7 / 5)

This is a super healthy baked pasta recipe. It's full of colorful and healthy vegetables ...

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Zucchini Chocolate Cake

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Zucchini chocolate cake - Is it a chocolate cake with zucchini in it or a ...

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