Chef Karen Ciancio

Karen Ciancio

Posts: 86 // Recipes: 926

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, browsing cookbooks. 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

butter chicken

Butter Chicken Recipe

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

One of the most popular Indian food recipes is butter chicken. It must be the ...

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How to Make Compound Butter

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 10, 2018 | 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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The Health Benefits of Kale

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 4, 2018 | 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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Pancake Day

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2018 | Category: Food article, Holidays and Celebrations, Seasonal

pancake day

Pancake Day isn't just a day to enjoy a plate of tender pancakes slathered in syrup or your favorite toppings. What we call Pancake Day is Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent in the Christian religions. Look here for delicious pancake recipes... more

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Almond and Coconut Balls

Blissfully Good Almond and Coconut Balls

Average Rating: (4.6 / 5)

I think these almond and coconut balls are close to being the perfect cookie recipe. ...

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Arsenic in Rice

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 5, 2018 | Category: Health, Industrialized Agriculture & Toxins

Is there really arsenic in rice? It turns out that the answer is "Yes, there is" - and sometimes in amounts that can compromise our health. more

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The Cancer Fighting Diet Book

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 6, 2017 | Category: Cookbooks and Reviews, Diets and Eating Plans, Health

We have many questions about cancer and diet: Is an anti cancer diet possible? Do traditional diets protect against cancer? How is nutrition more than just food intake? Can food really make you sick or help to make you well if you are already sick? Dr. Johannes F. Coy answers... more

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Create a Fantastic Cheese Board for Entertaining

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 2, 2017 | Category: Food article

When I entertain I love to create a cheese board. It's fun, creative, delicious and everyone loves them. Here are my tips. more

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Kale Spanakopita

Kale Spanakopita

Average Rating: (4.6 / 5)

Here is a kale version of spanakopita that I think is the best kale recipe ...

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Gluten free pie crust

Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This gluten free pie crust recipe makes an exceptionally flaky and delicious crust. The recipe ...

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