All about Zucchini

I love zucchini and during the summer there is an abundance this fresh vegetable. You can find them in different sizes.  I like mine in a medium size and a darker green yet firm.  I have noticed the smaller zucchini are sweeter in flavor and the super large ones do tend to taste bitter.

Zucchini can be consumed raw or cooked and there are so many ways to enjoy and I will share my recipes with you for anytime!

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Be a Paleo Party Girl

During the week we all strive to reach our fitness goals and stay on top of our diet- until the weekend comes. As Paleo diet participants, we often find it hard to choose between staying in and doing squats while snacking on kale chips, or going out and drowning our hard work in beer and chicken wings. With dieting, the number one killer that always drags us down is our social lives but with these tips you’ll never have to pass up a ladies night out ever again!

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Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions add flavor and texture to soups, sauces, pizzas, and stews.

Here’s my tip: brown the onions for about an hour. This will bring out the delicious flavor. I like to brown the onions on a low temperature for at least an hour when preparing them for my French Onion Soup or my Shallots and Onion . It really elevates the flavor! Or top off your pizza, make your own onion dip or add to meat for a flavorful meatloaf

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Cindy at Williams Sonoma Saturday 8/22 from 1-3pm

Cindy will be at Williams Sonoma, Everygreen Walk in S. Windsor CT on Saturday, August 8th and August 22nd from 1:00 to 3:00pm for a Live Cooking Demonstration.  She will be cooking up recipes from her new cookbook Paleo Italian Cooking!

Here is a video and we will have sample cookbooks for you to look through and pre-order Information. 

 

PS - I am offering free kindle versions of my new book in exchange for a review on Amazon!  Email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  For any PR please send me your address and we will send you a book!

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Cindy on Better CT preparing Paleo Short Ribs with Spaghetti Squash

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Cindy was on Better Connecticut with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun preparing her Paleo Short Ribs with Spaghetti Squash for a healthy new year!

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Cindy on Better CT - Chicken and Mushrooms in a Creamy Sauce

Cindy was on Better CT Monday, January 12, 2014 with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun sharing her Chicken and Mushroom with a Creamy Sauce Recipe with viewers! 

Thank you Shop Rite, E. Hartford and Manchester, CT, Simply Organic and The Salt Pig!

Click here to watch the cooking segment!

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Cindy on Better CT “Cooking with Eggs”

I love my series on Better Connecticut, WFSB “Cook Once Meals all Week”  Today (May 28, 2014) we featured eggs and cooked with host Scot Haneyand Kara Sundlun. Eggs are not just for breakfast!  We can enjoy them through out the day and can be prepared in advance for many recipes.

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Cindy on Better CT sharing 3 Lobster recipes!

Cindy share 3 lobster recipes with viewers on Better Connecticut Wednesday, July 29th with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun.

A big thank you to City Fish and Shop Rite, E. Hartford for the ingredients to prepare these 3 recipes!  We also loved our Le Creuset pans and platters!  

If you want to learn more about my Paleo Italian Cookbook be sure to check it out!  I am sure you will love my authentic Italian recipes.  They will bring back memories if your loved to cook with your grandmother like I did....   

Here is the cooking segment!

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Cindy on Mass Appeal May 6, 2016 preparing Pork Tenderloin with Peppers and Onions

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) 

I just love one-pot meals.  The best part about this recipe is you can do all of the chopping up in advance and when you are ready to cook just take out that one pan!  Use a pretty pan and bring it from stove to table..  A delicious Paleo Recipe for Everyday to Gourmet!

I love my Braising Pans for most of my one-pot recipes!

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Cindy on MassAppeal cooking up Salmon Burgers and Sweet Potato Tater Tots!

WWLP Mass Appeal

Cindy was on WWLP Mass Appeal with host Ashley Kohl and Seth Stutman cooking up her favorite Salmon Burgers and Sweet Potato Tater Tots!

A huge thank you to City Fish for the amazing salmon.  As I mentioned during the segment just ask for Telly and he will be happy to help you including removing the skin for you to make this dish a little easier. 

As always fun in the kitchen and we all loved my Lodge Cast Iron Pans!

Thank you for coming to Cindy's Table!  We love you.

 

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Cindy on NBC CT Sat. April 4, 2015 Preparing a Stuffed Pork Roast

Cindy was on NBC CT Saturday, February 28, 2015 during the morning weekend show with host Tara Joyce sharing a Stuffed Pork Roast Recipeperfect for Easter.  Thank you D&D Market for the ingredients to make this amazing dish!

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Cindy on NBC CT Sat. Feb 28th 2015 - Cooking in a Jar

Cindy was on NBC CT Saturday, February 28, 2015 during the morning weekend show with host Tara Joyce sharing her favorite recipes Cooking In a Jar!

Here are the recipes from the segment!

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Cindy on NBC CT Sun. June 28, 2015 preparing her Chicken Scarpiello Recipe

Cindy was on NBC CT Sunday, June 28, 2015 during the morning weekend show with Alyana Gomez preparing her one pot recipe Chicken Scarpiello with viewers.

Thank you D&D Market for the ingredients.  I love using my Lodge Cast Iron Pan and of course spices from Simply Organic and everyone just loves my Salt Pig!

If you missed the segment you can check it out here! Enjoy...   

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Cindy on NBC CT Sun. May 3, 2015 sharing recipes for Cinco De Mayo

Cindy was on NBC CT Sunday, May 3, 2015 during the morning weekend show with host Amanda sharing two recipes for Cinco De Mayo using the Ninja Blender.  Recipes included Best Blender Salsa and a Frozen Margarita that were both sent to me by Ninja Blender!

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Cindy on WFSB preparing Italian Spaghetti Squash Pie

Cindy was on WFSB morning show Sunday, January 11, 2015 cooking up Italian Spaghetti Squash Pie for viewers with host Kim Lucey and Mike Cameron.  As always a great time! 

Thank you Shop Rite, E. Hartford and Manchester, CT for the ingredients and Simply Organic for the spices!  Of course cooking and serving in my Le Creuset

Click here for the cooking segment!  

Cindy's Tip!  Use your garbage disposal for food waste and save the environment!

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Cindy on WFSB with host Kim Lucey and Mike Cameron

Cindy was on WFSB Saturday, May 2nd with host Kim Lucey and Mike Cameron.

Lindsey Kent, Dietician from Shop Rite, E. Hartford was with Cindy sharing the nutritional information and comparison from a store bought salad dressing and Cindy's homemade salad dressing.

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Cindy's Paleo Italian Cookbook

I am thrilled to announce that my Paleo Italian Cookbook is now released for preorder.  Go here -----> Paleo Italian Cookbook

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Cook Once, Meals All Week With a Chuck Roast

Don’t spend your entire week cooking slaying over the stove, prepare in advance! Lately, I’ve been preparing my meals on Sundays and planning out what my family will eat for the entire week.

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