What’sUpNewp columnist Jay Flanders cooked up a variety of delicious dishes in his Tiny Kitchen Magic series in 2022.

On November 7, Flanders braised chicken in beer, creating a flavorful and tender meal. In October, he served up salmon burgers, a healthy and tasty alternative to traditional beef burgers.

September’s Tiny Kitchen Magic featured a roasted beet and goat cheese salad, a colorful and nutritious dish. In July, Flanders whipped up a refreshing fennel and apple salad.

May’s column featured a honey Dijon herbed pork dish, a sweet and savory meal that was a hit with readers. In April, Flanders cooked up a root vegetable hash, a hearty and flavorful dish that was perfect for the colder weather.

In March, Jay taught us the way with his Thai-inspired Peanut Chicken. And just in time for Valentine’s Day, Flanders treated his readers to a delicious shrimp scampi(ish) dish in February.

Overall, Flanders’ Tiny Kitchen Magic column has provided readers with a wide range of tasty and creative dishes to try in their own kitchens.

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Beef Stew

Finally, as promised, it is time to make beef stew.  This is a variation of a recipe my mother gave me, which itself is quite delicious.

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Fennel and Apple Salad

Sometimes, you just want a nice light and refreshing salad to go with that meal you’ve been cooking over a hot stove in the sweltering heat. 

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Root Vegetable Hash

While this hash is delicious by itself, it goes better when paired with other food.   It would also be fantastic with some sunny side-up eggs on top.

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Shrimp Scampi(ish)

This week, I’m going to show you my take on shrimp scampi. It’s got an interesting ingredient and a step that you don’t normally se

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.  Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in...

Jay Flanders

Jay Flanders is a native of Newport and avid cook. While he studied at the University of Rhode Island, he also attended the College of Food Network via his television set where he learned the basics of...