• Costela de cordeiro – Rack of Lamb

    Ingredients: • 1 rack of lamb • 1/2 cup bread crumbs • 2 TB spoons garlic, chopped • 2 TB spoons  fresh rosemary, chopped • 2 teaspoons salt, divided • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided • 4 TB spoon olive oil, divided • 1 TB spoon Dijon mustard Directions: • Preheat oven to 475 degrees F.… [Continue Reading]

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    Costela de cordeiro – Rack of Lamb
  • Fried Catfish

    Ingredients: • 6 large catfish fillets • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon salt • 3/4 cup cornmeal • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper • 1/2 cup peanut oil Directions: • Put the catfish a shallow pan and cover with water. • Add a tablespoon of the salt, cover with plastic wrap and soak overnight in the refrigerator. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Fried Catfish
  • Pina Colada Smoothie

    What you need: • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk • 1 banana • 1/4 cup ice cubes • 2 teaspoons honey, optional • pineapple wedges, for garnish What you do: • In a blender, combine the pineapple chunks, coconut milk, banana, ice and, if desired, honey. • Puree until… [Continue Reading]

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    Pina Colada Smoothie
  • Cervelas

    What you need: • 2 lb pork butt, cut into 1 inch pieces • 2 teaspoons kosher salt • 1/4 teaspoon sugar • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg • 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped What you do: • Combine  salt, sugar, pepper, nutmeg and garlic in medium mixing bowl. • Add pork and mix thoroughly. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Cervelas
  • Hot Dog Soup

    What you need: • 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped • 2 cups lentils, sorted and rinsed • 2 garlic cloves, minced • 1 bay leave • 2 medium carrots, scraped and diced • ½ teaspoon salt • 2 stalks celery, diced • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper • 2 teaspoons olive oil •… [Continue Reading]

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    Hot Dog Soup
  • Raspberry Sauce

    Ingredients: • 1 pint fresh raspberries • 1/4 cup white sugar • 2 TB spoons orange juice • 2 TB spoons cornstarch • 1 cup cold water Directions: • Combine the raspberries, sugar, and orange juice in a saucepan. • Whisk the cornstarch into the cold water until smooth. • Add the mixture to the saucepan and bring to a boil. • Simmer for about… [Continue Reading]

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    Raspberry Sauce
  • Chicken Pasta Primavera

    Ingredients: • 8 oz.  pasta, uncooked • 2 chicken breasts, diced • 1 tsp olive oil • 1 medium zucchini squash, cut into semi- circles • 1 medium yellow squash, cut into semi-circles • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets • 2 carrot sticks, peeled and chopped • 5 small tomatoes, seeded and diced •… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken Pasta Primavera
  • Chocolate-Covered Banana Bites

    Ingredients: • 5 bananas • 12 oz dark chocolate (milk chocolate) chips • 1 TB spoon shortening • 30 toothpicks Directions: • Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. • Cut peeled bananas in 1-inch-thick slices. • Insert toothpick into each slice; place on cookie sheet. • Freeze 60 minutes. • In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips… [Continue Reading]

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    Chocolate-Covered Banana Bites
  • Pie Bites

    Ingredients: • 1 Package of Pillsbury Refrigerated pie Crust (2 ct.) • Approx. 1.5 cups of your favorite marmalade • 1 Egg • Sparkle Sugar for sprinkling..a.k.a. “Salt” Directions: • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. • Unroll each crust and spread the marmalade onto one of them (leave a 1/8″ border around the edge). • Put the other Pie… [Continue Reading]

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    Pie Bites
  • Jelly Roll

    Ingredients: • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk • 1 egg • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 cup flour • 1/4 cup powdered sugar for dusting • 1 cup apricot preserves Directions: • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). • Line a 10×15 inch jellyroll pan with parchment paper. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Jelly Roll
  • Apple Butter

    Ingredients: • 4 lb apples • 1 cup apple cider vinegar • 2 cups water • 4 cups sugar • Salt • 2 teaspoons cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves • 1/2 teaspoon allspice • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon Directions: • Cut the apples into quarters, without peeling or coring them, cut out damaged parts.… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Butter
  • Shopska Salata – Bulgarian Salad

    Ingredients: • 2 tomatoes, chopped • 2 large cucumber, unpeeled and chopped • 1 green or red pepper, roasted , chopped • 1 large yellow onion, chopped • 4 TB spoons sunflower oil • 2 Tb red-wine vinegar • Salt and black pepper •100 grams Bulgarian sirene cheese or feta cheese, crumbled or grated Directions: • Place… [Continue Reading]

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    Shopska Salata – Bulgarian Salad
  • Beef Tips and Noodles

    Ingredients: • 2 lb top sirloin, cut into one-inch pieces • 2 TB spoons olive oil divided • 2 onions sliced • 2 TB spoons cornstarch • 1/2 teaspoon thyme • 2 cups beef broth • salt,pepper • 1/2 cup white wine • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced • egg noodles Directions: • Saute the onions in the large skillet in 1 tablespoon… [Continue Reading]

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    Beef Tips and Noodles
  • Lazy Khachapuri

    Ingredients: • 1 egg • 1 cup milk • 1 cup flour • 8 oz queso fresco, crumbled • 3 TB spoons butter Directions: • Whisk the egg in a bowl. • Add milk and whisk with the egg. • Add flour and mix well with the egg mixture. • Add the crumbled cheese and… [Continue Reading]

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    Lazy Khachapuri
  • Apple Crisp

    Ingredients: • 5 lb apples • 4 TB spoons orange juice • 1/2 cup granulated sugar • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg For the topping: • 1 1/2 cups flour • 3/4 cup granulated sugar • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 1 cup oatmeal •… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Crisp
  • Russian Omelette

    Ingredients: • 5 eggs • 250 ml milk • 1/2 teaspoon salt • butter Directions: • Preheat oven to 390 degrees F. • In a bowl, mix together eggs and milk. (Do not use mixer, the ingredients have to be just incorporated). • Add salt. • Rub ramekins with butter. • Fill ramekins with egg… [Continue Reading]

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    Russian Omelette
  • Potato Gratin

    What you need: • 4 1/2 pounds all-purpose potatoes • 4 cups half and half • 1 onion, peeled • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 bay leaves • 1 tablespoon salt • Approximately 1/4 cup unsalted butter What you do: • Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. • Peel the potatoes and cut… [Continue Reading]

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    Potato Gratin
  • Pork Ragu

    Ingredients: • 2 1/2 lb pork butt, sliced • 2 teaspoons ground fennel • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt • 1/2 pepper • 3 TB spoons olive oil •  1 large onion, chopped fine • 1 large fennel bulb, halved, cored, and chopped fine • 4 large carrots, peeled and chopped fine • 1/4 cup minced… [Continue Reading]

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    Pork Ragu