• Old World Meatballs

    Ingredients: • 1 pound ground veal • 1 pound ground pork • 1 pound ground beef • 4 slices white sandwich bread, torn • 1½ cups milk • 3 eggs • 2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish • 1 cup grated Asiago cheese • 6 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley • 2… [Continue Reading]

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  • Peach Ice Tea

    Ingredients: • 4 tea bags of any good-quality black tea • 4 tea bags of green tea • 1 lemon, sliced • 1 quart (8 cups) boiling water • 2 peaches, peeled, pitted and diced • 1/2 cup sugar • 1 peach, pitted and sliced • 8 cups ice cubes • 8 sprigs mint (optional) Directions: • Place tea and lemon in a heatproof… [Continue Reading]

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    Peach Ice Tea
  • Zucchini Moussaka

    Ingredients: • 2 TB spoons olive oil • 2 zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise • 1,5 lb ground beef • 1 onion, finely chopped • 6 tomatoes, diced (or 1 28 oz can of diced tomatoes) • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 2 teaspoons paprika • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg • 1/2 cup beef broth… [Continue Reading]

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    Zucchini Moussaka
  • Sunflower Butter Cookies

    What you need: • 1 ¼ cups flour. Sift or stir before measuring • ½ teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon baking powder • ½ cup shortening • ½ cup sunflower butter • ½ cup sugar • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed • ½ teaspoon vanilla • 1 egg What you do: • Preheat oven… [Continue Reading]

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  • Pina Colada

    Ingredients: • Ice cubes • 1/2 cup rum • 1/2 cup coconut cream • 1/4 cup coconut milk • 1/4 cup pineapple juice • 1 cup crushed ice • Sliced pineapple, for garnish, optional • Maraschino cherry, for garnish, optional Directions: • Fill blender halfway with ice cubes. • Add rum, coconut cream, coconut milk, pineapple juice… [Continue Reading]

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  • 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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  • Arroz con leche – Spanish Rice Pudding

    Ingredients: • 250 gram short-grain rice • peel of one orange • peel of one lemon • 1 liter milk • 250 gram sugar • 1 cinnamon stick • ground cinnamon, for sprinkling Directions: • Put rice into the pot, cover with water and let it simmer till all the water is gone. • Add orange… [Continue Reading]

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    Arroz con leche – Spanish Rice Pudding
  • Creamy Hot Cocoa

    What you need: • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder • ½ cup white sugar • 1 pinch salt • 1/3 cup boiling water • 3 ½ cups milk • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract • ½ cup half-and-half cream What you do: • Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan. •Blend in… [Continue Reading]

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  • Chicken Tenders with Pasta Peperonata

    Ingredients: Roast: • 1 each red and yellow bell pepper Dust: • 12 chicken tenders (1 1/2 lb.) seasoned with salt and black pepper • 2 TB spoons all-purpose flour • 4 TB spoons olive oil, divided Heat: • 1/2 cup minced onion • 1 TB spoon minced fresh garlic • 1 can (14.5 oz.)… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken Tenders with Pasta Peperonata
  • Chicken Marsala

    Ingredients: • 4 skinless, boneless, chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds) • 1/2 cup  flour, for dredging • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil • 8 ounces baby Bella  mushrooms, sliced • 1/2 cup sweet Marsala wine • 1/2 cup chicken stock • 2 tablespoon… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken  Marsala
  • Oatmeal Cookies

    What you need: • 1 cup unsalted butter • ¾ cups white sugar • 2 eggs • 2 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 2 cups oatmeal • 1 teaspoon hot water • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract What you do: • Preheat oven… [Continue Reading]

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    Oatmeal Cookies
  • Russian Goulash

    What you need: • 2 lb beef, cubed • 2 large onions, chopped • 4 carrots, grated • 2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 2 tablespoons Herbs de Provence • 1 cup red wine • 3 cups water • 2 tablespoons  butter • 5 tablespoons flour What you do: •… [Continue Reading]

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    Russian Goulash
  • Honey-Glazed Chicken

    Ingredients: • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (about 3 pounds), cut up • 1/2 cup butter, melted, divided • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1/4 cup honey • 1/4 cup lemon juice • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce • 1 teaspoons garlic powder Directions: • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt… [Continue Reading]

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    Honey-Glazed Chicken
  • Baursaki (Kazakh Ricotta Doughnuts)

    Ingredients: • 200 gram ricotta cheese • 3 TB spoons sour cream • 3 eggs • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 1 1/2 cup flour • Vegetable oil, for deep frying • Powdered sugar, for dipping Directions: • In a deep saucepan, heat enough oil to deep fry (about half-way up the pot) to 350 to… [Continue Reading]

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    Baursaki (Kazakh Ricotta Doughnuts)
  • Coconut Bars

    What you need: • 1 cup sour cream • 4 eggs • 1 ½ cup sugar • 3 cup flour • 2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 1 ½ cup shredded coconut • 1 cup cream What you do: • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. • Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan… [Continue Reading]

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    Coconut Bars
  • Lemon Muffins

    Ingredients: • zest and juice of one lemon • 1 1/2 cup sugar • 2 1/2 cup flour • 3 eggs • 100 ml olive oil • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 8 oz sour cream Directions: • Preheat oven to 390 degrees F. • In a large bow mix… [Continue Reading]

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    Lemon Muffins
  • Frieda’s Sugar Cookies

    What you need: • 1 cup shortening • 1 ¼ cups sugar • 3 eggs • 2 teaspoons almond extract • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 3 cups flour • 1 teaspoon baking powder • ¼ teaspoon salt What you do: • Cream shortening, sugar, egg, almond extract and vanilla till fluffy. • Combine dry… [Continue Reading]

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  • Creole Seasoning

    What you need: • 2 tablespoons paprika • 1 tablespoon salt • 1 tablespoon garlic powder • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder • 1 teaspoon Cajun pepper • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano What you do: •Mix well and store in airtight container.

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