Daily Archives April 3, 2015

swedish meatballs

Swedish Meatballs (Kottbullar)

Serve with parsleyed potatoes.

1 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground pork
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 small onion, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup water
1 cup half-and-half
1 teaspoon instant beef bouillon
1/2 teaspoon salt
Minced parsley

Mix beef, pork, bread crumbs, milk, egg, oni...

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fresh mushroom salad

Fresh Mushroom Salad (Sienisalaatti ? Finland)

1 pound mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons minced chives
1/4 cup whipping cream or half-and-half
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper

Heat 1 inch salted water, using 1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water, to boiling. Add mushrooms. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 minute. Drain and chill.

Add chives...

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noodle and cheese casserole

Noodle and Cheese Casserole
(Lazanki s Tvorogom i Smetanoi ? Russia)
(Lokshyna, Zapechena z Syrom ? Ukraine)

12 ounces fresh lasagna noodles
1 pound farmer cheese
1 cup dairy sour cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Cut lasagna noodles into diamond shapes, about 1 inch wide...

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Bibingka (Sweet Rice Cake)

2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
6 eggs
2 cups milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cup mochiko (sweet rice flour)
2 tablespoons baking powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix sugar and melted butter. Add eggs and mix until blended with sugar mixture. Add milk and vanilla. Mix. Add sweet rice flour and baking powder. Mix well...

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hawaiian pork

Hawaiian Pork

Sweet and Sour Sauce
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup catsup
1/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons soy sauce

Stir all ingredients together. Set aside.

Pork and Vegetables
2 pounds lean boneless pork (such as shoulder
    or butt), trimmed of excess fat and cut
    into 3/4-inch cubes
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup cornstarch
6 tablespoons vege...

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