Daily Archives April 10, 2015

kale and bean soup

Kale and Bean Soup

Submitted to Recipe Goldmine by Gil Sequira whose website you can visit at: www.portuguese-recipes.com

This is a great vegetarian dish from my collection.

1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
6 to 8 cloves garlic, crushed or minced
1 large onion, chopped
4 cups kale, chopped if fresh (you can use 2 or 3 packages
    frozen or 2 to 3 cans)
4 cups chicken or veggie broth
2 (15 ounce) cans w...

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potatoes with rosemary

Potatoes with Rosemary (Pastel de Patata con Romero – Spain)

1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 large onions, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely-ground pepper
4 medium baking potatoes, thinly sliced
1 cup half-and-half

Heat butter in skillet until melted. Stir in onions, rosemary, salt and pepper...

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cornmeal dumplings stuffed with meat

Chuchitos (Cornmeal Dumplings Stuffed with Meat – Guatemala)

1 pound boneless chicken or pork
1 tablespoon oil
2 cups sliced ripe tomatoes
1 chile guajillo, seeds and stem removed
2 tablespoons water
4 cups Masa Harina
8 tablespoons margarine (at room temperature)
1 1/2 cups cold water
1 teaspoon salt
Fresh green or dried cornhusks, wet

Cut the chicken or pork into 1-inch cubes and fry in oil over medium h...

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Pebre (Chilean Hot Pepper Sauce)

1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 to 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro (coriander)
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1 to 6 fresh hot green chile peppers,
    seeded and finely chopped
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt, to taste

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and allow to sit at room temperature...

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Julskinka (Swedish Christmas Ham)

Source: Martin James’ International Recipes

The main dish served on Christmas Eve is the "julskinka", the traditional Christmas ham. Usually, a ham should last at least for a week and appear at almost all meals between Christmas Eve and New Years Day.

3-5 kg salt-cured fresh ham (do NOT use dried cured ham)
1 egg
2 tablespoons mustard
1 tablespoon granulated sugar...

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