Daily Archives April 20, 2015

steak with blue cheese sauce

Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce (Entrecote al Queso Cabrales – Spain)

8 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons dry white wine
Dash of ground red pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 small New York strip or rib eye
    steaks, 1 inch thick (about 2 pounds)
Freshly-ground pepper
1/4 cup water
Minced parsley

Cook and stir cheese, garlic, wine and red pepper over low heat,...

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baked plantains

Baked Plantains

4 ripe plantains
Vegetable oil
Butter or margarine, melted

Cut tip off each end of plantains. Cut lengthwise slit through peel on one side of each plantain. Rub peel of plantains with oil. Arrange plantains, cut side up, in ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F until tender when pierced with fork, about 35 minutes...

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stuffed rolled steak

Stuffed Rolled Steak (Carne Rellena)

This is known as "matambre" (hunger killer) in Argentina.

1 (1 1/2 pound) beef boneless round steak, 1/2 inch thick
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 ounces thinly sliced fully cooked smoked ham
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 (4 ounce) can mild green chiles, drained and chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chop...

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coconut milk

Coconut Milk

1 cup chopped fresh coconut*
1 cup hot water

Place coconut and hot water in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until coconut is finely chopped. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth. Cover and refrigerate no longer than 48 hours.

* To open coconut, puncture eyes of coconut with ice pick; drain liquid. Bake coconut at 375 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes...

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danish berry pudding

Danish Berry Pudding (R?dgr?d)

1 (10 ounce) package frozen raspberries, thawed
1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries, thawed
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 cup cold water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Slivered almonds

Pur?e berries in blender or press through sieve. Mix cornstarch and sugar in saucepan. Gradually stir in water; add pur?e. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly...

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