Daily Archives April 20, 2015

apple strudel

Apple Strudel

Apple Filling
1 bag tart baking apples, sliced and peeled
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.

Place apples in bottom of baking dish.

Mix 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; sp...

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mexican lasagna

Mexican Lasagna

1 (8 ounce) can Ro-Tel Tomatoes with chiles
2 (16 ounce) cans Hatch green chile sauce (with
    pork and tomatoes) or make your own green chile
1 (16 ounce) can olives, chopped
Shredded Co-Jack cheese, to taste
Flour tortillas
2 cups cooked chicken, cut into strips

Mix tomatoes, green chile sauce, olives and chicken together.

Spray a 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray...

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new orleans calas

New Orleans Calas

Vendors used to sell Calas on the streets in the French Quarter of New Orleans, crying "Belles Calas! Calas tout chaud!"

1/2 cup uncooked rice
3 cups boiling water
1 package active dry yeast
3 eggs, well beaten
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon mace
1/2 teaspoon freshly-grated nutmeg
Fat (for deep-fat frying)
Confectioners’ sugar


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puerto rican coquito

Puerto Rican Coquito

2 cups coconut milk*
3/4 to 1 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 egg yolks
2 cups white Puerto Rican Rum

* Buy frozen milk in supermarket, or crack and pry the meat from a fresh coconut, add half the amount of warm water as coconut meat, place in food processor, process for 2 to 3 minutes...

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chicken and vegetable stew

Chicken and Vegetable Stew (Saucochi di Gallinja)

1 (2 1/2 to 3 pound) broiler-fryer chicken, cut up
6 cups water
2 tablespoons instant beef bouillon
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
2 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 medium sweet potatoes or yams, cut into 1/2-inch slices
3 ears sweet corn, cut into 3 pieces
1/4 pound winter squash, pared and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1 cup)

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