Western Chefs's Recipes

Creole Jambalaya

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In Dutch oven, melt butter and saute for 5 minutes till the onions are soft. 3. Add garlic and ham. Saute 5 minutes more. 4. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, bay leaf, red-pepper sauce, shrimp, parsley,salt,... - 45.1393


GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. To make the sauce: In a saucepan add sugar, rum and water. Mix well. 3. Add orange slices and boil. Reduce the heat once boiling and simmer 10 minutes. Keep aside to cool. 4. In another small bowl add... - 46.2334

Insalata Di Riso

MAKING 1. Cook rice al dente as per the instructions on package. Be careful not to overcook. 2. Drain excess water. Spread rice on clean towels to dry the water. 3. Prepare salad ingredients. 4. Turn in a large chilled bowl. Add the cold rice and mix... - 45.9691

Chocolate Cake

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 42 5F. 2. Grease a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan. Line with wax paper. 3. In large bowls place the egg yolks and whites. Set aside at room temperature for 60 minutes. MAKING 4. Melt the chocolate on top of a double boiler. Beat... - 42.8263

Spinaci Al Pane D'lrmana

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 375F. MAKING 2. In a bowl combine egg yolk, flour, pinch of salt and butter. 3. In 1/2 cup warm water dissolve yeast. Add to the dough ingredients. Stir using wooden spoon till well mixed. Add little water if needed to get a... - 45.7588

Easy Strawberry Glaze

GETTING READY 1. Drain excess water from strawberries, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. MAKING 2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. 3. Stir in reserved liquid, and mix it well. 4. Place the pan over medium heat and bring to boil, stirring... - 34.3924

Chocolate Sauce With Light Corn Syrup

MAKING 1. In small saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, and mix well. 2. Add cream, corn syrup, butter, chocolate and salt to it. 3. Place the pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring continuously till the sauce is smooth and comes to boiling. 4. Stir in vanilla... - 38.881

Tzatziki, Mykonos

MAKING 1. Pare cucumber and slice them lengthwise. Remove their seeds. 2. Grate cucumber very coarsely. 3. In a medium size bowl mix vinegar, yogurt, grated cucumber, salt, garlic and oil. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine the mixture well. 4. Check taste.... - 33.9166

Yellow Pea Soup

GETTING READY 1. Soak peas overnight. Cover, and store in refrigerator. 2. Drain and wash peas, next morning. MAKING 3. In a 6-quart kettle, cover peas with 1 quart water. 4. In kettle, add salt pork and half of chopped onion. 5. Heat till it reaches... - 48.9331

Molded Pineapple Rice Cream

GETTING READY 1. On a double boiler add sugar, salt, milk and rice. Combine well. 2. Cook on boiling water for 75 minutes till rice is tender, keeping the boiler covered. Stir in between so that the rice does not stick to the boiler. MAKING 3. In a small... - 43.7119

Mrs. Simmons' Pecan Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In large bowl soften butter to room temperature. 3. Add sugar. Beat with a wooden spoon to get a light mixture. 4. Add eggs. Beat them one at a time to get a light and fluffy mixture not foamy. 6. Add... - 48.8174

Funghi Brodettati

GETTING READY 1. In a large skillet add 4 tablespoons of butter.Melt it. 2. Add mushrooms. Saute over high flame. 3. Mix pepper and salt. Cook till the excess liquid is well absorbed. 4. Remove from heat. Sprinkle flour on mushroom. Stir so that the... - 45.5816

Pink Champagne Sherbet

MAKING 1. In a large bowl turn ice milk. 2. Beat the mixture to get a smooth consistency but it shouldn't melt. 3. Stir in food color and champagne till it combines well. 4. Pour in a 1 1/2-quart heart-shaped mold and freeze overnight. FINALIZING 5. Invert... - 36.468

Mrs. Simmons' Chocolate Whip

MAKING 1. In measuring cup, take 1/4 cup cold water, and sprinkle gelatin over it to soften. 2. In top of double boiler, combine chocolate pieces, milk, sugar and salt. 3. Heat over hot water so that the chocolate melts. The water shouldn't be boiling. 4.... - 43.0389

Anise Ice Cream

MAKING 1. In a medium bowl, combine ice cream and anise 2. Stir the ingredients continuously so that they blend well. 3. Pour the mixture in the icecream cups. 4. Put the tray in refrigerator, and allow it to freeze until firm. SERVING 5. Serve Anise Ice... - 28.9527

Leaf Artichokes With Mayonnaise

MAKING 1. In large kettle, combine 6 quarts water with the oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. 2. Place the kettle over heat. Boil. 3. Trim stalk from base of artichokes to get 1 inch slices. 4. Snip off spike ends and remove discolored... - 47.6699

Veal Bacon Loaf

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Line a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan with foil. Leave some extra foil on the edge. MAKING 3. In a medium size skillet add butter. Heat to melt it. 4. Add onion in hot butter. Saute for 5 minutes till the onions turn... - 45.7578

Pear Dumplings

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 400F. MAKING 2. Prepare the pastry as per the directions on package. 3. On lightly floured surface, divide pastry into seven parts. 4. Roll six pieces of pastry into 7-inch squares. 5. Pare pears, leaving stems on. 6. In a... - 47.3337

Banana And Ham Fritters

MAKING 1. In a medium size skillet add 1 inch water and boil. 2. Add salt, pepper and bananas in the ater. Cook over medium heat keeping the skillet covered till the bananas get soft. 3. Drain bananas to remove water and place them back to the skillet. Heat... - 44.3916

Marie Lamarre's Tourriere

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 450F. MAKING: 2. In a medium saucepan, combine pork, onion and 1/2 cup water. 3. Mix well.Cook the ingredients for 60 minutes keeping the pan covered. 4. Peel the potatoes. Cut them into small cubes and cook in salted water... - 44.9633

Strawberry Ice Cream Torte

GETTING READY 1. Split cake layer crosswise. 2. Line an 8-inch layer-cake pan with a plastic wrap. MAKING 3. Pack pan with ice cream. Freeze until very firm. 4. Place a cake layer, split side up, on the cake plate. 5. Unmold ice-cream layer on top,... - 35.4646

Caramel Walnut Sundae

MAKING 1. In a small, heavy skillet, make Caramel Sauce by combining together sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup water. 2. Place the pan on heat and stir constantly, just until sugar dissolves. 3. Further, cook over very low heat (mixture should just barely... - 40.1887

Beef Stew Provencal

GETTING READY 1. Wipe meat using damp towels. MAKING 2. Mix salt, pepper and flour on a waxed paper. 3. Roll all the beef cubes in the flour mixture to coat them well. Store the remaining flour to be used later. 3. In a 6 quarter dutch oven add butter. Heat... - 45.4125

Ginger Ice Cream

MAKING 1. In a medium size bowl mix ginger, few drops of food color and ice cream. 2. Stir the mixture till well combined. 3. Return in the ice cube tray. Freeze to firmness. SERVING 4. Serve ginger icecream frozen. - 31.7566

Almond Tile Cookies

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 400F. 2. In a cookie sheet sprinkle salad oil and dust the surface with flour. MAKING 3. In medium bowl, combine together egg whites, sugar and vanilla. 4. Using a wire whisk, beat mixture for 2 minutes, or until sugar is... - 41.627

Plaki Salonika

MAKING 1. Preheat oven to 425F. GETTING READY 2. Use damp paper towels to wipe fish. Make 6-8 slices of the fish by cutting it crosswise. 3. In a shallow 3 quart baking dish add olive oil and arrange the fish in half of the olive oil. 4. Use tomato slices to... - 41.0299


MAKING 1. Make 1/2 inch slices of the beef. 2. In a medium size bowl mix pepper, thyme, paprika, salt and pepper. Combine well. 3. Add the beef slices - few slices at a time. 4. Toss the beef slices so that they coat well in the flour mixture. 5. In a large... - 45.0724

Miss Ruth's Praline Cookies

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 275F. 2. Grease several cookie sheets. MAKING 3. On a sheet of waxed paper, sift brown sugar, salt and flour. 4. In a small bowl add egg whites.Beat them till they are stiff but not dry. 5. Using a rubber spatula, fold in... - 42.2121

Crepes With Egg Yolk

MAKING 1. In a small bowl add melted butter, egg yolk, 1/4 cup milk, flour and egg. Beat the ingredients using a rotary beater to get a smooth mixture. 2. Add the remaining milk and blend well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes keeping the mixture. 3. Heat a 7... - 38.9086

Pate Tart

GETTING READY 1. Prepare the pie shell. Refrigerate. 2. Preheat oven to 375F. MAKING 3. In a medium size bowl, mix onion, pate, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Mix. 4. Over bottom of pie shell, evenly spread the mixture. 5. In a medium bowl, add cream, egg,... - 49.0446

Pots De Crème

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 325F. MAKING 2. In medium saucepan, combine cream and sugar. 3. Place the pan over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. 4. Stir in vanilla after removing the mixture from heat. 5. In medium... - 41.0904

Strawberry Cookie Shell Sundaes

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 300F. 2. Wash strawberries and cut in slices. Add granulated sugar to it, and refrigerate. 3. Grease, and flour 2 cookie sheets. MAKING 4. In medium bowl add egg. Beat eggs till soft peaks are formed as beaters are raised. 5.... - 42.9277

Poulet Vallee D'auge

GETTING READY 1. Rinse chicken. Use paper towels to dry them well. 2. Sprinkle the inside sections of the chicken with 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. 3. Tuck chicken wings under body and tie legs together. Use skewer to fasten the skin if... - 44.8742

Spuma Di Frutta

MAKING 1. In a small saucepan add 1 cup sugar and water. Boil. Once boiled lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. 2. Beat egg yolks for 2 minutes using an electric mixer. Add one drop at a time of the boiling syrup till the whole syrup is well absorbed. 3.... - 40.2967

Arni Me Kolokythakia

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In a large saucepan add 1/4 cup olive oil. 3. Add lamb and brown in olive oil. Add onions and saute till transparent. 4. Add salt and pepper, dill and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes till lamb is... - 41.3902

Fresh Orange Sherbet In Orange Shells

MAKING 1. Grate orange peels. 2. Cut the top section from 6 oranges. Cone-third of the way down. 3. Squeeze juice from 7 oranges. Juice should measure 2 cups. 4. With a teaspoon, scrape white membrane from the tops and bottoms of 6 oranges. Set aside. 5.... - 43.3625

Cherries Jubilee With Currant Jelly

GETTING READY 1. Drain excess syrup from cherries, reserving 1/2 cup syrup. 2. In a small bowl place the cherries. MAKING 3. In a small saucepan, combine reserved syrup, 1/2 cup brandy and the sugar. 4. Place the pan over heat and heat till boiling point.... - 40.0062

Poached Chicken With Vegetables

GETTING READY 1. Rinse giblets after removing it from chicken. Set aside on paper towels. Dry chicken using paper towel. 2. Sprinkle 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and pepper chicken. 4. Tie the legs together and tuck it inside the body. Use a skewer for... - 46.3585

Torta Fregolotta

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In a round 12 inches pie tin brush butter. Sprinkle flour very gently. Remove the excess flour. 3. Place all ingredients in a mixer bowl. Mix till the dough masses. 4. Wrap the bowl with a towel so that the... - 41.0221

Boiled Shrimp

GETTING READY 1. Rinse shrimps thoroughly and devein. Use a sharp knife to slit each the back side of each shrimp. Remove the sand vein. MAKING 2. In a large skillet add 2 cups of water, salt, parsley, onion, thyme, curry powder and bay leaf. 3. Boil over... - 41.0343

Peppermint Parfait

MAKING To make the Chocolate sauce 1. In small saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, and mix well. 2. Add cream, corn syrup, butter, chocolate and salt to it. 3. Place the pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring continuously till the sauce is smooth and comes to... - 43.8986

Marc's Omelet

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In an omelet pan add butter. Heat well. 3. Add scallions, mushrooms and tomato slices. Cook slowly. 4. In a small bowl, beat eggs with milk. Add salt and pepper and combine well. 5. Pour the mixture over... - 44.1362

Rum Date Ice Cream

MAKING 1. In a medium size bowl add walnuts, rum, cherries and dates. Combine and let the mixture stand for 30 minutes. 2. Combine ice cream. Stir to mix well. 3. Pour in ice-cube tray and freeze till it gets firm. SERVING 4. Serve Rum date ice cream chilled. - 31.1599


GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. Bone the leg and make walnut size pieces. 3. In an ovenproof pan add olive oil and heat. Add meat and brown it over all itssides. 4. Combine onion and stir well. 5. Mix tomatoes, savory, garlic, pepper and... - 45.4591

Creole Doughnuts

MAKING 1. In a large bowl, pour boiling water over granulated sugar, shortening and salt. 2. Using a spatula, stir it well until sugar is dissolved. Add milk. Cool. 3. In small bowl, sprinkle yeast over warm water. Stir so that it dissolves well. 4. Add this... - 45.0671

Picnic Salad

GETTING READY 1. Wash romaine and endives a day before serving. 2. Separate into leaves. Make halves of the outer leaves. 3. Using paper towel pat dry or spin-dry greens. 4. Place in plastic bags and refrigerate separately. 5. Wash the tomatoes and dry... - 38.8995

Shrimp And Pineapple Salad

GETTING READY 1. Wash pineapple well. Use a sharp knife to make quarters ( lengthwise) from the pineapple, while keeping the front intact. 2. Cut the pineapple meat from all quarters but do not cut shell. Remove the cores. Make thick slices of pineapple... - 47.039

Kolokithakia Yemista Skorpios

GETTING READY 1. Clean zucchini well and trim its stems. Half the zucchini crosswise in case they are too long. 2. Preheat oven to 375F. MAKING 3. Scoop the center of the zucchini using an apple corer. Discard. 4. To make stuffing mix oregano, parsley,... - 45.2562

Sole Normande

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Rinse fillets in cold water. Use paper towel to dry them. 3. Fold fillets over in thirds. MAKING 4. In a lightly buttered 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking dish, arrange fillets in a single layer. 5. Sprinkle lemon juice,... - 45.9241

Chicken Creole

MAKING 1. In large skillet add butter and melt. Add chicken and saute till the chicken turns golden brown. Slowly remove the pieces as they brown. 2. In the skillet add onion and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes till the ingredients are soft. 3. Add flour, and... - 42.8963

Involtini Con Salsa Di Alici

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 400F. 2. Place chicken breasts on cutting board. Press them with one hand to flatten well. Slice the chicken breasts, just parallel to the board. Pound between the 2 sheets of waxed paper so that there are thin... - 40.9061

Pecan Pralines

MAKING 1. In heavy 2-quart saucepan add sugar and cream. Mix well. 2. Place the pan over medium heat. Boil the ingredients well.Stir using a wooden mixture. 3. Continue cooking. Keep stirring to reach 228F on candy thermometer or check if it spins a 2-inch... - 39.3872

Bananas Foster

MAKING 1. In flat chafing dish or attractive skillet, melt butter and brown sugar together. 2. Add bananas.Saute the mixture for 5 minutes till tender. Turn once in between. 4. Sprinkle cinnamon. 5. Turn mixture in rum and banana liqueur. Ignite with... - 38.609

Pasta Alla Checca

MAKING 1. Boil water. Dip tomatoes for 1 minute and keep aside in a bowl. 2. Peel and dice the tomatoes. Discard the seeds. 3. Add olives, 1/4 cup olive oil, basil leaves, capers, pepper and salt in the bowl. 4. Mix crushed or chopped garlic. 5. Sun dry the... - 44.0611

Pain Perdu

MAKING 1. In small bowl combine eggs and granulated sugar. With a rotary beater, beat the ingredients well. 2. Stir in milk, vanilla and lemon peel. 3. In shallow dish, arrange bread in single layer. 4. Pour this egg mixture over slices. Let it stand for... - 46.529

Sugar Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In a small bowl, pour the maple syrup. Add vanilla and baking soda . Mix well. 3. Pour the mixture into pie shell. 4. In a bowl, blend remaining ingredients using your fingertips until mixture is crumbly. 5.... - 43.6481

Chicken In Wine

GETTING READY 1. Wash chicken in cold water. Pat them dry using paper towel. 2. Wash giblets separately. Keep them aside. MAKING 3. In a 7-quart Dutch oven add oil and butter. Heat. 4. Add bay leaves, onion, thyme, celery leaves, marjoram and clove in the... - 46.4825

Risotto With Artichoke Hearts And Tomatoes

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. MAKING 2. In 4 1/2-quart Dutch oven, melt 3 tablespoons butter. 3. Add onion and saute for 5 minutes till golden brown in color and tender. Keep stirring. 4. Add rice and cook. Stir till rice turns golden brown in... - 46.8466

Delia Robbia Ice Cream Ring

GETTING READY 1. Place a 1 1/2-quart ring mold in freezer to chill. MAKING 2. In the chilled mold, press ice cream firmly and evenly. 3. Using foil or plastic wrap cover the mold. Freeze until very firm-€”several hours or overnight. 4. To unmold: Dip... - 37.2693


MAKING 1. In a skillet add olive oil and heat. Combine onions and saute till they are transparent. 2. Combine ground meat and cook till it crumbles. 3. Add pignolias, salt, pepper, rice, dill, tomato paste and 3/4 cup water. Add salt and pepper ( if using... - 45.4215

Rainbow Parfait

GETTING READY 1. Allow sherbet and ice cream to soften slightly before making each layer of the dish. MAKING 2. For first layer, lay 2-quart brandy snifter on side. 3. Press raspberry sherbet evenly over side of snifter, using back of a wooden spoon. 4. Lay... - 41.7313

Fresh Fruit Melon Go Round

GETTING READY 1. Using sharp knife cut Winch slice from bottom of melon. 2. Halve melon lengthwise, and cut each half into 5 even wedges. Remove the seeds. MAKING 3. In a round serving platter (9 inches in diameter and about 1/2 inch deep), stand the... - 35.0313

Crepes Souffles

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 450F. MAKING 2. In medium bowl beat 2 eggs. 3. Add 1 tablespoon vanilla, flour, 1 cup milk, and butter to the egg mixture. Stir to get a smooth consistency. 4. Lightly grease a hot 7-inch skillet. In the skillet add 2... - 47.5858

Coquilles St. Jacques

MAKING 1. Wash and dry the scallops. Cut them in quarter pieces. 2. In large skillet mix wine, scallops, mushrooms parsley,bay leaf, onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. 3. Place the pan on heat and cook. Simmer for 5 minutes. 4. Strain excess... - 46.1412

Red Cherry Glaze

GETTING READY 1. Drain water from cherries, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. 2. Set cherries aside until ready to use. MAKING 3. In small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. 4. Add reserved cherry liquid to the mixture. Stir continuously until mixture is... - 36.274

Cold Veal And Ham Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. With damp paper towels wipe veal. Cut them into 12 even pieces. Pound each with mallet. 3. Remove the excess fat from ham. Make strips 2 inches by 3/4 inch. MAKING 4. In small bowl, mix salt, onion, thyme, pepper,... - 48.0547

Papin's Club Sauce For Steak

MAKING 1. In small saucepan, add butter, mustard and Worcestershire. 2. Place the pan over low heat, and cook, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and sauce is hot. Do not boil. SERVING 3. Serve Papin-€™s club sauce with steak - 27.56

Sauce Normande

MAKING 1. In a saucepan, melt butter. 2. Add mushrooms, and saute for 5 minutes. Stir in between occasionally. 3. Remove pan from heat. Add flour to pan and mix until smooth. 4. Add reserved fish stock and wine. 5. Place the pan over heat, and cook over... - 41.6475

Black Bottom Ice Cream Pie

MAKING 1. In medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs and melted butter. Mix ingredients well. 2. In a 9-inch pie plate press mixture evenly on bottom and side with fingers. Place the plate in freezer. 3. Let ice cream soften slightly. 4. In a large bowl, turn in... - 46.9127

Pistachio Ice Cream Surprise

GETTING READY 1. Line the side and bottom of 9-inch tube pan with foil. MAKING 2. In the pan, press 3 pints ice cream firmly and evenly. 3. Make a 1 inch deep and wide trench in ice cream from its outside edge using wooden trench. 4. Place the pan in... - 39.0064

Pineapple Upside Down Ice Cream Cake

GETTING READY 1. Soften icecream. 2. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with plastic wrap. MAKING 3. In pan, press ice cream firmly and evenly. 4. Cover the pan and freeze, until very firm-€”several hours or overnight. 5. Invert ice cream onto serving... - 36.0225

Mixed Bean Casserole With Ham

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350°. MAKING 2. In a skillet add oil and saute onion, gralic and ham. Cook till soft. 3. In a bowl mix the rest of the ingredients. 4. Pour the mixture oven bean and ham mixture. 5. Toss very gently. 6. Bake for 45 minutes... - 46.1486

New Mexican Chalupas

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 325°. MAKING 2. In a bowl, beat butter until fluffy. 3. Add masa, and salt, slowly to egg mixture. 4. Add enough water to hold dough together. 5. Divide dough into 5 equal parts 6. Pat each part into a 5-inch circle on waxed... - 43.2075

Three 8 Inch Devil's Food Cake Layers

GETTING READY 1 Preheat the oven to 350F. 2 Grease three 8-by-1 1/2-inch layer-cake pans and dust with flour. MAKING 3 In a pan, melt chocolate over hot, not boiling, water. 4 Allow to cool. 5 In a bowl, sift flour with soda and salt; set... - 45.4724

Split Pea And Spinach Soup

MAKING 1. Take a Dutch oven and heat oil in it. Saute onions until golden brown. 2. Stir in water, peas, bay leaves and basil and cover, simmer for about an hour until peas become soft. 3. Stir in spinach, cover and cook over heat for another 8 minutes or... - 39.8552

Crab Salad

MAKING 1) Remove any cartilage from the crab meat. 2) Into a medium bowl, add in the mayonnaise, chopped parsley, chives, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well. 3) Next, add in the crabmeat and cucumber. Toss the salad around to... - 43.2627

Puffy Omelet With Zucchini Sauce

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Separate eggs and place whites and yolks in large bowl and small bowl respectively. MAKING 3. In 10-inch skillet with ovenproof handle, over medium-high heat, heat oil. 4. Reserving 1 tablespoon chopped pepper... - 46.8327

Soybean Souffle

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven at 350°. MAKING 2. In a bowl beat egg yolks, add to soybean puree with onion, parsley and salt and mix thoroughly. 3. In another bowl beat egg whites until stiff. 4. Gently fold in the soybean mixture. 5. Oil a 2-quart... - 37.5641

Beef And Vegetable Stew

GETTING READY 1. Cut beef into 1-inch pieces. MAKING 2. In hot oil in Dutch oven, over medium heat, brown one-third meat at a time (just enough to cover bottom of pan) until browned on all sides and remove as browned. 3. Saute adding chopped onion, green... - 43.4366

Yucatan Black Bean Dip

GETTING READY 1. Soften the beans by soaking them overnight or soak them some time before cooking and drain. MAKING 2. Take a saucepan, and add beans along with water and 1 tsp salt and cook for about 2 -3 hours until the beans turn soft. 3. Remove the... - 42.4222

Gourmet Beef Empanadas

GETTING READY For Filling 1) In large non-stick pan, heat butter in saute onion until tender. 2) Mix in the beef; saute until no longer red. 3) Stir in the tomatoes, chiles, raisins and 1 teaspoon salt. 4) Lower the heat, stirring occasionally for 20 to 25... - 47.6978

Greek Lentil Soup

MAKING 1. Take a soup pot and add ingredients except vinegar and boil the mixture. 2. After boiling cook on low heat until the lentils turn tender. 3. Stir in vinegar and take out bay leaves. SERVING 4. Serve the Greek lentil soup hot. - 39.6051

New Potatoes With Fresh Mint

GETTING READY 1. Scrub potatoes and pare a strip of peel about 1/2 inch wide around center of each potato. MAKING 2. In medium saucepan cover potatoes with 1 teaspoon salt and water. 3. Bring to boiling, reduce heat and cook, covered, 20 minutes until... - 39.4617

Cream Of Spinach Soup

MAKING 1 In a 3-quart saucepan, add spinach, onion, celery, salt, pepper, nutmeg and bay leaf. 2 Combine water with the chicken broth to make 3 cups. 3 Pour in to the spinach mixture. 4 Bring to a boil and lower the heat. 5 Cover and simmer,... - 44.7379

Reuben Casserole

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 375F. 2. Cut corned beef into 1-inch cubes 3. Grease a 12-by-8-by-2-inch baking dish or 2-quart shallow casserole. MAKING 4. In large strainer or colander, rinse sauerkraut under cold water and squeeze out excess liquid and... - 44.6741

Pineapple Ginger Cake

GETTING READY 1) Preheat the oven to the temperature on the cake-mix packet. 2) Grease a 13X9X2-inch baking pan and dust it with flour. 3) Hold a strainer over a 2-cup measuring cup. Drain the pineapple over the strainer crushing it against the strainer. 4)... - 44.1476

Texas Baked Beans

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl, soak beans overnight or quick-soak. 2. Drain water and keep aside. MAKING: 3. In a pan bring water to a boil. 4. Slowly add beans to it. 5. Reduce heat, and cover. Simmer 2 to 3 hours until beans are tender. 6. In a skillet heat... - 43.8604

Soy Bean Mexicali

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven at 350°. MAKING 2. In a bowl mix first 5 ingredients and place in a casserole. 3. Sprinkle with cheese and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. SERVING 4. Serve the dish with melted cheese on the top. - 34.2602

Roast Capon With Tarragon

GETTING READY 1 Preheat the oven to 400F. MAKING 2 Wash the capon thoroughly, under cold water. 3 Pat dry, inside and out, with paper towels. 4 In a bowl, mix 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. 5 Sprinkle the mixture inside the Capon. 6 ... - 46.0304

Special Family Fare

MAKING 1 In a 5-quart Dutch oven or heavy kettle, heat oil. 2 Saute garlic and onion, stirring, until golden, for about 5 minutes. 3 Add in the tomatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, the pepper, oregano and parsley. 4 Cover and simmer, for 30 minutes. 5 ... - 45.9572

Pure De Legumbres

GETTING READY 1. Take a bowl and add beans into it and pour enough to cover it. Leave the beans to soak overnight or quickly soak it and drain the water. MAKING 2. Take pot, and add soaked beans and water and cook until their skins become loose. Drain the... - 45.0555

Kidney Bean Chili

MAKING 1. In a mixing bowl mix the first 4 ingredients. 2. Heat well till cooke. SERVING 3. Serve kidney bean chili garnished with cheese. - 33.6867

Garbure Basquaise

GETTING READY 1. Take a bowl and add beans and peas into it and pour enough to cover it. Allow the beans and peas to soak overnight or quickly soak it and drain the water. MAKING 2. Take a deep kettle and add peas, beans, and water. 3. Tuck cloves into... - 45.6892

Our Favorite Meat Loaf

MAKING 1. In medium skillet, over medium heat, saute bacon until partially cooked but not browned. 2. Drain on paper towels and set aside. 3. Preheat oven to 350F. 4. In a large bowl, with fork, lightly beat eggs with milk, salt, pepper, thyme, nutmeg and... - 43.3914

Braised Chicken With Peaches

MAKING 1 Rinse the chicken under cold water. 2 Pat dry with paper towels. 3 In a large skillet, heat butter and oil. 4 Add in the pepper strips. 5 Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally with slotted spoon, for 5 minutes. 6 Transfer the... - 45.7057

Mushroom Rice Pilaf

GETTING READY 1 Preheat the oven to 375F. MAKING 2 In a 1 1/2-quart flameproof casserole, melt butter. 3 Add in rice and saute, stirring, until lightly browned for about 10 minutes. 4 Add in the bouillon cubes, salt, pepper, thyme, mushrooms and... - 45.8426

Barbecued Meat And Beans

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven at 300°. 2. Soak beans covering with water overnight or quick-soak. 3. Bone the chicken, lamb and pork and keep aside. MAKING 4. Then simmer the beans in a saucepan for about 1 1/2 hours in soaking water. 5. In a pan fry... - 44.0867

Dobos Torte

GETTING READY 1) Prepare the cake layers as per its packet instructions. MAKING 2) To make the chocolate buttercream, in a saucepan, melt the chocolate over boiling water. Take the pan off the heat and allow the chocolate to cool down. 3) Into a small bowl,... - 47.9903

Haricot Of Lamb

GETTING READY 1. In a dish, soak beans overnight in water or quick-soak. 2. Drain excess water. MAKING 3. Take a large pot and out beans in it. 4. Cover the beans in pot with water. 5. Insert cloves halfway into onion. 6. Add to beans in pot. 7. Add the... - 44.0446

Baked Beans With Beef

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl add water and combine beans. Soak these overnight. MAKING 2. Cook the beans for 1 hour over medium heat. 3. Add the ham and cook further till the beans get tender. Add water if needed. 4. In a pan add butter. Saute onions till they... - 45.334