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CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style by Amos Miller

My buddy, Ed, of Puerto Rican descent, spent his time in the Air Force in Central and South America. Ed's favorite dish: ceviche! He tells endless tales of trying ceviche, which is seafoods 'cooked' in nothing but citrus juice. Ed always said that the ceviche he would eat by the gallon, if he could get it, was that he had in Costa…

7 votes
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chicken nachos

chicken nachos by dp

Amazing fully loaded chicken nachos real authentic goodness great for parties. Who doesn't love real great nacho goodness ??? This is a chicken recipe but you can substitute for Steak, Ground Beef, Barbacoa , shrimp or shredded pork as well as vegetarians can use grilled Portabella Mushrooms and grilled…

13 votes
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Lemon Chicken Cutlet

Lemon Chicken Cutlet by Claudia lamascolo

My mom made things simple, but delicious, nothing fancy just good old home Italian cookin'

9 votes
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Bobby Lovera's BBQ Spare Ribs

Bobby Lovera's BBQ Spare Ribs by Bobby Lovera

So tender and easy. Use the oven first then go to the grill and smoke them for 30 minutes.

4 votes
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CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun. The secret to creating that char siu bao taste is to use dried onions (McCormicks). Please look up the Basic Yeast Dough for Steamed Buns that accompanies this recipe. If you don't have steamer baskets, use a wok…

9 votes
90652 views
Super Fast Fried Cheese Appetizer - Saganaki

Super Fast Fried Cheese Appetizer - Saganaki by Amos Miller

If you have a cast iron skillet, you can make a simple, delicious appetizer - fast! A cheese lover's delight! The Greeks call it 'saganaki' and you can use several different semi-firm cheeses to make this delicious and interesting treat in less than 15 minutes. The best cheeses to use are kefaloteri or kaseri, so try to obtain a…

3 votes
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Crockpot Italian Beef for Sandwiches

Crockpot Italian Beef for Sandwiches by myra byanka

Use rump or brisket (my fave) to make fork-tender beef for hoagies or homemade rolls (see links).

8 votes
11934 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney by Amos Miller

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a chutney should be. The flavors of the pears, combined with the figs' texture and sweetness, the plump raisins and blend of vinegars easily marry to the aromatic spices. And a quality cracked…

10 votes
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BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
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VIETNAMESE BO LA LOT

VIETNAMESE BO LA LOT by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a very tasty Vietnamese appetizer and part of the famous "bo 7 mon" Vietnamese menu of eating 7 different types of beef dishes. Beef 7 ways. No holy cow here. The skewers of little green parcels of beef make a lovely presentation. La lot is a type of Asian herb - a large shiny heart-shaped leaf which gives a peppery,…

4 votes
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Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes by Claudia lamascolo

A very delicate crunch and hardly no fat to worry about baking them instead of frying. Grandma's recipe adapted to a healthier new way! Still full of flavor! Love potatoes? This is a must try!

18 votes
28010 views
Sourdough Bread (San Francisco Style - No Yeast Added)

Sourdough Bread (San Francisco Style - No Yeast Added) by myra byanka

If you're not a sourdough baker, what follows may be tedious. I know the yeasts my starter ("Wild Thing") caught in Texas are not the ones native to the Bay Area, but this bread tastes just as good. I employed the dough hooks on my recently purchased garage sale old Sunbeam Mixmaster, as the knead time is 10 minutes. This…

2 votes
5626 views
Fresh homade tortilla chips restaurant style

Fresh homade tortilla chips restaurant style by dp

This is the way all Mexican restaurants make their chips you all love so much enjoy ...

10 votes
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Arroz con Azafran (Saffron Rice)

Arroz con Azafran (Saffron Rice) by myra byanka

Easy prep recipe for savory rice using Sazon Goya con Azafran. This recipe will work with Latin, Indian, and other cuisines.

1 vote
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Easy Hamburger Steaks with Brown Onion Gravy

Easy Hamburger Steaks with Brown Onion Gravy by myra byanka

Comfort food classic made easy with store-bought brown gravy. If you want to make your own, a recipe is included.

4 votes
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