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Rice Noodles

Make broth: In large boiling pot, bring to boil: One large onion – chopped into larger pieces One clove garlic – finely sliced 4 x tblspn lemon pepper 1/4 cup red caldo de pollo – to taste 2 x lemons –  juice Bunch of fresh oregano – stemmed Bunch of fresh basil Pepper – to taste […]

Chicken & Dumplings – Pressure Cooker

Grandma’s Recipe: Whole chicken – cut into pieces – salt and pepper Brown in pressure cooker 4 cups water Cut up: Onions, celery, carrots (grandma used regular salt, not Caldo de pollo) Order of operations Pressure cook – 15 minutes on high heat Let cooker cool Make dumplings Take the meat out of soup, remove […]

Chicken Tenders (Strips) – Iron Skillet

Directions: 3-4 Chicken Breasts – sliced into tender sized pieces Marinade chicken tenders in orange juice and soy sauce (or not) 4 cups flour 4 eggs 1 cup milk Parmesan breadcrumbs – 1/3 of canister 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 cup parmesan cheese 1 paprika Caldo de pollo pepper basil oregano Peanut oil Prep: Add two […]

Blue Cheese & Bacon Potato Salad

Feeds a party 5 lb bag red potatoes wash and peel half of each potato (for some potato peel in final dish) dice potatoes in 1/2 x 1/2 inch pieces 2 cups chopped celery 2 cups chopped green onions 1 package bacon – cooked & chopped 1 small tub Greek yogurt 8 oz crumbled blue cheese […]

Fried Okra

Ingredients 2 pounds okra – chopped into 1/2-3/4 inch pieces ¾ cup corn meal ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup avocado oil (or peanut)  Instructions Preheat oven to 350º F. Mix together corn meal, flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Put chopped okra in plastic grocery bag (over sink, in […]

Chili Rellenos

Ingredients: Makes two, large baking dishes Poblano Peppers and Stuffing: 24 large poblano peppers 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese All-purpose flour  1 large onion: wrapped in foil with a few pats of butter (put on grill with peppers to caramelize) Shredded Chicken – (Optional) – marinade a day […]

Boiled Yucca

INGREDIENTS: 1 large or two medium yucca roots – peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes to peel, cut off end, stand upright on cutting board and use sharp knife 1 large or two medium peeled onions 2 entire heads of garlic peeled and separated 3 large lemons 1 tablespoon – lemon pepper 1/2 tablespoon – […]

Chicken Liver Pate

This recipe makes a party-size amount Ingredients: **Soak livers in milk overnight 2 pints chicken livers **Hard boil two eggs 6 tbsp (in two instances)  butter, cut into cubes 1 medium onion -chopped 1 garlic chopped 1 cup of red wine or port Fresh basil – clump – chopped Fresh oregano – clump – chopped […]

Tater Tots

Ingredients 6 red, peeled potatoes 5 cup hard cheese (hard + cheddar, or just cheddar fine), grated 1 large onions, chopped 2 tsp salt Flour tsp black ground pepper olive oil to drizzle on top Directions Boil med-large pot of water – Add 2 tblspon of butter Add ½ cup of oil Peel and boil […]

Fried Chicken In Iron Skillet

Ingredients 3 large eggs ½ cup milk Coarse Sea Saltsalt (or caldo de pollo) Ground pepper 1/2 to 1 cup cup all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs (see below) 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup vegetable oil 4 chicken breasts – sliced in half lengthwise (about 1 1/2 pounds total – 8pc)  Directions  Chicken breast […]