Ingredients: 1/3 cup uncooked white beans
1 tablespoon lard
3 pounds of beef oxtails
3 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
1 medium tomato, diced
2 cups of beef stock... | Instructions: Soak the beans in cold water overnight OR place beans in a small saucepan with 1 cup of water and cover. Bring to a b...
Ingredients: 1 beef tenderloin - (about 1 1/2 lbs) (preferably center cut)
1 large bunch fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley (about 2 cups leaves)
4 garlic cloves, peeled
1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar o... | Instructions: Place the piece of tenderloin lengthwise on the cutting board.
Holding the knife parallel to the cutting board, cut ...
Ingredients: 4 medium-large potatoes
1 onion (or substitute radishes or leave out)
1 apple (optional)
5 large eggs
Oil or butter for frying... | Instructions: Slice potatoes thinly (you can also substitute boiled potatoes, either freshly cooked or leftovers in the fridge, don't slice as thinly. This saves time) and add to hot oil. If you use sa...
Ingredients: 2 tbl vegetable oil
2 large onions, sliced thin
2 cups cooked red beans
1/4 cup bean cooking liquid or water
1 cup cooked white rice
... | Instructions: Heat the oil in a heavy pot and saute onion until lightly golden.
Add the cooked beans and liquid, Stir gently and continuously over low heat for about 5 minutes; the beans shoul...
Ingredients: Juice of 2 limes
1/4 tsp chile powder, habanero
2 small oranges, cut in segments
1 small jicama, juilenne cut
3 scallions, thinly sliced
Cilantro, chopped... | Instructions: Combine the lime juice and habanero powder.
Arrange the orange segments on a platter and top with the jicama and onions.
Pour the lime juice mixture over th...
Ingredients: 1 lb shrimp, precooked and cleaned
1 lb scallops
2 tbsp butter (you can substitute oil if you need to)
1 lb frozen spinach
1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
Curry spices to taste
2 teaspoons fresh lemo... | Instructions: In a large pan or good-sized pot, melt butter over medium heat. Don't let it burn.
Add the shrimp and scallops and ...
Ingredients: 1 cup of flour
1 cup of white granulated sugar (you may want to use less if you are also making the frosting, this is the traditional amount but may yield a cake that is too sweet for some
2... | Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350F.
Separate the egg yolks and whites. Beat the whites with the cream of tartar until stiff p...
Ingredients: 4 cups of milk
1 cup of sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 1/2 tbsp of corn starch
4 egg yolks... | Instructions: Dissolve the corn starch in a small amount of water.
Mix the milk, sugar, cinnamon stick and corn starch mixture.
Heat until it boils then remove from heat. Let cool. Remove the cinnamon stick.
Place the mixture in a baking...
Ingredients: 2 pounds beef chuck, cut in 1-inch pieces
5 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion thinly sliced
1 large tomato finely chopped
1 small red bell pepper finely chopped
1... | Instructions: Cook the beef in the water with the salt over moderate heat for 1 hour.
Remove the beef, cool and pull meat into sh...
Ingredients: 1/2 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
Salt to taste
2 large chayotes (about 1 1/4 pounds), peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick. If chayotes are not available, substitute zucchini
2 tablespoons u... | Instructions: Place the chicken breast in a pot of water and turn the heat to high. As the water begins to bubble slightly on the e...
Ingredients: 30 corn husks or 20 pieces of aluminum foil cut into 10-inch squares
4 cup (1 pound) flour
2 cup skim milk
1 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth (remove fat)
1/2 cup mashed potatoes
1 tbl ve... | Instructions: To make the dough: In a large saucepan, stir the dough ingredients with a wooden spoon.
Cook the dough over medium-l...
Ingredients: One 8-ounce can red kidney beans
One 8-ounce can of cut green beans
4 cup shredded cabbage
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges.
1/3 cup salad oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp chil... | Instructions: Drain kidney beans and green beans.
In a large salad bowl toss together kidney beans, green beans, cabbage and tomat...