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Sweet & Sour Pork

Sweet & Sour Pork
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 8 Pork Chops
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ⅓ cup white vinegar
  • ⅔ cup water
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
Instructions
  1. Combined all ingredients, except pork, in small sauce pan.
  2. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring continuously until mixture has thickened.
  3. Pork over pork chops and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. BBQ on grill until no longer pink.

 

Turkey Cabbage Soup

Turkey Cabbage Soup
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 celery stalks, diced small
  • 1 medium size yellow onion, diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded fine
Instructions
  1. Put oil and turkey in a large stock pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook turkey completely, making sure turkey is in small pieces.
  3. Add the celery, onion, tomatoes, and broth to the pot, stir, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  4. Add the cabbage, cover pot and simmer slowly for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cabbage is tender.

 

BBQ Sauce For Smokies

BBQ Sauce For Smokies
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 1 - 10 oz can tomato soup
  • ¼ cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup onion -- finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Whisk together all ingredients.
  2. Pour over 1 pound of lil' smokies or 1 pound of hot dogs cut up into pieces.
  3. Warm & Serve.
  4. Enjoy !

Tomato Avocado Guacamole

Tomato Avocado Guacamole
 
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Recipe type: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • 4 ripe avocados, seed and skin removed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 Roma tomato, finely diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • dash ground cumin
  • dash hot pepper sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Mash avocado in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
  3. Serve immediately.

 

Mozzarella Meatballs

Mozzarella Meatballs
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 lb. mild Italian sausage
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ lb. mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
  • Olive Oil
  • Marinara
Instructions
  1. In bowl mix beef, sausage, eggs, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Make approximately 2" balls.
  3. Press mozzarella cubes in to middle of balls.
  4. Drizzle skillet with olive oil and cook until brown.
  5. mozzarella meatballs cooking photo
  6. Put marinara sauce in sauce pan and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or you can bake at 350F for 30 minutes.
  7. meatballs done photo
  8. Serve with spaghetti of your choice.

 

Tomato Avocado Salsa

Tomato Avocado Salsa
 
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Ingredients
  • 6 Roma tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ripe avocado, finely diced
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large glass bowl, except salt.
  2. Add salt and stir again.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rest for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips.

 

Creamy Carrot And Rice Soup

Creamy Carrot And Rice Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb regular carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 cups chicken stock or broth, divided
  • ¼ tsp dried tarragon
  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • 2 to 3 cups COOKED rice (depending on preference)
  • sour cream for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine carrots and onion in a soup pot with the oil; cook over medium heat, just until vegetables soften.
  2. Add 2 cups chicken broth, tarragon, and white pepper, reduce to low, simmer slowly for 10 minutes.
  3. Put mixture into food processor and process until pureed, then pour back into soup pot.
  4. Add 2 additional cups of broth to the soup pot, then stir in the rice over medium heat and stir, cooking until heated through.
  5. Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream on top of each serving.

 

Skillet Cilantro Shrimp Verde

Skillet Cilantro Shrimp Verde
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 to 2 lbs fresh, cleaned shrimp
  • 2 cups salsa verde
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  • fresh lemon juice
  • brown rice optional
Instructions
  1. In large skillet over medium heat, add butter and olive oil - when hot, add the shrimp.
  2. Cook just 1 minute, stirring.
  3. Add the salsa verde and stir to combine.
  4. Reduce heat to low and cook until shrimp is firm and turns pink.
  5. Remove from heat. Add cilantro.
  6. Server over brown rice.

 

Yuca Fish Patties

Yuca Fish Patties
 
Author:
Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 green onion, chopped fine
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 lb cooked flaky fish (not oily fish)
  • 1 cup cooked smashed yuca
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp yellow or brown prepared mustard
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • sprinkle red pepper flakes
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Instructions
  1. Get out a skillet and put over low heat. Add the oil, green onion, and garlic and cook just until onion softens slightly and garlic is fragrant; remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the fish, yuca, bread crumbs, mustard, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper, and cilantro; blend with a fork until combined, then add the egg and onion/garlic, and mix until incorporated.
  3. Form into patties and set aside while you prepare a skillet.
  4. Get out a large heavy skillet and put over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil enough to come up to ⅛ inch in skillet. When hot, carefully add the patties a few at a time and cook until browned on both sides. This should take only a few minutes on each side.
  5. Remove and let cool slightly before serving. May serve alongside a salad or in a bun like you would a burger. Top with guacamole, salsa, or sour cream if you wish.

 

Kale Egg Scramble

 

Kale Egg Scramble
 
Author:
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp milk, water, or broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped kale
  • 1 tsp oil
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Whisk eggs and milk in a bowl.
  2. Cook kale over medium heat in oil until kale softens - approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs into skillet and sprinkle with red pepper flakes, pepper and salt.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  5. Using a rubber spatula, carefully pick up the egg mixture as it cooks and turn it over gently to heat all the way through.