Baking & Desserts

Navajo Fry Bread Tacos

READY IN: 15minsYIELD: 6 Tacos INGREDIENTS bread mix 5cupsall-purpose flour 2 1⁄2 tablespoonsbaking powder 2 1⁄2 tablespoonssalt 4 -5cupswarm water (add slowly to the flour, you will know if u need more or less) 3 -4cups approximately of fry oil Taco Mix 1large can refried beans 1 (15 ounce) can black beans (optionsl) la costena […]

Everyday Meals

Moroccan Avocado Almond Smoothie

READY IN: 5mins INGREDIENTS 1⁄2 ripe Hass avocado 1cupalmond milk (if you use vanilla flavoured, omit the following sweetener) 1teaspoonsugar (or other natural sweetener) DIRECTIONS Slide the avocado from the skin and place in blender. Add the milk and sugar and blend until there are no pieces of avocado remaining. *** NOTE: It is very […]

Everyday Meals

ITALIAN STYLE BRUSCHETTA

READY IN: 12mins INGREDIENTS 8roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2tablespoonsred onions, finely chopped 2garlic cloves, pressed 1⁄4 cupbasil, chopped 2teaspoonsred wine vinegar 3tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil, plus more to brush 1⁄2 teaspoonblack pepper, ground 1⁄2 teaspoonsea salt, ground 1loafFrench baguette, sliced into 1/2-inch thick 1teaspoonbalsamic vinegar (or to taste) DIRECTIONS Cut tomatoes in half and […]

Everyday Meals

Crispy String Beans

READY IN: 2minsYIELD: 1 beans INGREDIENTS 1cupwater 1cupwater DIRECTIONS 2 cups plus 1 tablespoons cooking oil. 3/4 lb. string beans, trimmed and cleaned. 1 tablespoons minced garlic. 2 tablespoons minced pork. 2 tablespoons soy sauce. 1/2 tablespoons sherry. 1/2 tablespoons sugar. 4 tablespoons chicken broth. 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil. 1 tablespoons minced scallion. Heat 2 […]

Salads

RASPBERRY VINAIGRETTE

READY IN: 5minsYIELD: 1/2 cup INGREDIENTS 1⁄3 cupgrapeseed oil 1 1⁄2 tablespoonsraspberry vinegar 1teaspoonhoney (or to taste) 2teaspoonsraspberry jam 1teaspoonDijon mustard 1⁄2 teaspoonred onion, finely chopped 1⁄2 teaspoonpoppy seed 1⁄8 teaspoonblack pepper, ground DIRECTIONS Whisk together oil, vinegar, honey, jam, mustard, red onion, poppy seeds and pepper. Pour over salad and toss well. Note: If […]

Cocktails

El Malecón Cocktail

READY IN: 3mins INGREDIENTS 1 3⁄4 ounceswhite rum 1ouncelime juice 1⁄2 ounceruby port 2teaspoons oloroso sherry wine 2teaspoonssuperfine sugar 3dashes cocktail bitters (Peychauds) DIRECTIONS Shake with ice for 15 seconds;. Strain into a cocktail glass with an ice cube. Source: Read Full Article

Cocktails

Cuban Mojito

READY IN: 5mins INGREDIENTS 1⁄2 fresh lime 1teaspooncaster sugar 12 fresh small mint leaves 50ml white cuban rum 1⁄2 cupice cube (crushed or or and cubed ice) 1dashsparkling water 1sprig of fresh mint and lime wedge, to garnish DIRECTIONS Cut a round slice of lime, 1 cm thick and slice it into 4 equal parts. […]

Everyday Meals

Basil Lemon Lime Spa Water

Chef’s Note “Source: kindle e-book–Fruit Infused Water” READY IN: 10mins SERVES: 8 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 5 largefresh basil leaves 2 lemons, sliced 1 lime, sliced 8 cupswater Directions Crush the basil leaves with your fingers, then add then to you pitcher. Add the rest of the ingredients and chill for 2-8 hours before serving. Source: […]

Desserts

Ambrosia Rice Krispy Treats

Chef’s Note “Playing with freeze dried fruits. Turned out pretty good.” READY IN: 15mins SERVES: 20 YIELD: 1 Quarter sheet pan UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 1⁄2 cupbutter 16 ouncesmarshmallows 8 cupsRice Krispies 1 1⁄4 ounces freeze dried strawberries 1 1⁄4 ounces freeze dried pineapple 3⁄4 cupdried banana pieces Directions Chop all freeze dried fruits and dried […]

Lunch

TIBS Blue Ribbon Corn Dogs

Chef’s Note “Best ever homemade state fair quality corn dogs.” READY IN: 13mins SERVES: 8 YIELD: 8 Corn Dogs UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 1 cupyellow cornmeal 1 cupall-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoonsbaking powder 1⁄2 teaspoonbaking soda 1 1⁄2 tablespoonshoney 1 teaspoonsalt 1⁄8 teaspoonnutmeg 1⁄4 teaspoonwhite sugar 1⁄8 teaspoonpaprika 1 1⁄2 cupsbuttermilk 2 eggs 8 beef hot […]