Recipe shared by Doug and Dorcas Makes 8 Cooking Tip: The goal here is to cut down the preparation time without sacrificing the flavor of the dish. This recipe tastes just as good if you substitute the dried beans and the broth with one can of Progreso or Goya brand Black beans. Just don’t use the broth from the can and rinse the beans under cold water before using. If roasted chicken is available at your local grocery store, it can be used instead of the roasted turkey. This recipe is great for using up Thanksgiving or Xmas turkey left overs. I did not peelRead More →

From J. KENJI LÓPEZ-ALT It’s a tough call, but I’m almost inclined to say that I like green chili made with tomatillos and a mix of fresh green peppers even more than I like a bowl of Texas red. This version is packed with moist, tender chunks of braised chicken thighs in a balanced sauce that is rich with umami depth and green chili flavor, but still plenty bright and fresh. And the best part: You can make it in under half an hour. All it takes is a pressure cooker. Why It Works Adding all the ingredients to the pressure cooker with noRead More →

From the Food & Drink section of the Financial Times by: Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich DECEMBER 13, 2017 © Patricia Niven INGREDIENTS 1kg chicken pieces (we like legs and thighs but a whole one will work well too)  250g baby onions, peeled 250g carrots, peeled and cut into 3cm-4cm rounds 200g small button mushrooms 120g smoked bacon cubes Small bunch of thyme, tied with some string 1 head of garlic, cloves broken off whole and unpeeled 250ml red wine (actually, white works well too) Salt and freshly ground black pepper PREPARATION 1. Heat a large skillet or pot to a medium heat, place the chickenRead More →

Receta de Aixa adaptada del libro “The Joy Of Cooking” por Irma Rombauer y Marion Rombauer Becker. 1973 INGREDIENTES 1 cabeza de Brócoli 1/4 de taza de mantequilla 3 ramas de apio 2 cdas. de cebolla picadita 1/4 taza de harina de trigo 4 tazas de caldo de pollo 2 tazas de crema de leche 1 pisca de nuez moscada sal al gusto 1 cdta. de paprika PREPARACION 1. Se enjuaga el brocoli y se pica en pedacitos. Se deja escurrir. 2. Se pelan las ramas del apio, se enguagan la armas y se cortan en pedacitos. Se guardan aparte. 3. En una olla se derriteRead More →

Receta de Api Beethoven wrote “for Elise” …I write “Salsa for Elis” – an original recipe by Api INGREDIENTS 4 vine ripe tomatoes 1/2 purple onion 1/4 cup chopped cilantro jalapeno peppers salt and pepper to taste 1 lime PREPARATION Rinse well and cut up the tomatoes into 1/4 inch squares or smaller. Rinse well and cut up the onion into very thin slices and then cut it up into little pieces. Rinse the cilantro to clean up all the dirt and drain; cut off the ends of the stem up to the first set of leaves from the bottom of the stems. Slice andRead More →

Receta de Amalia Fernandini INGREDIENTES/INGREDIENTS 2 tazas de hojas frescas de albahaca / cups of fresh basil leaves 2 dientes de ajo / 2 cloves of fresh garlic 1/4 taza de pignolis / 1/4cup of pignolis 3/4 tazas de queso parmesano o romano rallado / 3/4 cups of grated parmesano or romano cheese 3/4 tazas de aceite de oliva /  3/4 cups of olive oil 1 cucharadita de sal / 1 teaspoon of salt   PREPARACION / PREPARATION 1. Mezle los ingredientes en la licuadora / Mix all of the ingredients in a blender. 2. Prepare su estilo de pasta favorita. / Prepare your favorite pasta.Read More →

Receta de Elis Aurora This makes a fabulous side dish for grilled chicken or fish, and it makes enough to feed a crowd. by Patty Mae 1 hour | 1 hour prep SERVES 10 INGREDIENTS 2 large mangoes, ripe but still firm, peeled 1 pineapple, peeled and cored 1 large red bell pepper, seeded 1 medium red onion, peeled 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice PREPARATION Cut mangoes, pineapple, red bell pepper, and red onion into 1/4-inch cubes. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.Read More →

Receta de Titi Tati Celebramos el cumple de Api con este cheesecake que le hizo Titi Tati en San Juan. No bake mango cheesecake Serves 20 Preparation time 30 minutes Chill for at least 5 hours CRUST 15 shortbread cookies 2 tbsp melted butter FILLING 1/2 large ripe mango 8 oz cream cheese 1 ½ cups mango nectar 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 ½ tbsp unflavored gelatin ½ cup cold water TOPPING ½ large ripe mango 1 tbsp. almonds Cherries Mint leaves PREPARATION Coat an 8” spring pan with butter Grind cookies with butter and spread over bottom of the spring pan In a blenderRead More →