Chicken Cacciatore

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 6 bone-in skinless chicken breast halves ( about 3 pounds) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 1/2 cups red bell peppers, strips 1 1/2 cups...

Shrimp Creole Orleans

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 3/4 cup onions, chopped 1 cup bell peppers, chopped 3 cups celery, chopped 1 minced garlic cloves 1 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 lbs medium shrimp or 2 lbs large shrimp,...

Irish Beef Stew

Ingredients: 1/4 cup vegetable oil1 1/4 lbs stewing beef, cut into 1 inch pieces1 garlic, bud peeled and cut the cloves into large chunks8 cups beef stock or 8 cups canned beef broth2 tablespoons tomato paste1 tablespoon sugar3/4 tablespoon dried thyme1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce2 bay leaves2 tablespoons butter3 lbs potatoes, peeled and cubed ....

Siga Wot

Ingredients: 3 large onions, chopped ( or 4 cups)3 tablespoons corn oil, and 3 tablespoons chow ( African seasoning paste)3 tablespoons tomato paste1 teaspoon salt, to taste2 cups water1 1/2 lbs beef chuck, cut into half inch cubes Directions: In dry pan over moderate heat, stir fry the onions for 4 mins to reduce...

Ethiopian Lentils

Ingredients: 2 cups dried lentils, picked over and washed6 cups water3/4 cup anaheim chilies, seeded and chopped2 cups red onions, peeled and chopped1/4 cup spiced butter1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed1 tablespoon berbere, saucefresh ground black pepper, to taste Directions: Boil the lentils in water for 5 minutes Drain, reserving...

Uncle Bill’s Kiev Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients: 2 lbs beef tenderloin2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/3 cup butter2 medium onions, sliced thin2 teaspoons dry mustard1/2 lb small fresh mushrooms1 tablespoon tomato paste16 fluid ounces beef broth3 fluid ounces vodka2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/4 cup water1/4 cup heavy whipping cream Directions: Cut beef tenderloin into 1/2 inch...

Habichuelas Guisadas

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons achiote4 tablespoons sofrito sauce1 onions, diced1 red peppers, diced1/2 cup diced cooking ham1/2 cup water1 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce2 (15 ounce) cans pink beans1 medium yucca root3 medium potatoes2 green plantains1 teaspoon sazon goya con culantro y achiote3/4 teaspoon adobo seasoning1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions: Wash, peel and cut all of...

Chicken Stew

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil2 stalks celery, cut into bite-size pieces1 carrots, peeled, cut into bite-size pieces1 small onions, choppedsalt & freshly ground black pepper1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans chopped tomatoes1 (14 ounce) cans low sodium chicken broth1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces1 tablespoon tomato paste1 bay leaves1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves2...

Algerian Stew for Couscous

Ingredients: 4 pieces leg of lamb4 carrots, peeled and cut into big chunks4 yellow zucchini, cut into chunks1 cup chickpeas, soaked the night before1 medium onions, diced1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ras el hanout spice mix1 teaspoon curry powder1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon ground coriander1 liter water (approx.) or 1 liter broth3 tablespoons oil Directions: Heat...