Chili

Our family chili Ingredients 1-2 lbs lean ground beef 1 large or 2 small cans bush’s chili beans (mild or medium) (optional) 1 large or 2 small cans tomato sauce OR 1 large can diced tomatoes and 1 small can sauce (any combination really) chili powder, to taste cumin, to taste oregano, to taste onion … Read more

“SPRINGFIELD STYLE” CASHEW CHICKEN

David Leong’s recipe for Cashew Chicken! He shared this in the New York Times years ago. “SPRINGFIELD STYLE” CASHEW CHICKEN1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (per person)2 eggs per pound of chicken1/4 cup milk per eggfloursalt and pepperpeanut oil for fryingSauce2 chicken bouillon cubes per cup of water2 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon sugar2 teaspoons oyster saucechopped … Read more

The Best Guacamole!

Ingredients:3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted1 jalapeño, cored and finely diced (add more or less to taste)1/2 cup finely diced red onion1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt1/4 teaspoon ground cumin(Optional: 1 roma tomato, cored and chopped) Directions:In a medium mixing bowl, use a fork or a … Read more

Mushroom Barley Casserole

Ingredients:1 cup medium pearl barley1 small onion, chopped1/4 cup butter1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms1 cup slivered almonds, toasted1 envelope onion soup mix2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes3 to 3-1/2 cups chicken broth Directions:In a small skillet, saute barley and onion in butter for 5 minutes or until onion is tender. … Read more

Carrabba’s Chicken Bryan

Ingredients:1 tablespoon minced garlic1 tablespoon minced yellow onion2 tablespoons butter1/2 cup dry white wine1/4 cup fresh lemon juice2/3 cup cold butter, sliced1 1/2 cups chopped sun-dried tomatoes1/4 cup chopped fresh basil1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon white pepper6 boneless skinless chicken breast halvesextra virgin olive oil, for brushing1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper8 ounces caprino goat … Read more

Spicy Chicken Tinga

Ingredients:2 chicken breasts2 plum tomatoes5-6 tomatillos1/2 onion4 garlic cloves5 chipotles in adobo2 tablespoons adobo sauce1 teaspoon Mexican oreganodash of cumin (optional)1/2 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)freshly cracked black pepper8-10 corn tortillassliced Jack cheese (approx. 1 cup)lime slicesolive oilFor the Black Bean Puree:1 can black beans1/2 onion2 garlic cloves2 chipotles in adobo1 tablespoon adobo sauce1/2 … Read more

Chicken Barley Soup

Ingredients:1 broiler/fryer chicken (2 to 3 pounds), cut up8 cups water1-1/2 cups chopped carrots1 cup chopped celery1/2 cup medium pearl barley1/2 cup chopped onion1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules1 teaspoon salt, optional1 bay leaf1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage Directions:In a large stockpot, cook chicken in water until tender. Cool broth and skim … Read more

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Ingredients:1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil4 boneless skinless chicken breastsKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper1 tsp. dried oregano3 tbsp. butter3 cloves garlic, minced1 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved3 c. baby spinach1/2 c. heavy cream1/4 c. freshly grated ParmesanLemon wedges, for serving Directions:In a skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and season with salt, pepper, and … Read more

Enchilada Meatballs

Ingredients:1 lb. grass fed organic ground beef grass fed organic ground beef1/2 c. bread crumbs1 egg2 cloves garlic, minced2 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish1 tsp. chili powder1/2 tsp. ground cumin1/2 tsp. dried oreganoKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 small onion, chopped1 jalapeño, minced1 (19-oz.) can enchilada sauce1/2 (15-oz.) can … Read more

Molokhia with Roz

Ingredients:10 cups Dry Jews Mallow Leaves or 5 Cups hydrated or Fresh/frozen¼ cup Ghee or Vegetable Oil17 cloves Garlic2 bunches Cilantro2 tsp. Salt1 tb. Dried Coriander2 Lemons juicedBoiling Chicken2 Whole Chicken Breasts2 Bay Leaves5 Cloves½ Onion2 tsp. Salt1 tsp. Black Pepper1 tb. Olive Oil Directions:In a medium sized pot, heat one tablespoon of olive oil. … Read more

Eggplant Fatteh (Fatet Batenjan)

Ingredients:19 oz. Can of Chickpeas3 sm. Loaves of Pita Bread2 tb. Avocado Oil3 tb. Pine NutsEggplant1 lg. Eggplant2 tb. Avocado Oil½ tsp. SaltMeat Protein½ lb. Diced Rib-eye1 tb. Avocado Oil1 tsp. Seven Spices½ tsp. Salt¼ tsp. Black PepperYogurt Sauce1½ cups Plain Yogurt2 cloves Garlic2 tsp. Tahini Paste1 tsp. Salt¼ cup Cold Water Directions:Peel about half … Read more

Keto Meatballs

Ingredients:FOR THE MEATBALLS:1 lb. ground beef1 clove garlic, minced1/2 c. shredded mozzarella1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley1 large egg, beaten1 tsp. kosher salt1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oilFOR THE SAUCE:1 medium onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes1 tsp. dried oreganoKosher saltFreshly … Read more