Crispy Chicken Over Turmeric-Lemon Cabbage and Peas

Ingredients:1 tsp. cumin seeds, coarsely crushed1 tsp. garlic powder1 tsp. ground coriander½ tsp. ground turmeric2 tsp. kosher salt, divided, plus more2½ lb. skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (5–6)2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil (optional)1 onion, thinly sliced2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 small head or ½ large head green cabbage (about 1½ lb.), thinly sliced1 lemon, sliced, seeds … Read more

Authentic Mexican Picadillo

Ingredients:2 Large Potatoes Diced2 Large Carrots Diced1 can Green Peas1/2 Onion Diced1 lb ground beef1 chile ancho, deveined and deseeded1 cup Beef Stock1/4 white onion2 Red tomatoes1 chipotle pepper in adobo2 cloves garlic1 stick cinnamon1/4 tbsp cumin3 sweet peppercorns1/4 tbsp thyme1/4 bunch cilantro finely chopped1 tbsp oreganosalt to taste1 tbsp oil Directions:Start by sauteeing the … Read more

Minty Peas and Onions

2 large onions cut into 1/4 inch wedges 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper 2 tablespoons cooking oil 2 packages (16 ounces each) of frozen peas 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or two teaspoons dried mint In a large skillet saute the onions and pepper in oil until tender. Add the peas. Cook uncovered stirring … Read more

Persian Eggplant Stew

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Firstly the meat does not need to be beef, it can be made with lamb as well (i personally prefer lamb, it has more flavour). The meat is usually boneless, lean, and is cut into pieces of about 2x3x1.5 cm.

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Bryan’s Hummus This is the result of Laura’s love of hummus while expecting. I combined about 5 recipes in an attempt to mimic the hummus served at a local mideastern restaurant. Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas / garbanzo beans (rinsed and drained) OR freshly cooked beans (see note) 2 or more cloves fresh garlic (or more … Read more

Pea Salad

1 can peas, heated and drained-home canned are best 1 or 2 boiled eggs, diced 1 small onion, diced ¼ to ½ cup soft cheese, diced such as American Mayonnaise as needed Combine and mix all of the above. May use additional egg slices on top.