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

Pepper Pot

Ingredients:12 oz. pork shoulder12 oz. beef shoulderKosher salt, to taste2 tbsp. canola oil4 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 medium white onion, roughly chopped1/4 habanero chile, stemmed, seeded, and chopped1 lb. taro root, cassava, or potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4″ cubes1 cup chopped scallions16 cups beef stock1 tbsp. ground allspice, preferably freshly ground1 tbsp. freshly ground … Read more

Creamy Potato and Leek Gratin

Ingredients:9 medium leeks (about 3 lb; white and pale green parts only)3 Tbsp unsalted butter2 lb russet (baking) potatoes1½ cups heavy cream1 cup whole milk2 tsp thyme leaves Directions:Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in middle. Generously butter a 3-qt shallow baking dish. Cut a round of parchment paper to fit just inside a 12-inch … Read more

Cheeseburger Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef (use 1 pound) 3/4 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup shredded carrots 3/4 cup diced celery 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 4 tablespoons butter, divided 3 cups chicken broth 4 cups peeled and diced potatoes 1/4 cup all purpose flour 2 cups of Velveeta processed cheese cubed … Read more

Cheddary Scalloped Potatoes

2 tbsp. margarine 1 small onion, sliced 1 can (10 3/4 oz) Campbell’s NEW Broccoli Cheese Soup 1/3 cup milk 1/8 tsp. pepper 4 medium potatoes, cooked and sliced (about 3½ cups)  Chopped fresh parsley for garnish In skillet over medium heat, in hot margarine, cook onion until tender. Add remaining ingredients except parsley. Heat … Read more

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts Mashed potatoes make these extra good 1½ cup of sugar 2 Tbsp baking powder ¼ cup melted margarine 1 tsp salt 1 cup cold mashed potatoes 1 tsp nutmeg 2 eggs beaten ½ cup cacao 3 cups sifted flour ½ cup milk Stir sugar, butter, and mashed potatoes into eggs. Whip until … Read more

Au Gratin Potatoes

Or scalloped potatoes as I make them 8 cups of cubed potatoes ½ cup of milk ¼ cup of margarine 1 lb processed american cheese cubed 2 Tbsp flour ¾ tsp salt Minced parsley 1/8 tsp pepper In a large saucepan cook potatoes in boiling water until done. Drain. Placed in a greased 2½ qt … Read more

Grilled Bacon and Chipotle-Blue Cheese Potato Salad

From Chile Pepper Magazine, June 2015 Ingredients 2 lbs fingerling potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup prepared blue cheese salad dressing 2 tablespoons chipotle hot sauce 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese 6 slices bacon, … Read more

Pot Roast

Really good. We use beef broth rather than the wine mix. source: AllRecipes   3 pounds boneless beef chuck roast 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup red wine 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 … Read more