16 de agosto de 2017

Banana Curried Chicken Recipe for Today

Banana Curried Chicken 

Ingredients
  •  2 onions chopped
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds cooked chicken, de-boned
  • 5 bananas sliced
  • 2 apples grated
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons curry paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 1 cup heavy cream
Directions 
  1. Fry onions in oil until brown then add flour and mix well.
  2. Add chicken stock gradually while stirring.
  3. Add remainder of ingredients except for ream.
  4. Cover saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes then remove bay leaf.
  5. Mix in cream just before serving on a bed of rice.

Spicy Pizza Surprise Recipe for Today





Spicy Pizza Surprise 
Ingredients 

  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) grated mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 8-ounce cans tomato sauce
  • ½ teaspoon basil leaves
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground oregano
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Combine rice, eggs and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  2. Press firmly into greased 12-inch pizza pan, spreading evenly.
  3. Bake at 450 °F for 20 minutes.
  4. Combine tomato sauce, basil, garlic salt and oregano. Spread evenly over rice crust.
  5. Top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  6. Bake 10 minutes longer. Cut into wedges.

15 de agosto de 2017

Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe for Today





Eggplant Parmigiana 

Ingredients 
  • 2 eggplants, unpeeled, cut into ¼-inch rounds
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1½ cups breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 20 ounces canned tomatoes
  • ⅓ cup tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ pound mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
Directions 
  1. Dip eggplant slices in eggs, then in breadcrumbs seasoned with salt and pepper.
  2. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  3. In a large saucepan, sauté garlic in 2 tablespoons oil for 1 – 2 minutes.
  4. Remove garlic and add tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Brown eggplant in ¼-inch oil in a large skillet.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Put a thin layer of tomato sauce into a baking dish and layer eggplant, sauce, Parmesan, and mozzarella, alternately.
  10. End with mozzarella on top.
  11. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

Cajun Mac and Cheese Recipe for Today





Cajun Mac and Cheese 

Ingredients

  • 6 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 oz grated romano cheese
  • 32 oz uncooked macaroni
  • 1 pound butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 pound small cooked shrimp
  • 1 pound cooked crawfish meat
  • 8 oz andouille sausage
  • 8 oz lump crabmeat
  • 8 oz Louisiana Hot Sauce
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni and drain, dump immediately into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add milk, all but ½ cup of the cheddar cheese, all of the mozzarella cheese and butter on top of macaroni and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add salt, black pepper, and half of cayenne pepper.
  4. Beat the eggs by hand until frothy, add to the macaroni mixture.
  5. Add hot sauce, blend well.
  6. Dump whole small cooked (shelled and de-veined) shrimp, chopped crawfish meat, crabmeat and sausage.
  7. Mix well and let stand (tightly covered) for 5 minutes.
  8. Place in large casserole dish, cover top with grated romano cheese and the rest of the cheddar, sprinkle enough cayenne pepper on top to give the dish a nice rosy hue.
  9. Bake in 350°f oven for 45 minutes, or until top is deliciously browned, bubbly, and calling out to be eaten.
  10. Serve with fresh salad and hard rolls.

14 de agosto de 2017

Cabbage, Bacon and Potato Soup Recipe for Today



Cabbage, Bacon and Potato Soup
Ingredients

  • 2-pound potatoes, peeled (about 6 medium) 12 ounces bacon, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups finely shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped chives or green onion tops
Directions

  1. In a large pot, cover the potatoes with 5 cups of water.
  2. Cover, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes, or until tender.
  3. With a fork or potato masher, break up the potatoes.
  4. Do not drain.
  5. They should be lumpy, not smooth.
  6. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp.
  7. Remove the bacon and drain off all but 2 tablespoons fat.
  8. Add the garlic and cabbage to the skillet and saute until the cabbage is wilted about 3 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with the vinegar and add the cream.
  10. Simmer on low heat until the cabbage is crisp-tender, about 10minutes.
  11. Add the cabbage, its liquid, and the diced bacon to the potatoes and water in the pot.
  12. Simmer everything together until the tastes are combined, about 5 minutes.
  13. Season well with salt and pepper.
  14. Sprinkle with chives before serving.

Focaccia Hero Sandwich Recipe for Today



Focaccia Hero Sandwich 

Ingredients 

  • 1 (1-pound) round focaccia bread or 1 (1-pound) loaf Italian bread.
  • ½ cup creamy Italian salad dressing
  • 12 lettuce leaves
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced deli hard salami
  • 10 (¾-ounce) slices deli Land O'Lakes ® chedarella or American cheese
  • 8 ounces thinly sliced deli turkey breast
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 2 thin slices onion, separated into rings

Directions 

  1. Carefully slice bread in half crosswise.
  2. Spread creamy Italian dressing on top and bottom halves of bread.
  3. To assemble, evenly layer bottom bread half with ½ of lettuce and remaining ingredients.
  4. Top with remaining lettuce leaves and bread half.
  5. Secure with toothpicks.
  6. Cut into wedges. Serve warm and plain or with other side dishes or appetizers.

13 de agosto de 2017

Cheese-Stuffed Cabbage Recipe for Today





Cheese-Stuffed Cabbage 
Ingredients 

  • 1 lb. Nepali homemade cheese, crushed
  • ½ cup onions, finely chopped
  • ½ green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 3 fresh red chilies, minced
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 head fresh cabbage
  • salt to taste

Sauce 


  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ in. ginger
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup rich vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons clarified butter (or margarine)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon jwanu (lovage seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons green onions for garnish.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients except cabbage.
  2. Mix well, cover, and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  3. In the mean time, core the head of cabbage, boil in salted water till soft.
  4. Separate into leaves, and keep in ice-cold water.
  5. Remove the thick veins if necessary.
  6. Spread a cabbage leaf on cutting board, place two tablespoons of filling, fold sides, and roll up.
  7. Hold the loose end of the leaf with small bamboo sticks.
  8. Repeat with other leaves.
  9. Rub butter generously on the stuffed rolls and stack in a steamer.
  10. Steam till the stuffing is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  11. Transfer the steamed rolls to a large plate.

Sauce 

  1. In a non-stick sauce pan heat two tablespoons of clarified butter, splitter mustard seeds.
  2. Add onions and saute till brown.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, and chili powder, and fry for a minute over low heat.
  4. Add tomatoes, broth, jwanu and salt and pepper.
  5. Simmer the tomato mixture until the sauce thickens up, about 15 minutes.
  6. Transfer the stuffed cabbage rolls to the sauce and heat through, frequently turning, about 10 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped green onions.
  8. Serve with roti and tomato achar.