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Locro----Cheese Stew From Bolivia

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (2192)


-1 Cup Water

-1 cup red potatoes, chopped

-2 tsp olive oil

-2 ears of corn cut into quarters

-1 small red onion

-1 pound queso blanco viajero-cubed

Finely chopped

(substitute ½ #mozzarella and ½ # muenster

-1 red bell pepper


-1 green bell pepper


-2 cloves of garlic, minced

-3 cups butternut squash chopped

-salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste

In a large po...

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Beef With Red Wine Gravy

Posted on February 23, 2011 at 1:03 PM Comments comments (0)


1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes

2 medium onions, cut up

2 beef bouillon cubes or 1 envelope (1/2 of 2-ounce package) onion soup mix

3 tablespoons cornstarch


Ground black pepper

1-1/2 cups dry red wine

Hot cooked noodles (optional)


1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine beef stew meat and onions. Add bouillon cubes or dry onion soup mix. Sprinkle cornstarch, salt, and pepper over ...

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Ginger Beef and Vegetables

Posted on February 23, 2011 at 12:58 PM Comments comments (17)


1-1/2 pounds boneless beef round steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

4 medium carrots, bias-cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices

1/2 cup bias-sliced green onions

2 cloves garlic, minced

1-1/2 cups water

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger

1-1/2 teaspoons instant beef bouillon granules

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

3 tablespoons cornstarch

3 tablespoons cold water

1/2 cup chopped red sweet pepper

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Spicy Beef and Noodle Bowl

Posted on February 23, 2011 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)


1 lb. boneless beef sirloin steak, cut in thin strips

1 Tbsp. cooking oil

2 14-oz. cans reduced sodium beef broth

1/3 cup bottled peanut sauce

1-1/2 cups medium egg noodles (3 oz.)

2 cups broccoli florets

1/4 cup bias-sliced green onions (optional)


1. In Dutch oven brown beef strips in hot oil over medium-high heat. Add beef broth and peanut sauce; bring to boiling.

2. Stir in noodles; reduce heat. Simmer, unc...

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Anda`s Zucchini Bread

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 7:58 PM Comments comments (71)


1 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground allspice

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

2 cups zucchini,shredded

1 cup chopped walnuts

With a mixer, beat together sugars,oil, eggs, vanilla and lemon peel until well combined, add flour, cinnamon, baki...

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Green bean and bell pepper toss

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 9:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Substitute 1 lb. trimmed green beans for the slender French beans.


Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings



2 tablespoons butter

2 (8-oz.) packages French green beans

1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

3 shallots, sliced

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper



1. Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add green beans, bell...

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Radish and pea salad with tomato and mint

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (3)

Chickpeas, black-eyed peas, or lady peas could also be used in this salad.


Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)


1 1/2 cups fresh pink-eyed peas

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup thinly sliced radishes (about 8)

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


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Radish slaw

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 3:48 PM Comments comments (0)

In this colorful slaw, peppery radishes stand in for cabbage. The vinegar-based dressing gets a big flavor boost from mustard oil; its pungent bite enhances the radish flavor. It's worth seeking out--look for it with other specialty oils. Or try the mayonnaise-based dressing in Radish Slaw with Creamy Dill Dressing. Use a shredding blade in a food processor for easier preparation.


Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


4 cups shredded radishes (a...

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Radish and Carrot salad

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 3:44 PM Comments comments (0)

This simple dish serves as a cool, refreshing break from spicier foods.


Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)



2 cups (3-inch) julienne-cut peeled daikon radish or other radish

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup (3-inch) julienne-cut carrot

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon mirin (sweet rice wine)



Combine daikon and salt, tossing well to coat. Let stand...

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Collard Greens

Posted on July 19, 2010 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (11)


3 strips bacon, diced

1 medium onion, sliced

2 bunches collard greens, washed

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon brown sugar

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper



In a high-sided skillet, cook...

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