Month: April 2020

Chicken, Olive and Hard-boiled Egg Empanadas

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, chopped 1 shallot, chopped 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 bay leaf 1 lb ground chicken 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1/2 cup halved pimento-stuffed olives 3 hard-boiled eggs, […]

Chicken Jalfrezi Sandwich, Quarantine Style

Ingredients: for the chicken: 1 15-oz can jalapeño and habanero diced tomatoes 1 1/2-2 lbs chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1/2 large red onion, sliced 1/4 teaspoon ground roasted cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala salt freshly ground black […]

Triple Orange Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (I used Cara Cara oranges) 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup canola oil 1/4 cup candied orange peel (optional) 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder pinch salt 1 […]

Deviled Ham Toasties

Ingredients: 2 English muffins, halved 1 tablespoon Dijon I can (4.25 oz) Underwood deviled ham spread* 2-3 tablespoons minced red onion 1 tablespoon dill relish (or chopped pickle spear) 1/4 shredded sharp cheddar Directions: Toast the English muffin halves and spread with mustard. In a small bowl, stir together the […]

Banana Leaf Wrapped Kalua Pork (Grill Method)

Ingredients: 1 3 lb pork butt roast 1/4 cup Alaea salt (Hawaiian sea salt) freshly ground black pepper applewood chips defrosted frozen banana leaves (I buy Goya brand) Directions: Dry off the pork roast with paper or cloth towels and rub with the salt. Smoke at a higher heat (approximately […]

Dandelion & Dill Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cubed (cooked) chicken breast 3/4 (loose) cup dandelion greens, coarsely chopped 1 stalk celery, diced 1/4 cup chopped red onion 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill 1 1/2 teaspoon dill pickle relish 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium […]