Thanksgiving Turkey

You will need: one big orange, two apples, two lemons, two onions, fresh herbs: such as thyme, chives, rosemary, sage, a cinnamon stick, allspice, star anise, cardamom, cloves, whole black pepper. Fresh garlic cloves mustard 2 tablespoons, 1/2 cup of Worcestershire sauce, one cup of course salt. Orange Juice, a cheesecloth, mustard, Goya Sazón seasoning,…

Omelette Wrap

You will need: Eggs, tortilla bread, Basterma, butter Instructions: In a mixing bowl whisk eggs with salt and pepper to taste Melt butter on a pan First place the Basterma onto the pan Add just one ladle of the beaten eggs on top of the meat Place tortilla bread on top Flip Shredded cheese goes…

One Sheet Pan Salmon Dinner

You will need: minced ginger, minced garlic, coriander, sazón or any other seafood seasoning, lemon pepper, vinegar, soy sauce, coconut oil, baking pans and parchment paper, veggies (I used asparagus, tomatoes, brussels sprouts, and lemons), black pepper, salt, mustard Instructions: To a mixing bowl: Add 1 teaspoon of minced garlic Add 1 teaspoon of minced…

Cashew Chicken

You will need: Cashews, sweet peppers, 2lbs of boneless chicken, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger paste, minced garlic, maggi seasoning mix, cornstarch, vegetable or coconut oil, 5 scallions, black pepper Instructions: Take 2 pounds of boneless chicken and cut in medium size pieces Mix the chicken with 1 1/2 tablespoons of…

Koussa Béchamel

You will need: ghee, butter, ground beef, Koussa (zucchini’s), salt, pepper, onions, milk, mozzarella cheese, flour, egg, bouillon cube, nutmeg Instructions: First cook the meat. Melt and heat 3 tablespoons of ghee For every pound of chop meat, I used one minced medium onion Add minced onion to the heated ghee and mix it in…

Grilled Lamb Chops

You will need: Lamb chops, arugula, mozzarella, pesto sauce, cherry tomatoes, black pepper, salt, rosemary, garlic cloves, water Instructions: Prepare the marinade/brine A handful of garlic cloves sliced longitudinally Some fresh rosemary One finally minced onion Add 3 teaspoons of salt Add 1 teaspoon black pepper Add room temperature water to the container and mix…

Lamb Fattah

You will need: 1 lamb shoulder, bay leaves, cardamom pods, peppercorns, all spice, cloves, salt, Mesteka (mastic), olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder, white rice, ghee, 6 pita bread loaves, 1 large onion, 1 medium tomato, 1 medium carrot, few pieces of celery, garlic, white vinegar, bouillon cube(optional), Instructions: Take six whole wheat pita bread…

Cheeseburgers

You will need: ground beef, onion, black pepper, garlic, salt, Goya Sazón, Worcestershire sauce, mayonnaise, sweet relish, French dressing or Thousand Island dressing, tomatoes, hamburger buns, cheese, lettuce, mustard Instructions: I used 4lbs of 80% lean ground beef 3 tablespoons of dried or fresh minced onion 3 teaspoons of salt 3 teaspoons garlic powder 1…

Steak and Shrimp, Surf and Turf

You will need: Steak ( I used 2 flank steaks, 1/2 lb each) vinegar, lemon or lime juice, garlic, cilantro, cumin, corn oil, orange juice, jalapeño peppers, coriander, black pepper, chili powder, onion powder, shrimp (about 1.5 pounds), corn, peas, red beans, paprika, turmeric, chicken stock, salt, Sazón con azafrán, rice of your choice, green…

Spaghetti and Meatballs

You will need: 1 cup of milk, 4 pounds chopped meat, four eggs, 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, 2 medium onions, 8 cups of marinara sauce, 1/2 bunch of fresh parsley, 6 garlic cloves, salt and pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons dried oregano, grated parmesan cheese Instructions: Add the milk to the breadcrumbs, mix them together and…