Recipes for Christmas!
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Ring in the Fall season with this colorful, delicious, hearty dish alongside a nice steak, lamb chops or chicken. You could also serve this as a vegetarian meal.
Carne Adobado is basically chile marinated shredded pork. Mostly used as a filling for tacos, burritos, enchiladas & quesadillas, but you could also serve a pile of it on a plate with couple of side dishes like Refried Beans & so on. It's hard to say how many servings you'll get from this recipe, it all depends how you serve it. I like to make this & then freeze it in portioned containers & it'll last quite a long time... so it's well worth the effort!
These potatoes are so delicious & easy to make. They compliment so many different dishes, especially seafood & steak. I love making a batch or two & freezing them in portions, so I always have some on hand ready to defrost & reheat when needed.
Serves: 5 - 8
What the heck are Zoodles you ask?! Zoodles are noodles made from zucchini squash. They're very easy to make, delicious, take away a lot of the calories & create a much healthier meal when you use them in place of pasta in your dishes. Using this technique, you can also make spiralzed noodles from butternut squash & other hard to semi-hard vegetables.
There no limit as to what you can do with Zoodles & other veggie noodles. Use them in salads, slaws, soups, casseroles, on top of pizza & so on. You're only limited by your imagination. Once you try these you'll be using Oodles of Zoodles all the time & your kids will love them too!
Pho (pronounced "Fuh") is a hearty, traditional Vietnamese noodle soup originally made with beef. Pho Ga is the version made with chicken. You can also use turkey, which is a great way to use up some leftovers after Thanksgiving. No matter how you make it, it's absolutely delicious!
Yummy when served with heated Naan bread (see Tip# 2) & my Peach Apricot Ginger Spread (see recipe in Bakery, Breads & Spreads category).
Serves: 2 to 4
This delicious, comforting, healthy side dish is a welcome addition to any holiday meal. It's so easy to prepare & so yummy, that you'll want to serve it all year round. I created this dish in the early 1970's when I cooked my very first Thanksgiving meal & I've been serving it ever since. No matter who I invited over for the holidays, they always asked me if I was going to serve this, and of course I said yes!
Serves 6 to 8
Relatively low in calories compared to traditional creamy style dressings, you'll want to add this to your salad dressing rotation for sure!
Yield: 3/4 cup
A healthy recipe for #MeatlessMonday or #FoodieFryday... this is one of those dishes that's extremely versatile, easy to put together & cooks up in a flash! These are the ingredients I use most often, however you can replace any of the vegetables with another you like or happen to have in the frig that needs to be used up (see Tip# 5). Keep in mind that certain vegetables take longer than others to cook.
Amandine (pronounced "ah-mahn-DEEN") refers to a dish that is served garnished with sliced or slivered almonds. Trout, green beans & asparagus are frequently prepared in the amandine style. This recipe is so delish & is a great pairing with many foods such as fish, chicken & steak. It's very easy to make & cleanup is minimal!
Serves: 2 to 4