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How to make Ricotta Almond Loaf cake

The Ricotta Almond Loaf cake with Strawberry Glaze. A simply deliciously sweet with or without the glaze.    INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups flour Pinch of salt 1 ½ cups ricotta – whole milk, drained 1 ½ tsp vanilla extrace…

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How to cook Pollo en Pepitoria

The Pollo en Pepitoria or Chicken in Almond Sauce   This is a centuries old and very traditional recipe that you  will still find on many Tavern menus today.    INGREDIENTS: 3 ½ lbs. chicken parts – your favorite 2-3…

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How to make Riso a Salsiccia

The Riso a Salsiccia or Rice and Sausage  This is my go-to recipe when a quick but satisfying meal is needed.    INGREDIENTS: 1-2 tbs. butter – unsalted 2 cups arborio rice 1 cup freshly grated cheese – Parmesan…

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How to make Potata Pobres

The Potata Pobres or Poor Man’s Potatoes   Despite the name, these potatoes, which are simply sliced, sauteed and sprinkles with garlic and parsley, are a perfect accompaniment to any meal.    INGREDIENTS: 3 tbs. olive oil 4 medium baking…

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How to make Eggplant Sausage pie

The Eggplant Sausage pie. Looking for a way to turn eggplant into a pie? Here is the way. INGREDIENTS: 1 9-inch-deep dish pie crust – unbaked ¼ cup butter 2 cups eggplant – peeled and cubed ¾cup onion –…

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How to make Chocolate Souffle’

The Chocolate Souffle’. A Dessert they will remember!  INGREDIENTS: 1 stick butter – unsalted 4 tb flour 2 cups whole milk – scalded 8 egg yolks – large, lightly beaten 122 egg whites – room temperature 1 ½ tsp.…