My Favorite Swiss Steak

Written by Chacha on Jul 2nd, 2017 in Beef, Garlic, Main Dish, Meat, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 pounds ¾ to 1 inch thick Top Round, Chuck or Sirloin Steak 1 (28 oz.) can Roma tomatoes, whole or diced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 fresh serrano pepper, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/3 cup flour Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup extra-virgin […]

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Steaks with Confit garlic and Potatoes

Written by Chacha on Oct 10th, 2015 in Beef, Main Dish, Potatoes, Steak | No Comments

Nothing beats the rich flavor of a gorgeous bone-in rib eye. The rib eye is my all-time favorite. Rib eyes have the highest marbled fat ratio. They just taste better. But you’ve got to know how to handle it. First, let the steaks sit out and temper for 20 to 30 minutes before cooking. It’s important that the temperature inside […]

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Colcannon

Written by Chacha on Mar 3rd, 2014 in Cabbage, Irish, Potatoes, Side Dishes | No Comments

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish mainly consisting of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage. This is a very comforting dish and very flavorful. It’s really easy to make it. I make colcannon pancakes with the leftovers and serve them topped with sour cream. Serves: 6 Ingredients For Potatoes: 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 […]

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Ensalada Rusa (Rusian Potato Salad)

Written by Chacha on Nov 1st, 2013 in Beets, Carrots, Eggs, Latin, Potatoes, Recipe, SideDish | No Comments

Ingredients For the vinaigrette: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar ½ small onion, grated 1 large clove garlic, smashed, peeled and ground in a mortar and pestle to a paste. ½ teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper For the salad: 2 pound potatoes 2 carrots 1 beet 1 cup steamed peas 2 hard […]

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Warm Green Beans and potato Salad

Written by Chacha on Oct 5th, 2012 in Anchovy, Eggs, Green Beans, Potatoes, Recipe, Salad, Side Dishes | No Comments

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small potatoes Kosher salt 1/2 pound green beans, stem end removed 3 large eggs, hardboiled and sliced 1 large canned anchovy fillet, minced 1 generous tablespoon good-quality Dijon mustard 1 large clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons your favorite cider vinegar 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground pepper Directions Put potatoes in a pot of well-salted […]

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Potato Salad

Written by Chacha on Aug 29th, 2012 in Dairy, Egg, Potatoes, Recipe, Salad | No Comments

Ingredients For the Salad: 6 medium red potatoes 2 tablespoons salt 3 green onions, white and green parts, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper 1/4 cup diced pimento 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 large hard-boiled eggs, chopped For the Dressing: 2/3 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoon freshly […]

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Mesa Grill’s Southwestern Potato Salad

Written by Chacha on Jul 8th, 2012 in Potatoes, Recipe, Salad, Side Dishes | No Comments

Recipe courtesy Bobby Flay Servings: 8 Ingredients 16 new potatoes, about 3 to 4 pounds, cooked, drained and sliced 1/2-inch thick For the Dressing: 1 1/2 cups prepared mayonnaise 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons chipotle pepper puree 1 large ripe tomato, seeded and diced 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves 3 scallions, chopped, white and […]

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Cauliflower with Potatoes

Written by Chacha on Jul 4th, 2012 in Cauliflower, Curry, Indian, Meatless Main Dish, Potatoes, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large serrano pepper, split down the middle leaving halves attached 1 medium onion,  finely minced 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon cumin seed 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon salt 1 tomato, chopped 1 large russet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch […]

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Potato Salad

Written by Chacha on Jun 27th, 2012 in Potatoes, Recipe, Salad, Side Dishes | No Comments

Ingredients 4 c potatoes, cut into 1 inch – cubes 1/4 c sweet or dill pickle relish 1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil sliced olives, to taste 1/2 c chopped celery 1/2 c chopped onion 1/4 c chopped radishes 2 c sour cream 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. horseradish 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 2  anchovy fillets, finely chopped Directions […]

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Baked Potatoes Wedges

Written by Chacha on Jun 27th, 2012 in Baked, Potatoes, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

  Ingredients 6 russet potatoes 6 cloves of garlic, sliced 2 tablespoons each fresh thyme and Rosemary leaves, chopped 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place whole potatoes in microwave. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes. Let cool. Cut each potato lengthwise into […]

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