Yellow rice with Chicken and Pork

Written by Chacha on Mar 12th, 2014 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Chicken, Main Dish, Onions, Peppers, Pork, Rice, Spices, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of toasted saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics.) 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) ¼ […]

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Sausage, Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Written by Chacha on Mar 3rd, 2014 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Main Dish, Poultry, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

New Orleans’s version of Spanish Paella, Jambalaya, is a Cajun recipe for Country-style pot cooking at its best. Every cook and every home has its own Jambalaya recipe. This recipe is my creation I often prepared at home and my family loves it. Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 […]

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Chacha’s Poor Man Paella

Written by Chacha on Oct 18th, 2013 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Latin, Recipe, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 1/2 cups shrimp stock, recipe follows A generous pinch of saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called […]

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Day after Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

Written by Chacha on Jun 21st, 2012 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Main Dish, Meats, Recipe, Turkey | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 stalks celery, finely minced 1 small onion, finely minced 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick) 6 cups unseasoned bread cubes (stuffing) 1 tsp. poultry seasoning 2 tsp. freshly chopped sage 2 tbsp. freshly chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 1 cup turkey or chicken broth […]

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Tuna Casserole

Written by Chacha on Jun 21st, 2012 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Fish, Main Dish, Nuts, Pasta, Recipe, Seafood | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 cups wide noodles 2 tbsp. each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 1 stalk celery, finely minced 1/2 small onion, finely minced 1/4 red pepper, finely minced 1/4 green pepper, finely minced 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup baby frozen peas 1 can […]

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