Category: Main Dish

Chilaquiles Verdes o Rojos

1 whole chicken breast, 12 oz 5 garlic cloves 5 tbsp + 1 tsp salt 1/2 onion 7 springs parsley 6 chiles serranos (or to taste) 1 1/2 lb tomates verdes, husks removed. 1/4 onion 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (coriander) 1 tbsp oil 16 corn tortillas, preferably a day old oil for frying 1 small […]

Sherried Tomato Soup

1 medium white or yellow onion 6 TBL (3/4 stick) butter Two 14.5-oz cans diced tomatoes One 46-oz bottle or can tomato juice 3-6 TBL sugar 1-2 TBL chicken base, or 3 chicken bouillon cubes Freshly ground black pepper 1 c sherry (optional) 1 1/2 c heavy cream 1/4 c chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 c […]

Hearty New England Dinner

2 medium carrots, sliced 1 medium onion, sliced 1 celery rib, sliced 3-1b. boneless chuck roast 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 envelope dry onion soup mix 2 cups water 1 tbsp. vinegar 1 bay leaf half a small head of cabbage, cut in wedges 3 tbsp. melted margarine, or butter 2 tbsp. flour […]

German Potato Soup

1 onion, chopped 1 leek, trimmed and diced 2 carrots, diced 1 cup chopped cabbage 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 4 cups beef broth 1 lb. potatoes, diced 1 bay leaf 1-2 tsp. black pepper 1tsp. salt, optional 1/2 tsp. caraway seeds, optional 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 lb. bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/2 cup sour […]

Lobster Roll

2 medium lobsters, about 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds each 1/2 cup (or more) mayonnaise 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 1/4 cup finely grated red onion 3 tablespoons chopped parsley or chervil 1/2 teaspoon celery seed Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 4 split-top hotdog rolls or other sandwich rolls […]

Crab Cakes

1 lb crab meat (washed and strained) 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1 egg beaten 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 finely chopped green onion ½ lemon juiced 1 TBSP finely chopped parsley 3 teaspoons hot sauce 1 teaspoons Dijon mustard ¼ tsp garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (old bay seasoning) 1 […]

Tortilla Casserole

4 to 5 flour tortillas, cut into quarters 1 bag fresh spinach or 1 pkg. frozen, thawed and drained (10 oz) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion chopped 1 green bell pepper chopped 1 jalapeno pepper minced 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz) 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 container sour cream […]