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Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

This recipe is a combination between the way roast chicken is made in Venezuela and the way I used to make it in Florida… It’s also an easy recipe when the kids have friends over – I still have not met a kid yet that […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Ingredients: 2 lbs ground beef 2 Tablespoons sour cream 1 Onion – finely chopped and fried in a little bit of oil 2 Eggs 3 Slices of sandwich bread 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Directions: Chop the onion finely […]

Chili

Chili

I like to make chili on a “lazy” day – a day where I know I’ll be at home, and I do not want to spend too much time preparing something, but don’t mind the cooking time.  It takes long to cook, but the preparation […]

Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 2 cans tuna (in water) 1 Tablespoon Mayonaise 1 teaspoon ketchup 1 cup yogurt 1 small onion – finely chopped 2 celery stalks – finely chopped 1 hard boiled egg – finely chopped salt and pepper to taste Directions: Mix the mayo and the […]

Ceasar style salad with chicken

Ceasar style salad with chicken

Ingredients: Croutons Ceasar style salad (see recipe) 4 chicken breasts, skinless and deboned, cut in thin stripes Marinade: 1 large lemon 4 Tablespoons olive oil 1.5 teaspoons salt pepper 3 garlic cloves crushed Directions: Combine lemon, salt, pepper, oil and garlic. Add chicken, mix, cover […]

Ceasar style salad

Ceasar style salad

This is definitely my version of a classic.  My mom used to make this dish with eggs (the original), but I prefer mayo to go on the “safe” side…   I also like to add a little bit of balsamic vinegar because its sweetness adds a […]