Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup)

Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) Ingredients 2lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled 1 onion, peeled and quartered 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup olive oil plus more for serving 1lbs sausage (chorizo, linguiça or kielbasa), thinly sliced 1 bunch collard greens, thoroughly washed 4 slices bacon, roughly chopped 8 cups […]

Meat & Rice Stuffed Grape Leaves

Meat & Rice Stuffed Grape Leaves Ingredients 50 to 60 grape leaves (fresh or jarred) 6 cups chicken (or vegetable) broth 1.5 lbs ground beef 1 cup white basmati rice 1 onion, finely chopped 1 large onion, cut into large rings 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1/3 cup chopped parsley […]

The Disney Gourmet Series – Ratatouille: Ratatouille Tart

Ratatouille Tart Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 4 Tbsp crushed tomatoes 1 medium onion 2 Tbsp olive oil plus more for drizzling vegetables 1 small zucchini 1 small yellow squash 1 small japanese eggplant 3 vine tomatoes (Make sure they’re firm!) Salt and pepper to taste Flour for dusting […]

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh Ingredients 1 cup bulgur wheat, soaked in hot water for at least 30 minutes 2 bunches of parsley, washed, dried and chopped 1 bunch of mint, washed, dried and chopped 1 bunch of scallions, washed, dried and chopped 2 large firm tomatoes, cubed 1/2 cucumber, cubed Juice of 1 […]

Brazilian Style Beans

Brazilian Style Beans Ingredients 2 cups dried carioca (or pinto) beans 8 cups of water, plus more for washing and soaking 2 bay leaves 3 strips of bacon, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced Salt to taste Instructions Pick through the beans, discarding the damaged ones […]

Fresh Tomatoes and Arugula Risotto

Fresh Tomatoes and Arugula Risotto Ingredients 1 cup arborio rice 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 shallots, chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 3 cups hot vegetable stock (plus 1 just in case) 2 Tbsp cold butter 2 cups arugula, washed and dried 1 cup little vine tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes), […]