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Pumpkin with Rice and Fruits

Tasty and beautiful dish, great idea for fall and Thanksgiving. You can add any fruit, including grapes, melons slices, currants, etc. Sugar can be replaced with honey and water with milk. Before serving, mix the rice with pumpkin, scraping it with a spoon from the walls of the pumpkin. If you  don't like rice with fruits, substitute meat instead,...
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Paella with Chicken and Chorizo

Paella is a national of Spain, particularly in the Valencia area, made of rice, saffron, and additionally seafood, chicken, vegetables and sausages. Traditionally paella is served on Sundays or on March 19 which is St. Joseph Day. There are several versions of the origins of this dish, the first derives from the Latin word "patella" which translates to pan....
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Satsebeli Sauce (Pamidvris Satsebeli)

Satsebeli (Satsibeli) is a Georgian sauce, which literally means "sauce", and is made from pureed tart fruit or fruit juices. There are many recipes of Georgian sauce satsebeli and each of them has its own characteristics and ingredients. This Georgian sauce can be from tkemali ( unripe mirabelles or very sour plums), tomatoes, unripe grapes, cherries, pomegranate juice and walnuts. This...
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Zucchini pancakes

Crispy pancakes with a nice soft center. They taste like the zucchini version of 'deruny', Ukrainian potato pancakes. It's better to use older squash or zucchini, they have less liquid so the dough is thicker and much richer flavor. You can add fresh garlic instead of garlic powder, the flavor is a little stronger. The herbs you can change depending...
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Mango Salsa

This refreshing salsa is perfect for summer. Very tasty and flavorful, great for grilled or steamed fish, on meat, or you can serve with chips and beer. Mango can be replaced with pineapple, papaya, apricot or peach and instead of cilantro try  basil or parsley....
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Sweet and Sour Sliced Pickles

A quick and easy recipe for crunchy sweet and sour pickles with a little spice. I like this version because the pickles aren't so sweet and you can still taste the cucumber flavor. You can use small or large cucumbers. The marinade will not cover completely the cucumbers at first since the cucumbers will have more juice after they marinate...
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