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Mashed Potatoes with Baked Garlic and Rosemary

Warm, creamy, flavorful mashed potatoes with the addition of baked garlic and rosemary, an excellent dish for Thanksgiving or a side dish for any dinner. Garlic mashed potatoes can be prepared beforehand, just cook them, then put in an airtight container with a little olive oil on top, and they can keep in the fridge for about 5 days. One of...
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Asparagus with Onion and Soy Sauce

Spring is asparagus season. This is one of the earliest vegetables which ripens in April and May. Asparagus is very unique since it make a great combination with almost any product from cheese, ham, fruit, berries, fish, meat, and salads. You can make soups, beverages and even desserts from asparagus. The main thing when preparing asparagus: cut thick stems...
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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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Irish beef goulash

March 17 - a day when everyone can feel a little Irish! Parties, get-together, and family dinners wouldn't be complete without corned beef and cabbage, vegetables and traditional Irish and Irish-American dishes. In Irish cuisine you can always find healthy recipes with fresh simple ingredients and goulash is one of them. Goulash is a soup or stew made of...
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Olive Oil with Herbs

For this recipe you should use only dried herbs, garlic, and hot peppers. Oil can be flavored in two ways: putting the dried ingredients directly into the oil (chili, herbs, zest) or pre-soak in vinegar to marinate and then put everything in the oil. If you use non dried herbs, they will spoil and the oil will turn bad....
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Deep fried marinated chicken

Try another awesome 'Super Bowl Sunday' or any other party recipe! Very easy recipe for a big group, you can marinate the whole chicken or just the chicken wings, legs in the morning and prepare the evening before the party. Chicken wings in my opinion is easier and also tastes better. Serve with rice and beer, as well as Thai...
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Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef is not a Mongolian dish, it's a Chinese-American dish of thinly sliced beef, fried in a sweet spicy yet savory sauce. If you like even spicier food, you can add a couple of chili peppers. Serve with steamed rice, rice noodles or cellophane (noodles). Really easy recipe! (more…)...
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Chicken Adobo

Very simple and easy Filipino chicken recipe. Adobo (which means ‘marinade’)- is a popular dish and cooking process in Philippine cuisine. You can use meat, chicken, seafood or vegetables marinated in vinegar, soy sauce and garlic and then simmered in the marinade. There are many versions for Adobo, this version is one of my favorites - simple and delicious. The chicken can be cooked...
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