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Irish Lamb Stew with Vegetables

If you love comfort food you will like this recipe! Everything cooks together to create a rich blend of flavors and the juices keep the meat from turning dry. Lamb can be replaced with beef. This stew can be cooked in small pots, like I did, or in a Dutch oven. If you really want to make this dish...
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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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Red Cabbage

Most Georgian recipes are spicy and flavorful and this recipe is a good example. It's an excellent appetizer to serve at dinner or on a holiday. Crunchy and slightly spicy cabbage pairs well with meat, potatoes or pasta. In the marinade you can add apple cider vinegar as well. If you love spicy food you can add an...
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Asparagus-tomatoes Tart with Cheese

Puff pastry is one of my favorite ingredients to use. You can always come up with something original to cook, whether it's a dessert or something savory with cheese, vegetables or meat. From simple ingredients you'll have something very tasty, original and satisfying. This appetizer with asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes and cottage cheese my 12 year old son absolutely LOVED and...
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Chakhokhbili Chicken

Chakhokhbili-stew poultry, one of the most delicious and popular dishes of Georgian cuisine. Originally it was prepared from a pheasant, but now is made from any bird, usually chicken. It's a very tasty, flavorful dish, that does not use water, oil, or fat since tomatoes and onions give this naturally to the dish. I like to add a little...
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Borscht

Borscht, the traditional national Slavic dish in eastern and central Europe, like Blini, Pirozhki or Pelmeni. It is a thick vegetable soup with a deep red, burgundy color because of beets which is the main ingredient. Every nation has their own version of this dish,...
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