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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 and Shiitake Risotto

Creamy, tender risotto with crispy asparagus and mushrooms. Shiitake mushrooms can be replaced white mushrooms if you like. Do not use highly concentrated broth, rice absorbs a lot of liquid and additional flavors. Add the broth gradually until it evaporates the previous portion. The finished risotto can be decorated with lemon zest, chives, thyme or parsley leaves. Use vegetable,...
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Spicy Salsa

Spicy tomato-based sauce is a great addition to  meat, fish or other dishes. It's most popular in the US as a dip with chips. I usually make this salsa in August or September when I have lots of tomatoes and jalapenos in my garden. This sauce I keep in a jars, with tightly closed lids, in the refrigerator.  I...
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Spicy Cuban Roasted Chicken

Tender, juicy chicken with rich spicy flavor, really delicious and easy to make. Instead of chicken thighs you can use chicken breasts. If you can, cook this chicken on the grill, the meat will be even more flavorful or also try in a crock pot (especially if cooking chicken breasts) tender meat is guaranteed! Goes great with a mixed...
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