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creme brulee, catalan style

Creme Brulee, Catalan Style (Crema Catalana)

6 egg yolks
1 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 cups milk
Zest of 1 lemon
2-inch piece of cinnamon stick
3 tablespoons cornstarch

Beat the egg yolks and 3/4 cup of the sugar in a bowl.

Heat 3 cups of the milk, along with the lemon zest and cinnamon stick, in a pot over moderate heat just until it begins to boil...

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lemon and celery pilaf

Lemon and Celery Pilaf (Portugal)

1 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked regular rice
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon
2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon red pepper sauce
2 tablespoons snipped parsley

Cook and stir onion and garlic in butter in saucepan until onion is tender.

Stir ...

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turkey mole

Turkey Mole

Pumpkin seed and chocolate-spiked chili sauce is an ancient Aztec combination that keeps the turkey moist.

1 (8 to 10 pound) turkey, cut up
2 medium onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 (6-inch) tortillas, torn into pieces and dried*
4 squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1/3 cup peanuts
1/3 cup shelled pumpkin seeds or sunflower nuts

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greens with bacon

Greens with Bacon (Couve a Mineira)

2 pounds collard greens or kale
6 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Freshly ground black pepper

Remove stems from collard greens; cut leaves into 1/2-inch wide strips. Pour boiling water over collard greens. Let stand 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly.

Fry bacon until crisp; remove with slotted spoon and reser...

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danish wedding cookies

Danish Wedding Cookies

Posted by LladyRusty at recipegoldmine.com 12/12/2001 11:52 pm

Source: Cheryl Barnes – americanprofile.com

Danish wedding cookies similar to this recipe once were given as good luck symbols to couples celebrating their nuptials. The marriage of the walnuts and sugars represented ?bumps in the road? and the ?sweetness that coats a happy marriage.?

1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 c...

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