Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket

Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket

This recipe will take time and patience but the finished Mediterranean Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket is worth the wait. The slow cooking time allows for a tender texture and rich flavor.   Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket This recipe will...

Plum Barbecue Glaze

Plum Barbecue Glaze

This plum barbecue glaze comes together quickly in a food processor! The variety of spices add a delicious complex flavor. Enjoy served over your favorite barbecued meats.  <center> <script...

Portuguese Eggs Benedict

Portuguese Eggs Benedict

Try out this Portuguese style eggs Benedict. As a substitute for the traditional english muffin we will use milho frito as a base and serve with a side of linguica.       Portuguese Eggs Benedict Try out this Portuguese...

Hollandaise Sauce | Step-by-Step Directions

Hollandaise Sauce | Step-by-Step Directions

This recipe breaks down hollandaise sauce into a step by step process. Hollandaise is a classic French sauce most commonly served over eggs Benedict but can also be served over poached fish or vegetables.      ...

Steak Diane

Steak Diane

Try out this classic dish. Tenderizing the meat allows it to cook very quickly without sacrificing any flavor!           Steak Diane Try out this classic dish. Tenderizing the meat allows it to cook very quickly...

Milho Frito

Milho Frito

This Portuguese dish of fried cornmeal is wonderful as a side to veggies or meat!     Milho Frito - Portuguese Fried Polenta This Portuguese dish of fried cornmeal is wonderful as a side to veggies or meat! 3½ cups water1 tsp...

High Hydration Bread

High Hydration Bread

This recipe will teach you how to make a tender bread, with a crisp crust!   High Hydration Bread Recipe This recipe will teach you how to make a tender bread, with a crisp crust! 500 g bread flour375 g water (105-115°F)12 g salt7 g...

Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa – Salt Cod Casserole

Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa – Salt Cod Casserole

Try out this traditional Portuguese Bacalhau casserole!   Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa - Salt Cod Casserole Try out this traditional Portuguese Bacalhau casserole! 2 lbs bacalhau (salt cod)2 lbs potatoes (peeled, ¼" slices)2 onions...

Mahi Mahi

Mahi Mahi

Top lean mahi mahi with a tropical fruit salsa for a burst of fresh flavor!   Mahi Mahi Top the lean mahi mahi with a tropical fruit salsa for a burst of fresh flavor! 6 oz Mahi Mahi¼ tsp ginger (peeled and minced)1 tsp rice wine...

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Imagine the best fruit salad you've ever had, mixed with the best tropical cocktail you've ever had. This delicious fruit salsa is great served over chicken or fish.     Tropical Fruit Salsa Imagine the best fruit salad...

Italian Fusion Quesadilla

Italian Fusion Quesadilla

Quesadillas can be filled with whatever your heart desires, or whatever is in you fridge! Try out this Italian style quesadilla stuffed with basil, tomato coulis, pancetta, and fresh Asiago cheese.     Italian Fusion Quesadilla...

Bacalhau com Natas – Salt Cod with Cream

Bacalhau com Natas – Salt Cod with Cream

Try out this rich, creamy Portuguese dish. Bacalhau, salted cod, is a staple in Portuguese cooking and you will understand why after making this dish!   Bacalhau Com Natas - Salted Cod with Cream Try out this rich, creamy Portuguese...

Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis

Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis

You must try this delicious salmon! The freshness of the tomato coulis provides a great contrast to the crunch of the salmon crust. Healthy and flavorful!     Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis Sauce You must try this delicious...

Tomato Coulis – Italian Salsa

Tomato Coulis – Italian Salsa

Learn how to make this Italian style salsa. Drizzle over vegetables or meat for freshness. Tomato Coulis - Italian Salsa Learn how to make this Italian style salsa. Drizzle over vegetables or meat for freshness. 4 tomatoes (quartered,...

Omelet with Avocado and Sausage

Omelet with Avocado and Sausage

Learn the basics of cooking an omelet. Adjust fillings to your preference. Great keto breakfast!     Omelet with Avocado and Sausage Learn the basics of cooking an omelet. Adjust fillings to your preference. Great keto...

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Try out this mouthwatering variation of pesto! Use it on its own as a pasta sauce, dip crackers in it or mix it with butter to form a compound butter.     Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Try out this mouthwatering variation of pesto!...

Basic Vinaigrette

Basic Vinaigrette

This recipe will teach you how to make a basic vinaigrette. Once you know the ratio of 3:1, oil to vinegar, you can use that base as a jumping off point for endless variations.     Basic Vinaigrette This recipe will teach you...

Swordfish with an Olive Tapenade

Swordfish with an Olive Tapenade

In this recipe you will learn to make a savory olive tapinade that is great over fish or on crackers. You will be left with plenty of extra tapinade to eat the next day when believe it or not, it tastes even better.   Swordfish with...

Pesto Crab Cakes

Pesto Crab Cakes

The pesto and fontina cheese make these crab cakes unique. The coating of breadcrumbs allows for a thin crunchy exterior. Serve as an appetizer or a main course. Delightful!       Pesto Crab Cakes The pesto and fontina...

Malasadas Donuts

Malasadas Donuts

Try this delicious donut recipe traditional to Portugal and Hawaii. Some places know these as malasadas, and other places know this by filhos.   Malasads Try this delicious donut recipe traditional to Portugal and Hawaii. Some...

Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa

Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa

This dish comes together extremely quickly! You will have a flavorful, low carb meal in under 15 minutes.     Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa This dish comes together extremely quickly! You will have a flavorful, low carb meal...

Bolo do Caco – Portuguese Bread

Bolo do Caco – Portuguese Bread

Try out this delicious pan cooked bread traditional to the Portuguese island of Madeira.   Bolo do Caco - Portuguese Bread Try out this delicious pan cooked bread traditional to the Portuguese island of Madeira. 4 cups bread flour1¼...

Gourmet Pancakes

Gourmet Pancakes

This recipe will teach you how to elevate store bought pancake mix 3 ways! Learn how to make Cornmeal Pancakes with Bananas and Hazelnuts, Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes and Fluffy Meringue Pancakes with Blackberries.   Gourmet...

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf

This meat loaf is incredibly tender due to the addition of breadcrumbs and mushrooms. Fairly simple and you will be glad to have leftovers the next day!     Meat Loaf This meat loaf is incredibly tender due to the addition of...

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

This recipe will teach you the key to perfect, fluffy mashed potatoes. See the notes, below the recipe, for the 8 key steps to perfect mashed potatoes!     Mashed Potatoes This recipe will teach you the key to perfect, fluffy...

Apple Crepes

Apple Crepes

This crepe recipe is just as easy as pancakes! The apple filling is delicious, but substitute it with the fruit you have on hand.     Apple Crepes This crepe recipe is just as easy as pancakes! The apple filling is delicious,...

Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast

The charred poblano peppers elevates this simple avocado toast. Eat as a delicious breakfast or snack!     Avocado Toast The charred poblano peppers elevates this simple avocado toast. Eat as a delicious breakfast or snack! 1...

Shrimp with Spicy Chili Cream Sauce

Shrimp with Spicy Chili Cream Sauce

With few ingredients this dish packs a hefty punch of flavor and cooks extremely quickly. What more could you ask for?     Shrimp with Spicy Chili Cream Sauce With few ingredients this dish packs a hefty punch of flavor and...

Beef Stew

Beef Stew

This is not your average beef stew. This recipe maximizes the flavor of each ingredient culminating in a savory, delicious stew. Cook this stew the day of your party or days ahead of time to allow the flavors to meld together.  ...

Chicken Coq Au Vin

Chicken Coq Au Vin

Learn how to make a classic French stew. This dish is great for a crowd but also freezes great, so save and eat the extra later!     Chicken Coq Au Vin Learn how to make a classic French stew. This dish is great for a crowd but...

Bone Broth – Chicken Stock

Bone Broth – Chicken Stock

After following this recipe you will learn how to debone and chicken while also being left with a delicious bone broth! Keep the broth in the freezer and use as needed.     Chicken Bone Broth After following this recipe you...

Salt Cod Fritters – Bolinhos de Bacalhau

Salt Cod Fritters – Bolinhos de Bacalhau

Try out this mouthwatering Portuguese appetizer. Other than soaking the salted cod, which is a relatively hands off process, this recipe comes together easily. Perfect appetizer for a party, especially during the holidays.    ...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Learn how to make this flavorful stuffed pork tenderloin. Pork tenderloin is the same cut of meat as filet mignon, but about a third of the price. Following this recipe will teach you some great transferable cooking skills.  ...

Tender Sautéed Scallops with Peas

Tender Sautéed Scallops with Peas

This recipe makes cooking scallops approachable. Learn how to get a nice crust on the scallops yet keep them tender throughout. The scallops will be topped with a beurre blanc sauce. Tender Sautéed Scallops with Peas This recipe makes...

Seared Salmon Nigiri

Seared Salmon Nigiri

Here is an easy way to create a delicious sushi dish, without the hassle of rolling. Serve as an appetizer at a dinner party, or as a main course for date night!     Seared Salmon Nigiri Here is an easy way to create a...

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Try out this fresh take of eggplant parmesan. All the delicious elements of the traditional dish but drizzled with olive oil rather than smothered with sauce. This version allows all the fresh ingredients to shine independently, while still pairing together...

Poached Pears

Poached Pears

With just a few ingredients you can make this beautiful dessert of poached pears with a raspberry syrup.     Poached Pears With just a few ingredients you can make this beautiful dessert of poached pears with a raspberry syrup....

Shrimp Skewered on Rosemary Sprigs

Shrimp Skewered on Rosemary Sprigs

This marinated shrimp is bursting with flavor! The shrimp skewered with rosemary sprigs adds an extra special element that is sure to impress.   Shrimp Skewered on Rosemary Sprigs This marinated shrimp is bursting with flavor! The...

Sautéed Broccoli with Provolone Cheese

Sautéed Broccoli with Provolone Cheese

Who doesn't enjoy cheese covered broccoli? This recipe explains how to par-boil broccoli to get even cooking, and then toss it into a hot pan to get a tasty roasted flavor. Simple and delectable!     Sautéed Broccoli with...

Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Delicious side dish that you're sure to want more of! This dish is a staple you should have in your recipe repertoire. These ingredients are easy to source and frequently on hand. Enjoy!     Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and...

Pork Chops with Red Cabbage and Apple Gastrique

Pork Chops with Red Cabbage and Apple Gastrique

The crunch from the cabbage as well as acid from the gastrique is a perfect complement a pork chop. This dish is sure to impress your guests while still being simple and easy to manage!     Pork Chops with Red Cabbage and Apple...

Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese

Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese

An upgrade to the childhood favorite grilled cheese. The parmesan crust adds a delicious bite and savory umami flavor.   Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwich An upgrade to the childhood favorite grilled cheese. The parmesan...

Polenta with Chicken Ragu

Polenta with Chicken Ragu

If you can make oatmeal you can make polenta! Great dish to use up leftover roast chicken! Easily substitute in the ingredients you have in your fridge.     Polenta with Chicken Ragu If you can make oatmeal you can make...

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

These are far from the boiled Brussels spouts you were served as a child! Par-boiling the sprouts allows them to cook through and then transferring them into a hot pan allows them to brown and crisp. Brussels Sprouts with Bacon These are...

Pesto Gnocchi

Pesto Gnocchi

This dish is sure to impress. The rich, creamy sauce is infinitely better than anything you can get from a jar. The finished dish will come together in just 15 minutes! Pesto Gnocchi with Cream Sauce This dish is sure to impress. The...

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

This meal will come together in just under 30 minutes! The breading on the chicken provides a nice crunch, giving contrast to the tender chicken and soft melted cheese. Chicken Parmesan This meal will come together in just under 30...

Crispy Sautéed Salmon

Crispy Sautéed Salmon

The simple seasoning of this dish let the main ingredients shine through. The recipe makes enough to serve one, but can easily be adjusted for a family.     Crispy Sautéed Salmon The simple seasoning of this dish let the main...

Portuguese Sardine Salad

Portuguese Sardine Salad

Add this salad into your rotation for a healthy dose of omega-3s and vitamin D. Sardines are a sustainable fish, low in mercury, relatively inexpensive, and delicious! Portuguese Sardine Salad Add this salad into your rotation for a...

Red, White and Blue Dessert

Red, White and Blue Dessert

Simple dessert made from strawberries, blueberries and whipped cream. The berries are marinated in a Grand Marnier and preserve mixture to create a delicious summer treat!   Red, White and Blue Dessert Simple dessert made from...

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

Spaghetti squash is a versatile ingredient that can be served in a variety of ways! Mix it with a tomato sauce and top with meatballs for a more traditional dish or toss with butter and herbs for a lighter side dish. This recipe will teach you the fundamentals of...

Zoodles

Zoodles

Learn how to make zucchini noodles at home without a spiralizer!   Zoodles - Zucchini Noodles Zoodles, or simply zucchini noodles, are the perfect choice for a gluten-free or keto diet, or someone looking to consume more vegetables!...

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