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Yummy Entrees – Portuguese Kale and Meatball Soup Recipe

Serves: 4 as an entree or 6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 1/2 large yam or sweet potato – peel and dice (white waxy potatoes can also be used but are not as flavorful) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 large white onion – diced 6 garlic cloves – chopped 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon herbs […]

Yummy Snacks – Triple Creek Ranch Trail Mix Recipe

Courtesy of Triple Creek Ranch, Darby Montana Makes: 12 cups Ingredients: 12 oz Old Fashioned Oats 1 cup sliced almonds 1 cup Pepitas, walnuts or pecans 1 cup hazelnuts – chopped 1 cup coconut – sweetened 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup Maple syrup 1/2 cup canola oil Plus: 1 cup each […]

Yummy Tapas – Spanish Potato Tortilla Recipe

Simple, quick & great hot, cold, as an appetizer or main course. Serves: 6 Ingredients: 2 pounds all-purpose potatoes, peeled 1 medium onion, diced 1 cup grated cheddar cheese, sharp works best 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 10 large eggs, beaten salt Directions:  Quarter the potatoes lengthwise and thinly slice them crosswise In a large […]

Yummy Breakfasts – Suzy’s Yummy Rhubarb Muffins Recipe

Yummy Breakfasts – Suzy’s Yummy Rhubarb Muffins Recipe

Makes: 16 to 18 medium muffins Dry Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar Wet Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups chopped rhubarb Topping: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon melted butter 1/2 teaspoon […]

Yummy Breakfasts – Viv’s Mum’s English Scone Recipe

Makes: 4 – 8 Don’t wait for them to cool before devouring! Dry Ingredients: 2 cups of All-Purpose flour ~ plus more for rolling out pinch of salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon brown sugar *Mix dry ingredients together Wet Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1/2 to 3/4 cups of buttermilk Whisk eggs and 1 […]

Yummy Desserts – Creamy Creme Brulee Recipe

Serves: 4 Best made the day before. Dry Ingredients: 6 teaspoons granulated sugar Wet Ingredients: 6 egg yolks 3 cups of heavy cream 3 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 300 F Put cream and sugar in pot on top of stove Heat over medium setting for about 5-6 minutes, until tiny bubbles appear around […]

Yummy Tapas & Appetizers – Roasted Fresh Figs With Goat Cheese

Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 12 Fresh Figs 4 oz Goat Cheese Honey Directions: Preheat oven to 450. Remove stem from fig. Slice figs into quarters – only going down 3/4 of the fig so as to keep the fig intact. Place goat cheese in middle of fig and gently squeeze fig back together. Place stuffed figs […]

Yummy Appetizers – Seafood Gazpacho

Yummy Appetizers – Seafood Gazpacho Serves: 4 Ingredients: 12 ounces bay scallops ½ cup minced fresh parsley 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 cups peeled, seeded, and chopped tomatoes 1 ½ cups tomato juice 1 avocado, chopped 1 cup chopped green peppers ½ cup chopped onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce 1 cup […]

Yummy Entree Recipes – Best Moroccan Ras El Hanout Chicken Tagine

Yummy Entree Recipes – Best Moroccan Ras El Hanout Chicken Tagine

The Best Moroccan Ras El Hanout Chicken Tagine Recipe This dish is simple and delicious. Allow 20 minutes for prep and 90 minutes for cooking. Approximately 2 hours total. Preferably use a tagine for this dish (a crock pot or dutch oven can also be used). Serves: 6 Ingredients you will need: 6 skinless, boneless […]

Travel Morocco – Traditional Berber Tea Ceremony

Travel Morocco – Traditional Berber Tea Ceremony

Travel Morocco – Traditional Berber Tea Ceremony During a trip to the north African country of Morocco, WAVEJourney learned all about the art of the traditional Berber Tea Ceremony. The Berber family that WJ visited lives in the Ourika Valley, located about 30 km from Marrakech. The Ourika River, which starts in the nearby High […]