Entries by NatashaPACO

Horitiki Salata

INGREDIENTS 4 large ripe tomatoes, cut in quarters 1 English cucumber, sliced thick in rounds 2 bell peppers, any colors you like, sliced in rounds 1 large red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 pound feta cheese, sliced in 4 thick slabs 20 kalamata olives 12 pickled pepperoncini peppers 1/2 cup olive oil Red wine vinegar 1/2 […]

Pureéd Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 parsnips or turnips 4 large potatoes 4 carrots (2 large or 4 medium/small) 4 celery stalks 1 large onion 6 cloves of garlic 6 cups of chopped power greens like: mustard greens, cabbage, spinach, kale, lettuces, bok choy 32 oz chicken or vegetable stock 1 tbsp dried sumac S+P to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat […]

Roasted Beefsteak Tomatoes

INGREDIENTS 5 large ripe tomatoes 1 T granulated garlic 1 T paprika S+P olive oil DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375. Slice each tomato in to 4 thick slices. Place on large baking sheet. I LOVE these! and not only because they’re Nordic like my Mama! Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle the spices on each slice […]

Morrocan Butternut Squash

INGREDIENTS 1 whole medium butternut squash 1 large red onion 6 cloves garlic, chopped roughly 3 cups chopped mixed peppers (red, yellow) 8 oz cottage cheese (I use skim but you can use whatever you like) 10 ounces crumbled feta Mexican oregano S+P olive oil DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350. Cut the squash in half […]

Greek Pulled Pork

INGREDIENTS olive oil 6 medium red potatoes, sliced in half 2 pork tenderloins 2 cups red wine vinegar 1 box chicken stock 1/4 cup fresh rosemary leaves 2 large bay leaves S+P 1 Tbsp granulated garlic DIRECTIONS The key to this is drying the meat. Place the pork loins on a cooling rack set over a cookie […]

Summer Squash Soup

INGREDIENTS 5lbs summer, crookneck and/or zucchini, diced 6 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped 1 large yellow or white onion, diced 2 Tbsp, herbs de provence 4 stalks celery, diced S&P 32 oz chicken broth DIRECTIONS Prep all ingredients. Set a large crockpot to high. Add all ingredients and cook on high for 4-5 hours. Let […]

Carrot soup

INGREDIENTS 5 lbs of carrots, sliced in to 1/2″ rounds 3 large potatoes, peeled and diced 6 cloves of garlic, minced 2 large yellow or white onion, diced 2 Tbsp Herbes de Provence 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 Tbsp butter S&P 32 oz chicken broth DIRECTIONS Set Crock-Pot on high […]

Indian Egg Cups

INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 2 cups tightly packed power greens 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 tbsp finely diced green or white onions 1 tbsp finely diced sweet pepper 1 tbsp finely diced tomato, deseeded and dried 1 tsp minced ginger 1 tbsp finely minced fresh cilantro ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes ¼ tsp garam masala ¼ […]

Buffalo Chicken Wings

INGREDIENTS 12 oz Franks Original Hot Sauce 8 oz butter 2 oz Tabasco 1/2 Tbsp fresh ground pepper 2 Tbsp honey 1/2 Tbsp fresh oregano 1-2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp red pepper flakes (to taste) 8-16 wings DIRECTIONS Set a small sauce pot on low heat and melt all ingredients (except chicken). This is your sauce for […]

French Pork Stew

INGREDIENTS olive oil 1 large onion, diced 5 stalks celery, diced 1/4 cup fresh rosemary leaves 2 pork tenderloins 1 bottle dry white wine 1 box chicken stock 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 2-3 cups new potatoes, sliced in half S+P 1 Tbsp granulated garlic DIRECTIONS The key to this is drying the meat. Place the pork loins on […]