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Strawberry goat cheese bruschetta

½ cup balsamic vinegar 12 slices Italian bread 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound strawberries, washed and diced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, plus more for serving 1 cup goat cheese, room temperature salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste…

Fried Plantains

4 ripe (yellow) plantains 1/3 cup vegetable oil To honey-roast the plaintains after frying them , you'll need: 1/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Peel the plantains and cut lengthwise in two. Heat…

Fried Brussels Sprouts

6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 onion, diced 1 (12 ounce) package fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced 2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste (optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste Place bacon pieces in a large…

Kadai aloo (Potato curry)

Lenten recipe 4 large potatoes, cut into cubes with skin on ½ tsp ginger ½ tsp coriander ¼ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp cumin Juice from 1/2 lime 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2 jalapeño peppers, diced 3 cloves…

Jollof rice

Lenten recipe Vegetable oil, for frying 3 dried chilis, minced 3 cups assorted Vegetables (carrots, green beans, cabbage) chopped and mixed together 2 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cups vegetable stock 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 yellow onions, minced…

Colcannon

1 pound cabbage, cored, quartered, and shredded 2 pounds boiling potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 small leeks, including white and green parts, washed and sliced 1 cup milk Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste ½ teaspoon…

Cameroonian fried vegetables

Lenten recipe 3 packages chopped frozen spinach or greens 1 onion, chopped 1 Tbsp or 3 cloves garlic, chopped 5 stalks of celery, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 5 potatoes or yams, chopped 2 Tbsp oil Salt (to taste) Boil spinach or greens…

Blue cheese potato cakes

1½  to 1¾ pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch squares 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives 1 tablespoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons…

Thanksgiving green bean salad

1 cup cider vinegar ¼ cup sugar 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 to 3 quarts canned green beans 1 to 1½ medium onions, peeled and sliced 1½ teaspoons salt ¾ teaspoon black pepper In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, and oil…