Australian Herb Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Comfort Foods
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces chicken legs and thighs
  • 1/3 cup 1/3 cup olive oil Virgin Olive oil
  • 1 med. Lemon lemon zest
  • 3 cloves garlic or 1/4 red onion
  • 1 bunch thyme, rosemary,sage -fresh a handful
  • 1 tsp Rock Salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper, freshly milled
  • 2 Sprays Olive oil Spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F Grind herbs in mortar and pestle, add lemon and continue to grind to a paste, add salt and pepper. Chop the onion and grind together with the herb mix. Cut extra fat off chicken and rub the skin with olive oil. Spray baking pan with olive oil and place chicken pieces skin side up. Spread paste on chicken and add lemon quarters randomly in the pan with a few sprigs of herbs. Drizzle with Olive Oil. Place into the oven for 45 mins or till juice runs clear when you push a skewer into the chicken..

Wonderful tasty variation of Meatless Pasta great lunch or entree!

 

Tuna Pasta with Tomato Sauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Comfort Foods, Italian
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 29 oz Diced tomatoes
  • 2 29 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 2 Large Cans Tuna- Water Packed
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Oregano
  • 1 1/2 to 2 Tablespoons basil leaves or ground basil
  • 1 Medium Onion -Chopped finely
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 3 Medium Bell Peppers ,Red, Green, Yellow If you do not have three colors then use 2 green peppers
  • 1 12 oz Package of Tri-Colored Routini
  • 1 12 oz Package of Campanella Pasta
  • 12 Ritz Crackers-Crushed

Instructions

  • Heat Large Pan on top of Stove on medium add Olive Oil, Garlic, Onion, pepper, diced tomatoes let sizzle then turn down to simmer and stir let it simmer for about 5 minutes then gradually add the dry ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain Tuna and add to Sauce stir until there are no clumps about two minutes. Simmer for about 2 minutes and add pasta to sauce and stir. Add Dozen Crushed Ritz Crackers to the sauce. Serve with Romano Parmesan Cheese.
  • Fill large pan with at least 8 quarts of water boil the water then add all dry pasta and cook pasta till minute less that directions on box. Drain Pasta.

Tuna Pasta with Tomato Sauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Comfort Foods, Italian
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 29 oz Diced tomatoes
  • 2 29 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 2 Large Cans Tuna- Water Packed
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Oregano
  • 1 1/2 to 2 Tablespoons basil leaves or ground basil
  • 1 Medium Onion -Chopped finely
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 3 Medium Bell Peppers ,Red, Green, Yellow If you do not have three colors then use 2 green peppers
  • 1 12 oz Package of Tri-Colored Routini
  • 1 12 oz Package of Campanella Pasta
  • 12 Ritz Crackers-Crushed

Instructions

  • Heat Large Pan on top of Stove on medium add Olive Oil, Garlic, Onion, pepper, diced tomatoes let sizzle then turn down to simmer and stir let it simmer for about 5 minutes then gradually add the dry ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain Tuna and add to Sauce stir until there are no clumps about two minutes. Simmer for about 2 minutes and add pasta to sauce and stir. Add Dozen Crushed Ritz Crackers to the sauce. Serve with Romano Parmesan Cheese.
  • Fill large pan with at least 8 quarts of water boil the water then add all dry pasta and cook pasta till minute less that directions on box. Drain Pasta.

This is absolutely healthy wedding soup made by Father Andrew the pastor from our St. Joe’s Church.

Father Andrew's Italian Wedding Soup

A wonderful rich delicious Wedding Soup
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time46 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Comfort Foods, Italian
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1/2 pound Mild Italian Sauage
  • 1/2 pound Lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Basil
  • 1 1/2 Cup Plain bread Crumbs

Stock for Wedding Soup

  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 Packages Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked Chicken Splinter Chicken
  • 3 Med Eggs - beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Romano Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

Meatballs

  • In a large Bowl add Italian Sausage and Ground Beef use fork and chop meat mixture, add spices, mid then add egg and mix thoroughly, then add dry bread crumbs mix until mixture seems a little dry not wet. Then take an break up meat into small pieces about size of grape and then roll into meatballs with your hands. Heat up skillet and lightly brown meat.

Soup stock

  • Use large soup pot turn on medium heat and add Virgin Olive Oil heat and then add minced garlic until it sizzles. Add 2 quarts of chicken stock and let boil on medium heat. Add Meat balls stir let cook for minute and then and chopped spinach. Pour eggs in a ribbon swirl let egg mixture cook for few seconds then take fork go back and forth separates egg . Let mixture simmer on stove. Chop up chicken in small pieces then push down on chicken separate until it looks like splinters then add to soup mixture. Then stir let cook for one minute. Spoon into individual bowls and add Parmesan Cheese.

Father Andrew's Italian Wedding Soup

A wonderful rich delicious Wedding Soup
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time46 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Comfort Foods, Italian
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1/2 pound Mild Italian Sauage
  • 1/2 pound Lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Basil
  • 1 1/2 Cup Plain bread Crumbs

Stock for Wedding Soup

  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 Packages Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked Chicken Splinter Chicken
  • 3 Med Eggs - beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Romano Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

Meatballs

  • In a large Bowl add Italian Sausage and Ground Beef use fork and chop meat mixture, add spices, mid then add egg and mix thoroughly, then add dry bread crumbs mix until mixture seems a little dry not wet. Then take an break up meat into small pieces about size of grape and then roll into meatballs with your hands. Heat up skillet and lightly brown meat.

Soup stock

  • Use large soup pot turn on medium heat and add Virgin Olive Oil heat and then add minced garlic until it sizzles. Add 2 quarts of chicken stock and let boil on medium heat. Add Meat balls stir let cook for minute and then and chopped spinach. Pour eggs in a ribbon swirl let egg mixture cook for few seconds then take fork go back and forth separates egg . Let mixture simmer on stove. Chop up chicken in small pieces then push down on chicken separate until it looks like splinters then add to soup mixture. Then stir let cook for one minute. Spoon into individual bowls and add Parmesan Cheese.

Steamed Artichokes a great light appetizer, first course or salad!

Steamed Artichokes and Balsamic Dipping Sauce

Delectable first course or served with main meal . Artichokes are great and low in calories!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time11 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Steamed Artichokes

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 Medium Young Artichokes

Artichoke Dipping Sauce

  • 2 Tablespoons Minced Onion
  • 3/4 cup Real Mayonaise
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Instructions

Steamed Artichokes

  • Wash Artichoke thoroughly then, cut artichoke stem but leave at least 1/2 inch on the bottom of artichoke . Add at least two to three cups of water to the large pan. Then place the artichokes in vegetable steamer in the large pot, cover the pot and steam for at least 50 minutes to an hour. Let artichokes cool then serve with dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce

  • To make your dipping sauce, chop up 11/8 of onion to give you 2 tablespoons, set aside. Take small mixing bowl an add 3/4 cup of mayonnaise, fold in 2 tablespoons of minced onion, and balsamic vinegar then fold in all dry ingredients until mixture is smooth. Refrigerate for until well chilled.

Steamed Artichokes and Balsamic Dipping Sauce

Delectable first course or served with main meal . Artichokes are great and low in calories!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time11 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Steamed Artichokes

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 Medium Young Artichokes

Artichoke Dipping Sauce

  • 2 Tablespoons Minced Onion
  • 3/4 cup Real Mayonaise
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Instructions

Steamed Artichokes

  • Wash Artichoke thoroughly then, cut artichoke stem but leave at least 1/2 inch on the bottom of artichoke . Add at least two to three cups of water to the large pan. Then place the artichokes in vegetable steamer in the large pot, cover the pot and steam for at least 50 minutes to an hour. Let artichokes cool then serve with dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce

  • To make your dipping sauce, chop up 11/8 of onion to give you 2 tablespoons, set aside. Take small mixing bowl an add 3/4 cup of mayonnaise, fold in 2 tablespoons of minced onion, and balsamic vinegar then fold in all dry ingredients until mixture is smooth. Refrigerate for until well chilled.

Mais Con Heilo

Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Beverage, Dessert
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Corn - can be creamed
  • 5 oz shaved ice
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 4 scoops any flavor ice cream we used cheese ice cream

Instructions

  • Scoop desired amount of corn kernels in a tall glass. Make room for the shaved ice and toppings. Add the shaved ice and pour in in the evaporated milk (6 oz per glass) Top with Ice Cream.

Wonderful refreshing fruit salad from my friend and great cook Marie Dunaway.

Filipino Fruit Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 30 oz cans fruit cocktail Tropical optional
  • 2 7.6oz cans table cream
  • 1 14 oz . can condensed milk
  • 1 8 oz block softened cream cheese
  • 10 Maraschino Cherries
  • 1 small jar red palm fruit Asian store
  • 1 jar coconut gel (green or white) Asian store
  • 1 medium mangoe
  • 1 avocado

Instructions

  • Drain all the Fruit Cocktail syrup from the can, Beat the cream cheese in bowl until its smooth. In a bowl pour condensed milk and blend in the nestle cream and cream cheese add chopped fruit. Chill before serving. Top with cherries and more fruit if you wish.

 

Enjoying cooking with Marie Dunaway.  In this segment, we are preparing Salted Duck Egg and Tomato Salad .

Salted Duck Egg and Tomato Salad

Great Asian summer salad and simple to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 Cooked Duck Eggs Purchase at Asian Market
  • 2 roma tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt optional or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper optional or to taste

Instructions

  • Cut up eggs in quarters, dice tomatoes, add salt and Pepper to taste, juice one lemon, add all ingredients together and then arrange on a plate. Great served by itself or with rice, meat or seafood.