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Chicken Livers with Tomato and Rice

 Serves 4 Chicken Livers with  Tomato and Rice make a perfect meal for that moment when you want just a little something.   Ever wonder what to do with chicken livers besides adding them to stuffing or making a giblet gravy or chicken liver pate?  Chicken livers with tomato and rice makes a great lunch or just serve as a starter […]

Bacalhau de Ceu

Check out the latest recipe addition! Salted Codfish baked with sliced potatoes, peppers and onions.  This is not be missed.  Recipe is in the seafood page.

Bacalhau de Ceu (Heavenly Salt Cod)

  1             pound  salted codfish (bacalhau), soaked, drained ½            cup olive oil 4             large onions, thinly sliced 1             bay leaf 4             very ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, chopped small or 1 ½ cup canned chopped   tomatoes, drained 4             green or red sweet peppers, stemmed, seeded, thinly sliced, lengthwise 1             tablespoon flour ¼            […]

Celebration of the Holy Ghost

The celebration of the Holy Ghost,  Festa do Espirito Santo, according to oral history, originated from two religious experiences during the 16th century.   Since that time, particularly in the Azores, a celebratory meal of thanksgiving follows a mass and procession concluding the seven week Easter season, on Pentecost Sunday. Even as a young child, I knew that […]