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How to cook “Pomegranate bracelet” salad

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This salad belongs to rich meat salads; it is – a worthy competitor to traditional "russian salad". Its cooking takes almost as much time as cooking the "russian salad", it even needs less ingredients but looks very nice and is always the decoration of our holiday table. Meat and potatoes give you feeling of satiation, nuts add savoury, and sour-sweet pomegranate seeds make it fresh. If wanted you can add a layer of boiled eggs and boiled carrots to above listed ingredients, but it’s not everybody’s cup of tea. So... Chicken fillet - 10 oz (300 g) Potatoes - 10-15 oz (300-400 ...

How to cook pork with wild mushrooms in a sour cream

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
Gathering mushrooms is one of the favorite autumn entertainments in our family. We peel part of gathered mushrooms, put them into the freezer and then cook trying to diversify our meals. One of the favorite dishes is mushrooms with meat in a sour cream, which can be served almost with any garnish: rice, buckwheat, pasta, potato etc. And this tasty dish is very easy to cook. Pork flesh - 1 lb (0.5 kg) Fresh or frozen mushrooms - 1 lb (0.5 kg) Onions - 2 medium-sized pieces Sour cream 1/2 lb (200 g) Salt, pepper to taste Vegetable oil for ...

How to cook sauerkraut with honey and cranberries

Date:      Author:     Category: Canning, Preserving
There is a huge amount of sauerkraut recipes; every housewife has her own, tested recipe that allows providing yourself with tasty, crunchy cabbage. This recipe is not really common, but the cabbage cooked with honey and cranberries turns out to be very tasty and twice healthier. White cabbage – 5.5 pounds (2.5 kg) Сarrot - 1 piece Сranberry – 3.5 oz (100 g) Salt – 1 tablespoon Honey – 1 tablespoon Bell pepper, bay leaf It’s better to choose cabbage of later sorts, they are the most dense and strong. Crumbly head of the cabbage ...

How to cook tender cottage cheese quickly

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
I realized the need to make fresh cottage cheese when I had little children and such plenty of baby food as it is today I could only dream of. And though nowadays shop shelves are crammed with the most different baby cottage cheese, I go on making curds for my son myself as it is far healthier than any other best bought curd. And the most important point – it’s always fresh! So to get a classical home-made cottage cheese from milk you usually need to spend about two days and at the same time it can be a bit sour for the baby. However, mothers of babies have already invented a great number of recipes of "quick" cottage ...

How to cook potato-fish casserole in a microwave

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
Almost every evening I start a puzzle on the topic – “What can I cook?” I wish to diversify my meal and I don’t want to mess around with it at all. In case you don’t like cooking (and staying at the stove), please follow my example – bake. Casseroles – are the tastiest thing you can imagine. They are great because second course and garnish are cooked simultaneously. I very often cook something in a microwave. It greatly saves my time as for heat treatment. It turns out quite the same as baking in an oven and time for preparation reduces up to almost 2-4 times. Potato - 5-7 ...

How to cook exotic sandwiches with cockroaches

Date:      Author:     Category: Exotic dishes
Shish-kebab from grasshoppers, salad with beetles’ grubs, fried scorpions and locusts, fried eggs with cockroaches – all these common dishes for Thai cuisine we relate to kind of exotic one, and there will be very few people that wish to try them. But properly cooked insects aren’t inferior to traditional kinds of meat in their taste and nutritional value. Besides, scientists start prognosing more often that in the near future mankind is going to turn to products made of insects. People who have just started using insects for food are usually advised to disguise them so that fastidiousness and ...

How to cook sour-cherry cake from ready-made shortcakes

Date:      Author:     Category: Desserts
Dessert should be not only tasty, but also quick to cook. Of course, when you have enough free time and wish, you may choose more difficult recipe, but when you need to make a tasty pretty little cake within minutes, recipes of this kind are very much to the point. Ready-made shortcakes for the cake Jelly for the cake Sour cream Cherry, canned in own juice Coconut shaving Cherry, canned in own juice allows avoiding excessive sweetness in the cake, giving it a pleasant slightly sour taste. Pour off the syrup from cherries, ...

How to cook cockroaches, roasted in egg

Date:      Author:     Category: Exotic dishes
Cockroaches, roasted in egg (or talking easier, fried eggs with cockroaches) is one of common everyday dishes of Thai cuisine. Naturally, it is impossible for us to repeat completely exotic recipe, but we’re able to come as close as possible to original one, the main point is – to get "right" cockroaches. Cockroaches Egg Spices, salt For roasting in egg not all kinds of cockroaches are suitable. Obligatory point is – lack of firm chitinous integument and wings. So for cooking of this dish we take either non-molted in adult insect ...

How to cook crispy sauerkraut in brine

Date:      Author:     Category: Appetizers
Cabbage salting according to all the rules always seemed to me a very difficult task, requiring special cooking skills. More than once I saw how housewives squeezed cabbage with hands then put some pressure on it, stringed it with long thin sticks and I understood that such magic was surely beyond my power. I simply used to buy sauerkraut until I was taught how to make sauerkraut in brine, when literally within three days you get tasty crispy sauerkraut. Perhaps it is not as good for health as cabbage cooked in traditional way. But when cooking it there is also a process of lactic acid fermentation, though ...

How to make salad with pasta

Date:      Author:     Category: Salads
I have recently started cooking salads with pasta, but fell in love with this dish almost at once. Because the process of cooking such salad is usually simple and doesn’t take much time and as a result we have full nourishing and useful dish. Besides, this is the case when you don’t specially need to buy products, and you may cook just from things you can find in a fridge, if only you had pasta. Since ingredients turn out to be different, each time the salad turns out to be different one, but it is almost impossible to spoil it. The recipe of salad mentioned here is – just a variant, cooked of things that were found ...