Grilled Cheese with Bacon

Grilled Cheese with Bacon

  This type of grilled cheese is a more classic variation than the one in my last recipe post. Omit the bacon for an even more classic version. I like to serve this grilled cheese with tomato soup on a cold day.   You will need: 10 thick slices of bread 5 slices of cheese 5 slices of bacon 2-3 tablespoons of butter     Heat a griddle to 340 degrees, or heat a pan on the stove to medium or medium low heat. Place one slice of cheese between two slices of bread for each sandwich. Cook the bacon until crispy in a skillet and add two one half slices to each sandwich. Butter each side of each sandwich. Cook on the griddle or in a pan on the stove. Flip each sandwich when it turns golden brown on the bottom. Watch the sandwiches carefully, because they can burn surprisingly quickly. Add a slice of turkey for a little extra bulk if you...
Barbecued Chicken Wings

Barbecued Chicken Wings

The chicken wings need to be marinated for this recipe, so it requires planning ahead, although the actual preparation time isn’t more than 15 minutes. You will need: 35 chicken wings with the tips removed 1 stick butter 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon sauce 1/2 cup red wine 2 teaspoons dry mustard 2 large crushed garlic cloves 1/4 cup lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste   Simply combine all of the ingredients except for the chicken in a bowl. Place the chicken in a large pan and pour the mixture over the chicken. Place plastic wrap over the pan and leave it in the refrigerator overnight or let it stand for a minimum of one hour. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the pan containing the chicken into the oven and immediately reduce the oven heat to 250 degrees. Bake the chicken for 4-5 hours. Turn the chicken wings frequently. Let the chicken wings cool before serving. Any leftover marinade in the pan can be used for dipping...
Fish soup

Fish soup

Soup for  6 persons 300 gr. potatoes 700 gr. tomatoes 200 gr. onion Parsley, garlic, vegetable spice, olive oil 500 gr. fish at will 50 gr. rice   Preparation: Place chopped potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, onion, parsley, and olive oil into cold water and cook until potatoes are boiled. Remove vegetables and chop well Place fish, olive oil, vegetable spice into cold water and cook on medium heat 10 minutes. Remove fish on plate. Add 500 ml fish cook liquid and cooked rice into chopped vegetables and mix well Serve it with lemon and pieces of cooked fish. Bon...
Curry salad

Curry salad

Salad for 4 persons 300 gr. cucumbers 300 gr. tomatoes 100 gr. garlic 300 ml. yoghurt Salt, curry, olive oil   Preparation: Cut the cucumber, tomatoes and garlic at will Into smaller pot place yoghurt, salt, curry, olive oil and mix it well Pour the curry sauce on top of vegetables and mix it well Cool the salad and serve on salad...
Calypso Grilled Pineapple

Calypso Grilled Pineapple

1/2 c worcestershire sauce 1/2 c honey 1/2 c (1 stick) butter (or marg.) 1/2 c light brown sugar, packed 1/2 c dark rum 1 pineapple,cut into 8 wedges – and cored* 1 vanilla ice cream To prepare sauce, combine Worcestershire, honey, butter, sugar and rum in 3 quart saucepan. Bring to a full boil over medium-high heat, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 12 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened, stirring often. Remove from heat; cool completely. Brush pineapple wedges with some of the sauce. Place pineapple on oiled grid. Grill over hot coals 5 minutes or until glazed, turning an basting often with sauce. Serving Suggestions: ~Serve pineapple with ice cream and remaining sauce. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate any leftover sauce. ~Serve along side Jamaican Jerk chicken or pork ~Rather than wedges, use pineapple slices and serve on top of a burger with Swiss cheese *You may substitute other fruits, such as halved peaches, nectarines or thick slices of mangoes, for the pineapple. ** Prep time: 15 mins. Cook time: 15 mins. **Leftover sauce may be reheated in microwave. Microwave and stir for 30 seconds at a time.Yield: 8...
Grilled Red Snapper Tacos With Black-Bean Salsa

Grilled Red Snapper Tacos With Black-Bean Salsa...

Yield: 4 Servings 1 16oz. can black beans 2 oranges, peeled, chopped 1 tomato, seeded, chopped 1/2 c cilantro, fresh, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, large, minced 1 1/2 T lime juice,fresh 1 T olive oil 1 avocado, peeled, chopped 1/2 cabbage, small, chopped 4 red snapper fillets (6oz.) 8 small corn or flour tortillas cilantro, chopped (enough to sprinkle on top as garnish) olive oil (enough to brush on fish) Combine first 7 ingredients in medium bowl (jalapeno should be seeded, but not deveined. Black Beans should be drained and rinsed). Season salsa to taste with salt and pepper. Mix chopped avocado into salsa. Cover and refrigerate. Preheat grill. Brush fish with oil; sprinkle with fresh lime juice, salt and pepper. Grill until just cooked through. Cut fish in half, lengthwise and add portion to one tortilla. Add chopped cabbage and salsa. Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges (and a...
Banana flambé

Banana flambé

Dessert for 4 persons 30 gr. butter 80 gr. sugar ½ tea spoon cinnamon 80 ml water 4 bananas 60 ml rum Ice cream at will   Preparation: Place butter, sugar and cinnamon into frying pot. Heat it with constant stir until sugar gets brown color Add water and with constant stir leave it on for a while. Now you have caramel. Cut bananas by their length in 2 pieces, place into caramel and leave it on heat for a while Add rum and fire it. When flames are gone, dessert is ready Serve bananas on dessert dishes with caramel on top and ice cream at will Bon...
Pepptom appetizer

Pepptom appetizer

Appetizer for 4 persons 500 gr. peppers 500 gr. tomatoes 1 onion Oil, salt pepper, sugar, vegetable spice   Preparation: Cut peppers, onion and tomatoes on small pieces Fry onion, add sugar and after a while add peppers When peppers starts to soften, add tomatoes, vegetable spice and stew it until dry. Add salt and black pepper at will. This recipe goes well with white wine Bon...
Fire soup

Fire soup

Soup for 4 persons: 250 gr grinded meat 200 gr beef steak 600 gr conserved tomatoes 1 hot green pepper 2 green peppers 1 onion 2 carrots 300 gr. conserved corn 2 cubes of concentrated beef soup Garlic ½ tea spoon chili Oil Parsley Salt and black pepper Preparation: App. 2 hours Cut onion into small pieces Cut carrots on small square pieces Clean peppers and cut into square pieces Cut beef steak into pieces Heat oil into deep cooking pot Fry chopped onion, add salt and mix Add beef meat pieces Add grinded meat Add black pepper and mix well Add chopped carrots and peppers and mix well Add 1 l water and cubes of concentrated soup Cover the mixture and boil until meat is well cooked Add tomatoes and chopped pieces of garlic Add chili, salt, mix well and leave it to cook Add corn, parsley (previously chopped salt and black pepper After 15 minutes remove pot from the heat Serve it with parsley decorations It goes well with white wine Bon...
Lobster salad

Lobster salad

Salad for 6 persons 1,6 kg. lobster Garlic Parsley Salt, pepper, 1 tea spoon mustard 1 lemon 100 ml. olive oil   Preparation: Boil the lobster and cut its meat on cubes Mix chopped garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, mustard, lemon juice and oil to make sauce Cover the lobster with sauce, mix all, and leave it to chill Serve into serving dish decorated with lemon and olives This recipe goes well with white wine. Bon...