Recipes

Rice & Beef Pilaf

INGREDIENTS 1½ cups medium or large grain rice Olive oil Mazola oil 1 small white onion, finely chopped 1 lb lean ground beef or lean ground lamb 1¾ tsp allspice, divided 1 tsp garlic powder 2 small “key” limes, sliced (or 1 lemon) ¾ tsp ground cloves, divided ¾ tsp ground cinnamon, divided salt and […]

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Balsamic Roasted Chicken w Veggies

Ingredients 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, breasts or drumsticks 3/4 c. balsamic vinegar 2 1/2 tbsp. whole-grain mustard 6 cloves garlic, minced Cumin to taste Chef Paul Poultry Seasoning to taste kosher salt ⧭ 2 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary Freshly ground black pepper ⧭ Squeeze of a lemon and lemon zest 4 tbsp. Honey ⧭ […]

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Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites

Ingredients 2 c. cooked macaroni (see package instruction) 1 tbsp. butter 1 large egg 1 tbsp. onion powder 1 tbsp. garlic powder 1 tbsp. mustard powder 1 c. milk 3 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 c. shredded Cheddar 2 c. shredded Italian blend 1/4 c. panko bread crumbs 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt […]

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken~

Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken Property of: ZeeTheCook, LLC Ingredients 8 cut-up chicken pieces (thighs, legs, drumsticks, etc) 8 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered or sliced salt to taste ground white pepper 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup fresh lemon juice + lemon zest to sprinkle on top of skin […]

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ZeeTheCook’s Chicken Soup for The Soul

ZeeTheCook’s Chicken Soup For The Soul (Please note: you may use whatever part of the chicken you like… this is what I use) Preparing your chicken/chicken broth… you will need: Ingredients: 1 large pot of water (around 6 cups of water) 3 chicken leg quarters bone-in, skin on 1 medium onion cut in half Tiny […]

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Skillet Barbecue Chicken & Vegetables

Skillet Barbecue Chicken & Vegetables Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 4 pc 5 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into cubes 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1 cup fresh veggies of choice (Recently I used sliced […]

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ZTC Stuffed Peppers

ZTC Stuffed Peppers Ingredients 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice 2 cups water 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound lean ground beef (You may use or add an additional meat of choice, such as sausage- but not necessary) 1 (10 ounce) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes 3-4 fresh mushrooms, cleaned and diced 5 garlic cloves, diced […]

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Okra Stew A.K.A. Bemyeh

Okra Stew A.K.A. Bemyeh Ingredients 2 Lbs. of Small Whole Okra (Frozen) 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 chopped garlic cloves (not Minced, not Sliced) 3 – 4 chopped tomatoes 1 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro (cleaned and chopped, stems included) 1/3 cup of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of ground black pepper ½ teaspoon of ground Allspice […]

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Roasted Eggplant Dip! A.K.A. Baba Ghanoush

Roasted Eggplant Dip! A.K.A. Baba Ghanoush Ingredients 2 large eggplants, pricked by a knife in 3 different places 2 full tablespoons tahini 3 cloves garlic, mashed 1 lemon, juiced salt to taste 2 tablespoon olive oil, or to taste 2 pinch dried parsley flakes, for garnish pomegranate (optional garnish) Directions Set your oven to broil. […]

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Lebanese Spiced Potatoes A.K.A. Batata Harra

Lebanese Spiced Potatoes A.K.A. Batata Harra Ingredients Mazola oil (for frying) 5-6 potatoes (peeled and cut into medium cubes) 1 bunch fresh cilantro (cleaned and finely chopped, stems included) 6-7 garlic cloves, salted & minced 1/2 or 1 whole jalapeno diced (depending on spice level you like) 1/2 of 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 […]

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