Virginia Klie CORN BREAD Corn Bread, or “Corn Pone”, came to us from the Indians of the southern United States, and was adopted into the African-American menu. 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal 1 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 eggs 1/4 cup (50 grams) melted and cooled butter...

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Adriana Pereira Santos Temperos e condimentos em inglês – Spices / Seasoning Se você gosta de cozinhar, precisa conhecer os condimentos em inglês! E se você não cozinha, mas é um bom garfo, também precisa? Claro que sim! Imagine a situação: num restaurante onde só se fala inglês, você quer pedir que o seu prato não...

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Virginia Klie On July 30, 1623, the Pilgrims celebrated what was probably their second Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie was included on the menu and continues as part of this most American feast. The first cookbook published in the United States, American Cookery (1796) by Amelia Simmons, included a recipe for Pumpkin Pie. 1 unbaked pie-crust (23...

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Virginia Klie Basic Muffins 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar, brown or white 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1. Preheat the oven to moderate (175°C / 350°F). Grease muffin tins. 2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder together....

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Virginia Klie WAFFLES 1 3/4 cups flour, sifted 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 3 egg yolks 1 1/2 cups milk 2-7 tablespoons melted butter or corn oil 3 egg whites 1. Ina a large bowl, resift the flour with the baking powder, salt and sugar. Beat the yolks well. Add...

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Virginia Klie Macaroni and Cheese 1 cup uncooked macaroni (see note below) 1 cup cheddar or estepe cheese, grated 1 cup (100 grams /4 ounces) ham, chopped 1 egg 1 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon salt a pinch of paprika a pinch of cayenne or páprica picante dry bread crumbs butter grated Parmesan cheese Cook the...

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Virginia Klie PANCAKES Pancakes can also be called Flapjacks or Griddle Cakes. They are much thicker than crepes (which are panquecas in Portuguese) and are traditionally served at breakfast. 1 1/2 cups flour, sifted 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1-2 eggs 1-1 1/4 cups milk 3 tablespoons melted butter...

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Virginia Klie CARROT CAKE 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup corn or sunflower oil 4 eggs, well beaten 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups grated carrots Preheat the oven to moderate (175°C / 350°F). Grease a tube pan well. In a large bowl, cream together the...

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Virginia Klie Chocolate Chip Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies are also known as Toll House Cookies. Mrs. Ruth Wakefield made them famous at her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts in the 1930’s. 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (200 grams) butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/2...

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Virginia Klie Southern Fried Chicken African Americans have given us this dish. 1 1/2 kilos (3 1/2 pounds) chicken pieces milk 3/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespooon paprika* 1/4 teaspoon hot paprika* or cayenne 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt (optional) cooking oil or lard Soak the chicken pieces for one hour...

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