Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

Texas Iced Tea

6 tea bags or 2 large tea bags Water 1 cup granulated sugar (optional) Heat 1 quart to boiling 1 quart water in saucepan. Remove from heat; add tea bags, cover and let steep for 30 minutes. Pour into 1 a gallon pitcher. Add sugar, if using, then fill pitcher with cold water. To make […]

Texas Hot Peanuts

1 pound shelled raw peanuts 1/4 cup peanut oil 1 tablespoon chili powder 3/4 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Place peanuts in shallow roasting pan. Pour peanut oil over peanuts; stir to coat. Roast at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes, stirring twice. Drain. Combine remaining ingredients. […]

Texas Ham

1 (12 pound) smoked ham (approximate size) 3/4 large bottle Worcestershire sauce 1/2 large bottle Mogen David Concord grape wine 1/2 small bottle Tabasco sauce (optional) 2 boxes light brown sugar, divided 1 large can sliced pineapple 1 can sour pitted cherries Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Place ham in roaster. Add water to […]

Genuine Texas Chili Bread

3/4 cup hot salsa 1/4 cup onions, chopped 1/8 cup hot pepper sauce 1 egg 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup mashed kidney or pinto beans 3 teaspoons fresh jalapeno, seeded and chopped (about 4 peppers) 1 1/2 teaspoons yeast Place all ingredients […]

Black Eyes of Texas Casserole

Source: The Newsreel 2 pounds ground beef 1 large onion, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can jalapeno black-eyed peas 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can hot or mild enchilada sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 (10 1/2 ounce) bag tortilla chips 3 cups grated […]

Tex-Mex Roasted Chicken

Yield: 5 servings 1 teaspoon ground cumin (comino) 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 (3 pound) broiler, skinned 2 cups coarsely chopped zucchini 1 1/4 cups unpeeled, seeded and coarsely chopped tomatoes Combine first 6 ingredients; stir well and set aside. Remove neck and giblets […]

Tex-Mex Chili Dip

1 pound lean ground pork or beef 1 (16 ounce) jar chunky salsa (2 cups, mild, medium     or hot, depending upon preference) 1 cup water, divided 1 (1.61 ounce) package brown gravy mix (no fat or regular) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 to 2 teaspoons […]

Tex-Mex Biscuits

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup enriched hominy grits or quick grits 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/2 cup butter or margarine 4 ounces Monterey jack cheese (with or without     jalapeno peppers), shredded 1/2 cup dairy sour cream 1/4 cup milk Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a […]

Texas Trail Dip

2 (16 ounce) jars your favorite salsa 3 cups cooked chicken or 3 to 4 cans white chicken meat 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans 16 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese Green onions (optional) Bread toasts, bread cubes and/or tortilla chips In large casserole with lid, combine salsa, chicken, beans and 2/3 of the Cheddar cheese. […]

Texas Ranch-Style Taco Salad

Yield: 8 servings 1 head lettuce 1 onion 1 (16 ounce) can Ranch-style beans 1 package Fritos Corn Chips 2 avocados (ripe but not too soft) 2 tomatoes 1 pound Cheddar cheese, grated 1 bottle Catalina dressing 1 pound ground beef or turkey 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice Saut? ground beef; drain well and […]