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How to Make Stuffed Eggplant Slices

Stuffed Eggplant Slices
2 large eggplants
2 large green peppers
2 medium tomatoes
1 large yellow pepper
1 large red pepper
1 large orange pepper
1 large white onion
4 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
2 cups béchamel sauce
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
10 teeth pick or depend of how many slices you are using
Salt and pepper to taste
Peel, cut the eggplant lengthwise and sprinkle with salt and set aside for 1/2 hour or until become soft.
Cut all the peppers, onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
In a large bowl mix all vegetables add parsley, lemon juice and 1/2 cup of cheese, and mix it together.
Add salt as needed or to taste
Wash dry the eggplant slices to remove the access salt. Fill each slice with vegetable stuffing.
Rub a baking tray with oil or butter then lay down all the stuffed slices. Preheat oven to 350° bake for 20 minutes or less.
Béchamel Sauce
4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons butter
2 cups milk
In a large skillet heat the butter in a medium-heat, add the flour stirring continuously cooked. Add the milk and continue stirring until get thick, remove from heat.
If too thick you can add little milk to it.
Pour the Béchamel on the top of the slices tray, and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the cheese.
Bake until golden brown. Serve hot with deferent dish.


How to Make Stuffed Sardine

Stuffed Sardine
800 g sardines
¼ cup rice
250 g cooked shrimps or less
3 cloves minced garlic
1 chopped parsley
2 tablespoons grated parmigiano cheese – optional
3 tablespoons olive oil
250 g arca noae or the Noah’s Ark shell
2 eggs
½ teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon peel
Salt and pepper
In a medium saucepan boil the rice in salted water for 10-13 minutes until get   little tender then drain the rice and leave it aside.
Clean and wash the sardines very good, cut the head and tail. Make slit in each sardine if it’s two small try to make it little bigger with your finger.
Use10-14 sardines. Keep the rest for stuffing.
Clean, Wash and open the arca noae shells.
Remove the meat from inside.
Cut into small pieces the remaining sardine, arca noae, shrimps, and eggs.
In a large bowl add the drain rice, sardine, shrimps, arca noae, eggs, garlic, parsley and salt and pepper.
Mix all ingredients together; fill each sardine with this stuffing.
Grease baking tray with oil and lay the stuffed sardine on the tray, sprinkle with olive oil.
Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, add lemon peel on top.

How to Make Green Beans Salad with Olive Oil

Green Beans with Olive Oil
2 pound green beans
1 large onion chopped
2 cloves minced garlic or more if you prefer
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons lemon juice or as needed
1 cup of water
½ teaspoon black pepper
Salt to taste
In a medium saucepan, put olive oil and chopped onions fry them until they become transparent. Add the beans and cumin fry for 5 minutes stirring continuously until their color are bright green, add the water bring it to a boiling point cook for 6 minutes then cover the saucepan and reduce the temperature to very low-heat; let it cook for 8 – 10 minutes or until tender.
Add the lemon juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper stir it together, cover the saucepan and cook for 2 – 4 minutes. Remove from heat; transfer the beans to a serving plate.
Serve cold.

How to Make Artichoke with Vegetables

Artichoke with Vegetables
6 artichokes hearts
2 onions
1/2 peas
2 medium potatoes cut
1 tablespoon flour
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 carrot
1 lemon or as needed
For boiling vegetables
8 cups of water
1 small onion
2 bay leaves
1 stalk celery
1 carrot
4 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice

You Need for Boiling Artichoke
In a large saucepan, add 8 cups of water, and 1 small onion, 2 bay leaves, 1 stalkcelery, 1 carrot, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 4 cloves garlic. Bring the water to
boiling point.
Wash and peel and discard the hard leaves from each piece of artichokes.  Remove the fuzzy part inside the center, and then rub each piece with lemon juuice to maintain their color.  When the water start to boil drop the pieces of artichokes in the boiling water. Cook until tender. Remove from heat and put them in colander under running water for 3-4 minutes. Then cut them into pieces.
Cut the onions, carrot, potatoes into a small pieces, and boil them for 20 minutes, then add the peas and boil for extra 10 minutes. Remove the vegetables and set itaside and reserve the water to be use afterward.
In another saucepan add olive oil and fry the artichoke pieces for 20 minute or less.
Add the flour and 1/4 cup of the vegetable water, cook for 4 – 6 – minutes add the artichokes and mix it together remove and transfer to a serving plate.

How to Make Artichoke Hearts with Olive Oil

Artichoke Hearts with Olive Oil
10 small artichokes
1/2 medium onion
4 cloves minced garlic
5 slices of lemon
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoon olive oil
2 mashed cloves of garlic
1 teaspoon salt
In a large saucepan, put 6 cups of water; add onion, garlic, salt, and lemon juice. Bring the water to boiling point.
Clean, peel off and discard the outer hard leaves from each piece of artichokes. Rub the pieces of artichoke with lemon juice to prevent discoloration. Then pull the fuzzy part out from the center of each piece then rub it with lemon juice.
Drop the artichoke in the boiling water cook until tender. Put the artichoke Pieces under running cold water for 5 – 8 seconds, let them cool down then cut them to cubes. Mix minced garlic, lemon juice; olive oil together. Add salt to taste toss with artichoke pieces.
Garnish with chopped parsley and Serve hot or cold.

How to Make Fish Squares with Tahini Sauce

Fish Squares with Tahini Sauce
10 medium onions cut into small pieces
4 grouper fish cut into squares or pieces
1 cup tahini sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cups vegetable oil
2 tablespoon white vinegar or less
2 tablespoons salt
1 cup water
1 teaspoon cumin powder
½ cup lemon juice

Wash and clean the fish pieces, then mix the salt, cumin and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice together and rub the fish pieces with this mixture on the inside and out. Fry the fish pieces in oil then remove from heat and set aside. Fry the chopped onions in the same oil to golden brown. Mix the tahini sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and the water, then add the fried onions to the mixture of tahini sauce. Put the fish pieces in a baking tray or dish and add the tahini mixture on the top. Bake for 15-20 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 350°F.
Serve the fish hot with salad on the side.

How to Mix Smoother Sour Drinks

The Smoother Sour Drinks
What you need:
1   jigger (1½ oz. ) Southern Comfort
1/3    jiggers lemon juice
1/2     teaspoon sugar
Shake with cracked ice and strain into glass.
Add an orange slice on the rim of the glass and cherry. Then taste it.
The Southern Comfort makes the best smoothest sour ever!