Congo Squares

Congo Squares

Ingredients:

  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 package of light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cups shortening (About 1.3 sticks of butter)
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions:

  1. Melt shortening or butter
  2. Add sugar and beat to blended
  3. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each egg
  4. Sift flour, baking power, instant coffee, and salt.
  5. Beat for 2 minutes and add nuts & chocolate chips
  6. Put shortening and flour in pan just enough so the squares won’t stick to pan.
  7. Put into the over at 350 for 35 minutes or until browned
  8. Cool completely before cutting for them to firm up

A note to our allergy friendly subscribers: All of our ingredients and meals are gluten free, soy free, dairy free, peanut free, and vegan. To make the meal 100% vegan just exclude any meat or eggs that may be recommended to go along with the meal.


Portuguese Kale Soup

Portuguese Kale Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package of Portuguese style linguica sausage
    We like North Country brand, but Gaspar’s is what I grew up on
  • 2 bunches of fresh kale
  • 1 bag of potatoes
  • 8 cups of prepared red kidney beans (4 cans)

Instructions:

  1. Slice linguica into half inch pieces
  2. Rip kale into small pieces and rinse
  3. Cut potatoes into quarters or smaller depending on size of potatoes
  4. Rinse kidney beans
  5. Brown the linguica in a large pot or dutch oven using butter
  6. Then add in the kale pieces and pour enough water or broth over the kale to just cover it. Let the kale simmer until cooked.
  7. Then add the potatoes and simmer until cooked (adding more water or broth if needed)
  8. Then add the kidney beans last and simmer until ready to eat
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Serve with bread and butter – try dipping the bread in the broth for the full experience!

A note to our allergy friendly subscribers: All of our ingredients and meals are gluten free, soy free, dairy free, peanut free, and vegan. To make the meal 100% vegan just exclude any meat that may be recommended to go along with the meal.


Irish Boiled Dinner

Irish Boiled Dinner

Ingredients:

  • 2 Heads of Cabbage
  • 1 Bag of Carrots
  • 1 Turnip
  • 1 Bag of Potatoes
  • Smoked Shoulder (or Corned Beef in you prefer)
  • 2 Large Sour Dill Pickles

Instructions:

1) Chop the cabbage in half, then into quarters. Removed center stalk/stem from cabbage.

2) Chop carrots, turnips and potatoes into large chunky pieces

3) Put all the smoked shoulder into a large pan and fill with water

4) Bring the water to a boil

5) When meat is tender add in your vegetables and return the water to a boil

6) When veggies are tender your boiled dinner is ready

7) Plate your boiled dinner with half a large sour dill pickle. Squirt it’s juices over the meal and add salt and pepper to taste.

A note to our allergy friendly subscribers: All of our ingredients and meals are gluten free, soy free, dairy free, peanut free, and vegan. To make the meal 100% vegan just exclude any meat that may be recommended to go along with the meal.