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Portuguese Style Roast Turkey

A Portuguese Thanksgiving menu – Enjoy! Portuguese-sweet-bread butternut-squash-carrot-puree roast-potatoes Portuguese-style stuffing classic-Portuguese-rice There are many variations to preparing at Thanksgiving Turkey. Some people brine the turkey for 48 hours while others simply rub the...

shrimp dip

Spicy Hot Piri Piri Shrimp Dip

Piri Piri is a hot sauce with Portuguese origins since it was the explorers who introduced the peppers to Africa. The name of the pepper derives form Swahili for “pepper pepper”, also know as...

Kale Vegetable Keilbasa Soup

Kale Vegetable Kielbasa Soup

Soup season is here and what better way to warm up than with this hearty, vitamin packed soup. I used fall root vegetables which are season now, and white northern beans which give the...