web analytics
1523 SW Sunset Blvd, Portland, OR 97239 | (503) 293-1790

Posts by Salvador Mollys

Ginger Butter

Now that we have all this ginger in the pantry, how do we save it? How do we use up all the little pieces? Here’s how… Take 1/2 lb of decent, *real* butter, leave out at moderate room temp for a couple of hours, until it’s malleable, but not melted. Add in 1 Tbsp minced…

Read More

Ginger-Sparked Chicken

Serves 2 The night before, or morning of, slice 1 lb. chicken breast lengthwise into 1/2″ thick strips. Place into tight sealing bag, jar or tub with tight fitting lid and space for the following:   1 Tbsp fresh minced garlic 3 Tbsps fresh grated ginger root (use microplate or smallest grater holes, discard excess…

Read More

Cotija Strata

Serves 6-8 Assemble the night or morning before, pop in the oven when you get home from work! Layer into a buttered 9″ glass pie plate (glass is best, but any type will work: 6 each 8″ tortillas (TJ’s has nice mixed corn & flour ones, but use what you have, even GF tortillas) 8…

Read More

Tasty Weeknight Tamarind Marinade

Marinate 1 lb of thinly sliced beef tips with 2 cups Tamarind water, 1 Tbsp grated ginger root, 2 Tbsps tamari sauce (wheat-free soy), and a few grinds of black pepper. Leave to marinate while you go walk the dog, help with homework, and pay the trash bill. (30-45 mins) Drain meat well. Sear in…

Read More

Tamarind Palmer

Tamarind Palmer We love the 50/50 blend of iced tea and lemonade, but here’s a unique twist… Mix 1 quart unsweetened iced black tea, 1 quart natural lemonade, and 2 cups Tamarind water (see below). Chill and serve over ice. Tamarind water Break up 1 block of Tamarind pulp into 2 quarts cold water (To…

Read More

Chicken with Chipotle en Adobo

The chipotle low-down: Chipotles are most commonly found dry, or canned “en adobo”. If using dry, look for chiles that are pliable, kind of like fruit leather. To use, toast chile until slightly darkened in a dry pan. Cool slightly and snip into thin-thin strips, floating in your favorite chicken soup recipe. For extra heat,…

Read More

Tito's Habastraba

Salvador Molly’s Tito’s Habastraba        3 habeñero peppers Tito’s vodka Lime Strawberry  purée (frozen strawberries mashed up works)  Coconut cream   Put habeñeros in a bottle of Tito’s Vodka and let them sit for two days before straining them out. Muddle three lime wedges in a martini shaker then add 1 and a half ounces…

Read More

Tito’s Habastraba

Salvador Molly’s Tito’s Habastraba        3 habeñero peppers Tito’s vodka Lime Strawberry  purée (frozen strawberries mashed up works)  Coconut cream   Put habeñeros in a bottle of Tito’s Vodka and let them sit for two days before straining them out. Muddle three lime wedges in a martini shaker then add 1 and a half ounces…

Read More

Peruvian Yam and Quinoa Tabbouleh

Peruvian yam and quinoa tabbouleh Healthful, colorful, flavorful! An easy way to keep your 2016 resolution! Serves 4-6 1/2 cup boiling water 1/4 cup white quinoa (toast in a dry pan first, just until brown spots appear – this gives a delicious nutty flavor!) 2 cups peeled, diced, roasted yam, yellow, red purple or orange,…

Read More