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Molly’s Dad Hits the Road!

By Salvador Mollys | June 5, 2015

As Molly’s Dad travels east through Idaho and Montana, he may have to wade through vats of “fry sauce”, a creamy, mildly spicy dip for fries, tots and jo-jo’s, but hopefully he’ll also come across some Simple Grilled Trout from the regions cold rushing rivers and maybe some Sweet and Sour Green Beans, if he’s…

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Thai Noodle Salad

By Salvador Mollys | March 17, 2015

Perfect for warm spring and summer weather, and easy to make ahead! We use this salad as a light and bright base for quickly pan-fried rockfish fillets, but it’s great by itself or with some of last night’s roasted chicken on top for today’s office lunch. *This recipe is gluten-free, provided your soy sauce is wheat-free*…

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Namibian Chicken Marinade

By Salvador Mollys | February 18, 2015

(Cue superhero music and old-time radio announcer voice): Protecting citizens’ mouths from boredom and their bodies from free radicals since 1996! Did you know that by stopping by Salvador Molly’s you’re not only saving your taste buds from bland, boring flavors, but also protecting your body with the wealth of good-for-you spices, herbs and seasonings?…

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Champignones al Ajillo

By Salvador Mollys | December 17, 2014

In the heart of winter, when we can hear the wind whistling around the corner, we want to recall those sunny tapas bars, sangria and great music. This mushroom appetizer is a great crowd-pleaser, and is as delicious at room temperature as it is piping hot. Champignones al Ajillo 2 lbs mushrooms– they can all…

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Dehli Dosa

By Salvador Mollys | October 21, 2014

Filling4 gloves of garlic minced1 yellow onion, peeled and finely diced1 tbsp vegetable oil2 tbsp medium/hot yellow curry powder (such as Madras)1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp ground coriander1 tbsp salt (kosher or sea slat)1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed2 cups potato, diced and cooked1 cup vegetable stock or water (make your own veggie stock by simmering…

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Spicy Barbados Mac Pie

By Salvador Mollys | September 16, 2014

 We’re known for our international food, and now we’re bringing the comfort! Try this recipe to serve a family of four…or two hungry boys!  1 onion, peeled and diced1 tblsp butter1 tblsp vegetable oil1 lb dry past (elbow is classic, but you can try something fun like fusili)2 tblsp flour1 habanero, whole and unchopped1 pint…

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Squash Enchiladas

By Salvador Mollys | October 17, 2013

 Squash enchiladas are a frequent special at Salvador Molly’s, especially at this time year. We get locally grown organic squash at the Hillsdale or Portland farmer’s market and create this hearty vegetarian dish that is full of flavor and low in fat.  Serves four as a hearty entrée, or six as a light lunch 12…

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Thai Style Hamburgers

By Salvador Mollys | August 19, 2013

Here at Molly’s, we love debuting fresh tastes and new ideas. Over the past few months, we’ve been running a summer recipe contest and have been lucky enough to comb through some of the hottest and tastiest entrees our followers in Portland and beyond have to offer. So here it is, folks, our summer 2013…

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