Browsing Tag: Crazu Recipes

French Bread

French Bread

The “Lovely Wife” loves to bake.  She’s been baking since she was a little girl and helped her mom with Christmas cookies.  Her favorite item to bake is bread; both out of necessity and love of good bread.  She has been baking this bread for years and it always turns out great. We go ...

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Crazu Italian Meatloaf

Crazu Italian Meatloaf

Although surely delicious as was/is my mom’s, this is not your mother’s meatloaf, nor how we have been making it for 30 years in the house.  It’s hamburger and hamburger gets ketchup, right?  Put the ketchup bottle back in the refrigerator. Sorry Heinz. The dried porcini mushrooms ...

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

We like the old fashioned pot sticking hearty meals, especially on a rainy damp day as are most days of the latter half of the rainy season in Costa Rica.  This dish is one of our favorites and as with the likes of Shrimp and Fettuccine, Homemade Ravioli, Jambalaya, and Fried Rice, for example, ...

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Crazu Cordon Bleu

Crazu Cordon Bleu

  Cordon Bleu is a wonderful recipe to have in your repertoire; whether it’s celebrating a special event, entertaining or your mouth is just watering for this incredible dish.  You don’t have to wait until you’re at a French restaurant to enjoy Cordon Bleu or buy the frozen ...

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Cannelloni

Cannelloni

As you might have noticed, if you’ve been keeping up with the recipes on Crazu, we love Italian food; especially pasta.  Spaghetti, lasagna, stuffed shells, pasta salad and cannelloni are some of the top favorites.  Many years ago, I picked up a paperback Italian cookbook by Marcella ...

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Crazu Fried Rice

Crazu Fried Rice

As you might have read in the Jambalaya recipe, my first real experience with rice was not until I landed in Southeast Asia; and this is where I first learned to like Fried Rice.  Where the rice is cooked in with the rest of the dish in the Jambalaya and Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice, Tico ...

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Jambalaya: A Typical Costa Rican Dish..???

Jambalaya: A Typical Costa Rican Dish..???

Before we came down to Costa Rica, I could have probably counted the number of grains of rice I had eaten in my life on less than the sum of all of my digits.  Okay, that’s a little bit hyperbolic, but you get the point.  Born on almost exactly the Mason-Dixon Line in southern Pennsylvania, I ...

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Crazu Homemade Ravioli

Crazu Homemade Ravioli

Every once in a while I get hungry for homemade Ravioli, don’t you?  This is not a get home from work and whip it up sort of meal, though.  It’s fairly labor intensive.  The family division of labor is assigned by my lovely wife.  I didn’t know we were having it until I saw her attach ...

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