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Appetizers, Seafood -

Portuguese Style Clam Cakes Clam cakes are a summer tradition in New England. A ride to the shore will always necessitate a stop for a dozen clam cakes! Crispy and golden brown on the outside, and light inside, with savory bits of chewy minced clams and steam rising from the first bite. What is Summer without linguiça clam cakes. Something you might have never heard of, but frankly, irresistible—As a kid, I remember getting clam cakes at Lincoln Park Amusement in North Dartmouth, MA. Such a great New England treat. But now with linguiça in it? The crispy pieces on...

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Beef and Pork, Side Dish -

The beloved Portuguese brown gravy wine sauce. It's a favorite at many Portuguese Restaurants.  What makes this gravy so flavorful is the combination of red wine, garlic, onion and seasonings which creates a rich sauce that is poured over your favorite dish. A great dipping sauce for your steak or pour it over your potatoes. Ingredients: 1 package of Portuguese brown gravy mix 1 ½ cups water Directions: Wisk gravy mix and water in small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Serve over Portuguese steak and egg or meat loaf, turkey, mashed potatoes,...

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Appetizers, Beef and Pork, Chicken, Seafood -

This recipe is the perfect dipping and seasoning sauce. It will add that special taste of the Azores to all your favorite dishes. It's just as good with meat pasta and seafood. Discover your favorite way to use this sauce with the taste of the islands. An old family recipe from our kitchen to yours. Crushed Piri Piri peppers give this spicy, tangy sauce all you will need for your bread to absorb this delicious sauce. Ingredients: 1 package of Faial sauce seasoning mix. 1 stick butter (½ cup) ½ cup white Port wine (or other rich fruity wine like...

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Beef and Pork, Sandwiches -

Anyone from the New England area or of Portuguese heritage may be familiar with Blade Meat. It's a staple of Portuguese cooking and is probably one of my favorite sandwiches in the world. Ingredients: 1 packet of Blade Meat seasoning mix 1 ½ cups water 2 pounds of pork cut into 2-inch chunks (can be boneless country pork ribs, pork loin, or pork butt) Directions: Add seasoning mix with 1½ cups of water, stir and mix till well blended. Add pork and marinate for 12-24 hours. Once meat is marinated, add pork with marinate to your crockpot. Cover slow-cooker and cook on...

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Seafood -

This recipe is made with a variety of spices and seasonings, simmered in a delicious sauce.  This sauce is a favorite served in many Portuguese restaurants.  Ingredients: 1 package of Mozambique Sauce Azorean-Style mix. 3 tablespoons butter ½ cup white port wine (or other rich fruity wine like Riesling) 1 cup water Directions: In a saucepan, heat butter over medium heat till melted. Stir in wine, water, and seasoning mix. Once it comes up to a vigorous simmer reduce heat to low/simmer. Cook slow and low for 45 minutes, stir occasionally. Serve: Pour this sauce over your favorite cooked seafood dish,...

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