By Linda Bauer
With love of serious food and the bounty of our state obtrusive all through this booklet, Capitol Hill Cooks comprises recipes from individuals of Congress, in addition to each president from George Washington (Cranberry Pudding) to Abraham Lincoln (Mary Todd Lincoln's Vanilla Almond Cake) to Barack Obama (The Obama Family's Linguini). flavor vice chairman Biden's Kahlua Chocolate Fudge Cake, Senator Charles Grassley's Bacon and Bean Chowder, or Senator Scott Brown's Italian Soup, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's Minnesota Rhubarb Dessert or Congressman Ron Paul's Texas Sweeties…and hundreds of thousands extra. Many members to this booklet even comprise notes approximately their ethnic backgrounds, favourite indigenous meals, and fond thoughts of nutrients shared with others. ("Barack relatively likes this," the 1st girl says of her personal apple crisp.)
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Bring to boil. Add remaining mole, if desired, and salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste. Simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Saute remaining onions and peppers. Add to pot, along with drained beans. Add final chili powder to taste. Finish heating and serve with favorite fixings. Makes 6 servings. SOUPS AND STEWS 33 CAPE COD FISH CHOWDER * Representative Patrick Kennedy, RHODE ISLAND 2 pounds fresh haddock 2 ounces salt pork, diced (or 2 tablespoons butter or margarine) 2 medium onions, sliced 1 cup celery, chopped 4 large potatoes, diced 1 bay leaf, crumbled 1 quart milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper to taste S immer haddock in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes.
Combine cabbage mixture and noodle mixture 2 hours before serving. DRESSING Mix together soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, and oil. Pour over salad 15 minutes before serving. Stir. Serve. Makes 4 servings. SALADS SOUTHWEST POTATO SALAD * Representative John Boehner, OHIO 10 to 14 large red potatoes, washed and unpeeled 2 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 medium ripe tomato, chopped 112 green pepper, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 teaspoon salt 112 teaspoon pepper 112 teaspoon (or more to taste) cayenne pepper 1 pound bacon, fried and chopped (optional) 4 hard-cooked eggs (optional) P lace potatoes in pot and add cold water to cover by about 2".
Drain off and reserve broth. Remove skin and bones from fish. Saute diced salt pork in a large pot until crisp. Remove cooked salt pork. Saute onions in pork fat or butter until golden brown. Add fish, celery, potatoes, and bay leaf. Measure reserved fish broth plus enough boiling water to make 3 cups liquid. Add to pot and simmer for 30 minutes. Add milk and butter and simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until well heated. Add salt and pepper to taste. Makes 8 servings. Enjoy this hearty New England favorite of mine and my father's!