Portuguese Food

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    Discover Portuguese Rice With Beans – a Simple Recipe

    Let’s talk about food. Specifically, let’s talk about Portuguese Rice with Beans. Finding a Recipe to Try I know at least a few of you are interested in what the Portuguese people eat.  Once we move there, we will be writing a lot about food, believe me.  For now, you will have to be satisfied with my occasional attempts at Portuguese cooking. I borrowed a book from Amazon called Portuguese Cooking: Easy Classic Recipes From Portugal, by Sarah Spencer (2018).  I was leafing through the book and found several recipes that I’d like to try.  So this past Saturday, I tried one of the side dish recipes, Portuguese Rice with…

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    Thanksgiving in Portugal – Planning a New Tradition

    I don’t know if there is a thanksgiving holiday in Portugal.  That’s something I’ll have to look into.  I didn’t find a national holiday for it when researching for my holidays post.  Perhaps there is a local tradition for it, but I doubt it. Thanksgiving as I know it is an American holiday.  For the past few days, I have thought about Thanksgiving and how this year’s holiday will be very different for many people because of the pandemic.  It’s not a wise idea to have large gatherings this year since the spread of the virus is so rampant in the United States.  But that’s a topic for another post.…