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Rosina Peixoto

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What is the traditional dish of your country and how is it made?

Uruguay and Argentina share their love for "asado" (barbecue), but I would say that the typical dish of my country is "milanesas con papas fritas" (breaded steak with fries). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milanesa
I make them differently. First I cover the slices with bread crumbs, patting them on both sides, then I dip them into the beaten eggs. Finally, before frying them, I perform the first step again.
If you have a fatty liver or your cholesterol level is high, you can bake them.
Have never tasted one? Dare, you won´t regret.

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  • Jul 31 2011: Barbecue SpaghettiOs

    1 Tablespoon: Worcestershire sauce
    2-4 Tablespoons: Bull's-Eye Barbecue Sauce (or favorite equivalent)
    1-2 Slice: Kraft Singles Sandwich Cheese
    1 Can: Spaghettios with Meatballs

    Mix and Microwave, Serve on bed of toasted sourdough bread.

    If you survive the ensuing heart attack, your understanding of obesity in the United States will have grown.
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      Jul 31 2011: Thanks for sharing Bob. It must be delicious. We´re not so used to mixing pasta with beef, but the result can be great. When we eat beef, chicken or pork, we accompany it with vegetables, fries or mashed potatoes. It surely is energizing! I came from Madison, WI a week ago and during my stay I tried something unusual for me, at Chilli´s: pot beef on that bed of bread you´ve described, the side was coleslaw, mixed salad and cheese curds. Something completely new to me.
      What is practical in the US is that everything comes in a tin. Here I have to make meatballs myself and it´s time-consuming. Don´t understand why in a country where mostly everyone eats diet food, they are getting fatter. I guess it´s the amount of salt, I can taste salt in every meal, even in meals that are supposed to be sweet, like cookies, doughnuts or muffins.

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