Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

Lime Sherbet Punch

Lime Sherbet Punch

Bbq Grilling - Individual Grilled Veggie Pizzas

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Fire up the grill to make a pair of individual-sized veggie pizzas topped with pesto sauce, portobello mushrooms, zucchini, butternut squash, broccoli, red onion, plus gorgonzola and fontina cheeses.

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - Solianka Or Russian Beef Soup

The recipe for this rich and tangy Russian soup calls for wild mushrooms and three types of meat cooked in a highly seasoned beef stock with kalamata olives, marinated mushrooms, capers, and dill pickles.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Aloha Chicken Burgers

Break out the tiki torches, it's time to fire up the grill and make these grilled chicken sandwiches with bacon, pineapple, and teriyaki sauce.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bread - Traditional Russian Pirozhki

Small pockets of dough are filled with cabbage and hard-cooked egg before baking. I'm Russian, and this recipe has been handed down from my grandma. They taste delicious, and are a great comfort food (or any other food).

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Annona Fruits

Close up view of annona fruits isolated on a white background.

Salad - Mexican Cornbread Salad

Adult Entertainment Tempe
This is a layered salad that begins with a batch of green chili cornbread placed in the bottom of a bowl. Next come the other goodies - beans, peppers, corn, bacon bits, tomatoes, cheese and dressing. When you run out of layers, pop into the fridge to chill.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Grilled Whole Turkey

Grilling a turkey outdoors in a kettle drum barbecue is a boon to one-oven homes on heavy baking days such as Thanksgiving.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

Side Dish - Scalloped Potatoes For The Bbq

Small red potatoes are sliced thinly and layered with chopped, fresh onion, garlic, and basil onto a sheet of aluminum foil. Add a bit of butter, fold up into a sealed packet, and plop onto the grill.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Taqueria Style Tacos Carne Asada

This is a great recipe for authentic Mexican taqueria style carne asada tacos (beef tacos). These are served on the soft corn tortillas, unlike the American version of tacos.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Basic Bechamel Sauce

This French mother sauce is used in many dishes from lasagna to moussaka. It is also the base used to make a variety of cheese sauces.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Cheese - Egg And Cheese Puffs

I sometimes take this to work in the mornings and everyone who has ever tried it has asked for the recipe. Try it with your favorite salsa on top.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Pasta - Greek Penne And Chicken

This is one of my favorite 'stand by' recipes. I keep the ingredients on hand to make a quick, delicious, satisfying meal.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Bread - Bread Pudding Iii

This is a traditional bread pudding in which blended egg and milk are poured over cubes of stale bread and raisins and then baked in a moderate oven.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Grecian Pork Tenderloin

This zesty marinade makes tenderloins even more tender than they already are. Olive oil, garlic, fresh lime juice, and oregano coat the meat, sealed in a plastic bag for a few hours before grilling.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Vanilla Sugar

A lot of European cookie recipes use vanilla sugar in place of vanilla extract. My mother would make a large canister in August in preparation for her cookie baking season (between Thanksgiving and the beginning of the Christmas holidays).

Monday, November 2, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Apple Cider Vinegar

Homemade Vinegar galas apples on a table in a farmhouse

Bread - Crostini

This is a crispy, flavorful way to serve a baguette that is so pretty it is perfect for entertaining!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Get A Husband Brunswick Stew

Brunswick stew is a traditional Southern favorite! This version is brimming with pork, beef, and chicken.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Grilled Pork Loin Chops

Boneless pork loin chops, marinated in a tangy sweet-and-savory marinade with a hint of spice, grill up all moist and browned for a delightful grilled supper for two.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Hungarian Mushroom Soup

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This creamy mushroom soup is seasoned generously with dill, paprika, parsley, and lemon juice. Sour cream is added at the end of cooking, making the soup very rich and filling.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Whole wheat flour and 2 full cups of blueberries give these hearty muffins their nutty, wholesome flavor. They take only 35 minutes from mixing ingredients to pulling from the oven.