There are tons of wonderful dishes you could make for Hanukkah this year I’m choosing something sweet. I’m hosting a Holiday Cookie Swap and I wanted to make sure our cookie samples were diverse (I know, only I would think about that. So in celebration of Hanukkah I’m making Cinnamon Apple Fritters. Continue reading “Cinnamon Apple Fritters”
Mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. It’s warm, creamy and delicious. Whether this is your typical carb or a special exception for a holiday (Thanksgiving) it’s a great side dish. This Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes recipe is an easy addition to your menu.
Rotkohl is such a delicious dish. The balance of sweet and sour with the crunch of the cabbage makes me tingle. Sour from the vinegar and sweetness (and crunch) from the apple. As a side dish, this German Red Cabbage and Apples (Rotkohl) is perfect. Delicious, filling and healthy. Continue reading “German Red Cabbage and Apples (Rotkohl)”
I’ve been working on a bunch of healthy comfort food recipes lately. Everyone has been asking for healthy comfort food recipes. And since it’s soup season, I figured this Instant Pot Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup would be a comfort food recipe everyone would love. If you’ve been looking for an easy, budget friendly dish, healthy comfort food recipe, this is it. Continue reading “Instant Pot Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup”
Today I’m sharing my favorite childhood dish, beefaroni. Yeah, I know. It’s nothing fancy but it’s what I loved to eat as a child. This Instant Pot Beefaroni recipe comes after years of trying to get it just right. And now it’s perfect. Continue reading “Instant Pot Beefaroni”
It was one of those days I was in the mood for shrimp. But not just any shrimp dish. Something comforting and warm. If you know me you’re saying “Of course, that’s how she decides what she’s making”. I think it’s the result of lots of interactions with people from high school. High school always reminds me of delicious Italian food. Creamy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo was the dish of choice. Continue reading “Creamy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo”
Monday is May Day, another celebration of Spring. I know I’m really pushing this Spring thing. The idea of May Day is believed to have begun with the agricultural rituals of the Greeks and Romans. So in honor of May Day I’m making one of my favorite Greek dishes, Spanakopita or Greek spinach pie. Continue reading “Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)”
April 24th is Sechseläuten in Zurich and I thought with all of the beautiful Spring weather we’ve had we should partake in this Spring festival even though we’re not in Zurich. And you know me what better way to celebrate than with food and what better than a classic Swiss dish like Cheese Fondue. Continue reading “Easy Cheese Fondue”
Blintzes are a decadent sweet European dessert filled with a delicious sweet cheese mixture or fruit. It’s extremely rich and delicious and even though it’s decadent it isn’t hard to make. This cheese blintz with raspberry sauce is the perfect Easter dessert. Actually, it’s the perfect anytime dessert.
Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms is one of my favorite Italian dishes. This dish holds a special place in my heart because it reminds me of some of the best times in high school. The end the softball season (also the end of the school year). But at the end of the season, the coach would treat the team to dinner. Those were great times and this dish makes me reminisce on the good ol’ days.