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Meat Tomato Stew- Carne Con Tomates

Meat Tomato Stew- Carne Con Tomates

I love stews in any form and anytime. Stews are comfort food for cold seasons and delicious for supper or lunch. This recipe of Meat Tomato Stew or Carne Con Tomates is a popular recipe in the Mediterranean Cuisine. It is made usually with beef but pork is also used. Very delicious and easy to make, […]

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Moroccan Chicken Thighs with Figs

Moroccan Chicken Thighs with Figs

  This recipe of Moroccan Chicken with Figs is one that became a favorite in our house. Break open that spice cabinet in your kitchen and turn these chicken thighs into an inspired ethnic dinner in just few minutes. It is easy to make, fast and super delicious. You can serve it with couscous or […]

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Apricot and Sour Cream Scones

Apricot and Sour Cream Scones

  Another recipe from Tea Time Magazine. I am in love with their recipes and since I am trying to learn a little bit more about American baking, I had to try few of them. This recipe of Apricot and Sour Cream Scones caught my attention because of the simplicity of it. Also, the flavors […]

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Ham and Cracked Black Pepper Scones

Ham and Cracked Black Pepper Scones

  Scones are my latest guilty pleasure, especially the savory ones. Today we are going to make some Ham and Cracked Black Pepper Scones, because I am in the mood of something savory. And because it’s Sunday…And because I found this delicious recipe on Tea Time magazine and I have to try it. And because […]

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Easy Authentic Mexican Picadillo With Potatoes

Easy Authentic Mexican Picadillo With Potatoes

I love Picadillo and especially this recipe which is very easy to make and also authentic for Mexico. This beauty will bring on your plate the flavors of “canela” or cinnamon, the sweetness of “pasitas” or raisins, and the acidity of a white wine added to the mixture. There are many recipes out there and everyone […]

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Pineapple Chicken Salad

Pineapple Chicken Salad

I just discovered this Pineapple Chicken Salad in a TeaTime magazine and was intrigued by it. Pineapple and chicken combination proved to be an awesome combination. Something I do not have in the house usually is pineapple cans, so as soon as I got to the store after moving into our new place (which I […]

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Juicy Meatloaf

Juicy Meatloaf

This recipe of Juicy Meatloaf is very traditional here in Minnesota. We are famous in this part of the country for serving this dish. It is comfort food, so together with Cheesy Potatoes  you have a  great meal for cold nights. And we do have plenty of those around here. Besides the fact that it is […]

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Bacon Chocolate Truffles

Bacon Chocolate Truffles

So, yeah…bacon chocolate truffles…After a week of pulling stuff out of boxes, cleaning, moving furniture and settling in our new home, I had to get in the kitchen and make these naughty, delicious, melting in your mouth truffles…No, I am not ashamed for loving bacon and chocolate together. If you never had the combination, you […]

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Quinoa Lentils Salad with Walnuts

Quinoa Lentils Salad with Walnuts

I love my already cooked quinoa and lentils from Trader Joe’s . I always have a package of each in the fridge/freezer for emergencies. Tonight, I decided to use them and make a new salad. I feel a little bit stressed lately with all the packing and moving to a new home, so I wanted […]

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Apple Pie- Romanian Style

Apple Pie- Romanian Style

  This apple pie, Romanian style recipe reminds me of the apple pie I grew up with. This very “cakey” dough has apples in the middle,  tossed in cinnamon and sugar. The pie is dusted with powder sugar, cut in squares and served with coffee or tea. Delicious! Recipe at the bottom of the page. […]

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