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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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Cinnamon Stick and Tomatoes Chicken

Cinnamon Stick and Tomatoes Chicken

This is a dish I always loved. The hidden ingredient in the tasty sauce is cinnamon and it makes chicken taste like a party. Whether you’re making this recipe with beef, chicken, pork, or lamb, a touch of cinnamon intensifies the savory aroma and adds a subtle richness to the meat. It won’t taste like cinnamon, […]

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Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie

Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie

This recipe of Eastern European Spinach and Feta Cheese Pie is a wonderful, relatively easy recipe, very suitable for vegetarians. The combination of spinach with onions, leeks, dill, mint and Feta cheese will make you beg for more and will impress even a meat eater who will not say no to a second piece. Trust […]

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Scalloped Potatoes with Hard Boiled Eggs

Scalloped Potatoes with Hard Boiled Eggs

This recipe of scalloped potatoes with hard boiled eggs is a very popular recipe in Romania. Everyone knows it as “French potatoes” dish, but to tell you the truth, I have no idea where that name is coming from. My grandmother, the German one, used to make the recipe all the time. Without meat, can […]

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Andouille Sausages with Peas Potatoes and Leeks

Andouille Sausages with Peas Potatoes and Leeks

This is a beautiful recipe for a quick dinner in the family. Sausages, potatoes, peas and leaks are the base for this delicious dish. I used Andouille sausages which gave the dish a “spicy attitude”, but you can use any kind of sausage you like, mild Italian sausage for example. A little bit of white […]

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Baked Chicken With Apricot Jam And Lemon

Baked Chicken With Apricot Jam And Lemon

It is a pity that the technology is not there yet, where I could just attach to this post the smell of the chicken baking in the oven right now. The fall is here in Minnesota, days are shorter and cooler and the air is crisp at night. It is the perfect moment to bake […]

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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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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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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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Romanian Stuffed Peppers with Pork

Romanian Stuffed Peppers with Pork

This Romanian stuffed peppers with pork meat is one of my favorite recipes for a main dish. The sweet red peppers I use, filled with the tasty ground pork mixed with rice and herbs and a little bit of bread crumbs, swimming in a delicious tomato sauce is heaven for me. The dish is baked […]

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