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Traditional Ukrainian side dish. Ingredients: 5 Yukon Golden potatoes 1 small onion 1 tea spoon of fresh dill 1/4 cup of four 1 tea spoon of creole seasoning 1/2 tea spoon salt 1/2 tea spoon black pepper 2 eggs Butter for frying Instructions: Grade Yukon golden potatoes with skin on. Soak the potatoes in cold…

Nacho Steak Fries

This was one of those let’s see what I have in the fridge and make for lunch. It took under 20 min to make and was sooo good! My husband says this something belongs in a pub restaurant. The best compliment I can have. It always nice when something that is quick to make can…

Vietnamese Beef Stew with Bok Choy

This soup is easier to make than it sounds. It does not require a lot of chopping , prepping and cooking time. I used a pressure cooker to cut the cooking time in half. If you do not have a pressure cooker no problem you can still cook this in a regular pot on the…

Honeydew Ice Cream

Kids had a great time making their first ice cream from scratch. We decided to try Honeydew flavor. It is such a mellow flavoring and goes so well with cream. You can watch the full video how to make it or simply fallow step by step recipe. https://youtu.be/QGOAIut8cD0 Ingredients: Half of Honeydew Mellon 2 egg…

Jalapeño popper Stuffed Mushrooms

You can watch a full video for step by step instructions. Supper easy and delicious side dish. https://youtu.be/SGDKEpIYbdg Ingredients: 20 white medium size mushrooms 1 packed of softened cream cheese 1 cup of Mexican cheese blend 1 jalapeño chopped 4 strips of cooked chopped bacon 2 garlic cloves 2 table spoons chopped parsley Pinch of…

Fruit Rollups

This is a great way of using up all the fruit that is about to bad. In this recipe I used our left over ripe bananas , strawberries and grapes. It was such a great combination of flavors. I did not add any sugar you can taste the fruit purée and if you think it…

Hazelnut Pavlova

Pavlova aren’t only good with fruits they are good with pretty much anything. There so many ways you can make them. The best part is you can pre bake little meringues few days ahead and store them in a dry area or even keep them in the oven till you are ready to serve and…

Coffee Hazelnut Cake

Ingredients: 10 eggs 2 cups of sugar 2 cups of flour 4 table spoons of dark cocoa powder 1 table spoon of espresso powder 2 cups of toasted hazelnuts 1 cup of brewed coffee ( coffee, little milk and a tea spoon of sugar ) 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream 1 cup of Nutella…

Quail With Creamy Mushroom Rice

This dish was a hit in our household. Everyone loved it including the little picky eaters. We used quails, but if you are not a fan or it grosses you out the thought of using little quails you can always substitute with bone in chicken thighs or little hens. I truly hope you will give…

Lavender tea Macarons

Fail proof macaron recipe! Macaron Ingredients: 3 egg whites 1/4 cups of sugar Pinch of cream of tartar 3/4 cups of Almond Flour 1 cup + 3/4 cups of Powder sugar 1 lavender chamomile herb tea bag ( can use just lavender) Drop of violet gel food coloring Filling ingredients: 1/2 package of cream cheese…

Spicy Georgian Cabbage

This cabbage is my husbands favorite. I got the recipe from his mother. Perfect side dish at a dinner table that can be refrigerated and lasts for a month. Ingredients: 1 large firm cabbage 6 cloves of garlic 3 dill strings with stems. 2 spicy jalapeño sliced ( 1 if you don’t like much spice…

Lazy Cabbage Rolls

Ingredients: 1/2 lb of ground turkey, chicken or pork ( I like to use half pork and half turkey ) 1 small onion 1 carrot 2 table spoons of butter 1 table spoon of coriander 1 tea spoon creole seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 2 garlic cloves ( pressed) 1 table spoon Adjika (…

Meringue Cookies

This recipe was a hit in our household. Delicious dessert that everyone approved. Ingredients: 3 egg whites ( at room temp ) 3/4 cup official sugar 1/4 tea spoon of cream of tartar 1 table spoon regular vinegar. 2 cups of cookie crumbs ( biscoff cookies are the best for this) 1 cup of toasted…

Creamy Potato and Chicken Bake

This is one of our family favorites. It screams comfort food. This recipe is very simple with not too many steps nor ingredient, but full of flavor. I hope you will enjoy it as much as we do. Ingredients: 8 large potatoes cut in 4th ( or two small bags of yellow baby potatoes pealed…

Pulled Pork wraps- keto Approved

Supper delicious lunch idea, doesn’t require much work. Let your pressure cooker do most of the work. Ingredients: 2 lbs Pork Shoulder 3-4 cups of chicken stock 1 large tomato 1/2 onion 1 jalapeño 1/2 lime juiced 2 tea spoon chopped cilantro 1 avocado 1 lettuce ( the kind for burgers or wraps ) Mozzarella…

Mussels in Wine and Cherry tomato Sauce

This is supper simple delicious dinner. Ingredients: 2 lbs of mussels 2 cups of white wine 1 cup of sliced cherry tomatoes 2 tea spoons butter Salt and pepper 1/2 tea spoon red pepper flakes 2 table spoons of chopped parsley 3 garlic cloves pressed 1/2 cup of Parmesan Instructions: In a deep skilled add…

Fish Sandwiches – Бутерброды с шпротами

Supper delicious and simple sandwiches perfect for a dinner or a tea party. Ingredients: Soft French baguette sliced 1 canned tomato fish or regular shproti ( you can always use smoked salmon instead ) 1 tea spoon of finely chopped cilantro ( if you don’t like cilantro you can use dill) 2 garlic cloves pressed…

Arugula Salad

This salad is so fresh and tasty. Salad Ingredients: 2 cups of arugula 1 cup of sliced cherry tomatoes in half 2 seedless German cucumbers 1 shallot sliced Half of avocado sliced Gorgonzola cheese crumbles ( you can substitute with feta , goat or Parmesan) Dressing ingredients: 1/4 cup of sunflower oil 2 tea spoons…

Smoked Pulled Pork

This pork is smoked in a smoker . If you don’t have a smoker don’t worry. You Can add liquid smoke to your pork or nothing at all it will still be good without the smoker. Ingredients: 1.5 lb of pork shoulder or butt 1 1/2tea spoon of salt 1 tea spoon black pepper 1…

Smoked Pulled Pork

This pork is smoked in a smoker . If you don’t have a smoker don’t worry. You add liquid smoke to your pork or nothing at all it will still be good without the smoker. Ingredients: 1.5 lb of pork shoulder or butt 1 1/2tea spoon of salt 1 tea spoon black pepper 1 tea…