salads and side dishes

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 …

Main Dish

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 …

Soups

Soup with Pelimeni


The Pelimeni I use are sold @TraderJoes. Chicken and Mushroom filling. You barley even taste the mushrooms. If you haven’t yet tried Trader Joe’s Pelimeni, you must. Ingredients: 1 packet of Trader Joe’s Pelimeni 8-10 cups of chicken broth low sodium Salt and pepper 1/2 tea spoon of garlic powder 1/2 of small onion chopped …

desserts

Greek Bougatsa


Delicious Greek pastry’s. Ingredients: 1 package of fillo dough 2 sticks of butter 10 inch pie pan ( or a leak proof deep baking pan) 5 eggs 2 cups of heavy cream 1 cup of sugar 1 tea spoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of toasted nuts finally chopped ( pistachios , macadamia or walnuts …

Breakfast

Chorizo Hash Egg Benedict


Ingredients: English muffins Eggs Package of Potatoes o’brien with onions and pepper Chorizo sausage 3 egg yolks 1 table spoon of lemon juice 6 table spoons of melted butter Pinch of cayenne Salt and pepper Table spoon of vinegar Instructions: Sauté potatoes with chorizo with little bit of butter till potatoes are cooked. Create a …

salads and side dishes

Chimichurri Sauce


Perfect for steak or Kabobs. Ingredients: 1 bunch of cilantro finely chopped 1 bunch of parsley chopped 1 1/2 cups olive oil 1 tea spoons lemon zest 1/2 lemon squeezed 1 table spoon of Georgian Adjika 2 garlic cloves pressed 1 tea spoon chili paste Pinch of salt and pepper Instructions: Finely chop cilantro and …

Main Dish

Lettuce Wraps


Ingredients: Iceberg Lettuce Low main noodles 1 lb of beef ( tender cuts such as steak or boneless country style beef ribs ) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tea spoon of Chili paste 1 table spoon of brown sugar 3 garlic cloves pressed 2 tea spoons of graded ginger 1 table spoon of corn starch …

Soups

Clam Chowder


Ingredients: 6 can of chopped clams 5-6 potatoes pealed and chopped In cubes 1 carrot cut in small pieces 1/2 medium onion 1 bay leaf 1 tea spoon of creole seasoning 1 tea spoon garlic salt ( low sodium) 1 tea spoon dried oregano spice 4 table spoons of flour 3 tables spoons of butter …

desserts

Tiramisu Cheesecake


Ingredients: Box of lady fingers ( I used approximately 20 lady fingers ) 4 packages of 8oz cream cheese ( softened at room temperature) 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup of sugar 4 eggs 1 Tea spoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of sweetened 4 shots espresso/ latte ( or 1 cup of strong coffee …

Main Dish

Pork Shish Kabobs


This is a classic beyond easy marinade for shish- kabobs. We made many different recipes for kabobs but we always go back to this classic kabobs. The key for these kabobs to serve with pickled onions. We have always used white sweet onion to pickle. This time we decide to use red onion for a …

Main Dish

Greek Chicken Fajitas


Lunch or dinner in under 15 minute. Ingredients: Cooked rice as a side dish 6 chicken thighs cut in small pieces 1 red bell pepper 1/2 of small onion sliced 2 table spoons of Greek salt free seasoning Salt and pepper to taste ( approximately 1 tea spoon of salt and pepper) 3 table spoons …