Nidi di Rondine à la San Marino

Nidi di Rondine - Heaven in Every Bite Nidi di Rondine or in English: "Swallows Nests", look like delicious little pasta roses. This delectable dish comes from San Marino. Never having heard of San Marino myself, I was curious. San Marino is a Microstate completely landlocked by Northern Italy. It…

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Danish Apple Cake | Æblekage

Danish Apple Cake - Æblekage Usually when I have apples to use and the urge to bake, I make German Apple Cake or Deutches Apfel Kuchen. However, since I decided to explore some new recipes this year, I needed to find another option. While looking for European recipes on one…

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Flemish Brussels Sprouts

Flemish Brussels Sprouts - Rustic and Delicious Brussels Sprouts, the tiny heads of cabbage you enjoy when you are either fully comfortable in your relationship, or you're spending the night alone. These Flemish Brussels Sprouts will no doubt become a favorite side dish, even with the possible embarrassing results. Fart…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu – Simple, yet Savory

Chicken Cordon Bleu, Not French Like I Thought The first time I had Chicken Cordon Bleu was in college. My roommate at the time attended culinary school in high school and decided to make us a fancy dinner one night. I remember how delicious it was, but for some reason…

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Chicken, Mushrooms, and Rice

Chicken, Mushrooms, and RiCE: Oven Baked and Sprinkled with Bacon This chicken, mushrooms, and rice dish is so incredibly simple to make. Everything goes in the pan uncooked, then comes out so delicious and baked to perfection. Making just about everything in one pan in the oven was a welcome…

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Buffalo Cauliflower

Buffalo Cauliflower - Low Carb and Simple Cauliflower: it's such a simple yet versatile vegetable. It's full of essential vitamins and minerals, high in fiber, and a good source of antioxidants which are beneficial to reducing inflammation. One cup of cauliflower contains only 25 calories, so you can fill up…

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Tom Hanks Giving: A How To Guide
Image from Serious Eats Website. Credit: Waste bin at Vinnie's Pizzeria in Brooklyn. [Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Tom Hanks Giving: A How To Guide

A Time to be Thankful for America's Sweetheart - Tom Hanks If you're wondering if you read that correctly, you did. Tom Hanks Giving. We first heard heard the term watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory. They were going to have an old fashioned Victorian Christmas at Amy's.…

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Pumpkin Everything! 9 Dishes From Around the World

Pumpkin Recipes for Every Meal Fall: leaves changing colors, chunky sweaters, football, chilly weather, and of course PUMPKIN! Pumpkin flavored everything is out this time of year: coffee, ice cream, cereal, candy, you name it. Photo by Marius Ciocirlan on Unsplash Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. The thought occurred to me…

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Steak Marinade – Thai Inspired

Steak Marinade - Versatile & Delicious Do you have a favorite dish? Do you stick with what works or do you experiment from time to time? We added sirloin in some Thai inspired steak marinade to our Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao) recipe. You could do this to any other…

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Mole Sauce over Chicken with Rice and Beans

Mole Sauce A friend of our's made some mole sauce this weekend and shared some with us. I've never had it but have heard it is delicious. What's Mole Sauce? Let's consult wikipedia on that: ...is a traditional marinade and sauce originally used in Mexican cuisine. In contemporary Mexico the term…

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