Christmas Meals Around The World

Christmas meals around the world - meals inspried by 4 countries + 1 we have every year.... This year I had the idea to expand our interest in eating around the world into Christmas meals around the world. Browsing some different meal ideas and websites I decided upon: GermanyChileGuyanaJapanUkraine Ok,…

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Swedish Meatballs with Noodles

Swedish meatballs - simple yet flavorful Usually when I think of Swedish Meatballs, my mind goes right to Ikea. If we stop in early enough, I like to pop into the cafe for the famous meatballs. You can also buy them in store along with the cream mix: But then,…

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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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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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Daphne’s Beef and Lamb Gyro Slices

Daphne's Beef and Lamb Gyro Slices from Costco We love gyros for dinner, but I don't always love taking the time to make the gyro loaf. When we found that Costco carried these Daphne's Beef and Lamb Gyro slices, we had to try them. Daphne's If you remember, we went…

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Steak Shawarma

Steak Shawarma - Changing Up One of Our Favorites One of our favorite meals is Chicken Shawarma. This dish is full of flavor, the house smells amazing, it goes great with a fresh salad on the side. Matt was curious and wanted to know what the marinade we use would…

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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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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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Chicken Penne Primavera from Aldi

Chicken Penne Primavera - Another Easy Aldi Dinner In April I posted about my love of the grocery store Aldi and their Beef Stroganoff Cheesy Skillet Dinner Kit. For tonight's dinner we chose another of their meals - Chicken Penne Primavera. Aldi's low prices explained. Aldi keeps their prices low…

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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast - A Low Carb Delight. I originally printed this recipe for Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast from That Low Carb Life about two years ago. While always looked interesting, I just never attempted it. Matt was looking through my recipe binder and spotted this one After some…

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