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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Apple Nut Lattice Tart Pie – Blue Ribbon Recipe

Apple Nut Lattice Tart Pie - Mom's Blue Ribbon Winner My mom entered the local cooking contest when I was a kid, bringing home the blue ribbon on more than one occasion. I remember the ribbons displayed proudly in our kitchen for years. She passed away unexpectedly in September. On…

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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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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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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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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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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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Sambousek – A First Attempt

Sambousek - What went wrong...and ended up right? Sambousek, a seemingly simple recipe. It all started out well. Found the recipe on Pinterest, it sounded fantastic. According to the blog post where the original recipe is, it is a popular dish in Egypt, an area of the world I am…

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Moussaka

Moussaka - The Ultimate Comfort Food I've been wanting to see what Moussaka is all about since we began this journey back in 2017 and celebrated our appreciation of Greek Food that February. To me it looked like a Greek Shepherd's Pie, and with that you just couldn't go wrong.…

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