• Egg Toast

    Ingredients: • 2 eggs • 1/2 TB spoon butter • 2 slices of brioche • salt Directions: • Cut the brioche into slices about 1/4 inch thick. Using a biscuit cutter (or a doughnut cutter) cut each slice into the ‘frame’ and set aside. •  Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. • Add butter. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Egg Toast
  • Turkey Filled Omelette

    Ingredients: • 1 TB spoon olive oil • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter • 1 oz chopped fresh  mushrooms • 1 shallot, finely chopped • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/4 cup shredded cooked turkey • 1 teaspoon  white wine • 2 eggs, chilled • 1 pinch ground white pepper • 2 teaspoons olive oil • 1 tablespoon creme fraiche Directions: • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium-low heat, and stir… [Continue Reading]

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    Turkey Filled Omelette
  • Pelmeni – Russian Tortellini

    What you need: • 1 pound ground beef • 4 tablespoons  beef broth • 1 egg yolk • 1 finely chopped onion • Salt and ground pepper to taste • Fresh pasta, recipe follows What you do: • In a bowl combine all ingredients, except for the pasta. • Using the fresh pasta recipe, roll… [Continue Reading]

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    Pelmeni – Russian Tortellini
  • Walnut Balls

    What you need: • 1 cup butter • 1 cup powdered sugar • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla • 2 cups flour • 1 TB spoon brandy • 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped What you do: • Preheat oven to 325 F degrees. • Cream butter and sugar. • Add remaining ingredients. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Walnut Balls
  • Peasant Potatoes

    Ingredients: • 10 new potatoes • 1 TB spoon green onions, chopped • 1 TB spoon dill, chopped • 1 TB spoon parsley, chopped • 1 TB spoon basil, chopped • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt • 3 TB spoons olive oil Directions: • Cover the potatoes with cold water. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Peasant Potatoes
  • Steak Seasoning

    What you need: • 2 tablespoons paprika • 2 tablespoons crushed black pepper • 2 tablespoons kosher salt • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic • 1 tablespoon granulated onion • 1 tablespoon crushed coriander • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes • 1 tablespoon dill seeds What you do: • Combine all the ingredients  and mix… [Continue Reading]

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    Steak Seasoning
  • The Best Waffles

    What you need: •1 1/3 cups flour • 4 teaspoons baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 2 teaspoons sugar • 2 eggs, separated • 1/2 cup butter, melted • 1 3/4 cups milk What you do: • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. • Separate the eggs, adding the yolks… [Continue Reading]

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    The Best Waffles
  • Basic Brussels Sprouts

    Ingredients: • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, rinsed • 1/2 cup water • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt • 1 TB spoon butter Directions: • Cut off the stem end of the Brussels sprouts and remove any yellowing outer leaves. • Cut each Brussels sprout in half from top to bottom. • Place the Brussels sprouts, water and salt into a 3… [Continue Reading]

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    Basic Brussels Sprouts
  • Honey-Glazed Chicken

    Ingredients: • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (about 3 pounds), cut up • 1/2 cup butter, melted, divided • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1/4 cup honey • 1/4 cup lemon juice • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce • 1 teaspoons garlic powder Directions: • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt… [Continue Reading]

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    Honey-Glazed Chicken
  • Apple Pancakes

    Ingredients: • 1 apple, finely shredded • 1 egg • 1/2 cup milk • 1/2 cup kefir (buttermilk) • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon • 2 TB spoons sugar • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1 cup self-rising flour Directions: • Preheat griddle to 425- 450°F. • Mix together egg, kefir, milk, vanilla, sugar, salt and self-rising… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Pancakes
  • Lemon Garlic Tilapia

    What you need: • 4 tilapia fillets • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice • 1 tablespoon butter, melted • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped • pepper to taste What you do: •  Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.… [Continue Reading]

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    Lemon Garlic Tilapia
  • Hard Boiled Eggs

    Ingredients: • Eggs Directions: • Place eggs in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and cover them with cold water. Make sure the tops of the eggs are covered by at least an inch of water. • Bring the water to a full boil, uncovered. •  Remove the pot from the heat and cover it. • Let the pot stand… [Continue Reading]

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    Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Chocolate Oatmeal

    What you need: • 1 cup milk • ½ cup old fashioned oats • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder • 2 teaspoons sugar •  salt What you do: • Heat milk and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan over medium heat until begining to simmer. • Reduce heat and add oats, cocoa and sugar.… [Continue Reading]

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    Chocolate Oatmeal
  • Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

    Ingredients: • 2 – 2.5 lb skinless, boneless turkey breast • 2 TB spoons Kosher salt • 1 gallon water • 1 teaspoon minced garlic • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: • Mix… [Continue Reading]

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    Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Egg Muffins

    Ingredients: • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped ( you can you ham, sausage or whatever you like or have in the fridge) • 12 eggs • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/8 teaspoon pepper • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Directions: • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F . • Line with paper muffin liners 12 muffin cups. • Beat… [Continue Reading]

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    Egg Muffins
  • Thyme Green Beans with Almonds

    What you need: • 2 pounds fresh green beans • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted What you do: • Place beans in a steamer basket. • Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring… [Continue Reading]

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    Thyme Green Beans with Almonds
  • Caribbean-Style Chicken

    Ingredients: • 6 (5-to7-ounce) bone-in chicken thighs, trimmed • 2 TB spoons Cajun seasoning • 1 TB spoon oil • 4 garlic cloves, sliced thin • 1 (20-once) can pineapple chunks, drained • 1 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro • salt, pepper Directions: • Adjust oven rack to middle position… [Continue Reading]

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    Caribbean-Style Chicken
  • Polish Pork Hocks

    What you need: Hocks: • 4 large fresh pork hocks • 1  bay leaf • 6 peppercorns • 2 juniper berries (optional) • 1 large peeled carrot • 1 large peeled and quartered onion • 1 piece peeled parsnip • 1 rib celery • 2 cloves minced garlic • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley •… [Continue Reading]

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    Polish Pork Hocks