• Doughnut Glaze

    Ingredients: • 1/4 cup whole milk • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar Directions: • Combine milk and vanilla in a medium saucepan and heat over low heat until warm. • Sift confectioners’ sugar into milk mixture. • Whisk slowly, until well combined. • Remove the glaze from the heat and set over a… [Continue Reading]

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    Doughnut Glaze
  • Linguini with Mussels and Bacon

    What you need: • Kosher salt • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 4 slices bacon, diced • 2 shallots, chopped • 1 cup dry white wine • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes • 12 ounces linguini • 1/4 cup fresh parsley • 2 large cloves garlic, smashed • 2… [Continue Reading]

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    Linguini with Mussels and Bacon
  • Banana Pancakes

    Ingredients: • 2 ripe bananas • 2 eggs • 4 TB spoon flour • 2 TB spoons oat bran • 1 TB spoon yogurt • salt, cinnamon Directions: • Mash the bananas. • Add the rest of the ingredients. • Mix. • Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. • Pour… [Continue Reading]

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    Banana Pancakes
  • Italian Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

    Ingredients: Cookies: • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1 teaspoon salt • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened • 2 cups sugar 2 eggs • 1 (15-ounce) container whole milk ricotta cheese • 3 tablespoons lemon juice •1/2 teaspoon lemon zest Glaze: • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar • 3… [Continue Reading]

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    Italian Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze
  • Chicken Tenders with Pasta Peperonata

    Ingredients: Roast: • 1 each red and yellow bell pepper Dust: • 12 chicken tenders (1 1/2 lb.) seasoned with salt and black pepper • 2 TB spoons all-purpose flour • 4 TB spoons olive oil, divided Heat: • 1/2 cup minced onion • 1 TB spoon minced fresh garlic • 1 can (14.5 oz.)… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken Tenders with Pasta Peperonata
  • Sauerkraut

    Ingredients: • 3 kilograms green cabbage, shredded • 3 carrots, grated • 1 liter water • 2 TB spoons salt • 2 TB spoons sugar Directions: • Bring water, salt and sugar to boil. • When the mixture starts boiling, turn the heat off and cool the water. • Mix the cabbage, carrots and salty water.… [Continue Reading]

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    Sauerkraut
  • Peach Popsicles

    Ingredients: • 12 ounces  peach non fat Greek yogurt • 6 peaches, peeled Directions: • Puree the peaches and yogurt. • Pour the mixture into Popsicle molds. • Freeze until solid (about 3 hours). • Enjoy them on a hot summer day!

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    Peach Popsicles
  • Easy Cinnamon Buns

    Ingredients: • 1-8oz tube crescent roll dough • 1/4 cup brown sugar • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon • 2 TB spoons butter • 1/2 cup powdered sugar • 1 TB spoon milk Directions: • Preheat oven according to crescent roll dough package directions. • Layout  the dough (8 triangles) and pinch all the seams together. • Flip… [Continue Reading]

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    Easy Cinnamon Buns
  • Pêras bêbadas – Drunken Pears

    Ingredients: • 6 firm, ripe pears, Peeled and cored • 1 bottle of dry red wine • 1 cup sugar • 1 cinnamon stick • 4 cloves Directions: • Combine all ingredients, except pears, and bring to a boil. • Once the wine mixture is boiling, turn heat down to a simmer and add the pears. • Simmer… [Continue Reading]

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    Pêras bêbadas – Drunken Pears
  • White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

    What you need: • 1 cup butter, softened • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar • ½ cup white sugar • 2 eggs • 1 teaspoon vanilla • ½  teaspoon almond extract • 2 ½ cups flour • 1 teaspoon soda • ½ teaspoon salt • 1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts • 2 cups… [Continue Reading]

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    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
  • Virgin Banana Daiquiri

    Ingredients: • 2 large bananas, sliced • 1 cup coconut milk • 1 lime, juiced • 1/2 cup sugar • 6 cups ice Directions: • Into a blender add banana, coconut milk,  lime juice, sugar, and ice. • Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. • Pour contents into a wineglass (or any other stemmed glass). • Garnish with… [Continue Reading]

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    Virgin Banana Daiquiri
  • Sunflower Butter Cookies

    What you need: • 1 ¼ cups flour. Sift or stir before measuring • ½ teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon baking powder • ½ cup shortening • ½ cup sunflower butter • ½ cup sugar • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed • ½ teaspoon vanilla • 1 egg What you do: • Preheat oven… [Continue Reading]

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    Sunflower Butter Cookies
  • Apple Cookies

    What you need: • 1 ½ cup flour • 6 TB spoons butter, softened • ¼ cup sugar • 2 eggs • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1 big apple, chopped What you do: • Preheat oven to 400 F. • Mix butter, eggs and sugar. • Mix flour with baking powder. • Add flour… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Cookies
  • Roasted Turkey without Stuffing

    Ingredients: • 1 (8 to 10 pound) turkey • 2 TB spoons Kosher salt • 1 TB spoon freshly ground black pepper • 1 teaspoon dry thyme • 1 teaspoon dry sage • 1 teaspoon dry parsley • 1 teaspoon dry rosemary • 1 medium onion, quartered • 1 head garlic, halved • 2 bay leaves •… [Continue Reading]

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    Roasted Turkey without Stuffing
  • Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies

    Ingredients: • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 cup butter, softened • 1 1/2 cups white sugar • 1 egg • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract • 1 cup chopped dried apricots • 1 package (12 oz) dark chocolate chips Directions: • Preheat oven to 375… [Continue Reading]

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    Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies
  • 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
  • Norwegian Cured Salmon

    Ingredients: • 1 lb salmon fillet • 1 TB spoon Kosher salt • 1 TB spoon sugar • 1 TB spoon vodka Directions: • Brush vodka over salmon. • Sprinkle salt and sugar over salmon. • Cover with plastic and put in a fridge for 24-48 hours. • Serve.

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    Norwegian Cured Salmon
  • Chicken Pot Pie

    What you need: • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cubed • 1 cup sliced carrots • 1 cup frozen corn • 1/2 cup sliced celery • 1/3 cup butter • 1/3 cup chopped onion •  1/3 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper • 1/4 teaspoon celery… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken Pot Pie