• Turkish Cream of Red Lentil Soup

    What yo need: • 6 cups chicken stock • 2 cups red lentils • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 large onion, chopped • 1 cup half and half • salt • white pepper What you do: • Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until the onion… [Continue Reading]

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    Turkish Cream of Red Lentil Soup
  • Oven Roasted Chicken Tabaka

    What you need: • 1 chicken • 4 garlic cloves, crushed • salt • pepper What you do: • Wash the chicken thoroughly. • Towel dry it, put it breast side up. • Making sure that the chicken remains in one piece, use sharp knife and slice down the middle of the breastbone in order… [Continue Reading]

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    Oven Roasted Chicken Tabaka
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Ingredients: • 4 TB spoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces • 4 TB spoons  heavy cream • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices Directions: • Combine everything in saucepan. • Cook covered over low (to medium) heat, stirring occasionally until potatoes fall apart when… [Continue Reading]

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    Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Hot Apple Cider

    Ingredients: • 6 cups apple cider or freshly squeezed apple juice • 1/4 cup maple syrup • 2 cinnamon sticks • 6 whole cloves • 3 star anise • 1 orange, peels and juice • 1 lemon, peels cut into strips Directions: • Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for 5 to 10… [Continue Reading]

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    Hot Apple Cider
  • Chicken Sausage

    What you need: For Sausage: • 1 chicken, deboned, skinned and cut into 1 inch pieces • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 4 garlic cloves, crushed • 2 teaspoons paprika • 1/2 cup cream • 1 egg For Broth: • bones from the chicken • 2 celery stalks • 4… [Continue Reading]

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    Chicken Sausage
  • Hot Cakes

    What you need: •1 egg • 100 ml milk • 120 g flour • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 2 tablespoons sugar • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla What you do: • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. • Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. You can flick water… [Continue Reading]

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    Hot Cakes
  • Puerto Rican Pork and Beans

    Ingredients: • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 lb country-style pork loin spareribs • 7 cups cold water • 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes • 2 medium onions, cut into 1/2-inch cubes • 6 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped • 3 bay leaves • 1 teaspoon dried oregano • 1 (14.5-ounce) can… [Continue Reading]

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    Puerto Rican Pork and Beans
  • Flank Steak

    Ingredients: • 1/2 cup vegetable oil • 1/3 cup soy sauce • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar • 2 tablespoons catchup • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard • 2 clove garlic, minced • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak Directions: • In a medium bowl, mix… [Continue Reading]

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    Flank Steak
  • Raspberry Panna Cotta

    Ingredients: • 12 oz fresh raspberries • 1 TB spoon unflavored powdered gelatin • 2 cups heavy cream • 1 cup whole milk • 6 tablespoons sugar Directions: • Puree raspberries in food processor fitted with metal blade. • Strain through a very fine meshed strainer. • Discard seeds. • Pour the mashed raspberries  into a medium saucepan. • Sprinkle gelatin over… [Continue Reading]

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    Raspberry Panna Cotta
  • Melon Sorbet

    What you need: • 1 pound, 5 ounces diced melon • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice • 1 cup sugar What you do: • Place the melon in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. • Add the lemon juice and sugar and process for another 30 seconds. • Place the… [Continue Reading]

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    Melon Sorbet
  • Garlic Toast

    What you need: • 1 loaf whole French bread (sliced diagonally) • 1 stick butter • 1/4 cup olive oil • 2 teaspoon finely minced garlic • 1/2 teaspoon paprika • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt • 1 tablespoon basil • 1 teaspoon Parsley What you do: • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. • In… [Continue Reading]

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    Garlic Toast
  • Apple Peach Cobbler

    Ingredients: • 4 cups peeled and thinly sliced peaches • 2 apples, peeled and thinly sliced • 1/3 cup sugar • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1 tablespoon sugar • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 2 TB spoon cold butter • 3/4 cup whole… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Peach Cobbler
  • Egg McMuffin

    Ingredients: • 1 large egg • 1 English muffin • 1 slice Canadian bacon • 1 slice Cheddar cheese ( McDonald’s  is using American cheese but we like it with Cheddar) • butter • cooking spray Directions: • Preheat an electric griddle to 375 degrees. • Toast your English muffin by laying both sides face down on the… [Continue Reading]

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    Egg McMuffin
  • Sautéed Mushrooms

    What you need: • 3 green onions with tops, chopped • 3 TB spoons olive oil • 1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced • 1/4 cup dry white wine • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce What you do: • Sauté green onion in oil until tender. • Stir… [Continue Reading]

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    Sautéed Mushrooms
  • Sugar Cookie Icing

    What you need: • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar • 5 teaspoons milk • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract What you do: • In a small bowl, stir together confectioners’ sugar and milk until smooth. • Beat in corn syrup and almond extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If icing is… [Continue Reading]

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    Sugar Cookie Icing
  • Lamb Burger

    Ingredients: • 1 lb ground lamb • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 1/2 teaspoon cumin • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • 4 hamburger buns • 1/3 cups crumbled feta cheese • arugula Directions: • Combine lamb, salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder and onion powder. • Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick… [Continue Reading]

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    Lamb Burger
  • Easy Lobster Bisque

    Ingredients: • 2 cups half and half • 1 cup sherry • 1 cup water • 2 teaspoons spoon Lobster Base • 3 TB spoons flour • 2 TB spoons tomato paste • 1/4 teaspoon paprika • 1 cup cooked lobster, minced Directions: • In a pot mix together half and half, sherry, water, lobster… [Continue Reading]

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    Easy Lobster Bisque
  • Shurpa

    Ingredients: • 2 lb lamb or pork spare ribs • 1 lb onion, chopped • 1 lb carrots, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes • 1 green pepper, chopped • 2 teaspoons salt • 1 teaspoon cumin • 1/2 teaspoon coriander • 1 TB spoon fresh basil, chopped •… [Continue Reading]

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    Shurpa