• Rosemary Leg of Lamb

    Ingredients: • 1 leg of lamb, bone in (about 6 to 7 1/2 pounds) • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice • 8 cloves garlic, minced • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves • 1 TB spoon salt • 2 teaspoons black pepper Directions: • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. • Rub the lamb all over with the lemon… [Continue Reading]

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    Rosemary Leg of Lamb
  • Meatless Lasagna

    Ingredients: •  2 lb mushrooms, sliced • 1/2 cup olive oil • 1/2 cup minced onion • 2 cloves garlic • 1 (28 oz) crushed tomatoes • 2 (6.5 oz) cans tomato sauce • 1/2 cup red wine • 2 TB spoons sugar • 1 teaspoon oregano • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves • 2… [Continue Reading]

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    Meatless Lasagna
  • Chanahi with Beans

    What you need: •2 lb  pork, cut into 1 inch cubes • 1(15.5oz)  can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed • 2 carrots, cut • 2 onions, chopped • 6 cloves garlic, crached • 1 1/2  lb  potatoes, cut into cubes • 4 bay leaves • 3/4 cup  white wine • 3 tablespoons tomato paste •… [Continue Reading]

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    Chanahi with Beans
  • Roasted Portobello Caps

    Ingredients: • 4 large portobello mushrooms, stems removed and reserved • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided • Freshly ground pepper to taste • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Directions: • Preheat oven to 450°F. • Coat a rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan with cooking spray. • Place mushroom… [Continue Reading]

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    Roasted Portobello Caps
  • Shortbread Cookies

    A.K.A. Robot Eye Cookies What you need: • 1 cup softened butter • 2/3 cup granulated sugar • 1/3 cup cocoa powder • 2 cups flour • 6 tablespoons milk What you do: • Set the oven to 350 degrees F. • Sift 1cup flour into the mixing bowl. • Stir in 1/3 cup sugar.… [Continue Reading]

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    Shortbread Cookies
  • Banana Pudding

    Ingredients: • 2/3 cup sugar • 3 eggs • dash of salt • 2 TB spoons cornstarch • 2 cups milk • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 3 ripe bananas • 20 vanilla wafers Directions: • Mix sugar and eggs together. • Add salt, cornstarch, and milk. • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly;… [Continue Reading]

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    Banana Pudding
  • Baked French Fries

    What you need: • 3 large baking potatoes • 3 tablespoons olive oil • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder What you do: • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. • Cut potato into wedges. • Mix olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder and onion powder together.… [Continue Reading]

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    Baked French Fries
  • Strawberry Sorbet

    Ingredients: • 1 lb fresh strawberries • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice • 2 cups milk • 1/2 cup sugar Directions: • Puree strawberries in the blender. • Add sugar, milk, and lemon juice. • Blend well. • Pour the strawberry mix into a container and refrigerate for 1 hour. • After 1 hour place… [Continue Reading]

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    Strawberry Sorbet
  • European Hot Chocolate

    Ingredients: • 2 1/3 cup milk • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate • 1 teaspoon corn starch Directions: • Dissolve corn starch in 1/3 cup milk. Set aside. • Heat 2 cups of milk in a medium-sized saucepan. • Once the milk is warm, whisk in the chocolate, stirring until melted and steaming hot. • Add the starch mixture… [Continue Reading]

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    European Hot Chocolate
  • Russian Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Bites

    What you need: Filling • 1lb ricotta cheese • 6 TB spoon unsalted butter •  2.5 oz sugar • ¼ teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon vanilla Coating • 24 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped • 3 TB spoons unsalted butter What you do: • Melt butter. • Add ricotta cheese, sugar, salt and vanilla. • Mix.… [Continue Reading]

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    Russian Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Bites
  • Caffè Latte

    Ingredients: • 1 cup milk • 3/4 cup hot freshly brewed dark roast espresso coffee Directions: • Heat milk in a saucepan set over medium-low heat. • Whisk briskly with a wire whisk to create foam. • Brew espresso and pour into 2 cups. • Pour in milk, holding back the foam with a spoon. • Spoon… [Continue Reading]

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    Caffè Latte
  • Buttered Baby Carrots

    What you need: •1 package baby carrots • Water to cover • 2 Tbsp. Butter • salt and pepper to taste What you do: •  Place carrots in saucepan and add water to cover by 1/2″. • Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat to medium and simmer carrots for 3-6 minutes until… [Continue Reading]

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    Buttered Baby Carrots
  • 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
  • Navy Macaroni – Макароны по-флотски

    Ingredients: • • 1 lb lean ground beef • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 1 tablespoon oil • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onions • 3 cloves garlic, crashed • 1/4 lb small  macaroni, cooked • 1/2 cup beef broth What you do: • Season the beef with the salt and pepper. • In a large cast iron… [Continue Reading]

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    Navy Macaroni – Макароны по-флотски
  • Spinach Pie

    Ingredients: •  1 lb. spinach, chopped (you can substitute frozen, thawed well) • 1/2 cup olive oil • 1  onion, diced • 2 bunches green onions, diced (incl. 4 inches green) • 1/2 cup fresh dill, chopped (substitute 3 tbsp. dried) • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste… [Continue Reading]

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    Spinach Pie
  • Next Day Turkey Soup

    What you need: • 2 quarts water • 1 turkey carcass, all meat removed • 1 onion, halved • 1 carrot, halved lengthwise, plus 4 carrot, minced • 1 whole stalk celery, plus 1 more stalk, minced • 5 bay leaves • 2 leeks, cleaned and chopped • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 clove… [Continue Reading]

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    Next Day Turkey Soup
  • Perfect Mashed Potatoes

    Ingredients: • 1 lb potatoes, peeled • 2 TB spoons butter, softened • 1 egg yolk • 1/8 cup cream, hot • salt Directions: • Bring a pot of water to a healthy simmer. • Add the potatoes and salt to the water. • The water should just cover the potatoes. • Bring to a… [Continue Reading]

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    Perfect Mashed Potatoes
  • Caramel Apple Pie

    Ingredients: • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie • 1/2 cup unsalted butter • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1/4 cup water • 1/2 cup white sugar • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar • 6 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced Directions: • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. • Melt… [Continue Reading]

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    Caramel Apple Pie