Cooking With Cast Iron

Cast iron is a material used for cooking, ages before the dawn of Teflon, ceramic or aluminum pans. Traditionally cast iron cauldrons were used over a fire to cook meals. As the use of a stove became more popular, skillets formed with a flat bottom were made to be used atop a stove. When used,…

Karbanatky – Fried Meat Patties

Tender ground meat mixed with fresh marjoram and garlic. Seasoned with fennel, crushed red pepper and chili powder. Pressed into patties, and coated in in bread crumbs before they’re pan fried. Traditionally served with mashed potatoes, fries or potato salad. The Karbantaky featured here are served over a bed of Halusky potato dumplings and a…

Halušky Potato Dumplings

Potato dumplings, sauerkraut, sausage, bacon and goat cheese. Topped with sour cream and parsley. One of our friends had a birthday party yesterday. The instructions in the invitation were very specific to include the request of no “healthy food.” After all, why would you want to munch on carrot sticks and celery on your birthday!?!…

Leftover Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Creamy turkey broth soup with a wild rice mix and shredded carrot. Have a leftover turkey or chicken carcass after your holiday feast? Don’t throw it out! When life gives you a bones, make soup. HAHA Print Recipe Leftover Turkey & Wild Rice Soup Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 1.5 Hours Servings Cups Ingredients…

Paleo Chicken Parmesan

A Paelo, gluten free version of chicken Parmesan. Tender chicken breast with a crisp almond & Parmesan crusted outer layer. Topped with flavorful Pomi tomatoes and fresh buffalo mozzarella. A meal that will seem like a guilty pleasure. Print Recipe Paleo Chicken Parmesan Prep Time 20 Minutes Cook Time 15 Minutes Servings Servings Ingredients 2…

Curried Pumpkin Pie

A pumpkin pie for those who are not a fan of pumpkin spice. Made with coconut cream instead of evaporated milk, and seasoned with curry turmeric and coriander instead of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice. The handmade crust is flaky, much like a croissant and hugs the pumpkin custard, to balance its sweetness. Print…

Cranberry Blue Cheese Ball

Dried cranberries and shredded apple, folded into a mixture of blue, cream and goat cheeses, then wrapped in a blanket of chopped walnuts. Soft and creamy in texture, making it easily spreadable on a cracker. Print Recipe Cranberry Blue Cheese Ball Prep Time 20 Minutes Passive Time 1 Hour Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Ounces Goat…

Fall Harvest Stuffing

Squash, cranberries, cheese, turkey, and sage, OH MY! This killer combo features Reese’s herb seasoned croutons and Knorr chicken bouillon. Stuff inside of a squash as I have, inside your turkey or in a baking dish. I used red kuri and kabocha squash, however butternut and acorn have a similarly rich buttery taste to them,…

Mixed Vegetable Artichoke Dip

Letting Knorr, Reese, and Hellmann’s handle the side dish for this party. Knorr’s vegetable recipe mix makes this dish a snap. Mixed with the quality of Hellman’s mayonnaise and Reese artichoke hearts, this dip is a guaranteed show stopper, with prolonged applause. Print Recipe Artichoke Dip Prep Time 15 Minutes Cook Time 20 Minutes Servings…

Thai Pumpkin Curry

It’s that time of year again, when you can enjoy pumpkin curry from fresh pumpkins.  A great seasonal dish!  A balance of sweet and spicy with a great flavor of fresh basil.  If you aren’t a fan of pumpkin anything, this will change your mind! Print Recipe Thai Pumpkin Curry Servings Ingredients 1 Can Pumpkin…

Mummy Garlic Knots

Buttery garlic dough wrapped mummies basted with butter and baked in tomato sauce. Make a double batch, because these go fast! Use store bought pizza dough for a quick, easy and Halloween themed snack, or make the dough from scratch, you decide. Print Recipe Mummy Garlic Knots Prep Time 15 Minutes Cook Time 30 Minutes…

Sweet Potato Crumble

Savory Sweet potatoes tossed with rosemary, bacon, butter and brown sugar, before it’s topped with a cracker crumble and baked. A great balance of sweet and savory, with a crunchy finish. The potatoes are sliced and layered evenly, then baked with the perfect amount of added moisture, so that they caramelize and don’t turn mushy….

Garlic and Herb Cracker Stuffing

This stuffing is a meal in and of itself. Hearty and full of flavor. It pairs perfectly with cranberry, turkey, and gravy, making it a great addition to your next Thanksgiving feast. Garlic and herb seasoned crackers, mushrooms, onions, sausage, sliced baguette, and Parmesan cheese tossed together with vegetable broth and sour cream to add…

Bacon & Jalapeño Cheddar Cheese Ball

A fun spin on a classic, this jalapeño cheddar dip is shaped into a pumpkin for fall. Creamy and spreadable on a cracker, this cheese ball is a perfect blend of bacon, cheddar and jalapeño. The use of paprika, garlic and turmeric give the cheese a distinctive orange color, and a bold smoky flavor. Print…

Sylvia’s Air-Fried Salmon

Make Sylvia’s fried fish from the comfort of your own home, without a trip to Harlem. Instead of frying the fish in oil, use the air-fryer or oven to bake the fish to crispy perfection. A healthy alternative, without sacrificing the cravable taste and texture of traditional fried fish . Serve it with homemade fennel…

Creamy Garlic Chicken With Arugula Pesto

Chicken Breast basted with sun dried tomato infused oil and pan seared, sauteed peppers and onions all tossed together in a creamy garlic sauce, and garnished with arugula pesto. Great served over a bed of noodles, rice or eaten as is. Print Recipe Creamy Garlic Chicken With Arugula Pesto Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time…