Pinto Chili Con Carne

Dried Pinto beans slow cooked until soft in a mixture of sautéed ground beef, anaheim peppers, onions tomatoes and garlic, then seasoned with fresh cilantro, cumin, chili powder,cayenne pepper, salt and brown sugar. A touch of sweetness to complement the spice. Top with fresh cilantro, cheese and sour cream. Print Recipe Pinto Chili Con Carne…

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!?!…

Three Cheese, Spinach and Basil Manicotti

Tender pasta sleeves filled with spinach basil, mozzarella, parmesan and ricotta cheeses . Topped with a fresh basil and whole cherry tomato sauce, then baked to infuse all the flavors. This recipe is a cheese lover’s dream. Print Recipe Three Cheese, Spinach and Basil Manicotti Servings Ingredients 1 Jar Sacla Tomato and Basil Sauce2 Cups…

Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti tossed in a white garlic sauce with bacon bits, fresh basil, spinach, provolone and parmesan cheeses. Baked in the oven and served by the slice. Baked spaghetti is a fun and convenient way to serve a crowd. Print Recipe Spaghetti Pie Cuisine Italian Keyword Featured Servings People Ingredients 1 1/2 Cup Whole Milk8 oz…

Grilled Zucchini Over Arugula Pesto Orzo

Orzo al dente tossed in an arugula pesto and topped with grilled zucchini and onions. Perfect side for your next back yard barbecue. To save time and energy in a time pinch, store bought pesto may also be used to replace the pesto used here. Recipe attached produces 2 cups of pesto. Only half of…

Lemon Arugula Pesto

Bold and peppery arugula blended with fresh basil, lemon, and pecans to balance the flavors. This recipe is great on steaks, served over roasted chicken, poached salmon, or tossed with your favorite pasta. Print Recipe Lemon Arugula Pesto Cuisine Italian Keyword Featured Servings Cups Ingredients 5 oz Fresh Arugula4 oz Pkg Fresh Basil -Remove Stems…

Artichoke Chicken Piccata

Print Recipe Artichoke Chicken Piccata Course Main Dish Prep Time 5 Minutes Cook Time 30 Minutes Servings Ingredients 2 Butterflied Chicken Breasts2 Tablespoons Flour Additional For Dredging4 Tablespoons Butter½ Cup White Wine Pinot Gris Works Best1 Cup Chicken Stock2 Tablespoons Reese Capers Drained and Rinsed¼ Cup Reese Marinated Artichokes chopped2 Cloves Garlic1 Tablespoon Lemon JuiceSalt…

Lemon Caper Pasta

DaVinci spaghetti intertwined with zucchini noodles, and tossed in a lemon and caper cream sauce. Print Recipe Lemon Caper Pasta Servings Ingredients 8 Ounces Da Vinci Spaghetti Noodles3 Spiralized Zucchini1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice1 Tablespoon Butter2 Cloves Garlic Minced2 Tablespoons Brined Reese Capers Rinsed Servings Ingredients 8 Ounces Da…

Isreali chimichurri

This healthy and flavorful sauce complements any meat. A cilantro and parsley base with a slight taste of mint, basil and tart from lemon. Chimichurri uses vinegar, but the added lemon gives the sauce a fresh and bold flavor. I call this Israeli chimichurri because I don’t actually know the name of this sauce. Chimichurri…

Roasted Carrot Hummus

A chickpea hummus accompanied by the rich flavor of roasted garlic and carrots. A great starter that will taste so good, it might end up as your meal, when you realize you ate the whole bowl. Print Recipe Roasted Carrot Hummus Servings Servings Ingredients 15 Ounce Can Chickpeas (Also Known as Garbanzo Beans)2 Whole Carrots…

Shredded Beef Tamale Bowls

All the wonderful flavors of tamales without the hassle.  Chuck roast, Slow cooked in a puree of peppers, onions, garlic and cilantro until it falls apart in the pan.   Served on a bed of creamy masa corn. Print Recipe Shredded Beef Tamale Bowls Prep Time 20 Cook Time 5 Hours Servings Servings Ingredients Shredded Beef…