Refried Beans

Cranberry beans creamy rich flavor make for the perfect refried beans, giving a boost to any Mexican dish. Add it to your tacos, as a base for your breakfast tostada, or as a side to accompany Spanish rice. Making refried beans from dried beans is far easier than you would think! Soaked in water for…

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…

Borscht

Beet soup with a beef base. Sauteed onions, grated carrots, chunks of cabbage and potato make this soup a healthy, hardy meal. Add a dollop of sour cream, and garnish with fresh dill. This Recipe is adapted and formulated from the flavor profile of a variety of personal samplings. Created to highlight the flavors I…

Beet Pickled Eggs

Beautifully Vibrant Pink Boiled eggs, Pickled with Beets to give them their color and amazing flavor. The beets are boiled, then pickled in a vinegar solution with fresh dill, garlic and a little bit of sugar to cut the acidic flavor of the vinegar. Pickling Eggs before making deviled eggs is a great way to…

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 Keyword Bone Soup, Creamy Soups, Fall Food, Food Photography, Leftover Turkey,…

Paleo Chicken Parmesan

A Paleo, 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 Keyword Alternative Flour, Cast-iron, Cheese, Chicken Parmesan, Food Photography, Food Styling, Gluten-free,…

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,…

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 Keyword American Thai…

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 Keyword Appetizers, Bread, Bread Sticks, Fun Halloween Food,…

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…

Baked Cauliflower Po’Boy

Crispy baked cauliflower bites served in a hoagie roll with fresh lettuce and tomatoes, topped with a spicy buttermilk dressing. A great meatless option for your next meatless Monday menu. These crispy cauliflower morsels have the taste and texture of popcorn shrimp or chicken that you would find in a traditional po’boy, but with a…

Pear Butter

Sweet ripe pears, seasoned with ground clove and cinnamon. Stewed in its own juices and a little brown and white sugar for added sweetness. Pear Butter gets its name because it’s creamy, whipped texture resembles that of butter.  Pear butter, is much like jams and jellies, but with less sugar and the absence of pectin….

Cheddar Broccoli and Butternut Soup

Better than traditional broccoli cheddar soup.  A healthy and hearty helping of vegetables in addition to the wonderfully creamy and cheesy taste you love.  cheddar and butternut squash are a match made in heaven! If it weren’t for the broccoli, you would never guess vegetables were used to thicken the soup instead of roux Print…

Caramel Apple Pie

A delicious pie filled with caramelized apples and cinnamon. The perfect pie crust brushed with pie filling and baked, making the crust as irresistible as its filling. This recipe has evolved with each pie i’ve made, making it a tried and true recipe, and the only apple pie you will ever want to make in…

Chicken Paprikas

A simple but tasty chicken base soup, with onions, hearty dumplings and tender chunks of chicken. Seasoned with sweet Hungarian paprika and crushed black pepper.  Don’t forget to add a touch of sour cream! I was introduced to this dish and instantly fell in love.  I adore how simple it is to make, and the…