Tag Archives: main course

PERFECT PORK SCHNITZEL

  Recently, my mom bought fresh pork from a local farmer. She shared it with me. My first reaction was like “What? No, thank you!” “I have no clue how to deal with farm fresh-meat.” You know, when you buy meat at the store, it has a perfect color, its clean, and it looks good, only we forget… Continue reading »

CURRY CHICKEN AND CAULIFLOWER

  This Curry and Cauliflower Chicken is a perfect comfort food that I crave so much, especially when its cold outside. This clean eating gluten free recipe is now on a regular menu rotation in our house. Its quick, its easy, its comforting, its filling, its guilt free. Between holiday parties and birthday celebrations there… Continue reading »

ZUCCHINI PANCAKES

  Zucchini pancakes are very well known and loved in every Easter European home. This was the very first thing that I’ve learnt to cook. Back in Ukraine, at school we used to have a Meal Management class just for girls, and even though there were many deficits in a country, zucchinis were always available…. Continue reading »

BAKED MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE

This Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe is so awesome. My kids have been asking me to make it for some time now. I have some easy Kraft Mac’n’Cheese boxes in my pantry, but after learning to pay attention to the ingredients, I really hesitated to feed this stuff to my kids. The boxed macaroni and… Continue reading »

ASIAN STYLE BUFFALO WINGS

Buffalo wings are among my family’s favorite finger foods. My hubby and kids can munch on these non-stop. I used to buy fully cooked wings in a big bag, pop them in the oven to reheat, and served it to my family as a treat on weekends or on “lazy” days. That was until I… Continue reading »

THANKSGIVING TURKEY RECIPE

Thanksgiving is a very special time for my family. Many years ago, our parents landed in America as immigrants, seeking freedom and hoping for better lives. Leaving behind everything that they had, and starting a new life wasn’t easy. One of the challenging changes, of course, was language barrier, that prevented them from getting good… Continue reading »

MEAT TURNOVERS (CHEBUREKI)

This is a recipe of an easy version of traditional and very nostalgic Slavic Meat Turnovers that are also called Chebureki. Those of you who have ever lived or visited any Slavic countries would definitely remember train terminals, and amazing smell of freshly made Chebureki. Crispy on the outside, juicy meat on the inside, made… Continue reading »

PAN ROASTED SALMON WITH CHERRY RELISH

While grocery shopping at my local grocery store, I stopped by seafood counter to get some salmon for dinner, and automatically grabbed a recipe card from the counter. I’m always on a look out for good recipes, especially the ones with seasonal ingredients, and are quick to prepare and healthy at the same time. In summer… Continue reading »

CHICKEN CHOW MEIN

I don’t know much about Asian cuisine, but I like few things that I tried in Asian Buffets, and attempting to re-create them at home. Chicken Chow Mein is a simple quick dish that anyone can put together. Vegetables of your choice can be chopped ahead of time. Chicken can be substituted with steak. It is… Continue reading »

FLANK STEAK ROLL WITH MUSHROOMS

This Flank Steak Roll with Mushrooms might look fancy, but it is easy enough to make for a weeknight dinner. In my busy everyday routine, I usually try to avoid time-consuming recipes, I’m sure you do too. But good food doesn’t always mean it is time-consuming. With the hands-on time about 20 minutes, and the rest is done in the… Continue reading »

MEATLOAF

Winter is here. Most of all in winter people need energy. This is exactly why its a must to have a good variety of healthy, nutritious, hot food on our tables. This Meatloaf is perfect for casual as well as formal dinners. It can be served hot or cold. And best of all, it can be… Continue reading »