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Stuffed Chile Rellenos

Chile rellenos is Mexican dish originating from the city of Puebla. The dish is made from fresh poblano peppers fire roasted then stuffed with meat or cheese, coated with eggs and fried in oil. Usually its served with a tomato salsa. I made chiles rellenos for the first time and definitely they are one of my favorite Mexican dishes! More photos   Read more

Spooky Meatballs

Great fun dish for a Halloween! My kids had so much fun decorating their own Spooky Meatballs. Meatballs turned out juicy, tender with a nice smoked flavor because of the bacon. In this recipe I used  Pecorino Romano cheese, but you can use any other  firm cheese. And instead of ground beef you can use chicken or turkey, depending...
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Irish beef goulash

March 17 - a day when everyone can feel a little Irish! Parties, get-together, and family dinners wouldn't be complete without corned beef and cabbage, vegetables and traditional Irish and Irish-American dishes. In Irish cuisine you can always find healthy recipes with fresh simple ingredients and goulash is one of them. Goulash is a soup or stew made of...
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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Now when it's getting colder and windy outside, this soup is a great idea for your lunch or dinner. Even my kids like to eat this soup. I love how this chicken tortilla soup is both easy to make and satisfying. If you like spicy soup, add jalapeno to the vegetables. True comfort food! (more…)...
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Whole Chicken in Crockpot

I am always looking for new crockpot recipes. This time I cooked a whole chicken which turned out juicy, tender and flavorful. The meat easily came off the bones and all  you need to do is put the chicken in the crockpot and cover with spices, turn on the crockpot and wait. Serve the chicken with rice, mashed...
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Chicken Breast with Mushroom Sauce

Very tasty and tender chicken with creamy mushroom sauce. The dish can be served with potatoes, pasta, rice or vegetables. It's good to add dried herbs to the flour such as parsley, oregano or a mix of Italian herbs to give it additional flavor. Sherry can be replaced with a dry white wine....
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Tomato Cream Soup with Toast

A classic combo that's perfect for cool and snowy weather! Endless varieties but this is the latest I did and it was my favorite. Add a bit of cayenne pepper to give it a sharper flavor, it all depends on how spicy you like it. If you are vegetarian you can use vegetable broth instead of chicken....
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