Super Bowl

Bring sports bar favorites to your home, just add friends and your favorite game and let the fun begin!

What’s in season

Pomegranates have been enjoyed for thousands of years and are a symbol of hope and abundance in many cultures.

January 31 st marked as ‘birthday’ of Russian Vodka.

 

It was on this day in 1865, the famous chemist Dmitri Mendeleev defended his doctoral dissertation “On the connection of alcohol with water”.

Peking Duck

Peking duck is one of the most famous of Chinese dishes. The duck is rubbed with honey and baked in a special oven, usually served with steamed pancakes (or ‘mandarin’ pancakes), spring onions, cucumber sticks and sweet bean sauce (Tianmianjiang which can be replaced by Hoisin sauce). There are many recipes for Peking duck, some are easy and some are not, which can make it intimidating to prepare.

Need to escape the chill of winter? Warm up your days with these tasty winter dishes!

What’s in season

Try one of these tasty recipe ideas using oranges.

Potato Latkes

Celebrate Hanukkah (December 2-10) with a traditional classic! These crispy potato pancakes are a welcome dish all year.

Lemons

If there’s one fruit you should always have on hand, it’s lemons. From their zest to their juice, they enhance so many recipes and make everything a little brighter!

Breakfast

Whether it’s a special occasion, or just the weekend, one of these breakfast ideas will be the best part of waking up!

Slow cooker (crock pot)

Slow cooking allows flavors to steep and blend together. It circulates heat and liquid so food stays moist.

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a simple, green Mexican sauce made from tomatillos (they originate from Mexico, the taste is tart and vibrant. They are eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes, particularly salsa verde). A really authentic, full-of-flavor salsa, perfect with chips, eggs, quesadillas, enchiladas, chicharrónes, or as a topping for carne asada tacos. Great for dinner, any...
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Pork Tajine with Sweet Potatoes

Tender juicy meat with aromatic sweet potatoes, herbs, spices, and a flavorful sauce; perfect to serve with couscous as well! Food cooked in a tajine gives it a unique taste, and everything you cook in it turns out very tender and juicy due to the aromatic steam. This tasty pork with sweet potatoes dish can be served directly...
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