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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Día de Muertos, 2019 in Mexico

Some photos of celebration this year Día de Muertos, from mi casa, Xcaret and Playa streets Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They...
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Baked Chicken with Potatoes

Tender, juicy chicken with garlicky potatoes, so delicious! I really loved the potatoes in this dish, because it gets some fat drippings from the chicken while it's cooking in the oven. The recipe itself is also quick and easy. By the way, don't forget to brush the chicken and potatoes with the mayonnaise, after baking them the potatoes will...
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Ricotta Ravioli with Yolk and Sage Almond Butter

Recipe for the pasta dough is so easy: for 2 cups of flour you will need 3 eggs. Also we are using a KitchenAid for the dough and pasta. For the ravioli this time I used Ricotta cheese, 1 egg, grated parmesan, parsley, salt, pepper and little bit of garlic powder; mix everything, and the main thing is that...
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Cherry Jam with Pits / Pitted Cherry Jam

Here are 2 recipes of cherry jam, one cherry jam includes the cherry pits, another is pitted cherry jam. Both are so tasty and really easy to make. This time I bought lots of sweet black cherries from a farm, they are so big and delicious. We ate them a lot, some of them I put in the frizzier,...
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