International Recipes

Arancini di Riso

Arancini di Riso

Arancini di Riso is the Sicilian street food of golden, fried balls of creamy, cheesy risotto filled with a zesty ragu of beef and peas. They’re addictive and possibly the ultimate comfort food.  Serve them with a side of your favorite marinara sauce. All About Read More..

Irish Bangers And Mash

Irish Bangers And Mash

Irish Bangers And Mash is the kind of belly-warming comfort food that makes St. Patrick’s Day something to look forward to!  Sausages in a caramelized onion and Guinness gravy are served over fluffy mashed potatoes, with a side of garlicky sauteed peas to combine all Read More..

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread

Dutch oven Irish Soda Bread makes the perfect St. Patrick’s Day breakfast.  With only six ingredients and one hour, you can make this tender, delicious loaf.  Serve it warm with butter and jam for a treat your whole family will love.  It’s also amazing with Read More..

Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

Drunken Noodles are spicy Thai street food that pairs perfectly with an icy cocktail or beer. The fresh veggies, lean chicken, and gluten-free rice noodles are tossed in a sweet and spicy sauce for a meal that’s better than takeout and healthier too. Did you Read More..

Baked Italian Meatballs

Baked Italian Meatballs

These baked Italian meatballs will remind you of Sunday dinner at Nonna’s house. They’re tender, full of flavor, and baked before being covered in tomato sauce. This is a baked version of Steve Martorano’s meatball recipe.  I like to serve the meatballs with Prosciutto, Pear, Read More..

Involtini Di Melanzane

Involtini Di Melanzane

Involtini di Melanzane, or eggplant rollatini, is a savory dish of sliced, fried eggplant that is wrapped around a cheesy filling and baked in a fresh, homemade marinara sauce.  It makes for a great first course or light dinner.  It’s also a great vegetarian meal Read More..

Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

This Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup is a flavorful and healthy meal that’s warm, comforting, and satisfying.  Pair this vegetarian soup with a salad and crusty bread for a healthy dinner that your family will love. I love a meal that has no meat Read More..

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding is an indulgent, moist, date-infused sponge cake and covered in a rich toffee sauce.  It’s an impressive dessert that’s easy to make.  It’s sure to become a family favorite. How many times have you sung “We Wish You A Merry Read More..

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

It’s that time of year when we can begin sipping on cool, creamy eggnog in pretty little cups and celebrate the decadence and beauty of the holiday season.  My Boozy Jamaican Eggnog is thick, rich, and delicious.  It’s made with both Jamaican rum and bourbon, Read More..

German Chicken Schnitzel

German Chicken Schnitzel

German chicken schnitzel is an easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly dish that’s perfect for your Octoberfest celebrations or a weeknight meal. Grab your stein of Hofbrau and serve the schnitzel with a fresh Israeli Salad, Parslied German Spaetzel In Brown Butter Sauce, Easy Sugar Snap Peas, and Pumpkin Read More..

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, Parslied German Spaetzle in Brown Butter Sauce is a delicious side dish that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats. My favorite way to serve the spaetzles is with Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs, Sauteed Haricot Verts, Sweet And Read More..

Russian Breakfast Cheesecakes (Syrniki)

Russian Breakfast Cheesecakes (Syrniki)

Who doesn’t like a dessert for breakfast?  Now you can and without the guilt.  This Russian Breakfast Casserole also known as Syrniki (seer-nee-kee) is pillowy, subtly sweet, and delicious with fresh fruit and coffee.  It’s a perfect dish for breakfast or brunch.  In Russia, it is Read More..

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

This spicy grilled jerk chicken is made with a spicy/sweet marinade and then grilled to tender, flavorful perfection. I like to serve this with a French White Bean Salad and Southern-style Coleslaw to cut the heat of the chicken.  If you like dipping sauces, this Read More..

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche is a cool, fresh, and delicious meal for the dog days of summer.  Lightly poached shrimp takes the worry out of eating raw seafood and the citrus juices, fresh veggies, and punch of cilantro and jalapeno make this dish a family favorite. Read More..

PANZANELLA SALAD

PANZANELLA SALAD

This super simple Panzanella salad is sure to become a family favorite.  With crunchy, homemade croutons, fresh vegetables, and a delicious Italian dressing, this healthy salad makes a great start to a meal or a light lunch. I love serving this salad as part of Read More..