I am typically the girl that has all my 10 main entree’s picked out weeks ahead of my holiday party. But when it comes to the side dishes…I always procrastinate…This year we are not letting that happen.
Borsch… Borscht and its recipe is to Russian and Ukranian culture as hamburgers and fries are to American culture. It’s a dish that is so quintessential Russian that when I tell people I’m Russian, they say, “So did you eat a lot of Borscht when you were growing up?” and unfortunately my answer is, “No.”
Nine weeks ago, I vowed to never look back. Nine weeks ago, I promised to just keep going. Nine weeks ago, I convinced myself that I will power through. And I have.
Hard boiled eggs…everyone loves them but peeling them is a different story. Before you get all worried about tiny pieces of cracked shell jammed under your fingernails…STOP. Because I have a sure fire way to get you egg happy and peel free!
Every spring, I am mesmerized by the colorful tulips blossoming around the city in the early days of May. While I day dream of running freely through fields of colorful flowers, I fail to remember the Mother’s Day holiday creeping up. And every year I find myself scrambling to put together a thoughtful but very…
A perfect sandwich for any time of day! Crispy ciabatta roll slathered in my homemade pesto and with a marinated pesto chicken breast to match! Add in some fresh tomatoes and mozzarella and we have ourselves a winner! Years ago, I used to run a huge upscale cafeteria that serviced over 3000 people a day….
One of the hardest jobs as a chef or as a mom for that matter, is coming up with leftovers ideas. By the end of the week, I am bombarded with leftover veggies, meats and potatoes. And it is my job as the economical wife and frugal chef to come up with a solution for…
Welcome to another installment of knife skills. Today we are going to discuss how to slice or dice (cube) a tomato.