Whole roasted chicken can be a simple, elegant, and satisfying family meal that requires few ingredients and couldn’t be easier. I will show you how to use the drippings from the chicken to make a gravy, the perfect accompaniment to any roasted meat. All you need is a chicken, a few vegetables, and you are… Continue reading →
The classic cheese soufflé. Commonly seen at bistros and cafes everywhere, you can serve this French baked egg and cheese dish as the main course or a side for any meal of the day. Elegant, simple, and delicious, you can certainly impress with a well-baked soufflé. There are several imperative things to know when making… Continue reading →
If you are looking for a cookie recipe that might be a little different but yet simple and delicious, this is a great choice. Biscotti da tè is an Italian light butter cookie served with fresh berry or fruit preserves and is excellent with coffee, or as the name implies, tea. There are several variations… Continue reading →
Cheese enchiladas are a classic Mexican dish that can be very quick and easy using prepared sauce and tortillas, or it can be a standout dish when made from scratch. If you are used to using store-bought tortillas and sauce, this will be a significant improvement from that. I’ll show you how to make the… Continue reading →
Have you ever wondered what could make a ham & cheese sandwich better? Béchamel can do that. The Croque Monsieur is the classic French café sandwich that is just that: Crunchy, buttery, cheesy, and a bit extravagant ham and cheese sandwich toasted to perfection. Caramelized cheese on top, melted cheese and ham with a rich… Continue reading →
Everybody is familiar with the classic spaghetti and tomato sauce. What can you do if you want something a little more extravagant? Add béchamel and provolone and bake until golden brown. Simply delicious. Béchamel is one of the five French mother sauces that is of Italian origin. This creamy, buttery sauce adds depth and flavor… Continue reading →
Curried Eggs with Rice is a classic Indian dish with many regional variations and has been around for ages. A great way to take a few simple ingredients and make them delicious and healthy without being boring. The eggs go very well with the curry and rice and together make a complete meal on its… Continue reading →
These ribs are juicy, tender, and have a delicious dry-rub crust that may be a nice surprise if you are accustomed to having ribs with a sauce. Spare ribs have been around the barbecue scene for generations and also affordable compared to other meats. I like to cut the ribs into serving-size pieces before roasting,… Continue reading →
The Ploughman’s Sandwich is a classic sandwich that originates from England and has been in existence for at least two centuries. It is composed of basic and staple ingredients that are easy, cheap, and nutritional and created for a farmer’s and laborer’s lunch. A great sandwich that has stood the test of time and still… Continue reading →
These cheese wafers have a crispy texture and savory flavor and make a perfect appetizer, snack, or addition to the charcuterie board. You will love how easy these are to make plus you only need a few ingredients and a great alternative to the store-bought processed cheese crackers. Give these a try, you won’t be… Continue reading →
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