Avocado Shake

Avocado Shake Recipe

Avocado Shake is so subtle and very addictive – I love avocados!  Like most Americans, I had only used them in savory dishes, and a shake made with avocados sounded … Continued

Bachelor Style Enchilada

Bachelor Style Enchiladas Recipe

Bachelor Style Enchiladas are definitely are good.  They are also quick, easy, and do not mess up every pot in the kitchen.  I know there are a lot of men … Continued

Bacon Tomato Pizza

Bacon Tomato Pizza Recipe

  Bacon Tomato Pizza is a wonderful and unusual pizza recipe. Eating this pizza will remind you of a B.L.T. sandwich.  I like to make this pizza in the summer when … Continued

Bagna Cauda

Bagna Cauda Recipe

Bagna Cauda was originally a very simple dish, often thrown together as a morning snack for Italian vineyard workers in midwinter.  It has since moved into the realm of the … Continued

Baked Eggs in Tortilla Shells

Baked Eggs and Spicy Black Beans in Tortilla Cups Recipe

Baked Eggs and Spicy Black Beans in Tortilla Cups are a very easy and healthy Mexican-style breakfast to prepare for one, two, or even a crowd of people.  You could … Continued

Baked Truffled Brie

Baked Truffled Brie En Croute Recipe

This Baked Truffled Brie En Croute Recipe makes a beautiful and delicious appetizer to serve at your next get together with family and friends.  Brie en Croute is French for … Continued

Baked Ziti Recipe – Italian Pasta al Forno

Baked Ziti is known in Italy as “pasta al forno” which translates to oven baked pasta.  Pasta al forno is enjoyed all over Italy, and especially in southern Italy.  How … Continued

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce – Basic White Sauce Recipe

  In France, Bechamel Sauce (bay-shah-mel) is one of the four basic sauces called “meres” or “mother sauces” from which all other sauces derive.  Bechamel Sauce is also know as … Continued

Boeuf Bourguignon, Beef Stew

Beef Burgundy Stew Recipe – Boeuf Bourguignon

Beef Burgundy Stew, also know as Boeuf Bourguignon, is a traditional beef stew recipe served in the Burgundy area of France.  This delightful stew is considered a classic French comfort … Continued

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff is a popular comfort food in America.  But, did you know that it is a classic Russian dish that consists of strips of tender lean beef served in a … Continued

Plate of Beef Wellington with Peppercorn Sauce

Beef Wellingtons with Peppercorn Sauce Recipe

Everyone will applaud your culinary prowess when you serve these Beef Wellingtons with Peppercorn Sauce. These outstanding individual Beef Wellingons can be made a day ahead and cooked just before … Continued

French Onion Soup

Best French Onion Soup Recipe

Lyonnaise-Style Onion Soup – Soupe l’Oignon   French Onion Soup is one of my favorite winter treats –  to be honest, I can thoroughly enjoy this soup any time of the … Continued

Lemoncello

Best Italian Limoncello Recipe

If you have ever been to Italy, you will instantly know about Italian Limoncello.   Lemons are one of the most important staples in the food of Sorrento, Italy.  They have … Continued

Spritz Cookies

Best Spritz Cookie Recipe

Spritzgeback Cookies – Swedish Butter Cookies – Pressed Butter Cookies Spritz Cookies are crisp, fragile, and buttery tasting.  What Christmas holiday cookie plate would be complete without these classic Spritz Cookies?  My mother … Continued

Bialy – Bialystok Kuchen History and Recipe

Outside of New York City, the bialy is little known.  Bialys came to the United States from Bialystok, Poland, and they are sometimes known as Bialystok Kuchen.     In … Continued