German Fried Potatoes & Onions or Bratkartofflen is the ultimate comfort food. It’s also the perfect side dish for German entrées such as schnitzel and bratwurst. Imagine perfectly cooked potatoes complimented with caramelized onions and crispy bacon. Is your mouth watering yet? I know that mine is!
Cucumber Dill Salad or Gurkensalat is an incredible salad that is easy to make. It’s not only tasty, but also very refreshing, making it perfect for your Oktoberfest get-together. This is the first of a series of yummy recipes that are perfect for Oktoberfest, so stay tuned!
Pommes Anna, also known as Potatoes Anna is a simple, yet impressive side dish that is sure to be a showstopper at your next dinner party. It’s buttery crispy on the golden brown outside, and melt in your mouth tender on the inside.
Nothing says summer more than fresh sweet corn piled high in the Farmer’s Market. Peel back the husks and relish the sweet earthy smell of freshly picked ears. What better way to savor its amazing taste than with Fresh Sweet Corn Fritters topped with Honey Chipotle Sauce. The corn fritters are a snap to make….
Similar to a Quiche, this Onion and Mushroom Tart in Puff Pastry delivers incredible onion flavor that is accented with savory sautéed mushrooms finished with a splash of Madeira. It’s perfect for a brunch or light dinner. Leftovers, if any, are just as good the next day reheated.
Homemade Sauerkraut is rich in probiotics and vitamins, and made with two simple ingredients – cabbage and salt. It is slightly acidic and sour, and full of flavor. One taste and you will never go back to the commercial sauerkraut sold in supermarkets. Sauerkraut is incredibly versatile, and goes with so many things. Try it…
Pico de Gallo is the perfect addition to your Cinco de Mayo festivities. This super simple condiment uses only a few fresh ingredients, but is huge on flavor. Use it to dress up tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, taco salad, and more, for out of this world flavor.
Easy Cheesy Potato and Onion Au Gratin is deliciously creamy and a real show stopper. It’s a simple side dish that takes minutes to put together, but is packed with cheesy goodness. What’s even better is that it can be made ahead of time, and leftovers, if any are just as good the next day….
Beer Battered Fish and Chips with Mushy Peas is a favorite pub meal. Add homemade tartar sauce, and you have a true winner! Traditionally, either cod or haddock is the fish of choice. However, any large flaked white fish will work.
Crispy Loaded Potato Smashers are flavorful little morsels that everyone is certain to absolutely love. They’re similar to potato skins, but without all of the fuss and mess. One bite and you’ll be totally hooked!
When Susan and I were in New Orleans, she bought a cookbook devoted to the use of pecans. Baked Pecan Chicken was the one recipe that really caught her eye. Who could resist succulent pieces of chicken coated in pecans?
Perfectly cooked Risotto is a dish that has a reputation of being both fussy and time-consuming. If you’ve ever made it, you know that once you’ve put all of the ingredients together, it takes 20 to 30 minutes with adding stock, stirring, adding stock, stirring, etc. Guess what? You can create a perfectly delicious and…