We are trying to suggest some creative, easy recipes to use during the pandemic, while most of us at the home with our families. Here is one such recipe, Lamb Burgers instead of Hamburgers. https://youtu.be/Noy20hFihqw Ingredients Feta Tzatziki Sauce 2 cups plain Greek yogurt ½ cup crumbled feta cheese 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2…… Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce
A lot of us are in limbo, with “Shelter in Place” orders in many states, including here in Wisconsin. From what I have been able to gather, everyone in the country has plenty of toilet paper, but food supply may be limited to frozen foods or basic pantry staples in many US households. Every home…… Continue reading Scary Times – Where do we go from here?
https://youtu.be/nMRsk_16nq0 Just in time for St Patrick’s day. The “Cooking Secrets for Men” version of Colcannon, using Bob Evans mashed potatoes instead of making your own. Colcannon is an Irish dish made from potatoes and greens. Kale or cabbage are most common. The Irish often serve colcannon at Halloween, hiding a thimble, a ring,…… Continue reading Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Cabbage)
https://youtu.be/QcVjPnMeYns Eggplant Parmesan (or Eggplant Parm) is a tasty, vegetarian dish, that can be made in a simple manner or complex manner. You could make your own red sauce, peel the eggplant, cut it length wise, pan fry the eggplant on the stove top in batches, shred your own cheese. Or you can do it…… Continue reading Simple and Easy Eggplant Parmesan
https://youtu.be/n_PM2QJmqGU This recipe is all about technique, but the secondary ingredients you use can be very adaptable. Mashed and smashed potatoes both start out by boiling the potatoes until they are nice and tender. It’s what you do after boiling that differentiates the two. Mashed potatoes get mashed with milk, and butter, and whipped into a…… Continue reading Smashed Potatoes
These easy to prepare Asian Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy alternative to burgers or sloppy joe’s. Simple to make and the layers of flavor in this dish are a crowd pleaser. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbdQIUr-T4k&feature=youtu.be Ingredients 1 tbsp. canola oil 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp. chopped fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb. ground Chicken…… Continue reading Asian Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps
https://youtu.be/E7gDjjHtFgY Here is a different way to make a delicious labor-intensive dish. It is very easy and you can do other things in the kitchen while the risotto cooks in the microwave. There are few comfort foods in the world that provide the savory creaminess as risotto. Yet for all its simplicity, risotto has gotten…… Continue reading Microwave Risotto