Mini Roasted Potato Stacks

Hey guys! Here is one of my go to sides for a get together with family and friends. Its one of those dishes you can have for brunch, lunch or even a fancy dinner party. Living in Germany I have definitely found a new appreciation for potatoes. Potatoes are a staple in the German diet. My in-laws […]

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Pureed Broccoli and Carrot Soup

This recipe is flavorful, delicious, oh so creamy and pack with tons of veggies. It’s perfect to accompany any salad, grilled sandwich or a slice of grain bread ( which I made and super excited that my bread came out better than the last attempt). It is one of the first soups I had ever […]

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Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

This Beef Stroganoff recipe is sure to warm your tummy.  It’s one of those comfort foods you eat that makes you go Mmmmm. It’s creamy rich texture, peers perfectly with a healthy serving of pasta, rice or even a side of fluffy mashed potatoes. A satisfying dish fit for any beef lover. This easy recipe can […]

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Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Yesterday was Vatertag (Father’s Day) here in Germany. A day most rarely put much emphases on. My husband never expects anything on this day, but I always try to make the day special for him as he is the only father in our home. Some men rarely show how much this day actually means to them because in […]

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Almond Custard Tartlets

Sunday was Mother’s day. A day when we honor the givers of life. Its been a few years since I’ve been able to spend this day with my own mother given the thousands of miles and oceans between us. But I never neglect to honor the woman who has sacrificed so much for me. I could never […]

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Avocado Aioli

I have never been much of an Aioli fan to be honest. My first encounter was a few years ago at a party we attended in a city car garage surrounded by a rowdy crowd watching the Eroupa Manschaft (German for championship) and of course cheering on our German National team. Maybe this setting wasn’t the best for trying […]

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A Very Berry Ice Cream

Is it really cheating when you find an easier way to simplify a process? Why work harder when you can work smarter. Traditionally, most ice cream recipes call for tempering of eggs or cooking process which can take a bit of time. Its a step I reserve for deeper stronger flavors like chocolate, pecan and […]

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Cappelletti w/Creamy Tomato and Basil Sauce

The secret is definitely in the sauce! This unbelievably creamy tomato basil goodness will leaving you wanting more. The combination of fresh and sun-dried tomatoes is perfect. Did I mention that I love sun-dried tomatoes. No? Okay then, I love sun dried tomatoes. It gives everything that extra kick of flavor. Once you have tried this […]

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Pear Tart w/ Almond Frangipane

Spring makes me feel all happy inside. All I can think about are warm pies and brightly colored fruits. Looking out the window yesterday, I was inspired by the yellow tulips to make something cheerful.  And thought, hmm how about a tart! Tarts are always fun to make. Although the process can seem a bit time consuming, the delicate […]

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Yummy Creamy Butternut Soup!

  There is nothing I love more than a hot bowl of soup on an drabby day here in Germany. And seeing that we are pretty much still feeling the winter affects, what better than to sooth and warm the tummy than with a creamy bowl of Butternut Squash soup. To be honest, I’m not much of a recipe […]

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