Beef Stew

Beef Stew

INGREDIENTS Makes 5-6 Servings 3 lbs. beef cut to 2-inch cubes 1 large yellow onion sliced into semi circles or diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 large carrots cut into ½ inch long chunks 1 tb tomato paste 3 cups good light red wine – a Cabernet Sauvignon works 2 cups...
Easiest Salad Ever

Easiest Salad Ever

INGREDIENTS Makes 3-4 Servings 1 tomato diced 1 cucumber diced 1 tb sour cream 1/2 tspn salt INSTRUCTIONS Prep time: 5 minutes  |  Cook time: 0 minutes Seriously, this is the easiest salad you will ever make. Serve it with chicken tenders and pasta, or steak and...
Easy Crepes

Easy Crepes

INGREDIENTS Makes 3-4 Servings For the Crepes 2 cups milk 1 cup all purpose flour 2 extra large eggs Pinch of Salt 2 tspns sugar (optional) 6 tablespoons butter, divided INSTRUCTIONS Prep time: 10 minutes  |  Cook time: 15 minutes I make traditional Russian crepes...
Baked Apples

Baked Apples

INGREDIENTS Makes 6 Servings 6 firm apples such as Golden Delicious, cored and peeled Zest of 1 orange Juice of 1 lemon 1 bottle of dessert wine such as Muscat or a nice apricot wine. ½  jar of apricot jam 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, warmed up until liquid 6...