One Pan Friday Night Chicken
Every Friday night I want a special treat but something easy. 20 minutes prep and let the oven do the work! One Pan meals are sometimes the best!
Let’s talk winter! In the summer we love making our own Sangria but in the winter we love mulled wine. This is the best recipe for a Sunday Afternoon
Applesauce Muffins 2.0
We’ve gone ahead and stepped up our game on this one. The lemon zest adds a gentle tang and the raisins add a little more flavor.
No Knead Bread
There is nothing like a warm loaf coming out of the oven. Serve with butter and jam or with your favorite Boeuf Bourguignon and a good red wine. Enjoy!
The ultimate Beef Stew. Onions, beef, carrots, peas make this stew one of our favorites. The long cooking time in the oven makes the meat amazing.
Easiest Salad Ever
Seriously, this is the easiest salad you will ever make. Serve it with chicken tenders and pasta, or steak and potatoes, the possibilities are endless.
Whipped Feta Crostini
What a wonderful appetizer! Whip up the feta in advance, when ready just slice the bread and prep the tomatoes. Serve with your favorite white wine.
One of the easiest recipes ever. Top this with ice cream or for a little extra decadence and enjoy with a nice dessert wine.
Homemade Cranberry Sauce
This is not your plain store-bought cranberry sauce and we just can’t stop eating it. This is a Cranberry Sauce that we have all throughout the year.
This recipe is so good! Make it in the morning or serve it for dessert, your friends, family, and stomach will love you for it.
First invented out of necessity post World War II. This truffle recipe is a staple in any Russian household during the holidays and our go to dessert!
Lemon Orange Trout
This is by far the easiest Trout recipe ever. The lemon and orange give it a perfect flavor to enjoy with a nice glass of Sancerre.
This is by far one of the easiest recipes I have ever made. Load everything up and let it bake meanwhile you pour yourself a glass of wine.
Easy Chicken Salad
So simple and easy to make! This is a perfect work night dinner. Make any combination you want to make this super healthy dinner.
The banana bread to end all banana breads. Serve it with some Sweetened Condensed Milk and you will not regret it.
These macaroons are easy, fast to make, and delicious. They are by far the most popular out of all the desserts that I have made. Enjoy!
This is my mother’s go-to recipe. It’s quick, easy, and oh so delicious. Makes a great lunch, brunch, or dinner. Grab a glass of white wine and enjoy!
Kat’s Boeuf Bourguignon
First tried from the Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking – this is my version. Serve it with potatoes, butter noodles, pasta or even rice.
Superbowl Pork Stew
This is a perfect meal for a lazy Sunday. Brown everything, throw it in the oven, grab a glass of wine and enjoy your afternoon.
Torte à la Russe
This Torte is delicious. Did I mention super easy to make? Makes 1 8.5 inch Torte. For some extra decadence, top with the Triple Berry Sauce in this recipe.
Salad Olivier is a Russian staple at any celebration table. There are different variations, yet all are the same delectable result!
This recipe may be done a day in advance to have the crème puffs filled on the second day. It is impossible in our home not to eat all of these right away.
Mini Pear Pies
The most scrumptious pear pies! Delicately poached and then wrapped with puff pastry and baked. The pears can be poached about a day prior to baking.
Apricot Glazed Lamb
By far, if you want lamb decadence this is your recipe. Easy to make, quick to grill, and absolutely delicious. Enjoy this dish with a nice red wine.
Kat’s Russian Borsht
I prefer this soup very thick with meat and vegetables so that it is a meal on its own. There are about as many variations to this soup as there are cooks.
This is a classic recipe that is by far one of my favorites. It makes a great lunch. Serve it with chicken soup, garnished with tomatoes and sour cream.
A galette is free form, flat and open faced tart. The sky is the limit with a galette. I love to use peaches or any stone fruit, berries, or any fruit.
Pineapple Cherry Tart
Tart pineapple gives a lovely combination to the sweet cherries. Make sure to taste the cherries to give you an idea of the overall flavor.
Asparagus Rapée Morvandelle
I love Rappée Morvandelle no matter how hard it is to pronounce. This is a different take on the original but we still loved it and hope you will too.
Merengue Fruit Tarts
We absolutely love these in our home. Light, airy and so delicious. The sauce and the berries make a perfect combination. Serve with coffee or champagne.
Oh my gosh! These are so pretty and delicious. Did I mention super easy to make?! Makes 8 rosettes. Perfect for Mother’s Day or any celebration
Tips for Baking
Have you ever dreaded trying out a new recipe because you knew it would be stressful? In baking follow these pre-requisites and it becomes much easier.
Hot brie with honey and caramelized walnuts make this one of the easiest and most delicious recipes we can think of. Serve it at your next dinner party.
The type of apple is really not consequential. It all depends on taste and preference. The key is to get a sort that will hold its shape.
Easy Apple Tart
Ridiculously easy to make apple tart. Roll out the dough, lay out the apples, bake and you’re done. Grab a good cup of tea and enjoy.
Berry Dessert Cups
10 minutes to prep and 1 hour to bake. Prep them ahead of time and throw them in the oven as the guests arrive. These are delicious!