Lunch and Brunch Recipes
This is a perfect dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Everything can be made a day or so ahead and all you have to do is combine and bake on the day of the party.
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.
Frittata or Zapekanka, call it as you wish. This dish goes beautifully with a nice Sancerre for brunch or dinner. This is one of our faves!
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 is one of our favorite dinner recipes even though it’s a breakfast dish. Serve it with a nice glass of wine, good bread and you are good to go.
Easy quick and so delicious. Use it for breakfast, brunch or just because. We hope you enjoy these Lemon Crepes as it is one of our favorites.
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.
Absolutely delectable and yet easy dish for dinner or brunch. Serve this tomato gratin with your favorite meat and a nice wine and enjoy.
There is the Danish Braid and this is my Russian Braid. The black currant gives a very original taste but feel free to use any favorite berries.
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.
This omelet is not just for a hangover. Serve it for dinner with a side of salad and a nice crisp white wine. This is one of our favorite go to’s for an easy dinner
This is such an easy yet absolutely fabulous dish. It is visually pleasing and can be mostly done in advance. Enjoy it with a favorite glass of white wine.
Roasted Salmon and Tomatoes
We’ve lost count as to how many times we have made this dinner. Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes is a dish on it’s own. Easy and delicious!
This is by far our favorite out of all the fish recipes. Quick, easy, and so delicious. Make it with a salad or with asparagus. The options are endless.
Asparagus Kielbasa Frittata
Quick and easy to make. This is a wonderful dish for either breakfast, brunch or lunch. Serve with some fresh croissants, coffee and a mimosa.
This Radish Salad does not get any easier. Combine all of the ingredients and serve. Makes a wonderful side dish for any occasion.
Oh my! Serve no more than two crepes per person or a post meal nap may be in order. It’s a whole meal on its own. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
Lazy Sunday Beef Stew
This is a great stew for a lazy Sunday afternoon. Brown everything, combine and let the oven do it’s magic as you enjoy a catnap or a good book.
Grilled Ham Sandwich
Although you can use any bread and any cheese, good bread and great cheese do make this sandwich just a little bit more special.
Lemon Roast Chicken
The best way to go is to prep this chicken the night before and refrigerate. The next day put it in the oven and dinner is ready. Enjoy with a nice wine!
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!
Quick, easy and so delicious – this is our favorite. Make them for lunch, dinner or watching the game. Grab a good beer and enjoy!
Roulette a lá Russe
Unlike the Russian Roulette this one is much tastier and has a very pleasant ending. This makes a lovely and elegant dish for any dinner party.
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.
Serve this as a side dish to a steak along with some roasted asparagus and a nice red wine. Easy and no hassle cooking is the point of this recipe.
Asparagus has never been my favorite vegetable until I learned this recipe. Use it as a side dish to steak or fish and you won’t be disappointed
The history goes on and on but one thing is clear stock (broth without the actual solids) can take a dish from ok to wow in 2 seconds.
Salad Olivier is a Russian staple at any celebration table. There are different variations, yet all are the same delectable result!
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.
Herb Crusted Pork
This recipe is absolutely wonderful. This is also my go-to recipe for a quick dinner if I have a busy day ahead, or for a lazy Sunday afternoon.
My family loves this recipe and I hope you will too. This is probably the quickest and easiest pasta that could be. Just add the chicken and veggies.
Hash Brown Quiche
Here is a wonderful idea for a nice winter lunch. To make things easier on yourself make sure to prep everything meanwhile the hash browns are cooking.
Light and perfect for a lunch or a dinner. Easy to make and delicious to eat. Pair it with your favorite white wine such as a Sancerre and dinner is served!
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.
This is one of our favorite recipes for shrimp, simple and tasty. Salt, pepper, garlic, and a quick roast in the oven. You can’t get any easier than that!
This is definitely a weeknight meal. Combine it with some sautéed potatoes, heirloom tomatoes and a nice Riesling a 30 minute dinner becomes so much more!
Traditional Russian Crepes
Try these perfectly thin traditional Russian crepes with various fillings, such as sour cream, red or black caviar, condensed milk or Nutella.
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.
Baked Pears in wine
A scrumptious recipe for a great evening with friends or just because. We love this dessert on a weeknight because it is so easy.
Chocolate Orange Cake
Raisins, candied oranges and chocolate make a scrumptious combination. This dessert will make you the star of the town for years to come.
Asparagus Kielbasa Frittata
Sautéed kielbasa with asparagus, baked in a gorgeous frittata. You can’t go wrong. Serve with a nice crisp, chilled, white wine and you will be the star!
Gluten-free and delicious. This is an easy side dish to make. The trick is to use chicken stock to bring out that flavor. Serve with chicken or meat.
Healthy Chicken Drumsticks
Healthy and delicious drumsticks are one of our game time favorites. Serve this with buckwheat and some nice red or white wine. Easy meal on the table.
Very quick and easy to make Russian salad. If you want an influx of vitamins, especially in the flu season – this recipe is for you.
The easiest and arguably the most delicious Russian comfort dish. It takes practice to perfect that golden color so cook with a non-stick pan. Enjoy!