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Year: 2021

Moussaka, The Traditional Recipe

Greek Moussaka on a plate

What is Moussaka? Moussaka is a traditional Greek eggplant casserole made with baked or pan fried eggplants (aubergines) and potatoes, a rich, tomatoey beef or lamb mince sauce and topped off with a deliciously creamy béchamel sauce. In other words, the ultimate comfort food. Greek Moussaka Key Preparation Steps Many people believe that making Moussaka is difficult. However, that could […]

Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Honey garlic butter carrots

Honey garlic butter roasted carrots are the best side dish to add to your dinner table! Oven-roasted carrots are incredibly delicious with just a little garlic and olive oil, but these Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots take them to a whole new level! Buttery, tender carrots roasted with the best honey […]

The Real Difference Between The Most Popular Types Of Pizza

pizza medley

Pizza isn’t so much a food as an entire culinary category, ranging from the two-dollar frozen stuff you snag at the grocery store to ultra-expensive pies at a fancy, sit-down restaurant. That’s not to say that pizza has become a commodity, exactly. It’s more that its origins and different adaptations […]

The Best Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganosh Dip

This baba ganoush recipe is incredibly easy to make and jam-packed with delicious eggplant, roasted garlic, and tahini flavors! This appetizer, or side dish, is a classic levant region recipe consisting of mashed cooked eggplant that is mixed with seasonings, olive oil, lemon juice, and tahini.  Interestingly enough the baba […]

Filet Mignon With Creamy Peppercorn Sauce

filet mignon and peppercorns on plate

Prep: 10 minsCook: 20 minsTotal: 30 minsServings: 2 servings A creamy peppercorn sauce with bourbon flavors these delicious beef tenderloin steaks. Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 beef tenderloin steaks (4 to 6 ounces each) Dash kosher salt Dash pepper 3 tablespoons bourbon ​(or good quality brandy) 2 small cloves garlic (minced) 1 teaspoon assorted multicolored […]

The Most Important Factor in Brewing Great Coffee

coffee beans

More coffee beans does not make for stronger or better coffee. You’ve met someone who has declared that coffee has to be strong in order to be “worth it.” Maybe it’s your dad. Maybe it’s you friend Patricia. Maybe it’s your roommate Kevin. (Classic Kevin.) There are people out there […]

The 7 Best Fish to Eat—and 5 to Never Eat

porgy and herbs

You know how good fish is for your health, but that’s only true if you’re eating the right kind. Here are the ones to feast on—and ones to avoid. Fish 101 Fish are loaded with nutrients that support your health. The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating at least two […]

Tacos De Carnitas

Tacos De Carnitas

One of the most popular taco variations, Tacos de Carnitas. How can you go wrong with slow cooked, juicy confit pork? This dish is simple and delicious, and is perfect to make ahead to wow your friends and family. Full recipe below… Serves 4 -6 Carnitas: 1kg pork shoulder (collar […]

Crème Brûlée

Crème Brûlée

Invest in an inexpensive handheld blowtorch to melt the sugar for the crust on these baked custards; it’s an easier and more reliable method than broiling. Yield: serves 6 Ingredients 1 qt. heavy cream 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved 3⁄4 cup sugar 8 egg yolks Turbinado sugar, for […]

How to Make a Traditional Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille in a cast iron pan

Learn How to Make a Classic Traditional Recipe loaded with squash, eggplant, onion, tomato, peppers & herbs that is absolutely delicious! Prep Time: 30 minsCook Time: 45 minsServings: 8Cuisine: FrenchCourse: Side dish Ingredients 28 ounces of crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves 2 thinly sliced zucchini 2 thinly sliced yellow squashes 2 thinly sliced eggplant 2 thinly sliced tomatoes 2 seeded […]