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Pan fried white fish

The idea for this recipe comes from Alton Brown (who else?)  This is the easiest fish recipe you will ever make, and it is better than in any restaurant.  You can use any white fish that you like or that is fresh in your supermarket – the only difference will be the frying time that … Continue reading

Firecracker meatballs

Firecracker meatballs

Wonderful variation of meatballs.  The full recipe is here. You will need: 2 lbs ground chicken or turkey 4 tsp. garlic, minced 2 eggs 1 cup bread crumbs 1/2 tsp. paprika salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup hot sauce 1 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp. apple sider vinegar 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes salt … Continue reading

Cheesy chicken fritters

Cheesy chicken fritters

These cheesy treats are a family favorite.  The original recipe is here. You will need: 1.5 lbs chicken breasts or tenders, diced into small pieces 2 eggs 1/3 cup mayonaise 1/3 cup flour 4 oz your favorite shredded cheeese Fresh dill Salt and pepper to taste Oil for frying Directions: In a bowl, combine eggs, … Continue reading

Risotto

This classic Italian dish is very easy to prepare at home, and very versatile.  You can add anything you like to your basic risotto.  My favorite additions are crab meat, frozen peas and lemon zest, and sautéed mushrooms, but really your imagination is the limit here. You will need: 1.5 cup Arborio rice 3/4 cups dry white … Continue reading

Котлеты (Russian sliders)

Котлеты (Russian sliders)

Even though this is a Russian staple, there are many recipes of these.  One recipe I found includes yogurt, so I recently started adding it instead of an extra egg and my family loves the texture.  You can bake them for healthier version, but the classic recipe is fried. You will need: 1 lb. ground … Continue reading

Чахохбили (Georgian chicken)

Чахохбили (Georgian chicken)

This flavorful dish is family approved and delicious. You will need: 2 lbs chicken thighs or drumsticks 2 tbsp. butter 2 yellow onions, cut in half moons 2 bell peppers, any color, cut into thin strips 2 – 4 cloves of garlic, minced 28 oz canned tomatoes 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 tsp. хмели … Continue reading

Maple glazed salmon

I saw this on Tricia Yearwood’s show.  Extremely easy to make and delicious. You will need: 1.5 lbs fresh salmon, cut into portion slices 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup 3 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. teriyaki sauce kosher salt and pepper to taste The recipe: Preheat oven to 400F.  Combine brown sugar, … Continue reading

Broiled salmon with citrus glaze

Thank you Alton Brown for this amazing recipe. You will need: 1 side, skin-on, sockeye salmon, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, pin bones removed 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper The recipe: Position a rack in the oven 3 inches from … Continue reading