Duchess Potatoes – simple and tasty side dish

First of all, I am not the world's biggest mashed potatoes fan. There, I said it. I do eat them but I prefer any other potato dish over mashed. But I do make them every so often, and I'm usually left with leftovers. How to give your mashed potatoes leftovers a delicious, second life? Bake … Continue reading Duchess Potatoes – simple and tasty side dish

Eastern European Dishes – Mushroom Julienne

The cuisine of Eastern Europe is mouth-wateringly good blend of hearty peasant dishes like sauerkraut, dumplings, beet soup and desserts like stuffed fruit strudel. Think hearty, warming, peasant food. Selections of grilled meats, pastries filled with everything imaginable, and whatever it is, you can guarantee it’s been home cooked with the fresh ingredients before reaching … Continue reading Eastern European Dishes – Mushroom Julienne

Sex, City And The Bananas – How To Make Magnolia’s Bakery Famous Banana Pudding

If you are older than a teen you must remember that famous scene. Carrie and Miranda sitting in front of a Magnolia Bakery, eating cupcakes and talking about boys! Actually, about one boy in particular - Aidan, who was, in my opinion, much better choice than Mr.Big but that's not the topic of this post. … Continue reading Sex, City And The Bananas – How To Make Magnolia’s Bakery Famous Banana Pudding

How To Prepare Your Kitchen For Fall In 11 Fun And Creative Steps

As the temperatures drop and pumpkin craze begins, prepare your kitchen for the season of celebrating roasted vegetables, spices, warm muffins, hearthy stews, and sweet potatoes for every meal. It's time to welcome fall with open arms—and a clean kitchen. Autumn means crisper weather, foggy mornings, changing leaves, and cozy flannels and sweaters. Oh and boots!! … Continue reading How To Prepare Your Kitchen For Fall In 11 Fun And Creative Steps