Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

it seems like I make Brussels Sprouts a lot…& I don’t like them !!! But Murray does & so do most people so for me it is a good vegetable to make. It is easy to prepare & there are many ways to make them.  Advertisements

Spanish Rice

Do you have left-over plain rice? I did. I remembered that my mom used to serve us rice that she called Spanish Rice! I have no idea why or where she came up with this but it was good….

Hasselback Baked Potatoes

I love potatoes… anyway they are made! These Hasselback potatoes look great & are like a combo of a baked potato & a crispy roasted potato! 

Hash Brown Casserole

This recipe is one of our family favourites at any buffet meal! This is an old recipe probably from over 25 years ago that I got from a friend of mine. Always a hit with everyone!

Kasha

My mom made Kasha a lot!!!! It was a staple in out house…kind of like pasta in some other houses…. & I had no idea what Kasha actually was when I was a kid, now I know it is roasted buckwheat My aunt made Kasha Varnishkes.. which is kasha & tradition Ashkenazi Jewish dish that…

Braised Brussels Sprouts

I posted this recipe several months ago, but it is so delicious I wanted to share it again. A good winter side dish or anytime of year, but I think it is especially good as a side dish for any roasted meat or fish.

Spinach Mushroom Strudel

What do you do with a pile of spinach your fridge when you don’t really want a spinach salad? I looked & looked on the internet & nothing really got me too excited yesterday. So I decided to try 7 make a Spinach Mushroom Strudel. A Spanakopita would have been good but I did not…

Butternut Kugel

This baked butternut squash side dish is delicious! Just mix it up & pop it in the oven to cook while you get the rest of dinner ready!

Roasted Green Beans

When I was growing up we ate green beans…canned green beans….they have a weird kind of taste & colour..& I remember not really liking them. Then we started eating frozen green beans…better- but my mom boiled them…the texture was weird…they kind of squeak when you bite them… I have not opened a can of green…

Zelda’s Varenikis

My mother-in-law Zelda is famous for her varenikis. These are different from the pyroghy recipe I posted at the beginning of the year,,,,Peroghy…Pirogi…Pierogi anyway you spell it, they are delicious The peroghy have a dough that has sour cream in it & the dough for the varenikis is dairy free.