Dasha’s Cottage Cheese Pie

An old family recipe for a cottage cheese ‘pie’ baked in a square pan…so not really a ‘pie’ but not a square either! This recipe has a cake like bottom, cottage cheese filling & cake like top… slightly sweet but not too much sugar…baked to a golden brown. But it isn’t really a cake either!…

Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbs

I decided to try a new recipe for roasting a bone-in turkey breast. Checking the internet, there were so many recipes…how to choice? 

Quick Salmon Patties

These salmon patties are a staple in our house. I keep a couple of cans of salmon in the pantry to whip up these patties for dinner anytime. They are good as the main in a meal, on a bun as a burger or cold from the fridge.

Homemade Donuts !

Tomorrow is Donut Day… this is a post I put out last year so here it is again… I know…you are wondering why you would make your own donuts at home when you can buy delicious ones everywhere? Well, the answer to that will become evident when you try making these donuts at home!

Greek Pasta Salad

I love pasta salad, but the problem is sometimes I find that the pasta is quite tasteless & worse for me is if it is undercooked…or overcooked I suppose!  I realize I don’t love the vegetables in there either…I am not being critical of other peoples pasta salads…I just wanted to make mine a bit different…

Layered Nacho Bake- Vegetarian

This is perfect for game day…or any day actually!!!! This is a cheesy yummy nacho bake that you will need a fork for! Layers of nacho chips, refried beans, salsa and lots of cheese..nothing bad here!

Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbs

I decided to try a new recipe for roasting a bone-in turkey breast. Checking the internet, there were so many recipes…how to choice? 

Lemon Bundt Cake

We love lemon anything & this Lemon Bundt Cake has just been added to the list of ‘all things lemon are good & we should eat them!”

Oven Roasted Pickled Brisket

This is my go-to pickled brisket dish. I have boiled pickled briskets, I have made them in an InstaPot My New Instant Pot! Corned Beef & Cabbage, bur my very favourite way to cook & eat a picked brisket is this way!

Baked Fried Chicken

Ok, well I guess it really isn’t fried chicken if it is baked right? Maybe this dish should just be called…breaded baked chicken….but whatever we call it, this was outstanding!

Chicken breasts with Za’atar, Chickpeas & Tomatoes

Inspired by a recipe I saw on Bon Appetit, I used the avatar spice I had in the cupboard, a can of chickpeas & some tomatoes that were sitting around. The recipe from Bon Appetite had different spices, but the idea of  chickpeas & tomatoes was from there