Posts filed under: Recipes

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Avgolemono Soup)

Excellent served hot or cold, this creamy yet citrusy soup is perfect any time of year. Tempered eggs lend the soup its rich texture while fresh squeezed lemon offers a delightful twist on this otherwise traditional chicken soup. Great as an appetizer or standalone meal when served with a hunk... Read More

The Only Chicken Stock Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Made from a collection of chicken and vegetable scraps, this chicken stock is as economical as it is wholesomely delicious. The rich, layered flavors make the perfect base for a wide variety of dishes ranging from rice to soups to chicken pot pie. Make it with leftover roast chicken carcasses... Read More

Rosemary Tomato Focaccia Made With All-Purpose Flour

With a fluffy crumb, crunchy golden crust, and blast of flavor thanks to sun ripened cherry tomatoes and crushed rosemary, this focaccia bread is the perfect addition to any table. Great to serve as a standalone appetizer or alongside the main course. Travel and storage friendly, this bread also makes... Read More

Making Vegetable Stock Is as Simple as Simmering Water but Here’s a Recipe Just in Case

Vegetable stock is a great way to get the most out of your vegetables and infuse a variety of dishes from soups to rice with extra flavor. Long considered a restorative food, vegetable stock contains a variety of nutrients with very few calories and is a healthy addition to any... Read More

Tsoureki (Greek Easter Bread) Made With All-Purpose Flour

Tsoureki is a beautifully braided sweet loaf similar to brioche and challah but with a distinctive flavor thanks to two unique spices - mastiha and mahlab. Traditionally served on Orthodox Easter and steeped with religious symbolism, this wonderful bread is delicious all year round as an appetizer, side or standalone... Read More

Carol the Cook’s Best Go to Whole Roast Chicken Recipe

A classic roast chicken ideal for weeknight dinners and fancy parties alike. While light on spices (just salt!) the celery stuffed inside the cavity acts as an aromatic and permeates the meat with flavor and moisture. Roast chicken doesn't get any simpler or more delightful.... Read More

Whole Grilled Chicken Marinated With a Little Something From the Backyard

Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, this charcoal grilled whole chicken is loaded with flavor thanks to a simple marinade featuring mint and wood sorrel. Spatchcocked for optimal grilling, this chicken is well worth the time it takes to prepare and offers an opportunity to appreciate the... Read More

A Better Alternative to Hot Cocoa – Hot Spiced Milk

Comfortingly warm and flavorful, hot spiced milk is a classic beverage for any evening. With its creamy texture, simple ingredients, and no added sugar it's a better alternative to hot cocoa in many ways. Pair it with fresh chocolate chip cookies or enjoy it as a standalone nightcap and experience... Read More

Simple Rack of Lamb With Broiled Tomatoes and Charred Lemon

An easy and elegant dish to whip up for any occasion, these garlic infused, generously salted lamb ribs will delight you with their flavor and tenderness. Sweet tang from the broiled tomatoes and charred lemon perfectly balances the lamb's savoriness. Not to mention the bright combination of colors makes for... Read More

Easy to Make Real Chocolate Frosting (No Cocoa Powder Please)

Easy to make chocolate frosting made from real chocolate chips instead of cocoa powder. You won't believe the difference in flavor, this frosting actually tastes like chocolate. Light and fluffy yet stiff enough to hold shape and decorate with.... Read More