Posts filed under: Recipes

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

Energize Hot Summer Days With This Refreshing Coral Citrus Sparkler

Refreshingly light while packed with flavor, this sparkling citrus medley is the perfect addition to any hot summer day. Enjoy it alongside breakfast for a blast of vitamin C or as a standalone afternoon snack. Add a splash of something harder to transform it into a new happy hour favorite.... Read More

5 Ingredient Sweet Green Breakfast Smoothie

With only five ingredients this ultra creamy smoothie is easy to whip up for breakfast even on busy days. The banana and almond milk add sweetness while the Greek yogurt and peanut butter provide a blast of satiating protein to hold you over until lunch. You can easily double (or... Read More