February 29, 2020 Editor

This fall-apart-tender Instant Pot carnitas recipe can be served in so many ways. It’s delicious in lettuce wraps, tacos, salads, or served over rice.  Try this Mexican shredded beef, too! Instant Pot carnitas Pork carnitas is essentially a Mexican-style pulled pork. The pork is quite tender and juicy, and in…

February 21, 2020 Editor

When a husband swears this is the best soup he’s ever had, you mark that up as a winner. This Thai coconut soup is rich and creamy and perfect for a fast meal. Or try this Sicilian fish stew for another delicious bowl full! We’re lucky in this era that…

January 22, 2020 Editor

This New Orleans beignet recipe makes golden brown, sugar sprinkled bits of heaven. Whether you’ve been to the French Quarter and tried them there or just dream of it, it’s time you learned how to make beignets so you can enjoy their sweet deliciousness whenever you like! These Greek loukoumades…

January 20, 2020 Editor

This Mexican shredded beef is easy to make in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot. Flavorful and tender pulled beef is perfect for serving as part of your favorite taco or enchilada recipe. For another easy weeknight meal, try this slow cooker chicken cacciatore! Slow cooker Mexican shredded beef…

January 13, 2020 Editor

This hearty Italian fish stew recipe features halibut and fresh vegetables in a rich broth. It’s a perfect cozy dinner Serve it with grilled polenta or your favorite crusty bread and a glass of dry white wine. This Sicilian-style fish stew recipe is full of flavor. Making this Italian Fish…

January 1, 2020 Editor

This rustic slow cooker chicken cacciatore recipe is a perfect weeknight meal. With just seven ingredients plus herbs and spices, it comes together in a hurry! This chicken adobo recipe is another easy meal that uses inexpensive chicken thighs. How to make chicken cacciatore in the slow cooker Layers. It’s…

November 27, 2019 Editor

This easy artichoke salad is perfect for a main course vegetarian salad or served alongside grilled chicken or fish for the omnivores. You might want to accompany it with grilled polenta or some homemade piadina (Italian flatbread). When it comes to simple, wholesome, delicious food, the Italians rise to the…

November 24, 2019 Editor

Serve these Greek donuts — Loukoumades — with a drizzle of honey, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and some toasted walnuts. This easy lemon cranberry cake loaf is pretty danged good, too! Greek loukoumades recipe Sometimes referred to as lokma, these doughnuts are popular in Turkey, Egypt, and Greece. Some say…

November 22, 2019 Editor

Some of the freshest shrimp on the island comes from the famous shrimp trucks Oahu offers up on the island’s north shore. Be sure to give some of these Hawaii foods a try while you’re there! When you think “Hawaii” it’s probably not likely that you imagine shrimp. Probably less…

November 16, 2019 Editor

This recipe comes from Cook Italy, where i had the opportunity to learn to make two different pasta dishes from Carmelita. This sausage and mushroom pasta served with freshly made tagliatelle was divine! Be sure to try this butternut squash pasta or farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham, too. The…