International Cooking

Brazilian Chocolate Truffle Recipe – Brigadeiro

Brazillian sweet - Brigadeiro - truffles made the easy way

I love to experiment with International cuisine.  My favorites are Italian, Indian and Asian flavors but there are so many other flavor profiles out there that are just waiting to be explored. My friend Regina from a great website called Molly Mel has delicious recipes that feature Brazilian cuisine.  This sweet treat recipe for Brazilian…

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

I love chicken fajitas.  It is a favorite choice when I go out to Chili’s or other restaurants that serve Mexican inspired food.  But cooking them on the stove top can be messy and time consuming.  This recipe for easy oven baked Chicken fajitas changes that. I can make it ahead of time and then…

Cabbage Wraps with Cranberries & Chicken

Cabbage wraps with Cranberries and Chicken

This is the time of the year when cranberries are so readily available.  It’s the perfect time to put them to good use in recipes.  It is getting closer to Chinese new year (Jan 31 this year) so I am always looking for new and unusual Chinese themed recipes.  This wrap features the tangy tartness…

Easy Parmesan Meatloaf – The Ultimate Comfort Food

Easy Parmesan Meatloaf

This recipe for Parmesan meatloaf has a great list of fresh spices in the mixture.  Add in my marinara sauce recipe for extra taste and your family will ask to have this dish again and again. I am tired of meatloaf recipes getting a bad rap.  With the right blend of spices, you can turn…

Stuffed Shells with Homemade Taco Sauce

Taco Stuffed shells with homemade sauce

 Printable Recipe:  Stuffed Taco Shells with Homemade Sauce This recipe for stuffed Taco shells is sort of a combination of the traditional stuffed Italian shells with a distinct Mexican flair.  The sauce is homemade and so is the taco seasoning. Place the pasta shells in boiling water and cook until almost al dente.  Drain and…

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Printable recipe – Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole This recipe goes back to the hearty food of the 1970s.  My mom used to make hearty side dish casseroles a lot since we had a big family and food had to go a long way. The recipe is easy to make and delicious.  I used…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Today’s breakfast recipe has a Mediterranean flair to it.  The artichokes and feta cheese remind me of my favorite antipasto platter.  This Greek omelette is loaded with flavor and very easy to make. To make the Greek omelette you will need these Ingredients  1 egg 2 egg whites 1/4 cup of cream 1/2 tsp fresh…

Cheeseburger Taco Wraps

Printable Recipe:  Cheeseburger Wraps This recipe for cheeseburger wraps takes the tastes of cheeseburgers and tacos and combines them into one tasty meal.  You can even make them with your own homemade taco seasoning mix.  The recipe is fast and easy to do which makes it perfect for a busy week night.  You will have…

Spicy Mexican Rice

Printable Recipe:  Spicy Mexican Rice Are you craving the taste of Mexican rice from your favorite Mexican restaurant?  No need to go out or have take out.  Why not make your own Mexican rice? This recipe is easy to do, full of flavor and on the table in about 25 minutes. Add the olive oil…