International Cooking

Tikka Masala Chicken and Vegetables

Short cut Chicken Tikka Masala

I love Indian and Pakistani Food.  I don’t like it super hot like my husband does but when I get a dish with a mild flavor, it is hard to pry me away from it.  The ingredients just marry each other so well, and it’s great served with Nan bread. Normal Chicken Tikka Masala takes…

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…

Pizza Cups – Serving Your Favorite Pizza in a Baked Tortilla Cup

Taco Cups - Perfect Slumber party treat

Pizza night takes on a new shape with these spicy pizza cups. Crisp tortillas are baked in muffin cups & made into mini pizzas with your favorite toppings. They make fun shaped easy appetizers for any gathering. There is nothing quite as much fun as a teenage girl’s slumber party.  The hair, and make up…

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 with these cabbage wraps with cranberries and chicken. These wraps are light, tasty and one of my favorite 30 minute meals. (or less!) Lets make these cabbage wraps. It is getting closer to…

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. Taco flavored recipes are some of my family’s favorite meal times.  (See my easy taco…

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 tbsp of heavy cream Salt and…

Cheeseburger Taco Wraps

This recipe for cheeseburger taco wraps takes the tastes of cheeseburgers and tacos and combines them into one tasty meal.  This is one of my favorite 30 minute meals (or less!) Do you love the taste of tacos?  If so, you’ll love this tasty lunch time meal.  (See my easy taco melts for another tasty…

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. It makes a nice…