International Recipes

Skinny Ground Turkey Enchiladas

skinny ground turkey enchiladas

It’s pretty much guaranteed, in our house, when I ask the question of my husband “where would you like to eat out tonight?” that he will pick one of his favorite Mexican restaurants.  So, it’s also pretty much guaranteed that I have a long list of Mexican recipes that I will be trying at home,…

Albacore Tuna Rice Paper Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce

Albacore tuna rice paper spring rolls and Asian dipping sauce

I love Asian inspired recipes. They are clean and full of healthy ingredients and so flavorful. This recipe for albacore tuna rice paper spring rolls rivals the ones my husband and I get at our favorite Thai restaurant. They are light, crunchy and go perfectly with the sweet and spicy home made dipping sauce. These…

Easy Parmesan Chicken – Italian Delight!

easy Parmesan chicken

Getting something on the table in a hurry for a hectic weeknight can sometimes be a challenge.  I normally like to cook everything from scratch but there are times when I just don’t have the luxury to do this.  This easy Parmesan chicken recipe is perfect for those nights when time is at a premium and everyone…

Crock Pot Jambalaya – Slow Cooker Delight

Crock pot Jambalaya with hot garlic bread

I have eaten jambalaya many times when dining out but this is one of those recipes that I have not made at home. That is, until today.  I tackled this traditional dish by making this crock pot jambalaya and am delighted the way it turned out. It is a nice addition to my long list…

Spicy Szechuan Garlic Pepper Pork Stir Fry

spicy szechuan pork stir fry

Can we say sweet?  Can we say spicy?   What a great combination.  I don’t normally care for spicy dishes but when you quiet the flames a bit with some sweetness, it’s yes please, I’ll have some!  This delicious garlic pepper pork stir fry has all the flavor of your favorite take away pork stir fry. …

Savory Chicken Tikka Masala Curry

Chicken Tikka Masala curry

I love savory chicken curries and I love International crock pot recipes, too.  My husband can take curries much hotter than I can, but I love to combine flavors to give the Indian taste without too much heat.  This recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala is perfect for me and he loves it too.  It has…

Caprese Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

Caprese Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

For me, there is nothing quite like the taste of garden fresh tomatoes, especially those that you have grown yourself.  My tomatoes have just started growing this year and I am really enjoying the sweet taste and freshness of them.  This Caprese Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad is simple to make and is the perfect way…

Gluten Free Coconut and Cheese Cupcakes

silicone baking cups make clean up easy

My friend Regina, at Molly Mel, has been baking up some sweets for the upcoming Easter holiday. Aren’t they cute? These Easter coconut and cheese cupcakes will be a nice finishing touch to your Easter dinner, and the kiddies will love them. Treat Your Family To These Gluten Free Coconut and Cheese Cupcakes. Want to…

Salted Codfish – A Brazilian Easter Favorite

Salted codfish casserole

Today’s featured recipe comes to us from Regina at Molly Mel.  Regina regularly submits Brazilian recipes for us to sample, but today she has chosen a Portuguese dish that is often served at Easter time – Bacalhoada  – more commonly known as Salted Codfish casserole. Salted Codfish Casserole Recipe.   This dish is served in…

7 Recipes for An Asian Dinner Party

7 Asian Dinner party recipes

Join us for an Eco-Friendly Asian Dinner Party with a Leafware Dinner Set. What fun my friends and my husband and I had this weekend with our eco-friendly Asian Dinner Party! I tried out some of my newest Asian recipes with our guests and we had a blast trying the new dishes, drinking wine and…

Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles

Today's featured recipe is Brigadiero - white Chocolate Truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

Today’s featured recipe comes from Regina who blogs at Molly Mell.  Regina has sent us this recipe for Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles. Today’s Featured Recipe is Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles. Regina tells me that normally Brigadeiro is a brown chocolate covered with brown chocolate sprinkles, but since Valentine’s day is coming,…

Toasted Sesame Teriyaki Chicken

Sesame Teriyaki Chicken

 This Toasted Sesame Teriyaki Chicken will be the hit of Any Asian dinner party. The recipe takes a bit of time.  The marinade is best made and poured over the chicken a day before you plan to make the dish.  It makes the flavors blend so much better.  Then the next day, all of the…

4 Layer Mexican Party Dip

Four Layer Mexican Dip

Printable Recipe:  4 Layer Mexican Party Dip This 4 layered Mexican dip is one of the easiest to make, but don’t let that fool you. The flavor is fantastic.I first got the recipe from my sister in law.  I’ve made this dip with both full fat cream cheese and meat chili, as well as fat…

Mexican Chili Dip – A Crowd Pleaser

Super easy four layer Mexican dip. Ready in a flash and a big crowd pleaser!

Take this Mexican Chili Dip to your Next pot luck party This Mexican Chili dip could not be easier to make.  It is one of my favorite “go to” recipes when I am invited to a pot luck party.  The bowl is empty before the party even gets going.  It is that delicious! I got…

Bean Burritos with Vegetables – Hearty Mexican Recipe

Kidney Bean and pinto bean burritos with veggies.

Are you looking for a effortless meatless meal?  This recipe for bean burritos uses a kidney bean and pinto bean combination, which is a nice change from the traditional black bean recipe and is really tasty. These burritos take only 15 minutes from start to finish, so they are perfect for any busy weeknight. My…

Mexican Vegetable Casserole with Black Beans

Spicy Mexican vegetable casserole

Enjoy the spicy taste of Mexican Vegetable Casserole This spicy Mexican vegetable casserole combines a host of nutritious vegetables with a blend of spices and cheese to make a hearty and healthy main course dish. Add a tossed salad or some avocado slices and you are done.   I love recipes that make use of what…

Crock Pot Vegetable Curry with Apples

Crock pot vegetable curry

I love the smell in my house when a curry has been cooking all day long.  The aromas are fragrant and so inviting.  This recipe for crock pot vegetable curry is a remake of one that recently tried our on my meat eating husband and he loves it.    The recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten…

Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara Copy Cat Recipe

Copy Cat Recipe: Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

This recipe for Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara combines a fabulous blend of cheeses with roasted peppers, onions and cream to make a wonderful flavor combination. Carbonara dishes are staples in most Italian recipes and one can see why when tasting the delightful flavor of the dish.  The Olive Garden has a great range of Italian…

Fast & Easy Recipes with Only 3 or 4 ingredients

Great collection of easy 3 and 4 ingredient main courses, breakfasts and desserts

Looking for some quick and easy meals that are fast to do, but delicious? These 3 & 4 ingredient recipes are simple to make and let you get dinner or dessert on the table quickly. Easy 4 ingredient eggnog latte. Perfect for the holidays! But don’t let the simplicity of these recipes fool you. They…

Savory Hearty White Bean Chili

Slow Cooker White Bean chili

We love chili at our house.  It does not matter if it is warm or cold outside, a big helping bowl of this hearty white bean chili always hits the spot. It is my latest addition to my crock pot recipes collection and my family just loved it. This recipe can be made with ground…

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

I’m in the mood for Mexican tonight.  Well, I am in the mood for Mexican every night, but tonight I am doing something about the yen. Mexican food is so rich and delicious.  I love cooking it because I can adjust the spice exactly the way I want it, instead of letting a cook in…

Savory Italian Meatballs and Spaghetti

Savory Italian meatballs and spaghetti

Normally, when I make spaghetti recipes, I just make a meat based marinara sauce with freshly roasted tomatoes.  It is fairly easy to make and I don’t need to spend a lot of time on it but it tastes great. But there are times when I feel like going to the effort of making large…

Today’s Featured Recipe: Gluten Free Treat – Pão de Queijo

Brazilian Gluten Free Treat - Pão de Queijo - Cheese Rolls

It’s featured recipe time.  This one comes from my favorite International recipe site called Molly Mel.   Regina is a fabulous cook and many of her recipes are Brazilian in nature.  Most are easy to do and look just delicious. Regina submitted this gluten free treat called Pão de Queijo.  She says it is hard to…

Taco Salad in Edible Tostada Bowls

Delicious taco salad in tosdada bowls

Years ago, I went out for lunch with some teaching friends of mine.  One of the items on the menu was a taco salad. Believe it or not, I had never heard of this delightful concoction.  Ever since then, when I eat Mexican, I often choose this as my order. I love the taste of…

Best Taco Recipes

Round up of 10 Fabulous Taco recipes

Step outside the box with one of these Taco recipes Tacos are a popular Mexican recipe.  Who can resist the traditional hard taco shell filled with ground beef and your favorite toppings?  It is one of my favorites. Here are a few other taco recipes that take the traditional taco to a new level.  The…

Today’s Featured Recipe: Olho de Sogra – Brazilian Sweet

Olho de Sogra - Brazilian sweet with prunes and coconut

My friend Regina over at Molly Mell is the star of today’s featured recipe.  Regina has been experimenting with Brazilian sweets lately and came up with this scrumptious looking dessert called Olho de Sogra. Olho de Sogra is basically dried prunes with a sweet coconut filling.  Regina says it  is yummy and so easy to…