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

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 …

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Crock Pot Chicken Tagine – Moroccan Delight

Pear preserves, ginger, cinnamon, and cumin give this slow cooked chicken dinner a savory and sweet Moroccan flavor.  Normally, Chicken Tagine uses dried apricots but I did not have any on hand right now.  I did, however, have a jar of home made pear preserves and substituted them.  The dish came out with the traditional …

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Mexican Casserole with Onions Peppers Chili and Corn

This Mexican casserole with onions, peppers, chili peppers and corn did the trick. It has just the right amount of heat, is easy to do and is ready takes about the same amount of time to prepare.  Just pop it in the oven and relax while it is cooking. Printable recipe – Mexican Casserole with …

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Pineapple Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk and Thai Chili Paste

This island hopping Pineapple Chicken Curry is full of flavor, easy to make and will become on of your families favorite international recipes. It is both savory and sweet with a delightful blend of interesting flavors. I like to cook curry recipes when the weather turns cooler. The use of spices gives a warm and …

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Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

This Greek omelette makes a great breakfast or brunch recipe.  This is a Greek style country omelet, which means that it’s a hearty omelet, just packed with vegetables and cheese, and makes a filling main dish or big start to your day.  Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese Artichokes and feta cheese are popular …

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Spaghetti and Meatballs – a Family Favorite

Who can resist spaghetti recipes – a traditional Italian favorite?  This recipe for spaghetti and meatballs combines chutney for a rich marinara sauce. I have cooked the meatballs in the oven to reduce the fat but you can also fry them in oil if you prefer. Spaghetti and Meatballs with Sweet Marinara Sauce This recipe …

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Vegetable Manicotti – Healthy Italian Main Course Recipe

This vegetable manicotti is loaded with the fresh taste of lots of vegetables but has a richness from the sauce and cheese that will delight even meat eaters. Manicotti is pasta in the shape of tubes. These large tubes are just waiting for all types of fillings to make them more tasty! Today, we’ll be …

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Ground Beef Manicotti – Hearty Italian Main Course Recipe

This ground beef Manicotti adds a nice mix to the normal manicotti recipe with just beef and  ricotta cheese.  It is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables and not complain.  The whole dish is topped with store bought Italian sauce to save on time and then sprinkled with your favorite cheese.  …

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Greek Salad with Kalamata Olives and Goat Cheese

This tasty Greek Salad combines tomatoes, green peppers and cucumbers in a tangy lemon and olive oil dressing. It is a great addition to my collection of Mediterranean recipes. The flavors are delightful and combine creamy goat cheese and kalamata olives for a nice change. It makes a great side dish for any protein. Mediterranean …

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Eggplant Parmesan Recipe – Classic Italian Dish

Traditional eggplant Parmesan dishes can take quite a long time to prepare if you make your own marinara sauce. Eggplant is also known as aubergine. It  is a member of the nightshade family and often used in Mediterranean cooking. Although typically used as a vegetable, its botanical definition is actually a berry! This easy eggplant …

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