Mamaliga

Mamaliga

Recipe Makes: 4 servings Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2 cups cornmeal 4 cups water sour cream; optional topping melted butter; optional topping eggs; optional topping bacon/sausage; optional topping feta cheese; optional topping DIRECTIONS: In a large pot, add in water and turn on to high heat. Once the water starts [...]

Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

Recipe Makes: about 10 small slices* Prep Time: 3 minute Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 8 minutes INGREDIENTS: ¼ tsp oregano ¼ tsp rosemary ¼ tsp basil pinch salt 4 garlic cloves; crushed ¼ cup olive oil bread; sliced DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 350 F.In a small ramekin, combine oregano, rosemary, basil, salt, [...]

Meat Chebureki

Meat Chebureki

Recipe Makes: 15 servings Prep Time: 35 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 2 ½ cup flour 1/3 cup olive oil; and extra for frying ¾ cup water; hot pinch of salt INGREDIENTS FOR THE FILLING: 1 lb ground meat (I used beef & pork) 1 tsp salt [...]

Cheese Chebureki

Cheese Chebureki

also know as gozlimen Recipe Makes: about 15 servings Prep Time: 30minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 2 ½ cup flour 1/3 cup olive oil; and extra for frying ¾ cup water; hot pinch of salt INGREDIENTS FOR THE FILLING: feta cheese; crumbled DIRECTIONS: In the bowl of [...]

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Makes: 4-6 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50-60 minutes Total Time: 1 hr 5-15 minutes INGREDIENTS: 3-4 large sweet potatoes ½ tsp salt & pepper ½ tsp Italian seasoning ¼ cup butter (½ stick); cubed 2-3 garlic cloves; crushed ½ cup sharp cheddar DIRECTIONS: Start out by washing and peeling the sweet [...]

Spinach Orzo (VIDEO)

Spinach Orzo (VIDEO)

Recipe Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2 cup spinach 1 cup orzo ½ tsp salt & pepper 1 ½ tbsp butter 2-3 garlic cloves 2 cups water DIRECTIONS: In a deep sauce pan, melt the butter on medium/low heat.  Add in orzo and saute [...]

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Recipe Makes: about 20 fritters Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2 medium zucchini 1 medium onion 1 small potato ½ cup cheese 1 tsp salt & pepper 2 eggs ¼ cup flour Olive oil for frying Greek Yogurt; for dipping DIRECTIONS: Using the medium grater setting on [...]

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Recipe Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40-45 minutes Total Time: 55-65 minutes INGREDIENTS: 4-5 large sweet potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt & pepper ½ tbsp chili powder ½ tbsp corn starch ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder DIRECTIONS: Start off your sweet potato fries by washing [...]