Category Archives: Dinner

Yummy Spicy Noodles

Yummy Spicy Noodles Ingredients: Sauce: 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter 2 tablespoons chili pepper jam, ¼ cup sweet chili sauce, or mix 2 tablespoons of currant jelly with a healthy squeeze of sriracha sauce 1 ¼ cups hot vegetable stock … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa

Ingredients                                                             2 Mango’s diced 1 Serrano Pepper finely diced, with … Continue reading

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IL Mito’s Crab and Spinach Stuffed South African Panga

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Simple Bolognese

Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 oz. pancetta 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 celery stalk, coarsely chopped 1 carrot, coarsely chopped 1 pound ground chuck beef 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Baguette

I saw this recipe on one of Bobby Flay’s grilling shows on Food Network. The original recipe called for sausage instead of Flank Steak. I came up with this recipe as an alternative to the original. I also lightly grilled … Continue reading

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Paella

Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 3-pounds chicken wings 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Spanish chorizo sausages, thickly sliced Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 Spanish onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed Bunch flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped, … Continue reading

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Adam’s Beef Stew

Beef Stew: This is my nephew Adam’s Recipe (he is one of my favorites…love, love, love him). He, like his aunt and mom loves to cook). You can see his creativity in this recipe. He took the time to send … Continue reading

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Lamb Stew/Bolognaise

  2-LB Ground Lamb 2-TBS Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-Cloves chopped Garlic 1-Medium Onion, diced 1-Small Zucchini, diced 1-Small Parsnip, diced 1-Cup Red Wine 1-28oz Can Diced Tomatoes Salt & Pepper to Taste Brown Lamb with 1 TBS. Olive Oil. … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetable and Noodle Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

 Summer is one of my favorite seasons for cooking, mainly because my parent’s garden begins to sprout a variety of vegetables and usually in mass quantities.  Every visit home usually ends with my dad sneaking out to the garden and … Continue reading

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Greek Orzo Salad

Ingredients                                                                             1 LB. orzo pasta 6 TBS. Olive Oil 5 TBS. Red Wine Vinegar 1 small … Continue reading

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