Ethnic Recipes

Mojo Glaze Recipe

May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mojo Glaze Recipe

Got My Mojo Glaze Working The definition for “mojo” is a magic charm, talisman, or spell. Over the years, mojo has been used in song titles and lyrics including “Got My Mojo Working, a blues song written by Preston “Red” Foster and made popular by Muddy Waters in 1957. Jim Morrison of the Doors used […]

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Valencia Paella Recipe

February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Valencia Paella Recipe

Aunt Judy is really my wife’s sister but we’ve been calling her Aunt Judy to our kids for as long as I can remember so it has become an affectionate nickname in our home.  Judy is an incredible cook who loves to learn everything she can about cuisine around the globe. She and her husband […]

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Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms, Kale & Soft Boiled Eggs When I first tried this recipe from Blue Apron, I was not so sure about the soft boiled eggs. I love them with toast points for breakfast but on top of my pasta? I’m seeing soft boiled eggs adorn more and more recipes these days so […]

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Pomegranate Glazed Salmon Recipe

November 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pomegranate Glazed Salmon Recipe

Zahav Style Salmon We eat a lot of salmon in our house. We usually marinate it, then grill or roast it whole but in this recipe we cut it up into chunks, apply a pomegranate glace and stick it on skewers to cook on the grill.  This recipe is adapted from one we found in […]

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Tzatziki Sauce For Lamb

July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Tzatziki Sauce For Lamb

A Classic Greek Sauce For Lamb, Chicken or Veggies Last night we grilled up some bone-in lamb loin chops and served them with this traditional Mediterranean cucumber, yogurt sauce called tzatziki and it’s incredible. I can see myself serving this with other meats and poultry or as a dip with vegetables or pita bread. For […]

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Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

March 3, 2015 2 Comments
Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

Korean Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables Let me state from the start: this dish is spicy!  It made me flush while eating it but most spicy foods make me flush a little. I didn’t think the kids would enjoy it because of the spiciness but both did. My youngest daughter Maddie had a bad […]

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Chinese Noodles Stir Fry Recipe

October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Chinese Noodles Stir Fry Recipe

A Delicious Stir Fry with Hong Kong-Style Noodles When we are looking for a quick and easy meal on a weeknight, we often turn to a stir fry recipe like this one. You can use the ingredients listed below or substitute foods you have on hand. If you live near an Asian food market or […]

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Pollo Guisado Recipe

December 25, 2013 0 Comments
Pollo Guisado Recipe

  Pollo Guisado Otherwise Known As Braised Chicken We are celebrating the Christmas holidays in the Dominican Republic in a town called  Cabarete. It’s Christmas Eve and we treated ourselves by hiring local Chef Catalino along with his wife to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner so we can enjoy the island and still be home […]

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Mango Mexican Chicken Recipe

October 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mango Mexican Chicken Recipe

A Recipe From One of My High School Buddies One of my best friends from high school contacted me and told me how his daughter Jen started a cooking blog at  www.topateonyourplate.com and asked if I could call her to talk about her site. Jen is part time math teacher, full time mom and from […]

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Korean Style Beef Stir Fry Recipe

October 7, 2013 2 Comments
Korean Style Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Beef Stir-Fry Gangnam Style Have you ever cooked with kimchi, pronounced [KIHM-chee]  also spelled kimchee? Do you know what kimchee is? I heard of it but really had no idea what it is until I adapted this recipe from one of my cooking magazines. Kimchee is a Korean pickled side dish made with fermented vegetables […]

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