Instant Pot Crispy Pork Ramen

Time: 2 hours Serves: 8 people This may be one of the most perfect instant pot soup dishes…. delicious, healthy, hearty and just “meant to be”… Music Selection: Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be (feat Florida Georgia Line) Ingredients: Broth: 5 lb pork shoulder roast 8 cups chicken broth ¾ cup soy sauce plus another…

Pickled Jalapeno

Time: 1 hour This is a great side dish to add a little zip to nachos, burritos, enchiladas and even ramen soup! Music Selection: Shawn Medes and Camila Cabello – Senorita Ingredients: 2 limes, juiced 1 large jalapeno, sliced in half and seeded 1 tsp sugar Pinch salt Directions: In large bowl, mix the lime…

Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

Time: 1 hour plus marinating time I hope you and your family get as much joy out of this delicious meal as we did… healthy, delicious and the aroma will fill your house! Music Selection: For King & Country – Joy Ingredients: Rub: 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin…

Budapest Roll

Time: 2 hours This is a light, delicious and gluten-free dessert. Perfect for high noon tea, fancy events or just because… Music Selection: George Ezra – Budapest Ingredients: 6 large egg whites at room temperature 2/3 cup finely ground (and roasted) hazelnuts, plus one extra Tablespoon 1 small pkg instant vanilla pudding (153 g) 1…

Foccacia

Time: 12-18 hours Music Selection: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) – Domenico Modugno original – Cantare Ingredients: 4 cups flour 2 tsp salt 2 tsp instant yeast 2 cups lukewarm water 5 Tbsp olive oil, divided Sea salt flakes Optional: fresh chopped herbs or fresh grated parmesan cheese Directions: The day before making (or…

Chicken & Lentil Soup

Time: 1 hour Makes enough for 12 people Fast, tasty, healthy and the aroma is amazing…. Music Selection: Manos Hadjidakis/ Evangelos Boudounis 200 Guitars – Vals of Lost Dreams Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 250 g pancetta or bacon, cut into little pieces 2small onion, diced 4 large cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, finely chopped…

St. Patrick’s Pork Roast with Guinness Gravy

Time: 4.5 hours This is a St. Patrick’s day classic recipe in our house… paired with an irish pub song. You will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day several times a year… really – don’t wait the entire year to try this recipe! Music Selection: Rumjacks – Irish Pub Song Ingredients: Rub: 2 Tbsp salt 2Tbsp…

Mexican Chocolate Tart

Time: 1 hour preparation; 4 hours rest Want to have a happy day? Try this delicious, easy tart. Music Selection: Barbara Streisand & Judy Garland – Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy Ingredients: Pecans: 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1 Tbsp butter, melted 3 Tbsp brown sugar, packed 1 Tbsp water 1/8 tsp cayenne 1…

Bouillabaise

Time: 1 hour It’s all about that bouilla”base”… boom boom Music Selection: Meghan Trainor – All About That Base Ingredients: Baguette, cut lengthwise and then into 2 – 3 inch pieces Olive oil dried parsley to sprinkle on bread 5 cloves garlic 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, trimmed and chopped 1 fennel bulb, trimmed…

Hubby’s French Toast

Time: 25 minutes French toast is my hubby’s favorite breakfast/brunch food. He even makes it for supper when he gets the chance! Music Selection: Indila – Derniere Danse Ingredients: 1/2 loaf French bread (best if it is a bit dry or a few days old) 4 eggs 2 cups cream or milk 3 Tbsp sugar…