Winter Warmth

Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Cannelloni

January 13, 2017

You’ve been eating salads and other light meals since January 2nd and now it’s time for a nice meatless classic Italian dish, which is perfect for a cold-weather dinner.

Lemon & Thyme Roasted Carrots

January 25, 2016

It’s important to have a quiver full of healthy side dishes. Carrots are available all year round and Lemon & Thyme Roasted Carrots is a perfect winter weather side dish.

Beer & Meatball Soup

January 23, 2016

Brrrr, it’s cold out and most definitely a good time to make a hearty soup.

Hot Chocolate

December 30, 2015

In the Northeast it’s just beginning to get colder, which always calls for hot chocolate in my book. Forget that processed packaged stuff that you may find on the grocery store shelves and make an amazing cup of real, homemade hot chocolate that will satisfy your sweet tooth and warm your tummy.

Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

November 10, 2015

You can never have enough options when it comes to root vegetables!

Boeuf Bourguignon

March 6, 2015

Here in New York it’s snowy and freezing cold. I know we’re all looking forward to spring, but we still have time for a hearty French beef stew. Think about making extra for weekend leftovers.

Chicken & Orzo Soup

February 27, 2015

I’ve received so many requests for this recipe that I finally created it for everyone to make when they’re looking for a hearty soup. My Chicken & Orzo Soup is so delicious that I make sure to make a big pot and eat it for days.

Czech Veal Goulash

February 26, 2015

Another Czech dish that I grew up eating was Veal Goulash. Perfect for these cold winter nights.

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

February 23, 2015

With a container of this mix in the house, a warm cup of hot chocolate takes just a bit of hot milk. If you want to dress it up then add marshmallows and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Bratwurst & Sauerkraut

February 21, 2015

I grew up in a Czechoslovakian community in Lincoln, Nebraska where much of our diet consisted of sausages and sauerkraut. Sometimes I get a serious craving for the type of food I grew up on. Here is an easy winter dish that will satisfy your family and warm up their tummies.

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