• Grilling recipes,  Main dish,  Sandwiches

    Bacon wrapped hot dog with caramelized onions

    Bacon wrapped hot dog topped off with caramelized onions infused with sherry, cheese and chives! Serve it with your favorite sauce! Mmmm….. P.S. a new way to impress your guests for Memorial Day! Ingredients for bacon wrapped hot dog with caramelized onions: Hot dog: Smoked Knackwurst or a hot dog of your choice. Buns: Brioche hot dog buns. Bacon: Thinly sliced bacon. Caramelized Onions: Sweet white onion, butter and sherry or a white dry wine. Dijon Mayonnaise: Mayonnaise and GREY POUPON MUSTARD Country Dijon Made with Coarse Ground Mustard. Cheese: Shredded fontina, swiss, or gruyere cheese. Butter: Unsalted softened butter Chives: Fresh chopped chives. How to make bacon wrapped hot dog with caramelized onions: Caramelizing…

  • Grilling recipes,  Main dish

    Chicken pesto tomato skewers

    Chicken pesto tomato skewers are the perfect skewers to make this summer, especially during grilling season! Basil pesto added gives a good kick and a garlic flavor! This recipe is definitely super easy and super delicious! Ingredients for chicken pesto tomato skewers: Chicken: Chicken breast or you can also use skinless boneless chicken thighs. Tomatoes: Cherry round tomatoes. Onions: White onion. Pesto: Basil pesto. How to make chicken pesto tomato skewers: Prepping bamboo skewers: Soak your bamboo sticks in water for at least 3 hours or overnight. Cutting the chicken: Cut your chicken into cubes. Seasoning the chicken: Season your chicken with salt and white pepper on both sides. Cutting the…

  • How to,  Main dish,  Ukrainian Recipes

    How to cook buckwheat

    Buckwheat or aka “kasha” in Ukrainian is made for breakfast or even during the day. It’s a gluten free grain that has a good source of fiber and many more nutrients! You can serve it on the side with an egg, sauté some onions, carrots and mushrooms or keep it simple! Ingredients for buckwheat: Buckwheat: Toasted buckwheat. I get mine from a European store. Salt: Kosher salt Butter: Unsalted butter How to make buckwheat: Removing seeds: Sort through your buckwheat removing any seeds or different grains that may have been combined on accident. Adding boiling water: Boil some water and add it to your buckwheat. Mix with a spoon for up to…

  • Main dish

    Shrimp Pesto Skewers

    Shrimp pesto skewers are definitely a crowd pleaser! They are super easy to make and and can be prepped in less then 10 minutes! Make these for your next party! Ingredients for Shrimp pesto skewers: Shrimp: Jumbo raw shrimp. Pesto: Basil pesto. Full recipe here: https://just-craving.com/basil-pesto/ Salt: Kosher salt. How to make shrimp pesto skewers: Prepping bamboo skewers: Soak your bamboo sticks in water for at least 3 hours or overnight. Prepping shrimp: Devein and remove the shell off the shrimp keeping the tail on. Wash and dry your shrimp. Marinating shrimp: Season one side of your shrimp with salt and mix. Add your pesto and mix. Cover with plastic…

  • Main dish

    Chicken Cordon Bleu

    What is chicken cordon bleu? It’s chicken stuffed with swiss cheese and ham, breaded and served with a delicious white garlic sauce. The combination of crispy and creamy! Yum!😋 Ingredients for chicken cordon bleu: Chicken: Chicken breast. Ham: Thinly sliced ham. I used Black Forest ham. Cheese: Swiss cheese, thinly sliced. Eggs: Lightly beaten eggs. Breadcrumbs: Plain breadcrumbs. Flour: All-purpose flour. Salt/pepper: Kosher salt and white pepper. Béchamel sauce: Milk, butter, flour, garlic, white pepper, nutmeg and parmesan. How to make chicken cordon bleu: Cutting/pounding chicken: Butterfly your chicken and pound with a meat pounder to make it thin. Seasoning chicken: Season both sides with kosher salt and white pepper.…

  • Main dish

    Pork chops with coarse ground mustard cream sauce

    Pork chops seared and basted with garlic, thyme and butter! Finished with a creamy delicious sauce that is made up of garlic, shallots, wine, cream and coarse ground mustard. Ingredients for pork chops with coarse ground mustard cream sauce Pork chops: Thick sliced boneless pork loin chops. Thyme: Sprigs of fresh thyme or rosemary. Garlic: Whole garlic cloves. Butter: Unsalted butter. Sauce: Garlic, shallots, dry white wine, heavy cream, GREY POUPON MUSTARD Country Dijon Made with Coarse Ground Mustard, white pepper and salt. How to make pork chops with coarse ground mustard cream sauce Seasoning pork chops: Season pork chops with salt and black pepper on both sides. Searing pork chops: Use a large heavy bottom pan…

  • Main dish

    Seared chicken with pesto, mozzarella and tomatoes

    Juicy mouthwatering chicken topped with pesto, mozzarella and tomatoes! A super fancy, but easy recipe to make! Ingredients for seared chicken with pesto, mozzarella and tomatoes Chicken: Chicken breast. Stock or broth: Unsalted chicken stock or broth. Butter: Unsalted butter. Basil pesto: One recipe of basil pesto. Click the link below ⬇️ ⬇️⬇️ Tomatoes: Any tomato will work. Preferably use a big tomato. Cheese: Mozzarella ball cheese, but you also can use shredded mozzarella. Salt/pepper: Kosher salt and white pepper. How to make seared chicken with pesto, mozzarella and tomatoes Pounding chicken: Place chicken into a ziplock bag. Pound chicken with a meat pounder to make it fully even. Since the bottom of…

  • Main dish,  Pasta Recipes

    Spaghetti with kielbasa

    Spaghetti with kielbasa is a childhood recipe that my mom always made for us! Its super easy to make and you can enjoy it with your favorite pasta sauce! Ingredients for spaghetti with Kielbasa Spaghetti: 8 oz spaghetti Kielbasa: cooked polska kielbasa. Sauce: pasta sauce or a sauce of your choice. How to make spaghetti with Kielbasa Breaking pasta: Break your spaghetti in half. Cutting kielbasa: Cut your kielbasa into 1 cm slices. Putting pasta into kielbasa: Add 5 spaghetti into each kielbasa. Adding to boiling water and cooking: Bring a pot of water to a running boil and salt your water. Add your spaghetti and kielbasa and cook until pasta is al dente. Stir constantly to prevent…

  • Main dish

    Chicken Kiev Recipe

    Chicken kiev, a dish that originates from Kiev Ukraine. Stuffed with a garlic herbed flavor, rolled in breading and finished off in the oven, leaving it super juicy and moist inside. This dish is definitely one you can’t resist!🤤 Ingredients for Chicken kiev Chicken: Chicken breast. Compound butter: Garlic, parsley, dill, salt, white pepper. Full Recipe Below:⬇️ Flour: All-purpose flour. Eggs: 2 large eggs. Bread crumbs: Plain bread crumbs. Salt/pepper: Kosher or sea salt and white pepper. How to make chicken kiev Cutting/pounding chicken: Butterfly your chicken and pound with a meat pounder to make it thin. Adding butter/rolling chicken up: Add your butter and roll up the chicken while tucking…

  • How to,  Main dish,  Side Dish

    How to bake a potato in a oven

    You probably have seen many different ways to bake a potato. But this is my go-to recipe that will give you crispy skin, no hard spots and a fully cooked through potato. What makes a Perfect Potato? Fluffy Mealy Crispy skin Steamy Fully cooked through   Ingredients for baked potato Potato: Russet potato or a potato that is high in starch. Choose potatoes that are the same size. Russet Idaho Oil: Olive oil, but you can use any oil. Salt: kosher salt or sea salt. How to make a baked potato Scrub, wash, dry: Scrub and wash your potato to get rid of all of the dirt. Dry your potato…