Balsamic Beets (Buraczki)

Beets (buraczki) and European roots sort of go together. Growing up in Poland, we ate beets regularly and were excited when my mother made beet soup. We had a few bowls for dinner and didn’t need much food afterwards. Beet soup filled us up and we were content with eating it again the next day. …

Crockpot Sweet Potatoes

Steaming, buttery, delicious sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows, brown sugar and cinnamon made in your crockpot overnight. INGREDIENTS 4 sweet potatoes 1/4 cup water toppings of your choice: brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, marshmallows INSTRUCTIONS Place 1/4 cup of water on the bottom of the crockpot. Wrap each sweet potato in aluminum foil and place in …

Salami Roll-ups

Quick and easy appetizer that’s guaranteed to be a hit at your next gathering. These salami bites are delicious and require only 3 ingredients: salami, cream cheese and Pepperoncinis. And the best part? They are a low-carb, high-fat keto-friendly snack, if eaten without the cracker. So dig in and enjoy. Guilt-free! Kids love these, too. …

Chocolate Covered Bananas

If you’re a fan of chocolate and bananas, then you will love this quick and easy frozen dessert made with just a few ingredients. You’ll need a couple minutes to prep them and a few smiley faces to help you dip and place them in the freezer. And in less than an hour, you’ll be …

Homemade Seasoned Fries (Frytki)

Freshly cut crispy potatoes sprinkled with garlic salt, paprika and fresh herbs make this a delicious and kid-favorite recipe. Homemade fries (frytki) take me back to my childhood in Poland. My mother made them often after school and I barely remember any leftovers. They were devoured every time and cooked again and again. Now as …

Cajun Dirty Rice

A delicious mix of seasoned ground beef, buttery rice, sweet peppers, sauteed onions, fresh herbs and spices. This flavor-packed dish can be served as a side or eaten as a full course meal. It’s all how your taste buds feel so lets get started! When cooking the ground beef, do not drain all the fat. …

Garlic Herb Crackers

These buttery, garlicky, herb seasoned crackers will have you hooked. You will take one, five, seven and then you may be reaching into an empty bowl. They are addicting and you’ll see after eating just a few. They are super easy to make and go with anything. Enjoy them with cream or goat cheese, any …

Peach Cobbler

This delicious old-fashioned, buttery peach cobbler is packed with flavor in every bite. Gooey, rich and impossible to put away after a spoonful. It goes great with vanilla ice-cream, whipped cream or just by itself. My best friend Candice, first showed me how to make it years ago. She said her grandma showed her how …

5 Minute Chili Cheese Dip

Simple, quick, cheesy and yummy chili dip with a sprinkle of fresh onions makes this an awesome appetizer any time, anywhere you go. Not sure why but recently I have become a fan of dips. Maybe it’s the great cooks out there that have been sharing their appetizing dip recipes. Maybe because dips are easy …