Lemon Chicken Wraps with Garlic Tahini Sauce

We have been really busy with end of school stuff here. My oldest is home from college and my middle son just graduated high school and my youngest is moving up from middle to high, so I haven’t had much time to take pics and write recipes…. but hopefully back to it now. I haveContinue reading “Lemon Chicken Wraps with Garlic Tahini Sauce”

Heidesand (German Shortbread Cookies)

Shortbread cookies are one of the simplest and easiest cookies to make, and you only need staple ingredients so they are quick to make any time. I have a bunch of shortbread cookies I make on repeat, but I saw this recipe for German shortbread that uses brown butter so of course I wanted toContinue reading “Heidesand (German Shortbread Cookies)”

Scallion Pancake Challah Bread

I was really intrigued when I saw a recipe similar to this on online. Scallion pancakes are often a staple in dim sum restaurants and they are one of my favorites. I’ve made them at home a few times too. They are layers of dough with scallion filling that are rolled out into circles andContinue reading “Scallion Pancake Challah Bread”

Peanut Butter Millionaire’s Shortbread

Anyone else completely obsessed with The Great British Bake Off and it’s spinoffs? I recently saw the kids make this recipe on Junior Bake Off and immediately wanted to make it because we love shortbread and chocolate and peanut butter is a no brainer. These are easy to make, other than hitting the right tempContinue reading “Peanut Butter Millionaire’s Shortbread”

Potato, Bacon and Gruyere Galette

Galettes are so much fun to make. They have crust similar to pie, but since they are free form it is a lot less effort. You still get the wonderful buttery, flaky crust, but in a more rustic form. I have a couple other galette recipes on here you can also try. Spinach and ArtichokeContinue reading “Potato, Bacon and Gruyere Galette”

Thai Chicken Basil Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

These Thai basil rolls with ground chicken were pretty quick to make, but they have a lot of flavor from the Thai basil, cilantro, ginger, garlic, jalapeno and the dipping sauce. They were tasty and we all enjoyed them. I used raw/cook at home tortillas for the wraps for these and honestly I think theyContinue reading “Thai Chicken Basil Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce”

Herb Marinated Pork Chops with Tart Apple Chutney

I think these pork chops are my favorite pork chops I have eaten in quite a while. I used thick cut boneless chops which were marinated in a lemon, garlic and herb brine overnight and then smoked. The apple chutney is sweet, sour, tangy with a strong mustard component and it was a perfect complimentContinue reading “Herb Marinated Pork Chops with Tart Apple Chutney”