Baking Powder Chicken Wings

Baking Powder Chicken Wings

If you’ve always wanted to know how to get the crispiest baked chicken wings possible, the answer is simple. Baking Powder. Now, you don’t need a lot, but a little goes a long way. You’ll be left with the crispiest chicken wings you’ve ever had 

Curry Roasted Red Potatoes

Curry Roasted Red Potatoes

One of my quick and easy go-to breakfast dishes is roasted potatoes. Of course, as you’ve heard in Forrest Gump, there’s plenty of ways to prepare potatoes. This recipe for curry roasted red potatoes is super simple, and goes great with some fried eggs. It’s 

Carpathian Mushroom Soup

Carpathian Mushroom Soup

One of my favorite Autumn recipes is something that’s pretty close to my heart, Carpathian Mushroom Soup. Being that I live in Ukraine I visit the Carpathians a few times a year and there’s nothing better on cold mountain nights than this traditional soup. The 

Butter Shrimp

Butter Shrimp

A few days ago I uploaded a recipe for Butter Chicken that my friend taught me to make. But he also mentioned what to do with the leftover sauce. After all, there’s going to be leftover sauce. Well, the simple answer is to just make 

Ukrainian Pork Plov (Rice Pilaf)

Ukrainian Pork Plov (Rice Pilaf)

Continuing on with my trend of traditional Ukrainian recipes, here is a popular home style recipe for pork plov. Plov is what Ukrainians call rice pilaf, and it can be made with a variety of meats. The most traditional is Ukrainian pork plov, and it 

The Most Decadent Gratin Dauphinois

The Most Decadent Gratin Dauphinois

A steakhouse classic, gratin potatoes are what many people consider a perfect side dish. However, if you really want to kick things up a notch then you’ll want to make my recipe for the most decadent gratin dauphinois. These thinly sliced potato layers are cooked 

Stir Fry Chili Squid

Stir Fry Chili Squid

Squid is one of those ingredients that is popular in most of the world. In North America you have your deep fried calamari rings, the Mediterranean does shallow fried rings or whole baby squid, and in Asia you have a ton of different stir fry 

Cucumber Radish Salad With Dill Dressing

Cucumber Radish Salad With Dill Dressing

Summertime means fresh ingredients straight from the home farm, and what better way to showcase fresh ingredients than a salad. This simple cucumber radish salad is tossed in a creamy dill dressing for tons of freshness. In fact, this type of dressing for summer salads 

Spicy Beef Croquette Bombs

Spicy Beef Croquette Bombs

One of my favorite things to get at my local Cuban restaurant growing up were Papas Rellenas, or stuffed potato balls. While my recipe probably isn’t the most authentic, it is still delicious. This is a great way to use up some leftover mashed potatoes 

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

One of my favorite things to do in Japan is go to a yakitori bar and eat the entire menu. Of course my favorite thing is tsukune (or the grilled chicken skin) which are chicken meatballs. Originally, tsukune were made with the leftovers of a