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Baked Cambozola with Caramel Pear

Baked Cambozola with Caramel Pear

This unique dessert is something that I threw together one day while figuring out how to use up some ingredients. With just 4 Ingredients: Cambozola, Pear, Sugar, and Toasted Bread, this is a perfect dessert for a dinner party. It only takes about 20 minutes 

Solyanka (Smoked Rib Soup)

Solyanka (Smoked Rib Soup)

Solyanka is a smoked rib soup with a wonderful balance of salty, savory, and sour. It’s an unusual combination, but for most people it will be a new experience, and that makes this a wonderful thing to serve at events. The fact that it’s a 

Poached Pear and Apple with Sweet Cheese, and Ice Cream

Poached Pear and Apple with Sweet Cheese, and Ice Cream

Long title…I know. But, this classic dessert is simple and beautiful. You don’t need to do both pears and apples either, you can poach one or the other to serve at any event. You are going to want to use perfectly ripe fruit, as if 

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken is a popular bar food served all over Korea. This recipe was shown to me by the mother of a friend I had met in Seoul earlier this year, and now I’ll pass it on. Korean Fried Chicken is different than what 

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe is gaining quite a bit of popularity in the cocktail scene these days and this cocktail is a great use of the spirit. With plenty of ingredients this is not a drink for parties of 100 people, but for small get togethers where you 

The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier is a classic American cocktail from the 1920’s consisting of Bourbon, Campari, and Sweet Vermouth. With only three ingredients, and an orange peel garnish, this cocktail is perfect for large gatherings as it doesn’t require a large bar inventory or any particular bar 

Dill Potatoes with Pork Belly

Dill Potatoes with Pork Belly

Dill Potatoes with Pork Belly and Sour Cream is a classic Eastern European dish perfect for family gatherings or potlucks. It can be served hot or cold! This dish pairs well with…Vodka! Of course it does. If you are bringing it to a potluck or 

Simple Salmon Poke

Simple Salmon Poke

While this is in no way a traditional Hawaiian Poke, it is my modern take on it, and what is cooking if not an ever changing art.  Traditional Hawaiian Poke is simply diced raw fish or octopus, soy sauce, onions, nuts, and sesame oil.  Ingredients 

Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake

This is the best Chocolate Lava Cake recipe available…guaranteed! While it may look intimidating in the beginning, it actually is not that difficult. Serving this at any event is sure to impress because not only does it look beautiful, but it tastes amazing as well.