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Stuffed Mushrooms – The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms – The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms are a classic hors d’oeuvre and for good reason! They are bite size, full of flavor, and entirely customize-able to suit any palate. I had created this recipe years ago as a canape for a little cocktail party and have basically never altered 

Crab Salad

Crab Salad

Crab salad is one of those easy to make perfect potluck recipes most Americans have tried before. In fact, while you would think this is a popular coastal dish, it is actually more popular in the midwest. Why? I can’t say. All I know is 

Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Tahini yogurt sauce is one of my favorite condiments, especially when it comes to Middle Eastern dishes. This sauce is super easy to make, taking just a few minutes start to finish. Not only does it work great as a sauce, but it can easily 

Kokumaro Japanese Curry Guide

Kokumaro Japanese Curry Guide

It is so obvious that the ultimate comfort food in Japan is curry. Well, it’s obvious to anyone who has been to Japan at least. You’ll see curry shops all over the place, and it’s a popular late night meal after a night on the 

Grenki (Croutons) Гренки

Grenki (Croutons) Гренки

One thing you might notice if you visit Ukraine is that people love to snack with their beer. In fact most pubs even have a section on the menu called ‘beer snacks’. One of the most popular beer snacks in Ukraine is grenki, or simply 

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Ever since moving to Ukraine I’ve started eating tons of the food (of course), but the majority of my traditional food consumption occurs when I visit Alona’s grandmother’s house. Like most grandmothers, forcing people full of delicious food is tradition, and one of the most 

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bread

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bread

So I have to admit I’m jumping on the trend a bit here. This recipe for peanut butter bread recently soared in popularity thanks to a Reddit post in r/old_recipes. Peanut Butter Bread quickly made some popular food blogs and online magazines and everyone seems 

Chicken Katsu Curry (チキンカツカレー)

Chicken Katsu Curry (チキンカツカレー)

Fried chicken with curry may not sound like the most Japanese of dishes, but it is in fact one of the most popular dishes in Japan. The history with Japan and curry goes back hundreds of years, and fried chicken just as long. This is 

Homemade Japanese Curry Roux

Homemade Japanese Curry Roux

One of my favorite things to eat in Japan is curry, which sounds weird to a lot of people. However the history between Japan and curry is an extremely old relationship, and in fact homemade Japanese curry is one of the most popular home foods! 

Roast Eggplant With Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Roast Eggplant With Tahini Yogurt Sauce

This is easily one of my favorite ways to cook eggplant. A simple roast eggplant with tahini yogurt sauce is one of the easiest ways to cook an eggplant, and one of the most delicious. In fact from start to finish it takes just about