Arroz Con Pollo


I have to stop watching the foodnetwork channel. Especially the show Diners Drive-ins and Dives. It’s like I’m hooked on that show. The only thing is I can’t find the recipes for the foods they show so I have to make up my own based on what I remember, which is great, because I love making… 

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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

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You all know I love easy and simple recipes. I tried to make this jambalaya recipe as simple as possible. Now I know you might be saying that I’m missing sausages from this jambalaya, but I wanted to make it a bit healthier and so I skipped them. OK fine, I did not have any… 

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Beef Soup (Ciorba de vacuta)


Today I’m going to share with you my husband’s favorite beef soup recipe.  This is a very Romanian soup and very traditional.  It’s very easy to make, just time consuming because you need to boil the beef for 2 or 3 hours until tender. You could speed up the process by boiling the beef in… 

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Tequila Lime Chicken With Cilantro Lime Rice

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One thing I miss about living in Southern Ontario is being close to the Detroit border and going to Mexican Village. I used to love going there and having great Mexican food and the best strawberry margaritas in there world. So every once in awhile I make some Mexican food myself because I just miss… 

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Skinny Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite dishes of all time. However, I’ve grown up eating these stuffed peppers, which is a traditional Romanian recipe, but I wanted to make a version that’s a bit healthier with turkey and rice instead of good old fat ground pork. Don’t get me wrong, ground pork that is… 

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Sausage Chicken and Cheesy Rice

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I woke up at 6:30 this morning, on a Sunday, thinking about this rice dish in my fridge, and wishing it was lunch time already so that I can have some. I’ve been thinking about it all night. It’s really good. It has smoked sausage, chicken breast, cheese and rice. That’s cheesy rice my friends…. 

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Mongolian Chicken

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Although the name of this dish says Mongolian Chicken, none of the ingredients or method of preparation are really Mongolian. Mongolian simply implies that this is an exotic dish. Nonetheless, this dish is so good, you won’t be disappointed if you try it. Usually it’s made with beef but I wanted to make mine with… 

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