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Category Archives: Appetizers

Waffles with cherries

Homemade Waffles with Cherries – Recipe

Freshly made waffles are absolutely delicious, yet so easy to make.

My memories take me back to childhood, enjoying ice cream served in a freshly made waffle cone, while walking on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ…I am still savoring that taste, and the moment.

Falafel 4

Baked Falafel – Vegetarian Recipe

Falafel was introduced to me by my son, since lately it’s been his favorite lunch served with garden salad.

I was convinced that I would like this food as well, so decided to research some recipes, and prepare a batch for my family.

Today I will share the final recipe, and assure you that if you like vegetarian food, you will LOVE these.

Mahi Mahi in veggies -  serving size

Mahi Mahi in Veggie Casserole – European Recipe

Mahi Mahi is already a mild tasting fish, but the veggie vinaigrette seasons it further, masking the fish taste.

This dish may be served hot as a meal, or at room temperature as an appetizer. For best results, serve it the next day, so all the flavors have time to absorb and marry.

Marinated Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms – Recipe

Ukrainians looooove mushrooms. They incorporate mushrooms into numerous every day recipes, but especially for their Christmas Eve 12 course meatless meal.

Traditional Ukrainian Christmas Eve menu will include mushrooms in Mushroom soup, varenyky filling (pierogi), Holubtsi filling (Cabbage Rolls), Vooshka filling (dumplings which accompany Ukrainian Christmas Borscht), mushroom gravy (referred to as, Machka, in some households), mushrooms with cabbage, and of course marinated mushrooms.