Sour Cream Dip 2023-08-13

Sour Cream Dip

A really good creamy dip to have with your favorite snacks, especially good with potato chips. It's also quite fast and easy to make.

Juicy Roasted Chicken 2023-03-12

Juicy Roasted Chicken

I do sure love juicy roasted chicken, and even though it isn't quite as fast to cook as other recipes in this site, it is quite simple and yields quite a lot of nutritious and tasty food for the effort required.

Beef Stroganov 2022-09-12

Beef Stroganov

A somewhat elaborate but very delicious recipe that originates from XIX century Russia. Best served with mashed potatoes.

Basic Mashed Potatoes 2022-09-12

Basic Mashed Potatoes

I have already written in the past a recipe for mashed potatoes, so why would I need another? Well, sometimes a man just wants mashed potatoes as a side dish that is simpler, so as not to distract from the main dish. So here be the more classical version of mashed potatoes, to be served with many a different dish!

Potato Draniki 2022-06-30

Potato Draniki

A classic recipe in eastern Slavic countries, typically eaten for breakfast, as a side dish or a for a light lunch. Similar to American hash browns or other potato pancake recipes. Potatoes are truly the most versatile vegetable there is; better than potatoes only meat.

French Press Coffee 2022-04-07

French Press Coffee

A way of making a nice cup of coffee full of flavor, all without much effort. Why buy really expensive machines that require constant maintenance when you can get even better coffee with a very simple device?

Spaghetti alla Bolognese 2022-03-29

Spaghetti alla Bolognese

A really fast and delicious pasta recipe. Probably the most well known pasta recipe around the world.

Basic Tomato Sauce 2022-03-29

Basic Tomato Sauce

A good tomato sauce serves as the basis for many a delicious recipe. From pasta, to pizza and lasagna, as well as just as the base for other sauces. This is a quick and dirty recipe for a basic tomato sauce.

Classic Quesadillas 2022-01-01

Classic Quesadillas

Fast and easy recipe for a very delicious and somewhat nutritious breakfast or lunch. This recipe is so simple that I was doubting whether it was worth it writing about it. But since most people outside of Mexico don't know about it, here it is!

Paprika potatoes 2021-12-07

Paprika potatoes

An easy recipe that you can eat as side dish with other dishes like this one.

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