How To Make Pita Bread At Home – Best Greek Pita Bread Recipe

How To Make Pita Bread At Home – Best Greek Pita Bread Recipe

How To Make Pita Bread At Home - Best Greek Pita Bread Recipe
How To Make Pita Bread At Home – Best Greek Pita Bread Recipe

This post will be a easy to follow recipe on how to make pita bread at home.  This is the best Greek pita bread recipe in my opinion and will guarantee a soft pita bread.  How you ever wondered “How do you make pita bread soft?” well look no further because that will be explained. Read more

Elisen Lebkuchen Authentic German Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Elisen Lebkuchen Authentic German Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Elisen Lebkuchen Authentic German Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
Elisen Lebkuchen Authentic German Cookies

These Elisen lebkuchen are the ultimate Christmas cookie.  They are flourless and butter less but have a wonderful chewy texture are chocked-full of nuts, candied lemon peel, spices, rum extract, and a hint of lemon.  This Christmas cookie is one of my all time favorites, and once you tried it I believe it will be one of your favorites too.  If you like spiced cookies with a chew this is right up your alley. Read more

Spaetzle Recipe German Noodles (Spätzle)

Spaetzle Recipe German Noodles (Spätzle)

Spaetzle Recipe German Noodles (Spätzle)
Spaetzle Recipe German Noodles (Spätzle)

This spaetzle recipe is the perfect accompaniment to stew or goulash.  Spaetzle can also be eaten on their own with butter or made into a cheese dish known as Kaese spaetzle.  Kaese spaetzle are very popular in Germany and I have a recipe here.  Spaetzle are well known throughout most of Europe.  Because it is easy to make most Europeans make their own homemade spaetzle versus store bought.  They are in-between a small dumpling or thick egg noodle. Read more

Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe

 Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe

Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe
Käsespätzle Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle

Kaese spaetzle will be THE best noodle and cheese dish you have ever tried!  I personally guarantee it.  If you don’t like it you are either an Alien from outer space or don’t like cheese, spaetzle noodles, or cheese and noodle dishes like mac and cheese.  Trust me you will love it.  It’s kind of like a grown-up mac and cheese.  But with homemade spaetlze noodles, swiss cheese, and wonderfully sweet onions caramelized in butter.  Is käsespätzle diet friendly no but when it comes to food this good who cares (at least temporarily). Read more

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi
Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake

This plum cake also known as Pflaumenkuchen and by many other names is guaranteed to make you merry for Christmas or any time of the year. But it’s best to make in the summertime when it is plum season and plums are the juiciest. Read more

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs And Spice

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Recipe Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs
Ocracoke Island Fig Cake

Hi ya’all!  I’m embracing the spritit of the South today and making an Ocracoke Island fig cake. It has sweet cinnamon and spices that balance perfectly with the sweetness of figs. Figs grow abundantly here in the South and especially on Ocracoke Island where this recipe is from. Read more

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe
Pumpkin Roll Recipe

The famous pumpkin roll what is not to love? It’s delicious and elegant. Wonderful fall flavors of pumpkin and spice filled with creamy vanilla flavored cream cheese.  Soo heavenly.  This makes a beautiful presentation to guests and the taste will shower you with nonstop comments.  The roll itself is not as hard as it may seem.  Try it I believe in you.  This post will teach you how to make a pumpkin roll.  Another great thing about this recipe is that it is not crammed with tons of butter. Only a few tablespoons in the filling. The cake itself, believe it or not, is fat free but super moist! Read more

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes
Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe

Traveling through Scotland I got to try these fantastic little fluffy potato pancakes.  They are also known as potato scones throughout the UK.  A potato scone or tattie scone is a regional variant of the savoury griddle scone which is especially popular in Scotland.  Every hotel served these for breakfast and no wonder they are soo popular in Scotland.  They are like a mashed potato made into a pancake.  Very creamy texture, buttery and delicious.  Read more

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery
Kringle Recipe

I found this FANTASTIC recipe in the “Scandinavian Holiday Recipes” flip cookbook.  The cookbook claims it is THE kringle recipe from the O&H Danish bakery in Racine, Wisconsin.  At first I thought that this kringle recipe might be too labor intensive, but it is more time than labor that is required for this kringle recipe.  This recipe is FAMOUS in Wisconsin.  This kringle is soo flavorful and absolutely melts on your tongue.  You have to make this recipe (and save yourself a bundle of dough, no pun intended, to boot).  This kringle recipe is soo good it sells for over $20 a piece. Read more

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie
Spanakopita

This time we will be taking a culinary adventure to Greece for one of my favorite Greek dishes.  This spinach and feta pie is also known as spanakopita.  This spanakopita recipe is just the ultimate.  It includes dill and caramelized onions and a slight zing from garlic.  It tastes very traditional and authentic and is easy to make if you buy the phyllo dough.  Read more

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings "Aprikosenknödel" Or "Marillenknödel" Recipe
Apricot Dumplings

Oh boy you guys are going to LOVE these!  Soft apricots inside of a soft, creamy potato dumpling with buttered breadcrumbs, powdered sugar, and cinnamon.  Come on what’s not to love?  I always get excited about apricot season because of this apricot dumplings recipe.  No apricot pie, tart, or cake can compare in my opinion.  Apricot dumplings are definitely the way to go. Read more

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar
German Potato Salad

My grandma’s aka oma’s German potato salad recipe is the ultimate potato salad.  I always get complements and requests for this recipe. It’s vinegar based and lighter than other potato salads but the flavor is better!! I guarantee you will fall in love with this recipe. It’s a traditional German potato salad made the authentic, old-fashioned way my Grandmother made it. Read more

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe With Maple

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe With Maple

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Oh my gosh guys this pumpkin cheesecake is just to-die-for!  It’s soo creamy and has a hint of maple, vanilla, cinnamon, and a dash of the very necessary, for this pumpkin cheesecake, allspice.  The hint of allspice is barely noticeable but if it was left out it would taste more like a vanilla maple cheesecake than pumpkin cheesecake.  It gives it just the right zing without being overly spicy.  This recipe is not as spicy as pumpkin pie or bread and more on the maple vanilla side.  To try this pumpkin cheesecake recipe is to fall in love with it.  Read more

Hungarian Cucumber Salad “Uborkasalata”

Hungarian Cucumber Salad

This Hungarian cucumber salad is refreshing and crisp plus herby and extremely delicious.  It has a little tang from garlic as well.  There is nothing like the crispness of fresh cucumbers especially if you are lucky enough to grow your own.  I like to get my cucumber, in season, for the ultimate fresh tasting salad.  Cucumber season lasts from the middle of May till June. Read more

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake
Cherry And Coconut Loaf

This cherry and Coconut loaf or tea bread with moist, juicy, chewy glace cherries is the ultimate tea time treat. Well it’s definately a favorite in our house. It is super moist and has excellent crumb. It’s very cake like and tender.  It just one of the best vintage tea time recipes and hails from a “Vintage Teatime Recipes” cookbook I purchased in the UK.  The taste of the coconut definately comes through and the cherries help make it super moist. This recipe was even moist the next day when kept in a airtight container. Read more