Pumpkin Seeds at Home

After Halloween we’re left with pumpkins of all sizes here and there. Here’s a simple pumpkin seed recipe. Everyone at home loves this pumpkin seeds recipe. Ingredients: – Pumpkin seeds – 1 tsp of butter – 1 pinch of salt Directions: – Heat up oven at 345 F. – Take the pumpkin seeds out of…

Easy Warm Noodle Salad

Warm Noodle Salad is the prime dish when it comes to budget. It is an extremely ‘easy’ recipe! I couldn’t help but share it with all of you. It’s attractive, colorful, delicious! My kids love ramen noodles but not the veggies. This recipe gets them eating the veggies every time.  I hope you agree with me. 🙂 Recipe Ingredients: 1 Ramen…

Home Cooks and Culinary Schools? Cast your vote!

Should home cooks go to culinary school?  Regardless of the reason (more skills, more fun recipes, meeting acclaimed Chefs, or going into food business), I have thought about this a lot. I have also read and researched the topic. In the end there seems to be some ‘common ground.’ Culinary schools recognize that home cooks…

Chicken Noodle Soup

I couldn’t help it; I had to make chicken noodle soup while US weather news reporters spoke of record-breaking low temperatures for 50 states.. Wind chill, historic freeze, 1-2 feet snow accumulations, and more. My recipe is quite simple but it has a twist, which adds another level of flavor complexity to this comfort food favorite….

Hot Dog Toppings at Home

Hot dog toppings, our creative secret to ‘never-boring’ hot dogs at home. In general, we find them healthier than street vendor hot dog toppings. Hot dog toppings have been a popular tradition in many cities of Colombia. New York city street vendors also offer these with multiple topping options. The base: Ketchup, mustard. The toppings: Sweet,…