Fish Stew

This is a new recipe I’ve recently created when I was accidentally sent some halibut I hadn’t ordered. So, I came up with a tasty fish stew! INGREDIENTS 2-3 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion 2-3 large cloves of garlic 6 oz can of tomato paste 5 tomatoes, diced 5 small to medium sized russet potatoes,…

Blueberry Sour Cream Pie

This recipe came from my grandmother, who would bake this whenever we could afford to buy blueberries in-season. It’s my favorite way to make a blueberry pie! INGREDIENTS Crust 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling 1 Sticks or 8 ounces unsalted butter, very-cold, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 teaspoon salt 1…

Egg Salad (No Mayo)

I have never been a fan of mayonnaise, so I studied several no-mayo egg salad recipes and came up with this version. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! INGREDIENTS 6 eggs (hard-boiled) 5 tbsp of sour cream 1 tbsp of Löwensenf Mustard (Dijon can be used as a substitute) 4 cornichons (…

Crockpot Lamb Stew

This is a quick and delicious meal. It’s quick to throw all the ingredients into a crockpot and come home to a delicious smelling dinner. This stew goes very well with some fresh baked bread or rolls and either a hearty dark beer or a glass of red wine. INGREDIENTS 1lb Lamb, diced 1 cup…

No Bake Low-Carb Cheesecake

I adapted this from several no-bake cheesecake recipes I found online. Feel free to substitute your favorite brand of sweetener (including sugar if you prefer). I personally use erythritol because it’s the only sugar substitute I am able to digest. INGREDIENTS 8 Oz. softened cream cheese (do not use the “whipped” kind, unless you want a…

Mashed Potato Pancakes

This is a great way to use up left-over mashed potatoes. These can be made sweet or savory, just by adding some additional salt, or adding sugar instead. For the savory version, they go great with left-over gravy or apple sauce. INGREDIENTS Mashed potatoes Eggs (about 1 egg per cup of mashed potatoes) Flour (about…

Key Lime Pie

My grandmother learned this recipe when she worked at a hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida back in the 1960s. It’s a fairly easy, no-bake recipe, but it takes quite a bit of patience. The big trick is to not mix the lime juice into the sweetened condensed milk too fast, or it will curdle. However,…