Kharcho: Georgian Beef Stew with Walnuts

This recipe comes from the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Georgia became independent of the Soviet Union in 1991. There are several different regions with their own unique dishes. One of the most famous Georgian dish is Khachapuri, which is an egg and cheese filled yeast leavened bread. There are many others. If you want [...]

Turkish Beans with Pickled Sweet Peppers

I am ALWAYS looking for new recipes. However, I love it even more if I discover a new way to obtain them. As you probably know by now, I love America's Test Kitchen. Since Christopher Kimball left the show a while back, I never really followed him. That is until now. If you never heard [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]