Erdäpfelsuppe- Austrian Potato Soup ~The Domestic Man

To truly understand the beauty of Erdäpfelsuppe, I’m going to run you through a quick language lesson. When Columbus first encountered the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean in the late 15th century, they presented him with the sweet potato–batata in the Taíno language–which he first brought to Europe. But on subsequent trips, explorers returned with […]…

Helena’s Hungarian Chicken Paprikash One Pot!

A tender scrumptious, classic, ethnic chicken dish braised in a creamy spice-filled sauce including the traditional Hungarian ingredient – paprika – along with other spices and sour cream. This is an old family recipe for Chicken Paprikash handed down to me from a wonderful Hungarian neighbor who took pride in her family recipes. Extremely luscious,…

Chili Over Pasta? Cincinnati Skyline Chili & a little history

Growing up in our conventional Italian household, serving this type of sauce over pasta was unheard of–bordering blasphemous! Yet, I can still remember the first time I experienced this incredible, piquant potion poured over pasta—brimming with beans and golden cheeses and spiked with red onions. Heaven! I knew this would soon become a lasting love affair….

Guest Chef Wednesday! Gloria’s Crock Pot Chicken Stew; The Simple Glorious Plan

While some cook to relax, the norm for the rest of the working world means coming home is time to face the “dinnertime challenge.” SIGH! Wait! Instead of pressing redial for Papa’s Pizza or polishing off those last few concrete, wrinkled, wannabe fries from the bottom of a Mickey D’s bag, think ahead! “Crock-Pot!” Gloria…

Guest Chef Wednesday! Jerry’s First & Goal Tailgate Chili!

Score!! Check out the ingredients in Jerry’s award winning chili!! Ground beef, sausage, beans, secret spices, tomatoes and other veggies magically come together with tons of tantalizing flavor in his incredible mouth-watering chili. It’s perfect for tailgating before football games or anywhere any time of year. Jerry adds. “It’s great right out of the pot,…