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Lemon Ginger Tea

Lemon Ginger Tea is perfect winter drink because it warms the body from the inside out. It also reduces inflammation, fights respiratory problems and strengthens immunity. Ginger tea relieves stress, enhances digestive system and relieves migraines. You can make it more or less spicy by using 1/2 inch or 1… Read more »

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Chocolate Pie Bars

Recipe for these Chocolate Pie Bars has been in my family for at least 3 generations. Everybody makes it and no one ever changed anything about the recipe. It’s so good. The crust is very tender and crumbly, while filling is chocolatey and fudgey. It doesn’t require any frosting, just… Read more »

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Creamy Cabbage Soup

Creamy Cabbage Soup came into being as a culinary experiment. I was looking for a new way to prepare cabbage. It is vegetable with many health benefits, but the way I was cooking it was, more or less, always the same. One day I got the idea to puree it… Read more »

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Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding, or semolina porridge or cream of wheat, is a quick milk pudding, cooked on stove top and eaten for breakfast or as a dessert. It can be served with fruit compote or sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. I can still remember bowls of hot semolina pudding, with grated… Read more »

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Crazy Dough Bread

Many people asked me for detailed instructions for making bread using Crazy Dough or Vegan Crazy Dough. I baked several different versions to be able to tell you exactly how it goes. I made Crazy Dough Bread using whole wheat flour and mixture of whole wheat flour with corn and… Read more »

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Moist banana bread is a classic that everybody can bake without any trouble. When you add some chocolate chips to the mixture, you get a decadent upgrade of this family favorite recipe. In my opinion, rum and brown sugar go very well with banana, so I added them both to… Read more »

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Chai Tea Latte

Weather forecast says we could expect more snow in next few days. So, this is an excuse to make a large cup… Read more »

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Belgian Waffles

I searched the internet to find an original recipe for true Belgian Waffles. The most authentic recipe I managed to find was… Read more »

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Christmas Sangria

Christmas Sangria is a fantastic drink for gatherings with friends and holiday celebrations. Unlike other sangria recipes, this one is very easy… Read more »

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Cinnamon Cream Bars

Recipe for these Cinnamon Cream Bars (or Cinnamon Cream Pie Bars or Cinnamon Cream Cookie Bars) comes from a Croatian cooking site… Read more »

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Grape Salad

Grape Salad is an old fashioned southern fruit salad, made with white and red grapes, dressed with whipped cream dressing, and topped… Read more »

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Chicken Gloria Casserole

Chicken Gloria Casserole is a hearty mushroom and chicken casserole topped with melted cheese and smothered in creamy sauce. This heart-warming weeknight… Read more »

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Moist Pumpkin Bread

Even though I’ve already made Libby’s Pumpkin Bread and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Loaf, I couldn’t resist trying this super Moist Pumpkin Bread… Read more »

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Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto is a simple, yet rich Italian-style autumn dish. In this recipe, a deep and earthy mushroom flavor is enhanced by… Read more »

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Tomato Salsa

Croatian Tomato Salsa (pronounced: shalsha; “sh” like in words “sugar” or “shut”) is the best sauce on the face of the Earth.… Read more »

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Oreo Pumpkin Lasagna

Last year I made two creamy pumpkin desserts: Pumpkin Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting and Triple Layer Pumpkin Icebox Pie. This… Read more »