Recipe Index

Breakfast and brunch

Amaranth Pancakes
Breakfast Grilled Cheese
Buttermilk syrup and yogurt syrup
Chilaquiles with eggs, and variations
Date quesadillas
Pineapple tamales
Spring Hash
Squash pie

Preserves, pickles, salsas, chutneys, sauces, dips, and other condiments

Apricot and blueberry preserves, Russian style
Candied Jalapeños, two ways
Enchilada sauces
 (red and green!)
Gingered apple sauce
Greek Yogurt and Roasted Pepper Dip
Peach Butter (spicy)
Preserving tomatoes, various ways
Quick cucumber pickles
Tomatillo salsa
Varenye iz yablok (Russian apple preserves)
Wine grape jam with ginger

Appetizers / Snacks

Blini with mushroom or fish filling
Date quesadillas
Eggplant caviar (baklazhanaya ikra)
Eggplant Grilled Cheese
Eggplant rolls (Badrijani nigvzit)
Fresh yogurt cheese
Fried Green Tomatoes
Nettle turnovers
Perepechi with Meat and Mushrooms
Perepechi with Cabbage
Poblano potato cakes
Quesadillas with egg
Salty toasted nuts
Syrnyi Pashtet s Chesnokom i Morkovyu (Cheese-Garlic-Carrot Spread)


Avocado and tomato salad
Beet green, beet, and avocado chopped salad with tahini dressing
Berry Mozzarella Salad
Red Winter Salad
Roasted Beet and Garbanzo Salad with Tahini-Roasted Pepper Dressing
Spring Hash
Tomatoes with dill and crème fraîche
Watermelon and feta salad
Zucchini Slaw, aka “The Slaw”

Soups, stews, curries

Baked Potato Soup
Beef Curry
Borsch, Vegetarian
Chicken Stock
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chili with Shredded Pork
Cullen Skink
Pumpkin Curry
Spargelsuppe (German Asparagus Soup)
Ugly Soup

Sandwiches (by “sandwiches,” we mean grilled cheese)

American Grilled Cheese
Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Das gegrillte Käsesandwich
Eggplant Grilled Cheese
End of the World Grilled Cheese
Grilled Cheese No. 1 – à la Croque Madame
Grilled Queso
La Latina #1 and #2
Little Italy Grilled Cheese
(Elk) Sausage Grilled Cheese
Steak Grilled Cheese
Strawberry basil grilled cheese

THE Grilled Cheese
Tzatziki Grilled Cheese

Side dishes

Chinese barbecue pork
Fried Green Tomatoes
Pasta with Butternut Squash, Dates, and Pistachios
Perepechi with Meat and Mushrooms
Perepechi with Cabbage
Poblano potato cakes
Rice with Fried Plantains
Sauteed Broccoli Stem
Scalloped potatoes and cabbage
Spring Hash
Zucchini Fries

Main dishes 

Blini with mushroom or fish filling
Burritos Ahogados
Chicken Bake
Chicken Tamal Casserole
Chilaquiles with eggs, and variations
Chiles en Nogada
Chiles Rellenos
Chipotle Chicken with Creamy Bacon-Tomato Gravy
Enchiladas Suizas
Mexican scotch eggs
Pasta with Butternut Squash, Dates, and Pistachios
Perfect roasted chicken (and chicken stock)
Poblano pasta
Roasted Veggies on Taytos with Pesto
Spring Hash
Sweet and Spicy Chili-Glazed Tofu


Banana chocolate rum bread
Pan de Muertos (Day of the Dead Bread)

Pizza / savory pies and tarts

Chicken Alfredo pizza
Fig jam and prosciutto pizza
(plus chili pizza)
Pesto chicken pizza
Shrimp Pizza
Squash pie
Turkish “pizza” with dates and pistachios

Sweet things

Apple pie
Apple and oat bites
Banana chocolate rum bread
Blackberry pie (with pie crust tutorial)
Ice Cream with Maple Syrup
Lemon Meringue Bars
Macadamia pie
Oatmeal and Guava Cookies
Pineapple tamales
Red Wine Pear Cake
Red Velvet Cake
Roasted Mango + Yogurt Paletas
Sweet potato pie
Tarte au Chocolat
Yogurt cake with berries


The Cocyounut
Piloncillo Kahlua 

Hot toddy

Irish coffee (at end of post)
Lemon vodka
Lemon vodka II
No Quarter
Ginger vodka
Grape vodka fizz
Pepper vodka
Slippery Russian
Spring juice
Summer juice
Winter juice

Kitchen mishaps

Less than perfect roasted chicken


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