Tag Archives: lunch

Turkey soup with tomatoes and herbs.

Great soup, if you have turkey leftovers from holidays or if you just wish to have a rich, hearty soup for lunch. Any part of turkey will be good (I cooked mine from turkey neck and some leftovers). It takes 30-40 minutes to cook and the taste is amazing. The key to great taste are […]

Healthy Fall Dessert: Baked apples with walnuts, honey and cinnamon.

This recipe is as easy as it can only get. I think the hardest part is to take the apples’ seeds out, so that the apples would be intact. I am cooking these apples since the time I remember myself cooking. My Daddy cooks these apples in red wine, but, let’s not get too crazy […]

Apple, cinnamon and walnut rolls + cream cheese crispy rolls!

This is the simplest recipe of rolls in the world. The dough is very easy to cook and it’s very tender, almost melting in the mouth. This is also a very good dough for cookies. Ingredients: stick of butter 1 cup of sugar 1.5 cups of flour (sifted, self-rising) 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 […]

A traditional Slavic dish: Olivier salad

This is a traditional recipe for the parties and holidays in Slavic countries. No one knows where it came to former Soviet countries from, (we were a huge country with closed borders for decades), but this was the main salad of every celebration in almost every family for decades. I cook this salad very rarely […]

Puff pastry dough made easy!

I love puff pastry, do you? You can create literally hundreds of recipes with it and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Apple strudel, croissanrs, puff pastry baskets and puff pastry fish pie and much more. The recipe of this dough will help you create a lot of awesemly delicious dishes in minutes. Ingredients: 2 sticks […]

Thai shrimp spring rolls with peanut sauce and citrus soy.

These springs rolls are an excellent, healthy lunch (or dinner) option and are a breath of fresh air from your normal turkey sandwich or grilled chicken salad. The homemade sauces really add flavor and round out the dish. From the original site: Thai spring rolls with peanut sauce and citrus soy.

Easy Country Style Chicken in 20 minutes

This recipe was overlooked at Restaurant impossible TV program, I added my personal touches to it and it came out great. To define great I will explain: my fiancé, who doesn’t like chicken, was consuming it, as if it was his favorite sausage, not a chicken… I used cornmeal here, because I love adding it […]

Impromptu Cran-Apple Tuna Salad with Fresh Herbs

Sometimes you need lunch or dinner, and you just don’t want to fuss with an actual recipe. I had 2 cans of tuna in olive oil and 4 hungry people, and it was lunchtime. What to make? This emerged from improvisation! From the original site: Add Craisins and a chopped apple for sweetness, a handful […]

Make homemade Snack bars

Just Jenn has a great looking recipe for homemade snack bars, perfect for sticking in the kids’ lunches.  I love how she wraps them all up with a note–I’m pretty sure I’m not that good a mom ;) ! Jenn says: The kids get two snack breaks at school, two! Which means I need to […]

Lunchbox ideas: Calling all Moms (and Dads!)

Summer is drawing to a close soon, and that means school will be starting!  For August, Foodwhirl is looking for clever ideas for lunches to pack for school, and we know our readers have some… Do you have a great tip lunches that stay good in a lunchbox, or how to plan ahead for lunches […]

How to make a salmon sandwich
Lunch Ideas: Salmon Cucumber Sandwich

Need a nice, healthy lunch, or a light dinner?  I adore fish sandwiches in the summer, and salmon and cucumber are always a nice mix! I love to cook an extra salmon filet or two (to medium rare) when doing salmon for dinner (maybe Chili Garlic Salmon?), then heating it up the next day for […]