Turkey and Pork Meat Patties (Kotlety) – Котлеты

When I got married we visited my husband’s aunt, and she was serving this meat balls with mashed potatoes and salad. If you read my story, you probably know that my mom past away just shortly after I got married, so I really didn’t have anybody to ask…

Stuffed Tomatoes A La Grandmère

Stuffed Tomatoes A La Grandmère

The key to success with this simple stuffed tomatoes recipe is to start by selecting large vine ripened tomatoes.  Tomatoes should smell like you just picked off the vine in your own ” potager ” or vegetable garden. I did not have the option to…

Glazed Ham

Glazed Ham

Glazed Ham The centerpiece at dinner tonight was an 8 and 3/4 pounds fresh ham. It spent four hours earlier this afternoon slow roasting in the oven. The slow roasting allowed most of the fat to render under the skin which crisped up rather nicely. It…