Transporting U 2 Culinary Paradise

Potato Leek Soup

Leek Potato Soup Serves 6-8 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Ingredients: 3 medium leeks, washed thoroughly, trimmed, and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces 4-5 fist size potatoes washed, peeled, and chopped into 3/4 inch pieces 2 large carrots washed, peeled, and chopped into 1/4 inch pieces 3 Tbsp. salted butter 1 tsp. salt 3 cans low sodium, […]

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Pumpkin-Filled Ravioli with Walnut Cream Sauce

Pumpkin-Filled Ravioli with Walnut Cream Sauce Serves 6 Rate This Recipe Ingredients: For the Filing: 1 pumpkin or butternut squash, 2-2 1/2 lbs., cut in quarters, seeded, but not peeled 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/2 tsp black pepper For the Dough; 2 […]

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Tuscan Summer Pasta

Tuscan Summer Pasta Serves 6 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭ Rate This Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped 1 cup roasted yellow peppers strips (or roasted red peppers if your children prefer) 3 cups garden fresh tomatoes, chopped into 1 inch pieces (preferably cherry or grape tomatoes) 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 3/4 lb. […]

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Peas & Jabon Cru with Farfalle

Peas & Jambon Cru with Farfalle Serves 4 Kid Rating: ✭✭✭✭  Rate This Recipe Conjures fond childhood memories of my French-German grandmothers warm, love filled kitchen. Ingredients: 1 – 10 oz. package frozen peas (or 10 oz. fresh shelled peas) 1 tsp. salt 3/4 lb. farfalle pasta (or your favoitie fresh pasta) 2 Tbsp. salted butter […]

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Pear & Grape Salad with Honey Pear Dressing

Pear & Grape Salad with Honey Pear Dressing Serves 4 Rate This Recipe Ingredients: Salad: 5 cup sweet baby lettuces 2 bartlett pears, cored and sliced into 1/4 inch wedges 1 cup red seedless grapes, halved 1/4 cup honey or vanilla flavored goat cheese (optional for kids) 1/4 cup raw almonds Dressing: 2 Tbsp. pear […]

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Thyme Stuffed Roast Chicken

Thyme Stuffed Roast Chicken Serves 6 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭ Rate This Recipe The scent of roasting thyme will perfume your home evoking daydreams of crushing wild thyme underfoot while traversing the French countryside. Ingredients: 1 roaster chicken, preferably organic (3 lbs.) 1 cup fresh thyme branches 2 Tbsp. salted butter 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. […]

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Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Serves 8-10 Rate This Reicpe Ingredients: 1 lb. ground pork 1 lb. ground beef 1 lb. ground veal 4 cloves garlic 1 bunch scallions (white part & 2 inches of green), minced 1 lg. red pepper, seeded and minced 2 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. fennel seeds, crushed […]

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Asian Chopped Salad with Hoisin Honey Dressing

Asian Chopped Salad with Hoisin Honey Dressing Serves 6 Kids rating: ✭✭✭✭✭  Ingredients: For Salad: 1 head napa cabbage, washed, and finely chopped (6 cups)  2 cups baby spinach, chopped well 2 medium carrots, cleaned and shredded on a box shredder, (1⁄2 cup) 1⁄2 cup uncooked curly Asian noodles or plain Ramen noodles, crushed in a plastic […]

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Ensalada De Noche Buena

Ensalade De Noche Buena Serves 8 Rate this Recipe The traditional version of this salad includes jicama, however, children did not like the addition of jicama so we’ve omitted it. Ingredients: 2 beets, boiled, peeled & sliced into matchsticks 3/4 cup fresh pineapple, cored and sliced into sticks 1 apple, cored, peeled, and sliced into […]

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Asparagus & Pistachios

Asparagus & Pistachios serves 6 Rate This Recipe Ingredients: 2 lbs. asparagus, washed and trimmed 1/2 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. salted butter 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. fresh marjoram, and 2 sprigs for garnish 1/2 cup chopped salted pistachios Directions: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 4 cups water and 1/2 […]

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