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Caraway Corned Beef with
Red Potatoes, Carrot Chunks & Cabbage Wedges

The Recipe: Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, the entire meal, corned beef slow-cooked on the stovetop, served with red potatoes, carrot chunks, cabbage wedges and at my house, a simple cheese sauce to pull it all together. This is meat 'n' potatoes man-pleasing menu! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ COMPLIMENTS! "This is an excellent recipe ..." ~ Anonymous Add yours, leave a comment, below! You Either Love It or Hate It. Corned beef. You either love it or hate it. Or you like how it tastes but hate how it smells while cooking. This recipe has been tested on all three groups and passes with high marks. And in my book, it’s good enough to eat on any cold night when you crave simple, flavorful fare. But if your house is home to leprechauns, try this for St. Patrick’s Day next week. It’s heavy on vegetables, which, along with the meat, are delicious topped with a simple cheese sauce. You'll Love My Caraway Corned Beef If You're ...

Lavosh - Armenian Cracker Bread

Lavosh is a cracker bread, crisp, slightly sweet and (if I may say so) addictive. It's handy to have on hand and keeps for several weeks. Lavosh is pronounced LAH-voshe (though my family calls is la-vosh, no accent) and is some times spelled in other ways, including lavash and lahvosh. This recipe comes from my dear Auntie Gloria, she's been making lavosh for many many years, it's definitely a family favorite! It's easy to make and keeps for weeks. COMPLIMENTS! "Yummo! ... Definitely a keeper." ~ LeAnne via Facebook Ever tried a new recipe and liked it so much you made it again right away? Such was the case for my mom’s family’s version of lavosh, an Armenian cracker bread. While there are other recipes by the same name that call for yeast and thus yield a result more-bread-than-cracker, this is a true cracker, thin, crunchy, a tiny bit sweet. And did I mention addictive? That too. Serve lavosh with cheese and fruit or alongside a hearty

Chicken Cacciatore

The classic Italian dish just chicken slow-cooked in tomato sauce laced with vegetables and a splash of wine, way more than the sum of its parts. Often called Hunter's Stew, mine is an old family recipe from my Lithuanian aunt – yes, Lithuanian, no, not Italian – but still very tasty! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ COMPLIMENTS! "... man! was that good! ... a definite keeper." ~ Sally "... it is wonderful. This is now my go to recipe for chicken cacciatore." ~ Clara "It was fall off the bone tender and delicious." ~ Annie BEST RECIPES! Chicken Cacciatore Made the List! Best Recipes of 2003 What're You Waiting For?! At my house, we call this recipe “Kitchen Catch” for short whenever cooking up a big pot of Chicken Cacciatore [pronounced catch–a–TOE–ree], a home-style Italian chicken stew. My recipe is adapted from a favorite “little girl” dish made by my dear Auntie Karen on special occasions, including, by personal