Spooky Halloween Cupcakes

These delectable cupcakes will be the hit of any Halloween gathering! They are adorably spooky! Halloween is a spooky holiday that is celebrated each year on October 31st. The holiday originated over 2,000 years ago from the ancient Celtic festival called Samhain. It was observed on November 1st, it celebrated the new year, and peopleContinue reading “Spooky Halloween Cupcakes”

Vietnamese Pate Chaud (Meat Pie)

This flaky savory Vietnamese pastry is unique and delicious! Pate Chaud is very easy to make and is a definite crowd-pleaser! Pate chaud or Banh pate so translates into “hot pastry pie” in French. Pate chaud is a popular French-inspired pastry that is eaten in Vietnam. It is a flaky lightly layered pastry that isContinue reading “Vietnamese Pate Chaud (Meat Pie)”

Scrumptious Stroganoff

This hearty comfort food is easy to make and it uses very inexpensive ingredients! Create this delectable dish today! When the weather starts getting cold outside, a popular dish to prepare is beef stroganoff. It includes beef, onions, mushrooms, and some sort of creamy dairy element poured over noodles. The dish was created during theContinue reading “Scrumptious Stroganoff”

Baked Beef Meatballs with Pasta (Spaghetti and Meatballs)

This classic comfort food is beloved by all! Make it for friends, family, and children! It is super easy to cook. Despite what most people assume, spaghetti and meatballs did not originate in Italy. There is a spaghetti pasta and there are meatballs in Italy, but the popular dish is not something one of wouldContinue reading “Baked Beef Meatballs with Pasta (Spaghetti and Meatballs)”

Lena’s Oasis and Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Tap

Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap is a beautiful restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia. The name comes from the Yates family matriarch, Lena. Lena’s restaurant was created to promote the gathering of friends and family around a family table. They are currently providing delivery and curbside pickup for Italian food, family meals, party platters, retail items, beerContinue reading “Lena’s Oasis and Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Tap”

Savory Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow cookers are beautiful because raw ingredients go in and a few hours later a flavorful meal is finished. My slow cooker savory chicken tacos are super easy to make and delectably flavorful! The modern slow cooker cooking apparatus was invented by Irving Nachumsohn. On January 23, 1940 he received the patent for his inventionContinue reading “Savory Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos”