Bucca – What?!? Palacinkas – Meatless Meals 2

What is Bucca???? My Goodness...what an odd name lol! Well, let's start with the Palacinka! Maybe some of you have heard of this one... A Palacinka / Palatschinke is a thin crêpe-like variety of pancake common in Central and Eastern Europe. (see more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palatschinke ) There are many different names or ways to spell … Continue reading Bucca – What?!? Palacinkas – Meatless Meals 2

Meatless Meals for Fridays during Lent!

Not sure what to make as a Meatless Meal for a Friday night during Lent? Well..... We've got some ideas for you! Here is one of our Windish/Slovenian Favorites: Cabbage and Noodles! List of Ingredients: 1 head of Cabbage1 bag of Egg Noodles (my hubby likes the extra wide ones by Pennsylvania Dutch or Light … Continue reading Meatless Meals for Fridays during Lent!

Filet Mignon Roast & Cookbook: Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom

This is truly one of my favorite cookbooks!  It is by a chef I absolutely adore!…. the one and only, Julia Child!  I have such respect and deep, soul, "cooking passion" emotion for this woman it is hard to put into words. That said, this is one of those cookbooks that I refer to often … Continue reading Filet Mignon Roast & Cookbook: Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom

Family Recipe: What is a Rosette?

  Rosette Cookies - A "Generation" Family Recipe*   1 cup milk2 tablespoons sugar1/4 teaspoon salt1 egg (2 - if a flakier pastry is desired)1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 cup flour, sifted oil for fryingRosette ironpaper towels Mix the first five ingredients together and then slowly add the flour until the batter is smooth.Heat enough oil (in … Continue reading Family Recipe: What is a Rosette?

LifeDesigning 1 Team Confesses…

Foodies 101! LifeDesigning1 is Admitting:  WE ARE FOODIES!   There comes a time when one has to confess… and the time is now!   We are……. FOODIES!   We are……. foodies from way back!  It's actually generational!       My Grandparents (mom's) came to the United States from Austria, Hungary & Yugoslavia (specifically, in … Continue reading LifeDesigning 1 Team Confesses…