Author Archives: Katryn

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban picadillo is like a half sister to the chilis that are more widely known in the U.S. It’s made with some of the same ingredients such as beef, tomatoes, green pepper and cumin but the similarities end when you start adding ingredients like raisins (!!), pimento stuffed green olives, capers and red wine vinegar.Continue Reading

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

We eat pancakes every. single. Sunday morning without fail. I have this reliably awesome basic pancake recipe down pat and they’re so delicious that I haven’t deviated from the recipe in years. However, when we saw these lemon ricotta pancakes on our new favorite show, we knew we had to cheat on our usual pancakesContinue Reading

The Cubano Sandwich

The Cubano Sandwich

I have always hated swiss cheese…it’s one of the very very few foods I can’t stand. However, this sandwich is making me rethink my swiss aversion. Apparently, I love swiss cheese when it’s sandwiched between crusty bread, ham, slow cooked cuban pulled pork, pickles, red cabbage, avocado, mustard and horseradish. Imagine that! The thing thatContinue Reading

Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer is one of my favorite Indian restaurant staples. It’s like the Indian version of a cheesy spinach dip except with traditional Indian flavors and a little spicy kick. Serve it over basmati rice and it’s one of the most satisfying vegetarian entrees…probably due to the large chunks of cheese that are generously distributedContinue Reading

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

Katryn’s Wine Pairing: Black Sheep Le Grande Pinot Noir Rating: 9.5 out of 10.0 This is one of the best (maybe THE best?) Pinot Noirs that we’ve tried. Especially for the ~$10 price tag! It has a light, tart cherry flavor that contrasted perfectly with the richness of the cheesesteaks but still has the depthContinue Reading