Tag: ham

Kind-of-Greek Tortellini Salad

Hmm, yeah. No special notes on this one. I had no recipe and just bought a bunch of stuff at the grocery store with some sort of random vision and this is what happened. I was pleased. Hope you will be too. You can eat this right away (with the […]

Ham Pockets

I could not wait to try this recipe and it definitely lived up to expectations! Simple ingredients and a neat trick with refrigerated crescent rolls are the secret behind this speedy all-in-one dinner. No one will ever know you whipped it up in less than half an hour… [Prep: 10min / Cook: 15min] […]

Green Pea Soup

This is not quite the easiest soup I could post, but OH MY GOSH is it good. Split pea soup is my absolute favorite Dutch food- even more than cheese and baked goods. There is something just so brilliant about the blend of peas and pork. Plus its nickname is […]

Quiche Lorraine

My mother’s quiche is one of the foods I look forward to most when I go home. So incredibly easy to make, though, I figured it was about time I got her recipe and started making them myself! This is another French breakfast, a delightfully fluffy and cheesy egg pie […]

The Everyman’s Croque Madame

I had my first croque-madame a few months ago at this lovely cafe on the Amstel called Ysbreeker.  It was also the first real French food I’d ever had and I was instantly in love. A croque-madame is something like a grilled ham and cheese, except ten times better because it’s smothered in white sauce […]

Holiday Ham and Cheesy Spinach Potatoes

One of my big guilty pleasures in life (ranking right up there with a mild soap opera addiction) is a deep fondness for the blue box: good old Kraft macaroni and cheese. On those rare occasions when I find myself cooking for one, it’s what I nearly always turn to. What meat […]