Easy-Peasy Tuna Melt

The Papa's Kitchen EASY-PEASY TUNA MELT Ingredients: 12-16 ounces of GOOD tuna packed in olive oil, drained ½ cup diced celery hearts ½ cup of minced scallions – both white and light green parts 3 tablespoons of minced fresh dill 3 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste [...]

Grilled Pork Chops with Plum Mostarda and Arugala Salad

The Papa's Kitchen GRILLED PORK CHOPS WITH PLUM MOSTARDA Note:  Mostarda is the sharp Italian condiment consisting of candied fruit and mustard.  I cooked these with my indoor smokeless grill from Amazon. https://amzn.to/3zgrglV and served it with Hot Water Cornbread. These jammy-grilled plums in a mustard vinaigrette make the salad and pork chops come alive! [...]

Blackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

The Papa's Kitchen Blackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps Ingredients: 6oz of Avocado ¾ cup of chopped cilantro ¼ cup of diced green bell peppers 1 chopped and deseeded jalapeño pepper 2 tablespoons of Fresh Lime Juice (divided) 4 teaspoons of Olive oil (divided) 1 cup plain, 2% Greek yogurt 2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined [...]

Fresh Blueberry Pie

THE PAPA'S KITCHEN Fresh Blueberry Pie (or any fruit) Ingredients: 1 ½ cup water 1 ½ cup sugar 1 ½ tablespoon cornstarch 1 ½ tapioca flour 1 teaspoon vanilla Red food coloring Directions: Mix together 1 cup of water, sugar, vanilla, and food coloring.  Heat over medium heat.  Dissolve corn starch and tapioca flour in [...]

Lamb Chops (grilled indoors)

The Papa's Kitchen Lamb Chops Indoors Ingredients: 2 large garlic cloves 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon of fresh thyme Pinch of cayenne pepper Coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons of EVOO 6 Lamb chops, about ¾ inch thick Directions: In your food processor add garlic, rosemary, thyme, cayenne, and salt.  Pulse until thoroughly combined.  [...]

Flaky Pie Crust-From White Lily Flour Co

FLAKY PIECRUST RECIPE – From White Lily Flour Company INGREDIENTS: (For a single pie crust.) 1 ½ cups of White Lily (what I use) All-Purpose Flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup cold all-vegetable shortening, butter-flavored shortening, or unsalted butter cubed 3-8 tablespoons ice water or cold milk DIRECTIONS: In a medium bowl, combine the flour [...]

Teriyaki Salmon

THE PAPA'S KITCHEN TERIYAKI SALMON INGREDIENTS: TERIYAKI SAUCE: 2 ounces Sake  (basically it’s brewed rice) 3 ounces Mirin  (basically sake but sweet) 4 ounces soy sauce 3 tablespoons sugar (I cut this way back or leave it out altogether as the Miren is sweet) 1 tablespoon cornstarch combined with 1 tablespoon of water SALMON TERIYAKI: 2 pounds salmon fillets, [...]