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The following posts published on Cooking With Kristina were written by kristina.

Moroccan Feast – Succulent Lamb Kabobs with Mint Parsley Sauce and Pine Nut Couscous

This was my first attempt at lamb and until I made this, I didn’t think I even liked lamb. Now that I have, I am scouring my cookbooks for more lamb recipes that combine these types of flavors. The spices and yogurt sauce are what make this recipe for me. The yogurt sauce is so […]

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The Ultimate Double Chocolate Brownie

This is my go-to recipe for easy and delicious brownies. It’s the only thing I make with the Ghirardelli sweet ground chocolate and cocoa powder so it will last in the pantry for several months. I usually don’t put nuts in them as Joshua is allergic, or will press them into half of the pan […]

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White Chocolate Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting and Orange Marmalade Filling

Joshua turns 30 this month and wanting to make him the “Perfect” cake started me off on a quest for the one of the best cakes I’ve ever tasted. White Chocolate Cake • Solid vegetable shortening for greasing the pans • Flour for dusting the pans • 6 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped • 1 […]

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Fish, fish.. you got your wish ~ Cooking fish at home.

One of my favorite foods is fish – any type of fish, shellfish, or seafood really. I had this thing, that when I visited my mom in Tampa, Florida I would try to eat it at every meal. This wasn’t difficult as I usually didn’t wake up till noon and then we would head for […]

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Mom’s Best Snickerdoodles

These are my husband Joshua’s favorite cookies and really the best Snickerdoodle recipe I have ever come across. I think it’s Mom’s blend of butter and shortening that makes them perfect in every way. ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup shortening 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 ¾ cups […]

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Chocolate Stuffed French Toast

The first time I remember smelling chocolate cooking or baking when I was a young girl was growing up in Austin and occasionally Mom would make toast with chocolate gravy. Most of the time it was for a weekend breakfast or a late night treat during the summer when we didn’t have a set bedtime. […]

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White Chicken Chili with Cheddar Hushpuppy Crust

There isn’t much to say about this recipe as the title says it all. A few things I would mention, however, like a few of my other recipes it makes the most out of one of the best things that comes from the grocery store – rotisserie chicken, and like chili this recipe is very […]

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Chicken Fricasee with Artichokes and Carrots

This delicious and simple French stew is creamy, comforting and satisfying all year long. It can also be frozen up to 3 months, letting the flavors deepen and concentrate. 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of excess fat 2 tablespoons butter 2 large onions, chopped 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) […]

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Brown Butter Pecan Pie

To me, nothing says Thanksgiving and the holidays like a warm pecan pie. Growing up, Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday and going to Grandma and Grandpa’s to celebrate was an every year event. Memories of turkey and dressing, cranberry salad and pecan pie still make me homesick, and a little sentimental. This recipe comes from […]

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Fabulous and Refreshing BLT Salad

When drip-down-your-arm good tomatoes finally do arrive at the markets, they aren’t around long enough. I plan months in advance how to work them into our menus. So, embarrassed by my obsession with the tomato, only because my husband was beginning to wonder, that I came up with this clever variation, the BLT salad. What […]

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