Entries by Melanie Mendelson

Fried Red Onions Recipe

Many recipes start with frying onions and then adding other ingredients, but if you really like sauteed onions, you can make it as a stand-alone side dish!   If you are always sneaking the onions from the frying pan, this recipe is for you :) If you wondered why fried onions taste so good, it is […]

Roasted Small New Potatoes Recipe

Small potatoes (a.k.a. “baby potatoes” & “new potatoes”) are about 1.5 inches in diameter.  They are delicious roasted! Small potatoes are very easy to prepare.   In fact, cooking the new potatoes is much easier than regular potatoes, since you don’t have to peel them!  The skin of small new potatoes is very thin and edible. […]

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp fried rice is a very popular dish, and it’s so easy to make at home.  Once you try making shrimp fried rice by following this easy recipe, you will never order it from Chinese takeout! Shrimp fried rice is a great way to use leftover rice.  In fact, fried rice tastes best when it’s […]

How To Thaw Frozen Shrimp Fast

Have you decided in the last minute to make a shrimp recipe for dinner?  Need to defrost the shimp right away?  I have great news for you!  You don’t have to put your dinner plans on hold, as you can thaw frozen shrimp quickly and easy, in less than 15 minutes. Here’s the fast way […]

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Everybody is familiar with the classic shepherd’s pie – a layered casserole dish made with meat on the bottom and mashed potatoes on top.  Shepherd’s pie is a classic American comfort food – so tasty!  This version of shepherd’s pie uses sweet potatoes instead of traditional white potatoes. Sweet potatoes are actually healthier than regular potatoes, […]