Easy Serbian Djuvec Pork Casserole, Also Known As Đuveč Rice Casserole Or Serbian Ratatouille

Djuvec (pronounced JOO-vech, with a hard “j” as in “jingle”) is a hearty Serbian casserole of veggies, meat, and rice that comes together easily with just a few simple ingredients, and will impress your friends as it nourishes them. Serve it for folks coming over, or take it along to a potluck and get ready … Read more

Vanilice Serbian Christmas Crescent Cookies Recipe

These vanilice are classic Serbian nut crescent cookies, perfect during the Christmas season or any winter holidays. They’re rich with the heavenly fragrance of vanilla. I’ve made them with the traditional walnuts, and more recently with almonds. They’re excellent made with either nut. I suspect they’d also be great with pecans, so I included that … Read more

Keto Snack Review: I Tried Aldi Millville Carb Conscious Breaktime Bars

Crispy. Light. Sweet. Clean-tasting. Good looking. Won’t fall apart. Inexpensive. These qualities are not easy to find in the world of low-carb and keto foods. Certainly not all in the same item. Aldi has managed to pull it off. I am impressed. I tried Aldi’s Millville food low carb bars. store brand’s Carb Conscious Elevation … Read more

Koljivo, Or Zito (Zhito) Recipe!

Koljivo, or Zito (pronounced ZHEE-toe, meaning “wheat”), is one of the most important dishes a Serbian can make. Loaded with the symbolism of life, death, harvest and renewal, it’s presented at only a few special occasions: Slava, Bozic (BOH-zheech, or Christmas), and at funerals and memorials for the dead. More about koljivo on my blog here But … Read more