Mini Cheese Balls

Mini Cheese Balls | Roxy's Kitchen #appetizer #cheese #mozarella #parmesan #fingerfood

These Mini Cheese Balls are a perfect appetizer or snack for parties. I make them at most of our gatherings and they are always a big hit! Trust me, you can’t go wrong with some ooey, gooey cheesy balls and a beer on the side. Plus you can have these delightful treats done in less […]

Egg Easter Bunny Face

Easter Bunny Face Made Out Of Eggs: Cutest Breakfast for Kids

I officially own over 200 cookie cutters in all shapes possible, yeah call me crazy! I don’t make cookies very often though; I’m more of a cake person – just check out the Surprise Bunny Inside a Carrot Cake Cheesecake I made just recently where I actually used a cookie cutter! So this morning while […]

Mashed Potato Swirls with Parmesan

Mashed Potato Swirls

I love these mashed potato swirls! They are easy and fast to make and you only need five ingredients. They look great on any appetizer platter for your small gathering, birthday party or why not, the upcoming Super Bowl party. For more five-ingredient recipes check out my 5licious section! Time: 65 min, Prep: 25 min. Cook: 40min. Servings: 28 […]

Plum Tart

Plum Tart

I love plums and this Fall I was lucky as I had the chance to eat as many as I liked right from my grandma’s backyard (visited her in the Fall for the first time in 8 years).   Now we’re home… no plum trees in the backyard but a great farmers’ market nearby. We went […]

Romanian Easter Cake with Cheese (Pasca cu Branza)

Romanian Easter Cake with Cheese (Pasca cu Branza)

Pasca cu Branza is a traditional Easter dessert that is specific to the north-eastern part of the country (in Moldavia).  It can be simple, with jagged margins, or it can have dough braided edges. Sometimes a cross-shaped braid is placed in the middle, representing the crucifixion of Jesus. People usually take some Pasca, dyed eggs […]

Feta Cheese Balls with Dill and Sunflower Seeds

Feta Cheese Balls with Dill and Sunflower Seeds / Bilute de branza cu marar si seminte de floarea soarelui

Need an easy and really yummy appetizer for your party? Try these feta cheese balls! They are very delicious, healthy and super easy to make. I love the flavour of feta cheese and fresh dill and the sunflower seeds add a tasty bit of crunch and are an excellent source of nutrition. Time: 20 min, Prep: 20 […]

Cheese-Filled Phyllo Pie (Placinta cu Branza)

Cheese Filled Phyllo Pie - Placinta cu Branza

I have a few recipes for Romanian ‘Placinta cu Branza’ or Cheese-Filled Pie from my friend’s grandma a.k.a buni :). This is the first one I decided to try out and hubby and I really loved it.  This recipe is so easy to make and so rich and delicious! You can have it as breakfast […]

Baked Chicken with Mozzarella & Tomato Sauce

Baked Chicken with Mozzarella

Summer and other plans are keeping me busy! I feel like I have almost no time to cook or blog. When I’m this busy, I usually make dishes with chicken. There are so many easy chicken recipes out there that it’s impossible not to find one that can get you in and out of the […]

Cheesy Fish Fillet Casserole

Cheesy Fish Fillet Casserole

We eat fish quite often for two main reasons – firstly, we love it because it’s healthy and low in fat. Researchers have proved that the omega-3 fatty acids from fish can help us turn back the biological clock and live longer. Secondly, fish is great because you can make tons of quick and easy […]