Stuffed Cabbage

Nonna Snowden made her Aunt Annette’s delicious stuffed cabbage recipe. The recipe originated in Hungary and has a new and tasty spice mixed in with some of Nonna’s tried and true favorites! Nonna turned this dish into a blend mixing a pinch of Aunt Annette’s Hungarian cooking, a smidge of Nonna’s Italian cooking, and ” ’bout dat much” good ol’ fashion cajun zing! Not only will the kids loves this dish, but it is easily turned into a low carb dinner!

Click here for the written recipe with measurements!

You can purchase ingredients from Amazon by clicking on the links below:

Mozzarella, Romano Cheese, Wooden SpoonsMutti Puree, Goat Butter, Spaghetti Pot, Classic Food Chopper.

Instant Pot – Pork Chops

Following a long day at work, Nonna quickly threw together a nice pork chop and salad dinner. Watch Nonna continue to learn the instant pot’s ins and outs, this time using the “sauté” function to quickly brown the pork chops before cooking. Nonna complimented her favorite spices and seasonings with a dijon mustard coating on the pork chops and a little dijon mustard her “quick fix” vinaigrette dressing.

Click here for the written recipe for the pork chops and gravy.
Click here for the written recipe for the vinaigrette dressing.

By all means, let Nonna know what YOU see from your kitchen window!

Instant Pot – Pork Chops

Due to technical difficulties, the Jambalaya video is postponed until further notice. We (Nonna and Aunt Winkie) apologize for the inconvenience. Not wanting to disappoint and leave our viewers completely without, Nonna cooked up an after work quick, easy, and tasty meal. She cooked pork chops in the instant pot and added a nutritious green salad with her “quick fix vinaigrette.” Using her favorite spices and some dijon mustard, these pork chops bring a new flavor and some variety to Nonna Snowden Cooks’ repertoire .


Instant Pot – Pot Roast

A viewer requested that Nonna prepare some meals using an instant pot. Nonna Snowden was more than happy to oblige! In her first attempt with the Instant Pot, Nonna cooked a chuck roast (pot roast) using Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub and gravy using Dan’s Garlic & Herb Seasoning. She also cooked broccoli and rice in the instant pot, with some lessons learned. Watch the video to learn what Nonna learned.

Click here for the written recipe.

Here are some quick links to purchase ingredients and utensils via amazon.

Instant Pot, Tony Chachere’s, Wooden Spoons, Cajun Garlic Power Sauce, Sauce Pot, Stainless Steel Chopper, Uncle Paulie’s Ghost Pepper Salt, Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub.

Instant Pot – Pot Roast

This week Nonna Snowden experimented using Instant Pot to make pot roast. She used all her favorite herbs and spices (Dan Pastorini and Uncle Paulie’s) as well as adding Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub to give the roast a little more flavor. Her side dish was, also, cooked in the instant pot and is a delicious broccoli and rice combination. Video and written recipe will be posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Eggplant Parmesan

Nonna Snowden cooked a fabulous eggplant parmesan. This recipe started with a meatball and Italian sausage tomato sauce passed down through 4 generations. You can view her spaghetti and meatball video to learn how to cook this sauce just scroll down. Also, she used her favorite cheeses (mozzarella and sheep’s milk ramano) and a new herb seasoning mix. Visit Dan Pastorini’s website to find your favorite seasoning mix!

Click here for the written recipe.
Click here for the Meat Sauce recipe.

Here are some quick links to purchase ingredients from Amazon.

Uncle Paulie’s Salt and Sauces, Mutti Tomato Puree, Mutti Tomato Paste, Bread Crumbs, GOOD Romano Cheese, GOOD Mozzarella Cheese, Olive Oil, Hot Italian Sausage, Wooden Spoons, Lasagna Pans.