Bread bowls on the counter in Rita's Kitchen.

Recipes

A collection of family favorite recipes created or curated over the years.

Grilled Shrimp SkewersBy Rita's KitchenThese grilled shrimp skewers are shrimp marinated in garlic, lemon and herbs, then threaded onto sticks and cooked to perfection. Shrimp kabobs can be on your table in just 20 minutes, which makes them perfect for a busy night! https://www.dinneratthezoo.com/grilled-shrimp-skewers/
Deviled EggsBy Rita's KitchenThis classic deviled eggs recipe uses mayo, mustard, sour cream, and a collection of seasonings that makes these the BEST deviled eggs you'll ever eat! https://www.browneyedbaker.com/deviled-eggs/
SWEET CHERRY JAMBy Rita's KitchenRecipe makes 6 half pint jars. Ready in approximately 45 minutes, after cherries are pitted....
The BBQ RubBy Rita's KitchenThis recipe was created by the Picky Husband and has become the default rub for most things. Ideal for Tomahawk Steaks, Ribs, and Brisket.
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake CakeBy Rita's KitchenLemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cake the perfect blueberry dessert for spring and summer! Made with a moist lemon cake dotted with juicy blueberries, blueberry cheesecake and sweet and tangy lemon cream cheese frosting.
Eye Round Roast – Instant PotBy Rita's KitchenLooking for a “spicy” brine recipe we stumbled upon this delicious brine/rub combination from Bobby Flay. We use it for chicken and turkey and it has become our favorite brine for any occasion.
Cajun RubBy Rita's KitchenLooking for a “spicy” brine recipe we stumbled upon this delicious brine/rub combination from Bobby Flay. We use it for chicken and turkey and it has become our favorite brine for any occasion.
Maryland Crab Cakes RecipeBy Rita's KitchenA recipe I have been using a very long time. According to others, this produces the best crab cakes.
Sweet Potato Fries (4-6 servings)By Rita's KitchenThese addictive seasoned "fries" from Mark Bittman are actually baked, but we promise you won't miss the grease. The spice mix – garlic powder, paprika, salt and black pepper – can be used on regular potatoes as well (you'll just need to increase the baking time a bit).