Long Weekend In Sedona

Sedona is a little piece of heaven about 30 minutes south of Flagstaff, Arizona. I passed through here a few years ago and loved it so much that I promised myself I would return. This past October, I convinced my

Long Weekend In Sedona

Sedona is a little piece of heaven about 30 minutes south of Flagstaff, Arizona. I passed through here a few years ago and loved it so much that I promised myself I would return. This past October, I convinced my

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

This pasta dish could not be more simple to put together. It also hits the spot when I’m craving a spicy, meatless pasta sauce. The spicy kick in this recipe comes from harissa paste. Harissa paste is from North Africa

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

This pasta dish could not be more simple to put together. It also hits the spot when I’m craving a spicy, meatless pasta sauce. The spicy kick in this recipe comes from harissa paste. Harissa paste is from North Africa

Costa Rica

Last June, my family, including my in-laws, took an amazing trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio is on the Pacific coast and about a three-hour drive from San Jose, the capital. We flew direct to

Costa Rica

Last June, my family, including my in-laws, took an amazing trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio is on the Pacific coast and about a three-hour drive from San Jose, the capital. We flew direct to

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Dolma With Swiss Chard

This dolma recipe is a different take on the more traditional dolma made with vine leaves. Both versions are great, but this version is less briny. I love Swiss chard, as it’s delicious and super healthy. Dolma is a popular

Dolma With Swiss Chard

This dolma recipe is a different take on the more traditional dolma made with vine leaves. Both versions are great, but this version is less briny. I love Swiss chard, as it’s delicious and super healthy. Dolma is a popular

Cinnamon Fried Cauliflower

This is another one of my mother’s delicious side-dishes. I don’t know where this is from, but I remember eating cauliflower this way since I was little. It’s impossible to have just one floret. Even my children, who are more

Cinnamon Fried Cauliflower

This is another one of my mother’s delicious side-dishes. I don’t know where this is from, but I remember eating cauliflower this way since I was little. It’s impossible to have just one floret. Even my children, who are more

Jerusalem Artichokes With Mint And Lemon

What a great side dish this is with roast chicken or fish. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, which I loved from first taste. The ingredients are absolutely perfect together. Mint and lemon are heavenly together. Add this to the

Jerusalem Artichokes With Mint And Lemon

What a great side dish this is with roast chicken or fish. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, which I loved from first taste. The ingredients are absolutely perfect together. Mint and lemon are heavenly together. Add this to the