Monthly Archives: June 2015

Savanna and Charleston

Charleston and Savannah

In April ’15, my husband and I took a long anticipated trip to the low country, namely, Savannah and Charleston. We started the trip in Savannah and later spent time in the beautiful town of Beaufort before reaching Charleston. It’s

Savanna and Charleston

Charleston and Savannah

In April ’15, my husband and I took a long anticipated trip to the low country, namely, Savannah and Charleston. We started the trip in Savannah and later spent time in the beautiful town of Beaufort before reaching Charleston. It’s

Green Beans With Tomato And Olive Oil – Fasulia

This simple vegetarian recipe is on rotation in our home. I love it when I want something without meat that’s not too heavy. There are so many variations of this middle eastern dish. Many like to make the stew in

Green Beans With Tomato And Olive Oil – Fasulia

This simple vegetarian recipe is on rotation in our home. I love it when I want something without meat that’s not too heavy. There are so many variations of this middle eastern dish. Many like to make the stew in

Lentil-Swiss Chard Soup With Lemon And Cilantro

Lemony Lentil-Swiss Chard Soup With Cilantro

This is a soup that I loved from the very first taste. It’s a Lebanese soup that I was introduced to by a friend of my mother’s. When it’s cold outside and I want a mega healthy and delicious soup

Lentil-Swiss Chard Soup With Lemon And Cilantro

Lemony Lentil-Swiss Chard Soup With Cilantro

This is a soup that I loved from the very first taste. It’s a Lebanese soup that I was introduced to by a friend of my mother’s. When it’s cold outside and I want a mega healthy and delicious soup

Cumin-Paprika Braised Lamb With Couscous And Roasted Eggplant With Garlicky Yogurt

Some of my best memories from my Beijing Days were eating yangrou chuanr (lamb kebabs on sticks) and drinking beer on plastic tables and chairs on hot summer nights. They were sensational, as well as dirt cheap……now that I think

Cumin-Paprika Braised Lamb With Couscous And Roasted Eggplant With Garlicky Yogurt

Some of my best memories from my Beijing Days were eating yangrou chuanr (lamb kebabs on sticks) and drinking beer on plastic tables and chairs on hot summer nights. They were sensational, as well as dirt cheap……now that I think

Lentils And Rice With Carmelized Onions – Mujedereh

Here is another super quick and easy vegan recipe that you can round-up with a few ingredients.  I always seem to have these in my pantry. I often make this when I want something vegetarian,  and I don’t feel like

Lentils And Rice With Carmelized Onions – Mujedereh

Here is another super quick and easy vegan recipe that you can round-up with a few ingredients.  I always seem to have these in my pantry. I often make this when I want something vegetarian,  and I don’t feel like

Herbed Roast Chicken and Potatoes

This is a very easy dish that is sure to please everyone every time. It takes about 10 minutes of prep time and 50 minutes of cooking time. It’s best to use skin-on chicken, as the fat will lend a

Herbed Roast Chicken and Potatoes

This is a very easy dish that is sure to please everyone every time. It takes about 10 minutes of prep time and 50 minutes of cooking time. It’s best to use skin-on chicken, as the fat will lend a

Potato and Herb Salad

Spicy Potato Salad With Herbs And Olive Oil

This is a healthy Mediterranean version of potato salad, with plenty of herbs and no mayonnaise. My mother makes a version of this that I grew up eating. I add sambal oelek to her version to add a spicy kick.

Potato and Herb Salad

Spicy Potato Salad With Herbs And Olive Oil

This is a healthy Mediterranean version of potato salad, with plenty of herbs and no mayonnaise. My mother makes a version of this that I grew up eating. I add sambal oelek to her version to add a spicy kick.