“Baba Ghanoush” Tart

Thanksgiving is just brimming with so many sweet pies and tarts. Pumpkin, apple, pecan,  and rhubarb pies have all dominated our Thanksgiving dessert table for many years. However, as more and more family members have been diagnosed  with diabetes or weight issues, I thought why not make a rich, satisfying tart without all of that… Continue reading “Baba Ghanoush” Tart

Easter Menu: Musakhan- Palestinian Chicken Made Easy!

There is a tiny Palestinian village called An’arreeck, where a famous dish called Musakhan originated. Musakhan means “warmed” or “heated” in Arabic. It’s a gorgeous dish of roasted chicken baked on bread topped with caramelized onions and toasted pine nuts. To this day you can find older women baking the bread in a “taboun” or… Continue reading Easter Menu: Musakhan- Palestinian Chicken Made Easy!

Palestinian Maqlouba-A Savory Layer “Cake” الفلسطينية

Alright my friends, many of you have asked for it. You got it. The MOTHER of all recipes….right here right now. Palestinian Maqlouba is like no other dish, a one pot meal with drama, artistic expression, and every food group melding into one flavorgasm. Maqlouba in Arabic means literally “upside down,” because this dish is… Continue reading Palestinian Maqlouba-A Savory Layer “Cake” الفلسطينية

Easter Recap 2014 (And Mother’s Day Ideas to Spoil Your Momma!)

I know it’s kind of late to post an Easter recap of my menu, but I wanted to give some general entertaining ideas that you can make all year round (Mother’s Day is just around the corner folks!). I always get a little nervous when I have vegans coming over–but enjoy the challenge of making… Continue reading Easter Recap 2014 (And Mother’s Day Ideas to Spoil Your Momma!)