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Fasolia (Assyrian Green Bean Stew)

Fasolia (Assyrian Green Bean Stew)

This rich, tomatoey stew is brimming with large chunks of lamb (or beef), and plenty of green beans, diced tomato, onions, and garlic.

Turkey Pumpkin Chili (vegan option too!)

Turkey Pumpkin Chili (vegan option too!)

Fall is just around the corner, the perfect time for this amazing Turkey Pumpkin Chili. The turkey helps to keep the fat down, while the pumpkin and spices add a deep rich flavor to usher in Fall.

Best Biscotti Recipe (fig-walnut)

Best Biscotti Recipe (fig-walnut)

It’s a cozy, rainy day here in Montana, the kind of day you want to spend in the kitchen baking. And since I’ve been contemplating the creation of this Best Biscotti Recipe for quite some time, I decided that today is the perfect day to make it happen.

Chokecherry Syrup (using fresh chokecherries)

Chokecherry Syrup (using fresh chokecherries)

My Montana Adventures continue with this tasty Chokecherry Syrup. This versatile syrup can be served over pancakes, waffles, and vanilla ice cream.

Berry Cheesecake​ (Huckleberry or Blueberry)

Berry Cheesecake​ (Huckleberry or Blueberry)

It seems like recently I’ve been baking a lot of cheesecakes. I mean, can you really blame me? They’re certainly everyone’s favorite. But then there are no-bake cheesecakes; usually, I’m not a big fan. I prefer the more dense texture of baked cheesecakes. But then I tried this Berry Cheesecake!

Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe

You knew it had to happen, after all, it’s September. I think I’ve shown enough restraint. But with “pumpkin spice everything” season upon us, you had to know that I would be sharing some pumpkin recipes. To kick things off, I would like to share my favorite extra moist pumpkin bread recipe.


Assyrian

Fasolia (Assyrian Green Bean Stew)

Fasolia (Assyrian Green Bean Stew)

This rich, tomatoey stew is brimming with large chunks of lamb (or beef), and plenty of green beans, diced tomato, onions, and garlic.

Homemade Fruit Leather (Qamardeen)

Homemade Fruit Leather (Qamardeen)

Today we’re making Homemade Fruit Leather using fresh apricots. This was my favorite childhood treat, which is called “Qamardeen” in Arabic. It is also known as “Qamar Al Den.”

Kubba Mosul (Middle Eastern Meat Pie)

Kubba Mosul (Middle Eastern Meat Pie)

Kubba’t Mosul” translates to “Kubba from Mosul.” You might already know Mosul is a city in Iraq, but did you know it’s known for making this meat-filled savory pie?

Tasty Mashed Potatoes, Assyrian Style (Merchanos)

Tasty Mashed Potatoes, Assyrian Style (Merchanos)

Mashed Potatoes, who doesn’t love them? Creamy and filling— the ultimate comfort food. But this Tasty Mashed Potatoes recipe is not like anything you’ve tried before!

Baharat Recipe (Middle Eastern Spice Blend)

Baharat Recipe (Middle Eastern Spice Blend)

If you like to cook, and I’m assuming you do, you have to try this Baharat Spice Blend Recipe! Want to mix things up in the kitchen? Make sure you have a bottle of this amazing spice blend in your cupboard!