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Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Warning, baking these Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies can be quite costly! In fact, the last time I made them, they cost me $2800! You probably think I’m joking, but I’m not. As usual, I had my furry friends (Mr. Whiskers and Winston) in the […]

Stuffed Dates (Easy Four-Ingredient Recipe)

Stuffed Dates (Easy Four-Ingredient Recipe)

If you love dates, you’re in luck! I’m about to share with you everything you need to know about my Easy Four-Ingredient Stuffed Dates recipe! Can you think of any fruit that is more Middle Eastern in origin than dates? Dates have been cultivated in […]

Middle Eastern Salad (Zalata)

Middle Eastern Salad (Zalata)

So we’re into the second week of January, and I don’t know about you, but I’m still doing my best to eat healthier. As promised, I’m focusing on healthier recipes this month. Which brings us to the topic of this post, Middle Eastern salad. The […]

Arayes | Meat-Filled Pita Pockets

Arayes | Meat-Filled Pita Pockets

“Arayes,” is an Arabic word means “brides.” It’s also the name of this irresistible (Lebanese) meat-stuffed pita bread. Another way to describe them is as Middle Eastern grilled pita sandwiches. Traditionally the pita bread is stuffed with ground lamb, which is how I prefer it. However, […]

The Best Bison Burgers

The Best Bison Burgers

Have you ever tried a juicy bison burger? If not, no time like the present! Although bison meat is quite lean, there are still ways to make it juicier, which I share in this recipe. Of all the game animals Scott has brought home over […]

Easy Guide to Getting Healthy

Easy Guide to Getting Healthy

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet; ok, you can put your hands down. Personally, I’ve been on every diet known to mankind; some more than once. So as the new year comes into focus, and we start thinking about getting healthy, […]

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Recently I discovered that I’m part Italian. I wish my parents were still alive so that I could share this news with them. This was exciting news to me since it meant I have a whole new culture, and recipes to discover. This gave me […]

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Break out the chips; we’re making salsa! I find that there are two types of people in this world; those that like red salsa, and those that prefer green salsa. And by “green,” I’m referring to “roasted tomatillo salsa,” also known as “salsa verde.” I […]

Tahini Fudge

Tahini Fudge

As we say goodbye to 2018, I thought I’d share my latest fattening creation; tahini fudge. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of time for dieting in 2019. Besides, you don’t have to eat it all by yourself, you know! Just take the fudge to […]

Instant Pot Chicken Chili

Instant Pot Chicken Chili

Are you on the Instant Pot bandwagon yet? I’m definitely on board! I’ve had my Instant Pot for a month or so, and I’m having so much fun experimenting with it. I don’t know why I waited so long to get one, but I’m glad […]

Kadeh Recipe (Assyrian Roux-Filled Pastry)

Kadeh Recipe (Assyrian Roux-Filled Pastry)

This is one of those posts where if you’re Assyrian you’re probably thinking “yes, finally!” But if you’re not, you are asking yourself, “what is this “kadeh recipe” you speak of?  Well, let’s just say that this is an Assyrian savory pastry that’s traditionally baked […]

Kileche Recipe (Assyrian Holiday Cookies)

Kileche Recipe (Assyrian Holiday Cookies)

Although I call these “Assyrian Holiday cookies,” the truth is they are very popular in the Middle East. In fact, they are Iraq’s national cookie; specifically the date filled ones.

Easy Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Easy Instant Pot Pulled Pork

I recently purchased an Instant Pot, hence this Easy Instant Pot pulled pork recipe. If you don’t know what an Instant Pot is, let me explain. An Instant Pot is like a t’s a pressure cooker, crockpot, and rice cooker, all rolled up in one. […]

Turkey Pot Pie (using Thanksgiving leftovers)

Turkey Pot Pie (using Thanksgiving leftovers)

Before we look at the turkey pot pies recipe, a few words about Thanksgiving. I love it, don’t you? I don’t necessarily love turkey, but I do love gathering with family and friends, giving thanks, and of course, cooking!

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Have you ever considered making homemade enchilada sauce? To tell you the truth, I hadn’t either. Until one day when I was in the middle of cooking and realized I was out of enchilada sauce. Yes, I came to my own rescue that day and […]

Creamy Turkey Soup

Creamy Turkey Soup

Every year I look forward to Black Friday. Not for the reason that most look forward to this day; you see, I hate shopping. Especially if I have to deal with crowds. I’ll just pay full price, thank you  very much! No, the reason I look forward to this day is because I get to make my special Black Friday Turkey Soup.