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Pickled Green Tomatoes (Toorsheyeh)

Pickled Green Tomatoes (Toorsheyeh)

Well it’s summer and I have tomatoes growing out of my ears! What to do with all these tomatoes? I’ve made salsa, salads, sun-dried tomatoes and still have a lot of green tomatoes left. Then I remembered my mother used to pickle green tomatoes.

Creamy Yogurt and Purslane Dip (Poorpookheena B’Mesta ooh Tooyma)

Creamy Yogurt and Purslane Dip (Poorpookheena B’Mesta ooh Tooyma)

What’s healthier than spinach and makes this dip extra special? PURSLANE! You might be asking yourself, “what the heck is purslane?” Well, I’m glad you asked! Purslane is an edible succulent that has a slightly sour taste. It can be eaten as is, steamed, or fried.

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

I woke up very excited this morning because today was our long-awaited camping trip! As I was pulling things out of the fridge drawer to pack in the cooler, I noticed some leftover smoked salmon that I had completely forgotten about. An idea instantly popped in my head… Smoked Salmon Pinwheels!

Tabouli (Taboula) Salad

Tabouli (Taboula) Salad

Tabouli, called “Taboula” in Assyrian, is a delicious and healthy salad which is eaten in most Middle Eastern countries. The most over-powering ingredient in tabouli is usually parsley.

Fancy Schmancy Brussel Sprouts

Fancy Schmancy Brussel Sprouts

So yesterday I baked a ham for dinner. Normally I would serve it with mashed potatoes and mustard sauce. But now that Scott has decided to join me in eating low-carb, I needed to come up with another side dish.



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