Appetizers

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 […]

Pumpkin Soup Recipe (made with roasted pumpkin)

Pumpkin Soup Recipe (made with roasted pumpkin)

You know how certain smells or songs can magically transport you to another place and time? This pumpkin soup recipe does that for me. I actually came up with this soup recipe in an effort to recreate a special memory I share with my dear […]

Bourak (Assyrian Egg Rolls)  Recipe

Bourak (Assyrian Egg Rolls) Recipe

Bourak, are referred to as Assyrian, or Middle Eastern egg rolls. These spicy, cigar-shaped appetizers are usually served as “mezze.”

Potato Salad with Dill

Potato Salad with Dill

Wait until you taste my German American potato salad! It’s a perfect marriage between German potato salad and classic American potato salad. I developed the tasty recipe over many years of experimenting.

Middle Eastern Chickpea Salad

Middle Eastern Chickpea Salad

Now that Summer is upon us, I find myself not being very hungry. Or maybe it’s just too hot to be cooped up in the kitchen cooking, so I convince myself that I’m not that hungry?

Mexican Pickled Carrots

Mexican Pickled Carrots

Sometimes I share recipes that are quite complicated. I wonder to myself how many people out there will actually even tackle the recipe. Then there’s times when I share very basic recipes that even a beginner can master. This is one of those recipes.