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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 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!

Pulled Pork Enchiladas

Pulled Pork Enchiladas

Pulled pork enchiladas are on tonight’s menu; hopefully, they can be on your menu sometime soon too! I came up with this recipe last week to use up some leftover pulled pork. I had prepared the pulled pork in my Instant Pot, which was a […]

Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

This pumpkin ravioli recipe has been a long time in the making. I’ve spent at least a month discussing possible ingredients with friends, looking through magazines for inspiration, and daydreaming about the end result. After a lot of consideration, I chose ingredients that I knew […]

Low Carb Grilled Chicken

Low Carb Grilled Chicken

I’m so excited to share this low carb grilled chicken recipe with you. And no, you don’t have to be on a low carb diet to fall in love with this recipe. I say this as I watch my Marine, eating his chicken so fast, […]

Assyrian Meatball Soup (Chipteh)

Assyrian Meatball Soup (Chipteh)

Sometimes I share recipes that are a little too “ethnic” for the average person. Or perhaps, they have ingredients that are not easy to come by. Luckily, this isn’t one of those recipes. Most people have had some version of meatball soup. This just happens […]

Okra Stew with Lamb or Beef (Bamya)

Okra Stew with Lamb or Beef (Bamya)

Of all the Assyrian stews, and there are many, okra stew is my favorite. Known as “Ladies’ fingers,” okra is the edible seed pod of the flowering okra plant. Assyrians call okra, “bomya” or “bamiyeh.” As a matter of fact, okra is known as “bamya” throughout […]

Goat Curry Stew

Goat Curry Stew

A while back, I posted about a friend from church who gave us some goat meat. I used the ground meat to make some outrageously delicious goat kabobs. I’ve been saving the roast to prepare for my sister-in-law, Alison. She loves goat meat as much […]

Makloubi (Upside-down Rice)

Makloubi (Upside-down Rice)

I’m sure you’ve heard of upside-down pineapple cake, but have you heard of upside-down rice before? If not, I’m here to tell you all about it! This upside-down cake is known by many names, including: “makloubi,” “maklouba,” and “maglouba.” Makloubi is definitely not a beginner […]

Smoked Beef Brisket

Smoked Beef Brisket

Smoked beef brisket is on tonight’s menu and the topic of this post. Most people have brisket for St. Patrick’s day in the form of corned beef, but not many folks go beyond that. Although I love corned beef, this smoked brisket recipe blows corned […]

Goat Kofta Kabob (kebab) Recipe

Goat Kofta Kabob (kebab) Recipe

A few weeks ago, a friend from church posted on Facebook, asking if anyone had a meat grinder he could borrow. After reading some of the comments, it quickly became apparent that this transaction involved goats. After contacting him, Austin informed me that he had […]

Pork Chops and Cheesy Potatoes Casserole

Pork Chops and Cheesy Potatoes Casserole

So, what are you having for dinner tonight? Would you like a suggestion? If so, let me introduce you to Scott’s favorite dinner; pork chops and cheesy potatoes casserole! If you look up the definition of comfort food, you just might find a picture of […]

Spicy Bison Chili Recipe

Spicy Bison Chili Recipe

I’m known for many things, my bison chili is just one of them! It’s true, I’ve never won a chili cook-off contest with this recipe. But to be fair, I’ve never entered it in one either. I guess it’s kind of like the lottery, you […]

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

What if I was to tell you that you could make restaurant-quality sheet pan chicken fajitas right at home? Would you be interested? If the answer is yes, keep reading!