Archive of ‘Food’ category

santa fe chili topped with an avocado crema

Once upon a time, in my newlywed days, my husband asked me to make chili for dinner. Now my mother in law who was around when he made this request, offered to make it instead (as I’m sure she sensed I was still a novice of sorts in the kitchen) but my husband declined and […] Read more…

zucchini spaghetti

I think by now it’s pretty obvious that zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables.. I mean, this is only like the 100th time I’m featuring it in a recipe on here! But believe me when I say, this is by far one of my most favorite recipes up to date. During a late night […] Read more…

eggs in a (hash brown) nest

I don’t like eggs. There, I said it. But just because I don’t like eggs, doesn’t mean I don’t cook them all the time, because I’m married to a man who loves breakfast and brunch foods. For yesterday’s Sunday brunch, I wanted to make something a little different than the usual omelette or frittata so […] Read more…

fresh berry cheesecake tartlets

I’ll go ahead and admit it.. I’m a fan of any recipe that is simple enough to whip up in a moment’s notice but still super effective in delivering the “wow” factor. And guess what? These cheesecake tartlets are exactly that kind of recipe. The sugary cookie crust was created by pressing cookie dough into […] Read more…

taste the rainbow

Growing up, Ramadan was always about the food for me. Now I know that sounds very bad, and of course my viewpoints have changed drastically as the years have passed, but let’s face it– food (or lack thereof) does play a special role. There are so many dishes that make me feel nostalgic and will […] Read more…

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