Month: July 2017

Toum ~ Garlic Sauce

Toum ~ Garlic Sauce

So you have some toum? What can you do with it?  Keep refrigerated, may separate slightly, just mix together before use. Good for at least 1 month. *marinade ~ add some toum, olive oil, S&P *salad dressing ~ toum + lemon juice + olive oil […]

Lemon Blueberry Bundt

Lemon Blueberry Bundt

You know how there are some things you NEVER forget from your childhood? Like your first new bike, your first kiss, your first car…well, I also never forgot this amazing cake my mom would always make.  The bundt, it’s such a simple but elegant cake. […]

Stuffed Rolled Grape Leaves (Warat Areesh)

Stuffed Rolled Grape Leaves (Warat Areesh)

Do you remember that part in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” where the kids are making fun of Tulla for eating moussaka? Well, I’m here to tell you that growing up in a Lebanese home and having a variety of ethnic food, I had moments […]

Burgers + Fries (and friends)

Burgers + Fries (and friends)

  Summer BBQs I love summer for so many reasons; the rain has finally subsided here in the great Northwest, I get to spend time with my family back east and one of the best reasons, impromptu summer BBQs with our neighbors and close friends. […]

Blueberry Honey Graham Cracker Ice Cream

Blueberry Honey Graham Cracker Ice Cream

It took me a little while, but here I am, finally launched this blog! And what better day than National Ice Cream Day! I’m not a trained chef or a writer but I do love to cook and bake, you can learn more about my […]

Spinach + Rice

Spinach + Rice

When you ask your 9 year old what their favorite meal is, do they come back telling you something with vegetables? Well, my 9 year old will tell you time and time again that her favorite meal is a Lebanese dish that consists of Spinach […]

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza

Ahhhhh…pizza! It’s really a dream food: cheese + carbs + toppings. No wonder 94% of Americans eat pizza regularly!!! I grew up eating pizza as my dad owned several pizza shops in the early years. His first shop was situated across the street from a […]

Kousa ~ Lebanese Stuffed Zucchini

Kousa ~ Lebanese Stuffed Zucchini

When I think back to my childhood food is always in the picture. My parents are hands down the BEST cooks out there, I kid you not! But as a kid, you don’t realize you’re getting a 5-star dining experience every night. Once I grew […]