Lamb Sliders with Feta Sauce

Lamb Sliders with Feta Sauce

As I write this post I’m absolutely thrilled that there is sun shining on my face. A sign that here in the Pacific Northwest that summer may actually be on the horizon! There is absolutely no better time to kick off grilling season than now! 

Philly Style Mushroom Cheesesteak

Philly Style Mushroom Cheesesteak

Favorite Cheesesteak My love of all things East coast runs strong. I was born and raised just about an hour north of Philly – The City of Brotherly Love. While I’ve been living on the West coast for two decades now, there are some things 

Lebanese Fatayer

Lebanese Fatayer

Spinach and Meat Pies I have been wanting to create this post for a long time now. One of the most memorable foods of my childhood are Fatayer. Fatayer are savory pies, the most common varieties include spinach, meat and cheese. Truly, my father is 

Lebanese Chicken and Pasta

Lebanese Chicken and Pasta

A Cozy Dish As we move into the cold winter months, pasta is always a meal that not only satisfies but is easy to make and even makes great leftovers. I’m sharing a dish we grew up calling, Nouilles, with some shortcuts to make those 

How to Roast Whole Chicken

How to Roast Whole Chicken

An Easy Meal I actually gasped when I realized I didn’t have a whole roasted chicken recipe on the site. Especially considering it’s an absolute staple at our house. If you’re looking for a simple chicken thigh recipe, you can find that here as well 

Lebanese Lamb Tacos: Tacos Arabes

Lebanese Lamb Tacos: Tacos Arabes

There is nothing more satisfying than slow roasted meat in a pocket of bread with toppings. Yes, I’m taking about the taco! These Lebanese Lamb Tacos, or Tacos Arabes are just what you need in your life. Fall apart American lamb shoulder cooked for hours 

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

More Greens with our Cookies I know it’s January which means less baked goods and more soups and salads, am I right? Truth be told, I’m not a person that goes full on crazy in January eliminating everything in my diet. I do however like 

Gruyère Croque Monsieur

Gruyère Croque Monsieur

Simple Elegance with Emmi USA There is something so simple comforting about a ham and cheese sandwich but this time of year I love to take the simple things and elevate them. I’m jazzing up a simple ham and cheese sandwich to a delicious, fancy 

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Rich Winter Meals Lamb is such a huge part of my family’s cuisine. Growing up, lamb was a regular on the family table. To me, one of the best cuts of lamb is actually one of the most affordable cuts, the shank. This Eggplant Lamb 

Holiday Maker Gift Guide

Holiday Maker Gift Guide

Tillamook Farm-Owned Co-Op This time of year is so magical and finding the perfect gifts to show your love, gratitude and appreciation is high on the list. I’m thrilled to be partnering with Tillamook this holiday season to honor different makers that have devoted their