Beef Empanadas – One of my sisters (the one who never show interest in cooking.) Entered the living room where the family usually spends late afternoon time to watch TV and declared her decision to cook for the day! The sound of the fire brigade sirens filled our heads but we were also thrilled. PIN…
Coconut Milk Rice – Hey guys! Are you ready to try some coconut milk rice? My recipes are always simple to make and I love to give you options to makes your life easy. Today, I’ll show you how to make coconut milk rice and although it’s a little sweet yet goes well with savory…
Onion Pakora or Pyaaz ki pakoray (that was in Hindi). It is an Indian snack, crispy from the outside, fluffy and light from the inside. Usually, it’s paired with a cup of karak chai (strong Indian tea). The combination of chai and pakora is on point.
You know by now how crazy I am about everything sweet potato. Sweet potato raisin and honey is a popular side dish. At home and at times, we have it as part of our breakfast. It is a tasty side and I don’t have enough words to describe how awesome it tastes.
You know by now that I am not crazy about vegan dishes, but when I make one I make a killer, and I’ve done that in this vegan version of Stuffed Grape Leaves.
I love making these soft fluffy hot dog rolls for picnics! There is no mess, all you should do is pick a roll and use your favorite topping like ketchup or mustard, in fact, these rolls taste so good with almost any dip. The rolls are so soft and light.
I know that searching for salads on my blog might be frustrating! I’m really picky when it comes to salads, so I usually mix it with chicken or Pasta, and today I am sharing a favorite of mine, Yogurt Chickpea Salad. I consider it a healthy tasty vegetarian snack.
And after taking some time off from blogging, I bring you buttery Lime Rice. I know, you must be wondering where was I! Well, I was going through a rough time trying my best to support my in-laws since they suffered a great loss.
I thought it will be fun to end the Color Orange theme with a healthy dish that is orange in color and full of flavor, this carrot salad is going to be your favorite. Pack some and take it to work with you, keep it in a cold place and enjoy every bite.
Keeping up with the Orange color theme, today we focus on cheddar cheese and use it in making everyone’s favorite a creamy macaroni and cheese. It is a side dish that sometimes becomes main for it is so tempting and delicious.
People love falafel because it has a unique flavor and a crunchy texture. Fiery falafel is a vegan snack, although most people frown upon vegan dishes, they accept falafel with a big smile, let me tell you a little about these mouthwatering fiery falafels.
I heard a lot about Guacamole Dip but never was interested in trying it. I always had avocado as part of a dessert or a smoothie, and I couldn’t digest the idea of having it as a dip or in a salad.
Homemade Lasagna Sheets – There is nothing better than homemade pasta, it’s fresh, you know exactly what’s in it, and it always tastes good. You don’t need a pasta machine to make lasagna sheets. A rolling pin, a sharp knife, and a clean working surface is all you need to shape your homemade lasagna sheets….
Summer said hi and I welcomed its warmth with pleasure! Yes, as much as I used to rant about Summer when I was back home, coming to the USA made me appreciate it. Although it’s Summer I would love to share my Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe with you today.
Punjabi Crunchy Beef Samosa – Making Punjabi Beef Samosa always brings joy to my house and there are many reasons for that besides the delicious taste of course. These beef samosas are filled with perfectly seasoned ground beef, potatoes, and green peas. The crust is butter based so need I say more? PIN TO MAKE…
Perfect Parboiled Rice – Cooking rice is easy, all you need is three ingredients but at times, you overcook the rice or under cook it, make it salty or use less salt. Today I am sharing my way of cooking the perfect parboiled rice. PIN TO MAKE LATER
When I make finger food like this Brown Sugar BBQ Chicken Wings, I think of parties and gathering. I wish if I could invite you all over to my house and be the best host for you, until that dream comes true, let us virtually party and enjoy this recipe!
On my blog, there are few posts on salads and soups and many for desserts, that should tell you something. I guess it’s time I change that. I am taking baby steps and that’s why I’m sharing a Lentil Potato Creamy Soup recipe with you today.
It supposed to be spring here in New York, but winter keeps peeking every now and then. For the past three days, the temperature been dropping mostly in the morning and late afternoon. I miss summer for I feel the cold deep inside my bones and it’s not a pleasant feeling. Fortunately, I do have…
Pillow like Soft Garlic Knots, I see them as a gift sent from above. I get excited when baking garlic knots and can’t wait for these beauties to be on the table for me to devour.
Sometimes you just want to take a moment and think, how can the simplest things in life bring you joy and fulfillment. What I’m sharing today is a recipe for Hummus without Tahini that calls for the minimum ingredients and shortest time to make. it is extremely simple, quick, and the flavor is so good…
If you have some leftover chicken, please use it to make my Chicken Mushroom Cream Soup. I like creamy soups and I used to make some often when I was trying to eat healthy (if you know what I mean), creamy thick soups used to keep me full for hours!
You can consider it a main meal, or an appetizer, in both ways this Beef Beans Lemon Rice will for sure satisfy you. I happened to make this dish by accident, what I wanted to make is ground beef with green peas. You must be thinking, these are two different dishes! You are right, but…
If winter was a man, I think it will be tall, with huge muscles, long white hair and beard, and is out there to get me. Yes! This is how I feel about winter.I have some tricks to fight it though, and since I’m not an aggressive person, I choose to fight it by having…
I’ve been traveling often to Georgia to visit my Mother in law, and while there I learned to make this outstanding side dish, Baked Sweet Potato with Honey Butter sauce. Baked Sweet Potato with Honey Butter sauce
Today I’m sharing my recipe for Curry flavored Brussels Sprouts. When it comes to Brussels sprout, like any food, some love it and some don’t. Most people avoid eating Brussels sprout because of the bitter taste, to avoid having bitter Brussels sprout, remove the core.
I never met anyone who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese, and believe me I’ve tasted different versions of it, that I’ve decided to come up with my own. The problem was what to call it. I guess Baked Mac and Cheese with Onion and Bell pepper sounds convenient!
You know how I love cheese, so when I got the chance to try Arla Dofino’s cheese I was thrilled. When it comes to cheese, I like it mild but tasty, and that’s exactly how Dofino’s Havarti cheese tastes. Get $1 off on any Arla Dofino product. I’ve decided to create two dishes using Dofino’s…
Today I’m introducing my best friend, Chicken Corn Carrot Soup. This soup not only makes me feel better when I’m under the weather, but it helped me in my journey to eating healthy and losing weight.
Raw vegetables are great source of nutrients, so I keep creating new and different recipes of salads. Today I’m sharing something so simple, yet delicious and will fill you up for hours. It’s My Cajun Chicken Salad!
After posting my previous Pita Bread recipe, I started receiving different questions about the texture and the ingredients of the bread. If you are not familiar with Pita Bread, then you have to know that there are few different types of it.
There are few meatless dishes, which I like, and I try to make those dishes tastes good, so when I feel like eating right or when the craze of working out hits me, I can still have delicious food, and enjoy every bite of it, like Chana Dal!
When I enter the kitchen, I usually want to play around with recipes and ingredients, so I can come up with something new or bring some changes in a dish I like.
The recipe of Lemon Rice I’m sharing today can be a great side dish or a meal. It tastes a lot like the stuffing of Grape leaves (An Arabian dish called Waraq Enab).