Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

Known as “The Mother of all Lebanese Salads”, as they say in Lebanon! *The word Tabbouleh is derived from the Arabic word, “tabil”, which means “seasoning”. This is part of “Mezze” originally from the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire, and comes from the Turkish “meze”, which means “taste, flavor, snack, relish”.  Borrowed from the…Read More

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StarKist®

StarKist®

On Monday, April 27th, 2015, I attended an event here in NY City hosted by StarKist® to get a sneak peek of some of the StarKist® new products.  Here are a few pictures of the views that I snapped at the event.  It was located on Varick Street in a lovely loft building that had a…Read More

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Ragú® Saucesome Meatballs and Spaghetti

Ragu Saucesome Meatballs and Spaghetti

Did you ever have a Saucesome family recipe? Something that is timeless and classic but yet so delicious that it stands the test of time and becomes Saucesome? Well I most certainly have! An old family recipe that was handed down from my grandmother to my mom and to me. A recipe that started out…Read More

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A New York Foodie is in the NY Daily News

A New York Foodie in the New York Daily News

A New York Foodie is in the NY Daily News!!  A couple of months ago I was contacted by Julia Xanthros from the NY Daily News, asking if I would be interested in doing a video and photo shoot about recipes handed down from generation to generation.  They were looking to capture the great ethnic…Read More

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Musical Pairing

Musical Pairing

Most of us are familiar with pairing food with wine, but have you heard about pairing food with music?  I’m sure not many of you have, but don’t worry, neither have I, until very recently.  A few weeks ago, Barbara Werner, a LinkedIn contact, sent me a message asking if I would like to attend…Read More

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Turkey Kale Chili

turkey kale chili

I’m sorry that it seems like I have been MIA.  I have been working on a few things and have unfortunately been sick for a while with one of the winter bugs.  Thankfully, I am much better now.   Some of the things that are in the works are being interviewed and videoed by The NY…Read More

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Eggplant Meatballs

Eggplant Meatballs

I was looking through this month’s issue of the Food Network magazine and came across something called Eggplant Meatballs.  These immediately caught my attention, not only because eggplant is my favorite veggie, but also because I love meatballs.  These wonderful looking culinary delights are a perfect substitute for the regular type of meatballs and just…Read More

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Red Snapper Livornese

Red Snapper Livornese

As many of you know, I am really into history, especially European history during medieval times and the Renaissance so I wanted to make a dish from that era.  This dish comes from an area of Italy called Livorno which is in the Tuscany region, in English it’s called Leghorn.  Livorno, at that time,  was…Read More

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Munching Monday’s #66

Munching Monday's #66

Welcome back to Munching Monday’s!  This week it is Munching Monday’s #66.  Can you believe that Thanskgiving is only a few days away?  Where has the time gone?  What are you all doing for the holiday?  I have to admit this is my favorite holiday!  I love the colors and all the smells of the…Read More

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Munching Monday’s #65

Munching Monday's #66

Hi everyone! Are we ready for another Munching Monday’s? Well this one is Munching Monday’s #65. The time is sure flying by as I can’t believe November is practically half over! The year is going way too fast don’t you think? Last week we had a wonderful turnout with over 200 links! Keep all the…Read More

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