Middle Eastern Chicken Kebabs

Middle Eastern Chicken Kebabs

I have been on a Middle Eastern cuisine kick lately.  I love all the flavors and spices and it seems that I can’t get enough of it….LOL!!!  My Middle Eastern Chicken Kebabs are similar to my Turkish Adana Kebabs and are made with ground chicken, which can be found over here or my Lebanese Kafta…Read More

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Munching Monday’s #56

Munching Mondays

  Hi again everyone!! Welcome back to Munching Monday’s #56.  How have you all been?  September is just flying by…it seems the older I get, the faster the time goes….LOL!! We all loved seeing everyone’s recipes and crafts last week.  We hope to see even more this week!!  We have 3 great features for you…Read More

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Summer Squash Muffins

summer squash muffins

Eat Foods with Lots of Colors is what I say and what’s not more colorful than yellow summer squash? There has been such an abundant amount of summer squash and zucchini in the supermarkets lately.  I had some yellow summer squash to use up so I decided to make them into a muffin.  I usually…Read More

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Munching Mondays #55

Munching Mondays

Hi everyone! Welcome back to another wonderful Munching Mondays #55.  I really can’t believe it’s September…and almost the middle! Wow!! Where did the summer go?? Time sure does fly by!  The school year has been back for many of you in the midwest and the south and just this week school started back for all…Read More

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Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad, a totally amazing vegetable salad. A few weeks ago my husband and I went to a Persian restaurant for dinner and we ordered the Shirazi Salad as an appetizer.  A Shirazi Salad is a chopped salad of cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, parsley and/or mint.  The one we had was with parsley so that is…Read More

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Broccoli Kugel

Broccoli Kugel

For those of you who are wondering what Kugel means, it’s a German word, coming from Middle High German, meaning “sphere, globe, and ball”. The Yiddish word probably referred to a round or puffy dish. According to some sources, today’s kugels are made in square pans, although mine is made in a round one like…Read More

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Munching Mondays #54

Munching Mondays

  Hi…we are back again for another linky party, Munching Mondays #54.  Labor Day is upon us and I still can’t believe it.  Where has the summer gone?  Normally, I am ready for the Fall by this time of year but we had a fantastic summer weather wise here in NYC.  It wasn’t a hot…Read More

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West African Peanut Stew

West African Peanut Stew

Today we will explore the flavors of West African Cuisine. West African Peanut Stew is also known as Groundnut Stew (Maafe). A peanut is a type of groundnut which is said to have originated in West Africa. Peanuts are widely used in West African cuisine along with peanut butter which is an essential ingredient in…Read More

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Munching Mondays #53

Munching Mondays

  Hi again everyone, I can’t believe that the summer is practically over and Labor Day weekend is next week!  The time sure does fly! Here we are at another great Munching Mondays #53.  We are going to have another great party with my friends Nicky, Pam and Regina!  I can’t wait to see what…Read More

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Zucchini Pie

zucchini pie

My sister in law gave me a huge zucchini from her garden.  It is the size of a small baseball bat as you can see from the picture below! I have never seen a zucchini that large before, it is absolutely HUGE! LOL!!  I thought about what to make with it and decided on Zucchini…Read More

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