Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar flatbread is a Middle Eastern flatbread topped with olive oil and a blend of herbs and spices. Also known as manoushe, it is typically a Lebanese street food, and easy to make from scratch with just a few ingredients. How do you eat Manoushe? 

Sweet Potato Appetizer with Feta and Pomegranate Olive Salsa

Sweet Potato Appetizer with Feta and Pomegranate Olive Salsa

This sweet potato appetizer is perfect for Thanksgiving or for any gathering. Roasted sweet potato slices are slathered with feta cheese dip and topped with a fresh pomegranate olive salsa. Gluten Free Appetizer I know holidays aren’t the best time for dietary restrictions, However, in 

Easy Beef Stew Recipe with Red Wine and Mushrooms

Easy Beef Stew Recipe with Red Wine and Mushrooms

This easy beef stew recipe with red wine and mushrooms is a delicious Sunday dinner idea that will leave your house smelling incredible and the bellies at the table full. What to Serve with Beef Stew There are many options as a side dish for 

Ground Turkey Soup Recipe with Egg Noodles

Ground Turkey Soup Recipe with Egg Noodles

This ground turkey soup recipe with egg noodles makes a homey and comforting soup. Creamy cannellini beans are combined with aromatics, ground turkey, noodles, and spinach for a simple and delicious dish perfect for lunch or dinner. Ground Turkey Soup Recipe Ground turkey is an 

Ginger Rice Pilaf with Chickpeas

Ginger Rice Pilaf with Chickpeas

Ginger rice is a simple yet flavorful dish that is a great side for a heartier meal. It can also be served as a main component of a vegetarian meal. It has a hint of ginger spicy-ness, plus earthy-ness from the ground cumin. It’s a 

Tangy Turmeric Tofu Recipe

Tangy Turmeric Tofu Recipe

This tangy turmeric tofu recipe creates a savory and satisfying dish that is sure to please vegetarians and meat eaters alike. How to Fry Tofu Frying tofu creates crispy golden cubes that can be tossed into just about any dish. It is important to use 

Bulgur Pilaf Recipe with Turkish 10-Spice

Bulgur Pilaf Recipe with Turkish 10-Spice

Bulgur pilaf is a classic Turkish dish. It’s made from bulgur, a quick-cooking whole grain with an incredible nutty flavor and deliciously chewy texture. This bulgur pilaf recipe makes a great side dish to roasted meats, veggies, and salads.  Spiced Pilaf I love experimenting with 

Savory Flaky Biscuits Recipe

Savory Flaky Biscuits Recipe

This savory flaky biscuits recipe makes a cracker or savory cookie-like snack that is delicious served with tea. It is a version of mathri, which is a cross between salty shortbread and pastry, and popular in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab regions of India. Easy Flaky 

Cherry Tomato Recipe: Ditalini Pasta with Lemon Oil

Cherry Tomato Recipe: Ditalini Pasta with Lemon Oil

This is not just any old cherry tomato recipe. It’s an absolutely delicious pasta recipe that celebrates the freshness of ripe summer cherry tomatoes, pairs it with a tasty and tantalizing homemade lemon oil, and leaves you wondering where this recipe has been all your 

One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

This one-pot chicken and rice is a delicious way to use up leftover chicken. Aromatic spices and pantry ingredients come together for a fast weeknight meal.  Best Spices for Chicken and Rice I think every cuisine and culture has a version of this delicious comfort 

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

This sauteed mushroom recipe with green peas combines simple ingredients with spices for a quick and easy side dish. Spices That Go Well with Mushrooms Some of the best spices that complement the earthy flavor of mushrooms are allspice, cinnamon, sumac, and more. These essential Turkish 

Hibiscus Sparkling Tea

Hibiscus Sparkling Tea

A refreshing alternative to soda, perfect for hot weather!

Wilted Spinach Salad with Sweet Potato, Feta, and Pine Nuts

Wilted Spinach Salad with Sweet Potato, Feta, and Pine Nuts

This wilted spinach salad is a perfect quick and healthy dinner idea. Sweet potatoes are roasted with a perfectly smoky spice blend and tossed with a handful of other ingredients for the perfect healthy weeknight meal. Wilted Spinach Salad I’m not sure about you, but 

Cozy Cinnamon Tea

Cozy Cinnamon Tea

This warming cinnamon tea is adapted from the cookbook Istanbul and Beyond by Robyn Eckhardt. It does double duty as delicious tea and house air freshener, as your house will smell amazing when you make it. This is a great to tea to make when 

Spanish-Style Marinated Olives

Spanish-Style Marinated Olives

These Spanish-style marinated olives are a perfect casual snack with pre-dinner drinks. Serve as part of a tapas spread that includes cheese, almonds, and this Chickpea and Chorizo dish. These marinated olives are a perfect casual snack for pre-dinner drinks. Adapted from The Complete Spanish 

Cuban Picadillo (ground beef)

Cuban Picadillo (ground beef)

Cuban picadillo is a ground beef dish that’s really fast to make from pantry ingredients and tastes absolutely delicious. Ground Beef Seasoning Ground beef is the key to many quick weeknight meals in my house. There are many spices and seasonings that go with ground 

Grilled Eggplant with Spiced Yogurt

Grilled Eggplant with Spiced Yogurt

A delicious and simple eggplant recipe. Adapted from Bon Appetit.

Oven-Roasted Chicken Masala

Oven-Roasted Chicken Masala

This version of chicken masala packs tons of flavor without a lot of work. It’s a recipe that’s designed to be easily made on a weeknight, without having to skimp on flavor. What is Chicken Masala? There are many versions of this dish that are