Shopska Salata (Bulgarian Salad)

Shopska Salata (Bulgarian Salad)

Shopska Salata is a Bulgarian salad created by tossing together chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers (roasted or raw), onions (green or… Continue reading »

Jeera Pulao (Indian Cumin Rice)

Jeera Pulao (Indian Cumin Rice)

Jeera Pulao is an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with cumin seeds and other spices. Cashews and chopped vegetables are also… Continue reading »

Firinda Kiymali Makarna (Turkish Baked Pasta with Ground Beef)

Firinda Kiymali Makarna (Turkish Baked Pasta with Ground Beef)

Firinda Kiymali Makarna is a Turkish baked dish with layers of pasta, seasoned ground beef, vegetables, and cheese. Penne and… Continue reading »

Strawberry Waffles

Strawberry Waffles

I have made these Strawberry Waffles numerous times over the past year and they are always a hit. Whenever I… Continue reading »

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Evan is 3!

I can’t believe I already have a three year old (and Claire turned two months today)! We had a small… Continue reading »

Pineapple Orange Banana Popsicles

Pineapple Orange Banana Popsicles

I craved sugar most of Claire’s pregnancy. This was the complete opposite of Evan’s pregnancy where I seemed to only… Continue reading »

Pa amb Tomàquet (Catalan Bread with Tomato)

Pa amb Tomàquet (Catalan Bread with Tomato)

Pa amb Tomaquet is a Catalan-style bread rubbed with garlic and tomato. It is popular in Andorra, Catalonia (Barcelona), and… Continue reading »

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Strawberry Panzanella

A traditional Panzanella is a Tuscan stale bread and tomato salad drizzled with oil and vinegar. This variation uses strawberries… Continue reading »

Saragli (Greek Rolled Baklava)

Saragli (Greek Rolled Baklava)

Saragli is a type of Greek Baklava that is rolled instead of layered. Phyllo sheets are brushed with butter, covered… Continue reading »

Rougaille Pistasche (Mauritian Peanut Sauce)

Rougaille Pistache (Mauritian Peanut Sauce)

Rougaille Pistache is a tomato peanut sauce from Mauritius. Tomatoes, onions, and garlic are reduced into a thick sauce, then… Continue reading »