Texas Style Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus


Earlier in 2013, I participated in Carbonell Olive Oil’s #DareToCarbonell campaign with a full meal worth of Spanish recipes using all three of their three distinctive flavors of Spanish olive oil – number one in Spain since 1866, and sold in more than 50 countries. They loved my little video and photos and asked me […]

Greek Meal (Chicken, Rice, Dip, Pita, Salad & Olives)

I thought I would list a few recipes for last night’s meal since we were fighting over the leftovers today. My husband was thrilled to see a baked chicken coming out of the oven upon his arrival home. There’s just something about seeing a baked chicken that says, “I spent HOURS preparing this meal for […]

Greek Lentil and Orzo Salad with Pita Crisps

I just made this because I didn’t want a meaty meal and I was in a hurry (not to mention that lentils and orzo make a very affordable meal per portion). We’re packing for our holiday vacation today and the house is a wreck. This hit the spot and the kids actually loved it – […]

No More Boxed Falafels

No mystery here… Falafels are the “Veggie Burger” of the Mid-East. Sometimes served as balls, flattened ovals, or patties, they are always delicious. They are a quick meatless meal for week-nights, and yet fancy enough for company. This recipe has made them a cinch to make from scratch as well! After moving out of state, […]

Lebanese Spicy Potatoes

I made this last night with our Indian Cuisine, so you don’t have to limit this dish to Lebanese dinners. My children loved them and cleaned the pan (despite the spice). I believe that the recipe source on the internet where I got this particular recipe is no longer available, so although I may link […]

Lebanese 7 Spices

I was making a recipe tonight that called for “Mixed Spices” and I was at a loss. I did some research, so I thought I would copy this recipe here for future use. This recipe can be used for Mid-East or Indian Dishes. Lebanese Mixed SpicesIngredients: AllspiceBlack pepperCinnamonClovesNutmegFenugreekGinger The mixed spices used here are the […]