Indian-American Thanksgiving Stuffing

Growing up, Selim ate Indian food for Thanksgiving. His biological grandparents lived hours away and so his family celebrated with his non-biological family - who just so happen to be from India. So their traditional Thanksgiving table had samosas and paneer, as well as a turkey. When we realized we were going to be cooking... Continue Reading →

Cheese & Herb Monkey Bread

Growing up, when we were having a special treat or the whole extended family was together, my grandmother would make us her 'sticky buns.' Now that she has passed away, my mom thankfully has taken on the responsibility of the sticky bun making! It was only after I was probably in my mid-20s that I... Continue Reading →

Southern Fried Chicken

Holy *^%$ yall! We made fried chicken! We took advantage of this gorgeous summer day and went on ahead and conquered another culinary fear... homemade fried chicken. Prior to making this tonight, I typed out: "I'm 99.999% certain that we can't best KFC or any southern back road gas station's fried chicken, but we're going... Continue Reading →

Southern Pimento Cheese

A ways back, in our first year of the blog, we made pimento cheese as Christmas gifts in honor of our new home in South Carolina. We made two varieties - Selim created Garlic & Truffle Pimento Cheese, and Ally made a more traditional version. For some reason, we didn't share the traditional recipe at the... Continue Reading →

Hearty Hoppin’ John

Technically this is our second New Year's Eve living in South Carolina, but the first one barely counts. We had just moved here, in a whirlwind month that not only included moving to a new state, but also getting married, honeymooning in Puerto Rico, and spending Christmas with Ally's family. I'm pretty sure there were... Continue Reading →

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