Herby Stuffed Dates

I think Selim has a new favorite herb. Recently he's been gravitating towards tarragon whenever it is a possible option to add to whatever we're making (see our last post - Easy Herbed Ham & Cheese Quiche). So when I said I wanted to make some herby, savory stuffed dates, that's what he suggested. I... Continue Reading →

Ballpark Stuffed Peppers

This isn't the first time we'd tried a riff on stuffed peppers around here. I loved our last creation - Chicken & Couscous Stuffed Peppers, probably because I like anything with pearl couscous. This variation goes pretty much the opposite direction and is stuffed full of rice, cheese, and the American classic - hot dog.... Continue Reading →

Cypriot Carnival Bourekia

Happy Mardi Gras (Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, etc)! Here in the US, we associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans' celebrations alone. But this week I reminded myself that not everyone celebrates with beads, King Cake, Cajun food, and exposed breasts. So I looked into worldwide traditions, with the hopes of picking a different dish to make... Continue Reading →

Baked Beef Empanadas

Just a few weeks ago, we shared our Farewell Columbia homage to our food faves from our home for the past three-ish years. One of Ally's favorite things to do in Columbia was to walk up and down the market, pretending like she might branch out, but then settle back on her favorite empanadas for... Continue Reading →

Chicken & Couscous Stuffed Peppers

So what do you think of when you hear "stuffed peppers"? Chances are, you're imagining┬ásomething with bold Tex-Mex flavors, I am right? I picture a big old red pepper, filled with beef, beans, onions, and spices in a red sauce, smothered with cheese on top. The cheesy, spicy goodness gets you every time! So hate... Continue Reading →

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