Easy Middle Eastern Fatoush Salad with Stonefire Flatbread

Fatoush salad with stonefire flatbreads

One of the things I love about Watertown, MA. is the plethora of Middle Eastern food available around every corner. From the markets that line East Watertown (Massis, Sevan and Arax) to the delicious restaurants just over the Belmont line Continue reading

Pork Loin Africana, Just Add Cooking, and a giveaway for my Boston readers!

Just add cooking recipes

All readers can take advantage of a $20 discount on their first Just Add Cooking order by using the promo code SPRINGBLOG. Lately my weeks have been a balancing act. If I don’t find time to go to the grocery Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Picture of sweet & sour stuffed cabbage rolls

Back when I lived in Florida, my sister and I would take our weekly Thursday pilgrimage to Lenny’s Restaurant in Clearwater for their Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup. The flavors in a sweet & sour cabbage dish are just so Continue reading

Family Recipe: South African Melk Tart (Custard Pie)

South African Melk Tart Recipe

South African Melk Tart (or custard pie) is one of my very favorite deserts. Every time I eat it, which is not often enough, it fills me with a warm, nostalgic feeling.  Plus, it is delicious, so that’s just as Continue reading

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Cranberries

In the last post in my Thanksgiving round-up, I would like to share with you some of my favorite recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes. Now, we aren’t talking your standard Mashed Potatoes, or Green Bean casseroles. These dishes will offer Continue reading

Kobe-Crafted BBQ Meatloaf w/ Homemade Tomato Jam

kobe Meatloaf recipe with tomato jam

Yeah, I said kobe meatloaf. Not too shabby, right? Meatloaf is one of those things I haven’t made…probably in over 15 years. For some reason, I had really been craving it in the last few weeks. It may have something Continue reading