October 18, 2019

Originally I wanted to call this corn bread cheese cornbread, but I know that is misleading. I never use real cheese in my recipes and I would be lying if it tastes exactly like the real thing. So over the years I have tried not to call recipes by their inspiration, an...

July 30, 2019

Summer is BBQ season for us, and it is like a ritual to Arman. He uses charcoal, which means it is a process to get the thing to light up and get it hot enough. Every weekend he stands in the garden, and makes fire. And now Baby Zand is getting so excited about being t...

June 4, 2019

Let me be upfront about this recipe. This is not something you whip up after a busy day when you are just trying to get dinner on the table. These polenta fries are delicious, soft in the middle, crunchy on the outside, and most of all they require a lot of time to get...

February 27, 2019

Stews and soups are my go-to recipes right now. I make them in big batches, then eat them for days. Plus, there is no reason you can't reinvent them for new meals, so it doesn't get boring. For example, one day I serve this chili with the cornbread, then I mix it with...

October 30, 2018

After all the treats from various Halloween parties, let's nourish our body with a comforting, grounding bowl filled with goodness. And the best part: it only takes 15 minutes to throw together! Perfect for a busy evening when dinner needs to be on the table ASAP....

August 11, 2017

This is not a recipe you decide to whip up from scratch. This is very much a recipe made with leftovers! Specifically, leftover grilled corn on the cob.

BBQ season is in full swing, and I actually like to have plenty of leftovers to throw on salads throughout the week....

July 8, 2016

What should the first recipe back be after so many months of let's just call it maternity leave? The pressure is so high! So let's start with a summery cookie with the refreshing flavor of lemon. I actually made a huge batch of these just before I went into labor and t...

August 6, 2015

Summer doesn’t get better than grilled corn on the cob! Did you know, you can also eat corn raw? It works really well in this salad marinated in a spicy dressing. Alternatively, if you are not a fan of raw corn, you could also grill the corn first, then cut it off the...

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