Category Archives: Entertaining

Couscous Mixed with Fresh Parsley and Pine Nuts – A Healthy Side

Recently, I’ve been very interested in making healthy side dishes, and couscous definitely fits that profile. I had read it has a 1% fat-to-calorie ratio, compared to white pasta (5%) and white rice (3%). Plus, the best part, is that … Continue reading

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Parmesan and Thyme Crackers – A Fresh Appetizer

The more I cook, the more I think it makes sense to serve everything fresh – including things like crackers, bread, etc. Although it might sound a bit difficult, making a fresh batch of most any dough recipe can be … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chicken Pot-Pies – A Childhood Favorite

Who doesn’t love comfort food? And how much more “comfort” can it get then flaky, fresh pastry dough and thick, piping hot chicken soup?  Now, this isn’t the easiest of recipe’s – actually, it’s incredibly time consuming. But, the plus … Continue reading

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Apple-Cinnamon Muffins – Winter Season Treats

I’ve realized I enjoy cooking muffins or other baked goods Saturday nights to nibble on through the week – plus, it puts a good spin on a Sunday morning breakfast. It’s a routine that, I guess, just fell together over … Continue reading

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I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back Ribs – A Soccer/Football Season Favorite

This is such a classic recipe, and once perfected, surely wow’s the crowd (particularly if they’re a room full of hungry men watching football or some other never-ending game). First off, it wasn’t easy. True, there are very few steps … Continue reading

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Cardamom and Orange-Zest Glazed Madeleines

There’s something about the winter and baking – I just love sitting out and enjoying Chay Haleeb (milk and tea with a pinch of cardamom and saffron), or Hot Chocolate and snacking on different bites. I’d never attempted to make … Continue reading

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Chinese Noodles – A Favorite Buffet Table Addition

This is something I’ve wanted to perfect for a while – it’s such a staple at any good buffet assortment, and a very popular one. I mean – who doesn’t like Chinese Noodles ? A close friend of mine’s mother … Continue reading

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