Aug 09@ Halal Food Festival


Summertime and fresh corn go hand in hand. One of my favorite ways to cook corn is to grill it. It’s fast, easy and mess free. Sprinkling a… Read More »

Aug 01Summertime Zucchini Masala

1 Some nights it's fun to spend quality time in the kitchen working on cooking a meal full of inspiration and detailed ingredients but some nights call for a quick healthy meal that you can throw into one pan and eat fast. Read More »

Sep 23Baby Watermelon Salad

watermelon-salad In the bay area we like to call this time of year our Indian summer. September and all the way to the end of October tends to be really hot. June and July are really just an extension of spring out here... Read More »

Sep 09Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt

Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt The farmers market is filled with late summer stone fruit these days. The plums are available in all varieties. I just love the rainbow of colors. This is a great dessert for entertaining. Read More »

Aug 25Cooling Iftar Treats

Cooling Iftar Treats

2 cups diced watermelons 10 strawberries diced 2 plums diced 1 nectarine diced 1 pear diced 1 cup pineapple diced 1 cup blueberries 6 basil leaves 6 mint… Read More »

Jun 24Big Bowl of Berries

Big Bowl of Berries

Summer has hit and the berries this year have been super sweet. I like to buy them in large containers and toss them all together. Strawberries are the… Read More »

Jun 09Pen Pals and Cookies

Pen Pals and Cookies

My daughter is in the 6th grade. She will be graduating elementary school next week, and entering Junior High in September. She is my third child to graduate… Read More »

May 26Sweet Potato and Chickpeas with Mustard Greens

Sweet Potato and Chickpeas with Mustard Greens

2 tablespoon oil 6 small or 3 large sweet potatoes, cut into 2-inch chunks 1 teaspoon cumin powder ½ teaspoon red chili 1 teaspoon salt 1 yellow onion,… Read More »

May 19I Love This Cookbook!

i love this cook book

When I found this cookbook reviewed a few years ago on the Internet I knew I had to have it. The only problem was that it had only… Read More »

May 06Eat Your Seasonal Veggies Series

eat your seasonal veggies series

I had some veggie loving guests over for dinner last week and I wanted to showcase some fresh farmer’s market vegetables. I love making a big platter full… Read More »