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1940’s Morocco: World War Two

If there was one decade I was looking forward to writing about it was this one. I’m sorry I missed it last week but I wanted to do it justice and just didn’t have the time.  The decade that Morocco entered the minds of most Americans was the 1940’s.  It’s surprising to be me when I meet older Americans that they know exactly where Morocco is and can tell me things about it.  If I meet someone between oh say fifteen and fifty they have a VERY limited concept of the country.  Of course this isn’t everyone but a generalization.  To most…

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  One of my favorite go-to recipes for a quick dinner is chicken stir fry. We’ve been eating a lot of rice and while I normally would serve stir-fry with more rice it was time to change things up. There really is no “right” way to make these. The ingredients can be whatever you have on hand.   Ingredients 1 lb chicken breasts cut into cubes mixed vegetables 2 tsp vegetable oil 1/4 cup nuts such as cashews 2 tbsp hoisin sauce 1/2 c chicken broth 1 tsp minced ginger 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp crushed garlic 1 head of…

Chicken with Potato and Preserved Lemon Tajine

  There are two Moroccan meals that I learned first.  This is one of them (the other is Moroccan style lentils). Although I now can make any number of tajines and other dishes, chicken with potatoes and preserved lemons brings back really nice memories. It took me many tries to get the spices right and many more tajines where the potatoes burned or the chicken wasn’t quite done. But, sometimes getting there is half the battle. My little sister – well she’s not so little anymore – loves this tajine with carrots mixed in. I’ve been dying to try it…

Mediterranean Baked Chicken Honey Vinegar

Mediterranean Baked Chicken with Lemongrass Coriander Honey Vinegar

Have you been following me on Pinterest? I’ve started a weekly meal plan board that I switch out the recipes for every week.  There was a time when I was really picky when it came to meal planning and I loved the structure that it provided me.  But, I never found something that let me put a week of meals into it’s place and then pick and choose the recipes as we went through the week.  That’s why I love Pinterest!!  So last week I had a plan to make this Pollo Loco chicken, but just as I was about…

Milk and Honey Chicken

The last month has been a very busy time for me.  There were more family activities than normal, a nephew was born,  a birthday party was planned and carried out (K turned 5), and a terrible toothache that led to having my wisdom teeth extracted.  I’m kind of tired reading that.  Thankfully I had many things to share with you because honestly, I didn’t cook much at all. The things I did cook were fast, easy recipes that I’ve made a hundred times. We ate out a lot more than I care to admit and frankly I was too tired…

Steamed and Stuffed Moroccan Chicken

For some reason I really have an affinity for stuffed poultry.  Maybe it’s my American roots and that Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  Or maybe it’s just that it’s oh so tasty!  There are many varieties of Moroccan stuffed main dishes.  Of course there’s stuffed chicken but there are also stuffed fish dishes.  I haven’t played with fish too much because I’m still working my way up to dealing with an entire fish.  I’m going to try and tackle it soon.  Today’s recipe is an interesting take on the traditional stuffed and baked chicken/turkey.  I rarely steam meat…

Moroccan Chicken from Mango & Tomato

Guest Post: Mango & Tomatoes’ Moroccan Chicken

Today’s guest post comes from Olga at Mango & Tomato.  I had the pleasure of meeting Olga at Eat Write Retreat in May.  I had so much fun getting to know her. I really love her great eye for photography and fabulous recipes.  I’m so happy she was willing to share this recipe!  Please make sure to stop by her website for more fantastic recipes and good eats in Washington DC.  You can also follow her on Twitter @mangotomato    This recipe for Moroccan chicken came about partially because my mom made it in Seattle, and my sister and my…

Chicken Oat Cutlets and Mashed Potatoes with Lemon Sauce

This weekend MarocBaba tried some bread at a barbeque.  I think you might be able to guess what the results were..yea a big tummy ache and other side effects.  We’re pretty convinced now that he does have some degree of gluten intolerance so it’s back to eliminating gluten completely.  I’m getting better at this, but I’m desperately in need of a good gluten free bread recipe that doesn’t have 100 pricey ingredients. I whipped up this dinner quick one night when the kids were begging for mashed potatoes.  I swear I should open a potato farm.  I actually ended up…