Quick Persian Rice and Spiced Beef for a Middle Eastern #SundaySupper

Quick Persian Rice and Beef

I have loved participating in #SundaySupper over the last year and have made so many awesome new blogging friends. Now, it’s finally my time to host this event.  What better topic for me than the theme of Middle Eastern food?  If you’ve followed my journey, you’ll know that before I met my husband I could […]

A #SundaySupper Mini Meatball and Goat Cheese Risotto

Mini Meatball Risotto with Goat Cheese

Even though today is the first day of fall, the weather barely feels like it. Our daily temperatures are still topping 90F, while evenings cool down to the mid-60′s. I am seeing so many friends posting pictures of the leaves changing colors, apple orchards, jeans and sweaters, and all of the other signs of fall. […]

Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars

Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

For months we prepared to move our family and for months I planned just what life would be like. Everything would go smoothly, our bags would arrive, our apartment would be ready to go. In a day or two I’d have a phone and internet.  I would go shopping daily in the market and prepare […]

{Guest Post} Rose Petal Jam from Olga of Jardin Majorelle

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about roses and their connection to Morocco for a long time. It’s filed in my “things to write about” file (well I did write this piece about Morocco’s rose festival). It might be blaise, but I do love roses.  I was reminded of that a few weeks ago when […]

{Guest Post} Homemade Harissa

Homemade Jarred Harissa

Today is a big day for us!  It’s moving day! We will be spending nearly all day and night in planes and airports until we finally arrive in Marrakech early Wednesday morning. Today Amy of Kimchi Mom is sharing a recipe for homemade harissa. Amy is a lot like me, except she writes about cooking Korean […]

{Guest Post} Sayadieh Bil Samek from Heather at girlichef

Sayadieh Bil Samek - Fish Pilaf with Caramelized Onion 2

Today, I’ve got another wonderful guest post from a #SundaySupper blogging friend. Heather of girlichef has graciously offered this delicious recipe! I am so thrilled that my blogging friends have stepped forward to help me out as we go through this big move. I am even more excited that many of them are cooking Moroccan […]