Grilled Manchego Cheese with Quince Paste, Pears and Walnut Butter

Grilled Sandwich

Does this bread not scream fall? When I stopped by the bakery and saw trays of this beautiful bread fresh out of the oven I knew I had to scoop up a loaf and make something really delicious. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to try new breads, in fact there was a […]

Garden Burger with Cranberry Chutney

Garden Burger with Cranberry Chutney

I’ve got some really big news to share! If you’re following on Twitter or Facebook you may already know however, recently I was selected by William Morrow Cookbooks to participate in their “Serious Sandwich Cookalong” to celebrate the release of Emeril Lagasse’s latest cookbook, Kicked-Up Sandwiches. Over the next three weeks I’ll be making several of […]

Bombay Potatoes and Yogurt Chicken

Tikka Simmer Sauce Potatoes

  In the small town I live in there is one Indian restaurant and it’s on the verge of going out of business. It’s not the best, and certainly not the most authentic but they have a decent lunch buffet that includes as much naan as you can eat and I can’t pass that up. […]

Vegetarian Meatballs and Trapanese Sauce

Vegetarian Meatballs and Trapanese Sauce

It has been awhile since I have posted a Meatless Monday recipe but we haven’t fallen back into the meat wagon. With MarocBaba’s celiac diagnosis we have been eating even less meat, actually we’ve been eating better all around.  It’s a great thing when no one asks what is in a dish (specifically if there […]

Ma’akouda – The Moroccan “French Fry”

maakouda patties

  It was after a long morning on the beach of Essaouira that we stumbled into the medina to find something for lunch.  Well equipped with a list of requests from the rest of the family we found a “snak” stand to place a very large order.  It was during this last visit to Morocco […]

Paula Wolfert’s Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Paula Wolferts' Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

We have been having  unseasonably warm weather, that is until this week when temperatures have dipped to single digits.  Whenever I start to feel a slight winter chill it’s time to dig out my heavy blankets and soup recipes.  It has only been in the last year that I have been able to get MarocBaba […]