My favorites

My favorites

  • 21 Recipes
My favorites

Hummus, Ricotta and Vegie Platter

Hummus - Put chickpeas, tahini, oil, garlic and paprika in a small food process or use a handhelf blender and blend until alsmost smooth and then add lemon juice and season with pepper and process until smooth
Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

In a pan, add water, pinch of salt, then add the rice and cook for 30 minutes on low. Drain any water left if not all absorbed
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups

Peel and finely dice one cucumber, place into a bowl. Cut remaining cucumbers into 2cm (3/4 inch) slices and using a melon baller or teaspoon scoop out seeds, leaving a base to form a cup
Lebanese Potato Salad

Lebanese Potato Salad

Place potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and cover with lightly salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, 25 to 30 minutes
Lebanese Hummus

Lebanese Hummus

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mash or food process till smooth, adding reserved liquid as necessary to make a semi-thick paste

Layered Lebanese Salad

Place bulgur in a large glass bowl. Stir together lemon juice and next 5 ingredients. drizzle lemon juice mixture evenly over bulgur, and let stand 30 minutes at room temperature
Lebanese Olive Pizza

Lebanese Olive Pizza

Pre-heat oven to 225 C (425F). Spread tomato paste even over leabanese bread and top with grated mozzarella, followed by evenly spaced olives
Salmon and Noodle Salad

Salmon and Noodle Salad

Place the noodles in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Allow to stand about 5 minutes, or until tender
Pink Soup!

Pink Soup!

In my mind I saw those Manischevitz jars in the grocery store. Borscht, however, was never on my list of things to try
Chocolatey Buckwheat Pancakes

Chocolatey Buckwheat Pancakes

Actually, to be honest, our family loves to go out for breakfast on the weekends, but today it was just me and my boy so I opted for a stack of pancakes to share
Muhammara for Middle Eastern #SundaySupper

Muhammara for Middle Eastern #SundaySupper

Crockpot Curry Chicken – The Foodie Army Wife. The kitchen might still be a wreck, but that wasn’t going to stop me from participating in #SundaySupper with a Middle Eastern theme
Ghraybeh or Lebanese Shortbread Cookies #SundaySupper

Ghraybeh or Lebanese Shortbread Cookies #SundaySupper

Knowing that two thirds of the current household wouldn’t go for any of the previous ingredients, I had a challenge on my hands…till I came up with Graybeh or Graybeh, a Lebanese shortbread cookie
Really, what is hummus?

Really, what is hummus?

Hummus may be the Arabic word for chickpeas or garbanzos, in Spanish, but it also denotes a dip of creamy, garlic-rich, lemon-spiked mashed chickpeas now found throughout the world
Lebanon in an RV

Lebanon in an RV

And my own hummus recipe. and my brand-new grill pan. I was excited to get this and it matches my set of pots and pans
Congo Bars for #SundaySupper

Congo Bars for #SundaySupper

They are always my go to dish when asked to bring a dessert. At that age I would have thought nuts in a cookie was blasphemy, but now I love adding all sorts of toppings to these
Cream Cheese Swirled Red Velvet Cookies #SundaySupper

Cream Cheese Swirled Red Velvet Cookies #SundaySupper

Turtle Thumbprint Cookies by Cravings of a Lunatic #glutenfree Almond Oatmeal Raisin Cookies by Cooking UnderwriterOld-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies by The Foodie Army WifeM & M Cookies by Damn Delicious Snowball Cookies by Small Wallet Big Appetite Mocha Thumbprint Cookies by The MeltawaysCardamom-Walnut Cookies by Home Cooking Memories Polish Chrusciki (Bow Ties) by Comfy Cuisine Cherry Blossom Cookies by Flour on my FaceRosettes by That Skinny Chick Can Bake Millionaire’s Shortbread by Gotta Get Baked Double-the-Mint Chocolate Kiss Cookies by The Weekend Gourmet Whole Wheat Cereal Cookies by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Shortbread Cookies by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen Scories De Vulcan | Lava Stones Cookies by The Daily Dish RecipesZimtsterne {Cinamon Stars} #Dairyfree by Galactosemia in PDXS’mores Cookies by Hezzi-D’s Book and CooksChocolate Whoppers by Vintage Kitchen NotesRicotta Cookies with White Chocolate Glaze Country Girl in the VillageTurtles by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts Salted Caramel Brownie Cookies