Tag: Family Meals

INSTANT POT BOLOGNESE

At this time in my life, I have the time to cook anything my heart desires. But for my grown children and their busy families, meal time often produces guilt for not having the time to prepare fast, healthy, and delicious meals. I decided to create a few recipes for […]

BEEF BARLEY & BALSAMIC

Busy school year meals call for a little help from some friends! Nearly every dish on my blog is made from scratch in my kitchen, but when a homegrown gal from my own home town (Annapolis MD) has passed on her delicious recipes to her three sons, finds her “All […]

SUNDAY ROAST

Comfort Food. What do you think of when it’s cold outside? How about something that warms the home, teases the tummy with aromas to hunger for, accompanied by a toasty fire, and your favorite glass… Sunday Roast! Everything roasted!!  As someone who loves to celebrate relationships over great food, I […]

PUMPKIN CHICKEN WITH POMEGRANATE & WALNUTS

Pomegranate Molasses has a special way of creating a sweet and sour taste to food. I particularly enjoy the integration of flavors from a well-known Persian dish (Fesenjan), that I have tweaked to satisfy my own taste desires: Chicken with a Facelift!  The crushed walnuts are what create a lovely […]

VEGETARIAN STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES

Growing up in a Syrian American home, we often made Stuffed Grape Leaves with rice and ground lamb. The rice and lamb was uncooked, and so the stuffed grape leaves simmered in a pot of broth for an hour until all the ingredients cooked and all the luscious flavors married. […]