I have been hardcore craving Lebanese food. And I’m not talking just a yummy shawarma I can get from a local food truck. I want the real deal…mamas cooking, preferably. The authentic flavors, the comfort, all of it. So I did a little playing around in my kitchen this past week and man have I seen the light!
This One Pan Lebanese Chicken and Lentil Pilaf is not a traditional Lebanese dish. It is a lazy-cooks version of a couple of dishes combined and can I just say that it’s the best lazy-move I may have ever made in the kitchen? The most tender, flavorful chicken paired with a savory lentil pilaf is a match made in heaven. Continue reading
Weekend warriors! It’s Saturday! What’s the good word?
We have a whole lot of nothing planned this weekend and I just couldn’t be more thrilled about it. The weather here in MN is feeling a bit crisp and fall like-so as you can imagine, I intend on a cozy cup of coffee this morning with my husband who is [finally] back in town and a couple of kids running around in jammies until we decide what random Saturday adventure we would like to partake in. Man, my kind of day. Continue reading
If you know me you can pretty much call it a day after reading the title of this recipe. Say no more, me. But I can’t help myself. This is 187% my kind of food. I think it could be yours, too, if you knew what was good for you. Continue reading
All kinds of greed enters my body when I am faced with this stuff, you guys. The rich flavor. The brightness. The textures. The sauce dripping down my hand as I shovel it in. Hail to the Kafta, I do. Continue reading