Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad

Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad
with Preserved Lemon, Harissa & Pomegranate Molasses

Bold and complex flavors make Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad the best carrot raisin salad. Citrusy/sharp with preserved lemon, moderately spicy with harissa, and tart/sweet with pomegranate molasses. It’s definitely the uniquely flavored dressing that makes this salad such a standout. Continue reading

Muhammara – Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Spread & Sauce

Muhammara – Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Spread & SauceMuhammara – Syria’s Zesty Alternative to Hummus

Few boldly flavored and undeniably delicious foods have so many differing pronunciations. I’m going with “mu-ham-ma-ra” based on listening to it being pronounced here. Though, you might prefer one of these other possibilities: mu-HUMM-a-ra   moo-hahm-MRAH  mooah-MARA. 😉 Continue reading

Roasted Glazed Carrots

Roasted Glazed CarrotsTart, Sweet, Savory and Spicy Roasted Glazed Carrots

Vegetables like asparagus and tomatoes naturally take center stage. Not so with carrots. True, they add color to vegetable and dip platters. Yet they usually sit mostly untouched throughout the party. I can’t even remember the last time I served Continue reading

Delicata Squash w/ Maple Balsamic Pomegranate Glaze

Delicata Squash w/ Maple Balsamic Pomegranate GlazeDelicata Squash – A No-Fuss Winter Squash

Delicata squash, a great sweet-tasting, no-fuss winter squash gets star treatment in today’s recipe. Dressed in a beautifully caramelized gown of maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and pomegranate molasses, these dainty rounds are bejeweled Continue reading

New York City Highlights — Apples to Za’atar, Part 2

New York City Highlights—Apples to Za’atar, Part 2New York City Highlights—Natural History Museum to Za’atar

Such fun recalling our week in this most vibrant city. New York City Highlights, Part 2 begins with the Natural History Museum and ends with my newest favorite herbal blend, za’atar Continue reading