Thursday, December 31, 2015

Side Dish - Fasoliyyeh Bi Z Zayt Syrian Green Beans With Olive Oil

I learned how to make this while visiting my husband's family in Syria. It can be a healthy, fast, easy vegetarian/vegan main dish for lunch or dinner that is surprisingly filling when eaten with pita bread, or it can be a flavorful side dish.

Appetizers And Snacks - Dill Cucumber Dip

This cool, refreshing dip is great in the summer, and a fine way to use fresh garden cucumbers. Serve with crackers or chips.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Side Dish - Matzo Apple Kugel

Delicious Passover specialty that's easy and can be served with either meat or dairy dinners! Can also be made ahead and cooked later.

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Cheese - Caesar Salad Supreme

The garlic croutons that top this classic salad are wonderful, as is the anchovy-infused, very creamy dressing.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Cheese - Double Crust Bean Pie

Black beans, cheese, bell peppers, onion and spices baked between 2 pie crusts.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Roast Leg Of Lamb With Rosemary

This leg of lamb is marinated overnight with fresh rosemary, garlic, mustard, honey and lemon zest. Be prepared for many requests for seconds!

Monday, December 7, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Grilled Lamb Burgers

These lamb burgers are seasoned with oregano, red pepper flakes, mint, and sherry.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken, vegetable and noodle soup pretty much from scratch, but still a quick and essential part of your repertoire.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Cream Of Fresh Asparagus Soup I

Asparagus stalks sauteed in butter are pureed and combined with milk to form this soup's base. Finish with blanched asparagus tips and dill weed.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Fruits And Vegetables - Rose Hip Freezer Jam

The rose hips in this jam are uncooked so the jam tastes fresh and sweet; it retains its bright rosy-orange color. The hardest part is seeding the hips which can be sticky, but so worth it! Use wild or cultivated rugosa roses that haven't been sprayed with pesticide; pick them in the fall when they are bright red. I adapted my recipe from one in a Euell Gibbons field guide.

Caramel Apple Cider

Caramel Apple Cider