Beef Tagine and the Differences Between Tagine and Couscous

Eating Moroccan food in Morocco was an eye-opening experience. Tagine is NOT served with couscous. Couscous is a different dish. Tagine served in the Western world is actually couscous. Tagine is NOT served with couscous. They are not the same dish. Nor are they served together. They even cook in different types of cooking pots….

Corned Beef: the American Tradition

With St. Paddy’s Day right around the corner this year, I thought I would make corned beef from scratch. So I started looking for an authentic Irish corned beef recipe and that is when I found out that it’s not even an Irish tradition for them to cook it on St.Paddy’s Day, nor is it…

Braised Beef Stew in Mole Sauce

When it’s cold outside, I love to put on some type of meat to braise or a soup to simmer on the stove. It just makes everything seem just a little warmer inside and we get to spend the day smelling the aromas of cooking food. Pasta sauce and chili are also great for helping…