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….

Chickpea and Spinach Curry

One of the necessities with cooking while traveling is learning to cook with what you have. I more often have a stove top, but not an oven. Also, most places tend to have one large pot for cooking. As a result, many of our recipes are one-pot meals cooked in the one large pot. You also have…

Fall Harvest Bisque

It’s the last week of October and time to start thinking about cool weather and the upcoming holiday season. Denver is finally cooling off, it’s been unseasonably warm but we have frost in the forecast for tonight. Fragrant rosemary, lemon scented geraniums and the fluorescent fuchsia pink blooms of my regular geranium line the windowsills….

Mixed Greens Spanikopitas with Goat Cheese

I don’t know if you guys have the same trouble I do with a trip to Costco but I always find the most wonderful ingredients to play with and yet they come in such large packages, I’m left with figuring out what to do with it all. A recent trip left me in that very…

Ginger-Spice Zucchini Bread

Summertime! Warm days finished with flashes of lighting and loud cracks of thunder. Gem-colored petunias heavily scenting the air on my balcony, cascading in a riot of color over the railing. People splashing in the pool and the smells from the grill wafting gently up to tempt my tummy. And proliferate zucchini crowding the fridge…