A Dozen Recipes for Labor Day Weekend Cooking

While fall officially arrives on September 22nd, the unofficial goodbye to summer in the US is Labor Day weekend. The kids are back in school and Labor Day is the last hot three-day holiday weekend until Thanksgiving. Labor Day’s origins are about celebrating the American worker’s contribution to society, although I’m not sure the idea…

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….

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…

Summer Salad with Zucchini & Corn

It’s hard to believe Memorial Day is already here. My hubby laughs every time I say “it seems like this year is flying by.” But it does! The end of May is almost here and I feel like the year just got started. It’s almost June and I turn 40. I graduate with my B.S….

Grilled Pasta Salad (No Mayo)

I can’t believe that summer is almost over and Labor Day is here already. I know everyone says that it seems like the year has flown by and it’s so cliché but this year really does seem like it went by fast. Probably because this is the first summer I’ve had outside in two years…