Grilled Kofta with Eggplant and Tomatoes

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We’re pretty darn lucky here in Cali, summer grillin’ really lasts at least 10 month out of the year. But June through August, our beloved char-coal grill certainly gets more of a workout during the summer. By default, Joe always did the grilling. He bought the coals, started the fire and manned the meat. I […]

Dominican Sancocho (Three Meat Stew)

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One of my favorite ways of experience different cultures is through their food. Of course I would love to have a best friend in every cultural group to share insights, history and recipes with me..but honestly, I just gotta jump in and go for it and hope for the best. And can I give huge […]

Fava Bean Falafel {Guest Post}

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Happy Wednesday!! Oh, it’s only been about 2 weeks since I shared a recipe on here, and it feels so good to be back! Joe and I are home from celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary in Hawaii and we are still beaming from all the Aloha spirit and visiting my mom, family and friends. […]

Brisket Tacos with Pickled Onions + Being on the Radio

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Happy Friday everyone! I have had such an exciting last few weeks! #1 I made a BIG batch of brisket, which will get any Jewish girl excited..and used that as an excuse to make a few “Jew-Can” recipes just in time for Cinco de Mayo (one for today and the other for next week..oh ya!)  […]

Olive Oil Braised Chicken with Citrus, Fennel and Turmeric

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There is something so luxurious when cooking with Olive Oils from Spain. Ever since traveling to Spain last year (you know I can’t stop talking about that trip…please take me back!), we have been using nothing other than Olive Oils. We shipped a few bottles back, and a year and few months later, are still […]