Pomegranate Cheesecake

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There is nothing better than cooking with your best friend! Every 2 years or so, one of my bff’s, Dominee flies down to Cali for our birthdays. Mine is on Halloween and hers is 10 days later, so we always say it’s “our birthday”.  Dominee and I have been friends for 15 years…maybe it’s 16 […]

Turkish Red Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara)

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Oh, it has only been 18 days since I posted my last recipe. I have to be honest, it takes a while for me to get out of holiday mode. Between 20+ dozen cookies baked, 2 prime rib dinners and losing my waistline (and maybe my mind), a decompression was much welcomed! But it does […]

Mediterranean Lentil Stuffed Delicata Squash #SundaySupper

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After indulging and eating non-stop for the past 48 hours, I thought a bit of healthy flavors were in order. You may have noticed all the sweets I’ve been sharing and we still have some pumpkin souffle left. Between Halloween and my birthday, a wholesome detox of some sorts is definitely in order!   It’s […]

Pomegranate Roasted Vegetables with Tahini

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I am pretty fickle and uneasy when it comes to trying new ingredients. One one hand, I am curious and challenged by the new approach but on the other hand, I tend to stick to my ways and am a creature of habit. That is why I usually create classic flavors and rarely stray to […]