White Asparagus Soup

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Nothing, and I mean nothing is more satisfying and soothing than a bowl of white asparagus soup. Especially when they come into season in the springtime. I have such fond memories of enjoying this amazing soup on my last trip to Germany a couple of years ago. White asparagus has a milder flavor than the … Continued

Za’atar Spiced Chicken

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There are so many ways to use my While My Za’atar Gently Weeps spice blend and on chicken leg quarters is one of my favorite. This recipe is an adaptation from Bon Appetit. It’s so flavorful and relatively simple. I like to add pomegranate seeds at the end to give it a pop of color (see … Continued

Dahl and Rice

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I’m focusing on the Dhal in this recipe because it is hands down, delish. This is a spin on my mom’s dahl recipe. She used yellow split peas but I use red lentils. They cook much faster and have a more creamy texture. In my family, dahl is traditionally served with rice and a salted … Continued

Ethnic Cooking, Simple and Beautiful

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This was another amazing cooking class with beautiful ethnic cuisines on the menu! I realize I eat like this more often, not only because I love the various flavors, but because it breaks up the monotony of weeknight cooking! This group of ladies was so much fun. We had a great time making all these … Continued