What's Going on in the Kitchen

Saffron-Infused Cauliflower Soup

Saffron-Infused Cauliflower Soup

It’s only fair to share…I grew up eating cauliflower three ways. Raw with vegetable dip or Lebanese-style fried or On Thanksgiving in Vegetable Casserole That was really the only times we ate this white bumpy vegetable. Since my days as a youth, cauliflower has come a long way! Just Google cauliflower […]

Finger-Licking Chicken Fingers

Finger-Licking Chicken Fingers

It’s only fair to share…OMG… There are just some dishes that do not require much of an explanation. Tonight’s dinner just happened to be one ofthose dishes. Our family LOVES chicken especially when it has a crispy exterior and a moist interior. It’s the perfect combination of amazingness and scrumptiousness! […]

Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies

Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies

Well the problem when you’re an expat is you leave home after a summer of deliciousness only to come back to China with the realization that your favorite goodies are over 3000 miles away. What’s a desperate Nomad to do?

Recipe Nomad DIY: Mango Fruit Roll Up

Recipe Nomad DIY: Mango Fruit Roll Up

It’s only fair to share…I bet that your grocery list in the US always had Fruit Roll Ups on it. It is the perfect way to get your picky eater to get a healthy serving of fruit in their diet. They come in so many flavors and colors. I remember […]

Recipe Nomad DIY: I Can Grind Beef!

Recipe Nomad DIY: I Can Grind Beef!

It’s only fair to share…During my first few days in China I decided to watch a movie called Contagion. The premise of the movie is a deadly virus spreads throughout the world, killing millions of people. The movie follows several characters as they determine who was the first person to become infected. […]

Baklava, Ka’ak, Ma’moul, Harissa, OH MY!

Baklava, Ka’ak, Ma’moul, Harissa, OH MY!

It’s only fair to share… It’s that time of year again. The Muslim holiday, Eid was yesterday and keeping my mother’s tradition going I spent the days before creating a feast of different Arabic desserts. By no means was this an easy task given that I worked everyday this week, […]

To Shell or Not To Shell… A Humus Theory Tested

To Shell or Not To Shell… A Humus Theory Tested

It’s only fair to share…I know I’ve been MIA for a couple of days! I’ve been so busy working at school and celebrating my birthday (Hip Hip HOORAY!). But I’m back now and taking a personal request from a friend. She wants to know how to make the most perfect […]

Real Cheddar-Cheddar Cheese (No Velveeta Involved!)

Real Cheddar-Cheddar Cheese (No Velveeta Involved!)

It’s only fair to share…What do you call cheese that’s not yours? NACHO CHEESE!! It’s a few days late, but this is the night that our son has been waiting for. OSU played Virginia Tech Monday night (which aired here Tuesday morning). He was so excited to watch the game […]

Because Sometimes YOU Deserve a Treat.. Oreo Milkshake

Because Sometimes YOU Deserve a Treat.. Oreo Milkshake

It’s only fair to share…Have you ever had one of those days where you feel like YOU deserve a treat? Sure you could tell the kiddos or hubby that you made them something special. Because you love them just that much. But (and don’t be ashamed to admit!) deep down […]