poultry

Turmeric and Herb Chicken Soup

Turmeric and Herb Chicken Soup

This turmeric and herb chicken soup is a clean, wholesome, and hearty bowl of comfort to help anyone get through the winter blues or recover from the cold and flu season. This golden soup yields a flavorful and nutrient dense bone broth that is simmered […]

Chicken Pane (Egyptian breaded chicken)

Chicken Pane (Egyptian breaded chicken)

This dish is easily a favorite for all in our family, a comfort food that triggers nostalgia, and a delicious and easy recipe to include in every kitchen! The chicken is juicy and tender, with a crunchy and flavorful outer crust.  Chicken pane is classic Egyptian […]

Roasted Sumac Chicken (Mediterranean Chicken)

Roasted Sumac Chicken (Mediterranean Chicken)

I was in the mood for a delicious roasted chicken. I love the flavor of sumac with onions so I decided to rub a fresh whole roaster all over with some of these fantastic flavors. The result was a juicy, incredibly flavorful chicken! I surrounded […]

Egyptian Mulokhia, a super food (Jews mallow; Jute leaves)

Egyptian Mulokhia, a super food (Jews mallow; Jute leaves)

Do you know about this super food? This dish is a classic favorite for Egyptians and is prepared in its uniquely flavored broth and usually served over rice, or with pita bread. Its savory, garlicky flavor is an instant hit and its slipper texture makes it […]

Chicken Salad Pasta Shells

Chicken Salad Pasta Shells

When I saw Giada making these on TV I knew it would be a hit in my family. I never eat regular chicken salad or tuna salad because I strongly dislike mayonnaise and other processed condiments heavy in preservatives. This chicken salad is a genius […]

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

With fresh garlic, ginger, and turmeric root blended in a sauce of lemon and tomato how could anyone resist this? My 100% authentic Indian girlfriend, Farheen, suggested which spices to use and taught me the importance of using fresh whole spices to toast and then grind before […]

Citrus Herb Turkey

Citrus Herb Turkey

The biggest food day of the year is just around the corner. Chefs and newbies everywhere are rolling up their sleeves to prepare a delicious (we hope!) roast of turkey to set on the table. With this fool proof recipe, you are sure to satisfy […]

How to brine a turkey

How to brine a turkey

If you have not been bringing your turkey, then you are really missing out on some juicy goodness! I have had far too many dry turkeys and even started to dislike turkey because of this. I decided to brine and cook a turkey this year […]

The Best Ever Chicken Pot Pie

The Best Ever Chicken Pot Pie

  This cold weather is definitely having me search for comfort food. I also needed to do something with the rest of our roasted chicken. It always seems to be a challenge- what to do with the rest of that chicken? In fact, I sometimes […]

Maqlooba

Maqlooba

Literally, maqlooba means upside down or flipped over. That is exactly what this dish is- a pot full of deliciousness, flipped over onto a plate for serving. The first time I had this was at my friend’s house for dinner, and yes she is Palestinian. […]