Tag: cooking

Shabbos Shakshuka!

I finally made Shashuka – the delicious, tomato-y, eggy dish originating from North Africa and eaten by Jews across the globe – for Shabbos morning breakfast and it was deee-lish! After looking at a bunch of recipes online, I did what I do best – I…

Challah-lujah

When I started making challah nine months ago, I did so because it was one way that I could acknowledge and participate in this faith with which I was falling in love. I wasn’t new to bread making. About eight years ago, I was…

In the kitchen: Smoky Lemon Chicken Stew

This recipe is AIP (autoimmune protocol) friendly.  All ingredients are rough-chopped, taking into account that many people on the AIP diet, as I am, suffer from joint-related illnesses, making it hard to spend time finely dicing veggies. An added bonus is that this recipe…

Clean out the Cupboards Cabbage Soup

We are (prayerfully, hopefully, God-willing) closing on our house a month from tomorrow, which means it’s time to pack.  It also means that I need to use up everything in my cupboards, fridge, and freezer, because even though we’re only moving 50.4 miles away,…

Falling in love with a house that isn’t mine (yet)

Home buying is hard…emotionally.  After a whirlwind weekend where we looked at 11 houses and discovered a possible meth lab in the woods behind a cabin that I was absolutely enamored with, we settled on a beautiful little house in Port Orchard, Washington.

My favorite food on the planet

I’ve been a salmon addict ever since I first started coming to Seattle for training and would eat at restaurants where I would get perfectly seared salmon filets.  I relished the flavors – wood/fire smoke, lemon, that crunchy bite from the caramelization – bursting…

Simply delicious breakfasts: Baked Oatmeal

This is one of my favorite recipes.  Simple, delicious, and soooo good cold mornings! I’ve modified it from the original one I found to make it tastier and to serve a smaller family.

Starting 2015 off with a giveaway!

I was planning one of those introspective posts that are so popular at the start of a new year, but I have the rest of my life to subject myself to analysis.  Instead, I’m giving away two vintage aprons!  Here they are: