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Chicken Tagine with Lemon & Olives

Even though it is Summer, chances are you will have at least one day where it is a little cooler and maybe you will even want to cook something on your stovetop for an hour or more. This is the dish for that day.

Pretty much one of the coolest kitchen gadgets I own […]

Egyptian Red Lentil Soup

I have made quite a few batches of lentil soup in my time. All of them have been pretty good but this is the first one that I have absolutely, completely loved. I am giving credit for that to two things.

Thing #1 – I used awesome, homemade lamb stock for my soup, […]

Grilled Moroccan Carrot and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

This is going to be a very short intro for this recipe. Mainly, because I’m tired but also, because it’s a grilled sandwich and really, is there a lot to say about that? Not really. There’s cheese and it melts, so you know it’s delicious.

The original recipe called for making your own […]

FFwD: Braised Cardamon Curry Lamb

Oh geez, I have been so lazy. I’ve made a couple of really nice meals lately and been out to dinner twice and I’ve blogged about none of these things. I need to get my act together here. Let’s kick that off with this week’s French Fridays with Dorie, shall we?

I am a […]

Perfect for Fall: Moroccan Chicken Pot Pies

The flavor of these chicken pot pies is really deep and delightful and I took the advice of a lot of the posters on epicurious and doubled up on the spices. I also opted to use puff pastry as I had some in the freezer and this seemed like as good of a use […]