Homemade Kuaisat


Kuaisat is a special Syrian recipe that my mother taught me to make years ago. Essentially, Kuaisat is a meatball with a hardboiled egg surprise inside. This recipe was taught to my mother by my paternal grandmother who is originally…

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Our Homemade Pickles


I love this time of year when we are gathering cucumbers from the garden and pickling them to have a great stock of our homemade pickles throughout the winter. We’re lucky enough to not have harsh winters here in Southern…

Gathered & Collected


Anyone else ready for a moment of relaxation with a good cup of tea and biscuits? We love to try different teas and I’ve gathered and collected numerous varieties from our many travels. One of our favorites is this Moroccan…

The Family Flan Recipe


Life has slowly been moving in a forward direction here in sunny Florida. After weeks of being shut down with stay at home orders in effect we have very slowly started opening back up. For the foreseeable future things will…

Banana Bread


So many of us have spent a little extra time in the kitchen over the past couple months with the stay at home orders flooding across the country. One thing that we realized is that a lot of people had…

Easy Beet Salad


We’re still in prime beet season right now so any chance we get to add these root veggies into our daily meals, we’ll take it! Beets are a great root vegetable which is harvested all summer long and through late…

Apple Strudel


Apple picking season is officially upon us! This means we have a surplus of beautiful, in season apples at our ready. With all of these apples we’ll be making our family’s, apple strudel recipe. Apple strudel originated in Austria and…