Leek Patties


As we are preparing our passover celebration, I wanted to share our family’s Leek Patties (Keftas de Prasa) recipe. These Leek Patties are a very popular family recipe for the Passover holiday. There are numerous adaptions of this recipe and…

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Blondie Brownies


Anybody else in need of a little sweet treat to brighten things up these days?! We’re right there with you so that’s why I am sharing our family’s favorite blondie brownie recipe. These brownies are such a cozy treat and…

Our Salsa Verde Recipe


If you are looking for a fresh and flavorful way to boost your meals, our spicy Salsa Verde recipe will do the trick for you! We use Salsa Verde as an accompaniment to meals that adds in an extra punch…

Israeli Salad + A Quick Garden Update


This Israeli Salad has been a standard accompaniment to most Israeli meals (including breakfast!) that my family has made for many years. With a delicious combo of cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and peppers can you really go wrong?! Freshly squeezed lemon…

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…

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…