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Shrimp-and-asparagus - 2

Shrimp and Asparagus with 5 ingredients #SundaySupper

Two times a year, I spend 6-8 weeks apart from my husbandy to fulfill my teaching obligations in Washington, DC. This means leaving Rabat and moving into a tiny furnished apartment, with an even tinier kitchen. In fact, the kitchen is downright depressing. I have to tolerate horrible cookware, virtually no counter top space, and because my time is so temporary, a limited pantry. While... read more →
Barley Risotto with Garlicky Spinach

Barley Risotto and Garlicky Spinach for #WeekdaySupper

Lately I’ve been a little tired of Moroccan food. It’s delicious and all, but sometimes I just want a simple meal, without the heavy cumin and coriander spices. Part of me is just a little homesick, and when I’m homesick, I crave comfort foods—like mac and cheese! Good cheddar cheese is hard to find in Rabat and it’s pretty pricey, so I always feel a... read more →
Broccoli Calzone

Broccoli Calzones for #SundaySupper

It’s Oscar time! I’m not a big movie buff, so I’m not big into watching the show, but I do love a great Oscar viewing party with nibbles and fancy cocktails. I love any reason to gather around for hours of eating and drinking with television as background noise (e.g. the Super Bowl, award shows, pageant parties, and er, election results?) Today the #SundaySupper family... read more →
Chinses Almond Cookies2

Chinese Almond Cookies for Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! 2015 marks the year of the goat/sheep/ram and that’s my sign! I’ve never been one for astrology but in the spirit of the new year I read this little profile on the sign of the goat. Even though I’m not a “believer”, I am married to a horse (allegedly a compatible sign), got engaged in February (a goat’s lucky numbers are... read more →