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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

In appetizer, healthy, Middle Eastern, snack, vegetarian On October 24, 2010 17 Comments

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (recipe by “Oishii!”) I love dips of all types. Here’s one that’s guilt free. Serve it with red pepper strips, carrot sticks, cucumber slices,… Read More »

Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squashes

In Middle Eastern, seasonal On September 10, 2010 37 Comments

Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squashes (recipe by Martha Stewart Living, October 2009) Squash is now in season, and with the cooler weather comes both feelings of relief and melancholy… Read More »

Curried Couscous Salad

In Middle Eastern, salad, vegetarian On August 14, 2010 10 Comments

Curried Couscous Salad (recipe adapted from Ina Garten, “The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook,” 1999) This is a wonderful side dish which I paired with Ina Garten’s Tuscan Lemon Chicken… Read More »

Mary’s Baba Ghanoush with Toasted Pita Chips

In appetizer, Middle Eastern, snack, vegetarian On August 4, 2010 11 Comments

Mary’s Baba Ghanoush with Toasted Pita Chips (recipe by “Oishii!”) I’ve been waiting patiently for fresh eggplant at the farmers markets so I could make baba ghanoush, a… Read More »

Israeli Couscous With Asparagus, Peas, and Sugar Snaps

In Middle Eastern, seasonal On June 10, 2010 5 Comments

Israeli Couscous With Asparagus, Peas, and Sugar Snaps (recipe by Bon Appetit, June 2010) I made a special trip to my neighborhood Middle Eastern grocery store for the Israeli couscous… Read More »

Mary’s Hummus with Toasted Pita Chips

In appetizer, Middle Eastern, snack, vegetarian On April 5, 2010 6 Comments

Mary’s Hummus with Toasted Pita Chips (recipe by “Oishii!”) My friend Mary from Klassy Cut in the Andersonville neighborhood taught me how to make her hummus. It’s as… Read More »