When I first told mu husband we’re having chicken with chickpeas for lunch, he gave me a disapproving look. Needless to say, he scraped more chickpeas off his plate than I ever did! This is a winner, tossed together in 5 minutes and baked for 30. Talk about quick and delicious.

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The luxurious flavors of truffles and cream transform everyday pasta into an elegant Italian-style dish—perfect for dinner parties or savory weeknight feasts. I found a truffle butter while grocery shopping this weekend and needless to say it did not disappoint.

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Need a quick meal that’s BURSTING with flavor? These oven-baked chicken fajitas are a quick, no-fuss method for making this healthy Mexican food any day in the week.

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Ready in 30 minutes you cannot go wrong with this easy to make Beef Stroganoff! I’m surprised my two year old went for a second serving.

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On a day where I don’t feel like cooking, MAGGI® Mixes come to the rescue. Here is how I made this Zaatar Mix in an oven bag into a quick meal for my family

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It was one of those days where I didn’t feel like cooking and wanted to make something in about 20 minutes! No regrets, the flavor was there, and the kitchen was clean. This one pan-Asian Honey Sesame Beef was gone in minutes…

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If you know me at all, you would know the rice isn’t my thing. I can go with no rice for weeks, it wouldn’t bother me; however, this dish has a soft spot in my heart. This Bukhari Rice (known in Arabic as Ruz al Bukhari) is a Saudi Arabian specialty, but this recipe has been retrofitted by mom to have a more LEVANTI flavor.

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I have to be honest, I’m not a big fan of rice based dishes (can’t you tell by the featured recipes on my blog?) But I do have a soft spot for Ouzy Puffs! I can have them over and over, the flaky texture of the pastry, with the deliciousness of the filling with a side of fresh yogurt, has me every single time. Here is the meat version of this personal favorite.

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Moussaka or Mosaqaa whichever you want to spell it is a traditional Arabic dish, yet it’s so diverse that different countries have different methods of putting it together. This recipe is the light vegetarian method, the way my mom does it.

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Don’t we all love a good tortellini recipe? This one is a favorite of my husband and 18 month old daughter.

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