Bitter Gourd with Potatoes

As a teenager, if there was one dish I absolutely dreaded to see on our dining table, it was the bitter gourd. I would do anything, even go without dinner, to save myself from eating this at dinner. Thankfully, it was customary in our family to have more than one dish for dinner so I […]

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Mostaccioli

A guest post by Diane from Kitchen Bliss; a very talented friend that I love meeting for lunch. I was fortunate enough to devour a box full of these delicious cookies with my boys, and they were scrumptious. They didn’t last very long at all……   You are reading this because you are part of […]

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A simple Cinnamon cake

A sweet guest post by an equally sweet and lovely person, Heather from Heather Eats. This was a special simple cake made for me by my friend for my birthday this week. Thank you!!  SIMPLE Cinnamon Cake Spices sometimes get a bad rap.  I know whenever I told my Mom I like a little spice […]

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Syrian-style Cabbage Salad

This is a recipe contribution by a dear friend, Christine Dutton from Mediterranean Living, who went through a lot of trouble to find an authentic Syrian recipe that she adapted to North American taste and ingredients so it could be easily made by everyone, specially if someone is looking to welcome a new guest from that […]

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Working for Free and a portion of fries

If I had been paid for every portion of fries we sold at the concession last year, would that have made me a millionaire? Absolutely not. Was I often tricked into giving away a portion of fries, absolutely. I let them feel good. Was I asked politely? Many a times, but that didn’t pay the bills. […]

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