Pumpkin Seeds at Home

After Halloween we’re left with pumpkins of all sizes here and there. Here’s a simple pumpkin seed recipe. Everyone at home loves this pumpkin seeds recipe. Ingredients: – Pumpkin seeds – 1 tsp of butter – 1 pinch of salt Directions: – Heat up oven at 345 F. – Take the pumpkin seeds out of…

Easy Warm Noodle Salad

Warm Noodle Salad is the prime dish when it comes to budget. It is an extremely ‘easy’ recipe! I couldn’t help but share it with all of you. It’s attractive, colorful, delicious! My kids love ramen noodles but not the veggies. This recipe gets them eating the veggies every time.  I hope you agree with me. 🙂 Recipe Ingredients: 1 Ramen…

BBQ and ‘Other’ Bold Flavors

A friend recently shared an article on BBQ flavored chips and their history. I have to say that BBQ chip flavor is familiar and appealing today, but that was not the case years ago. Far more interesting than history, I was impressed with a discussion on how food brand marketing companies take the taste introduction process…

“Quiero Arepas” – Venezuelan Inspired Arepas

Owned by Igor (Venezuelan) and Beckie, “Quiero Arepas” food truck carries delicious ‘Arepas Venezolanas.’ Beckie told me their story. Igor used to bring Beckie Arepas Venezolanas to work. Daily observers of the daily lunch ritual grew curious and gave Beckie lots of positive feedback. At that point Beckie and Igor knew it was time to open their “Quiero Arepas”…

Salad Recipe Collection – Warm Eggplant Salad – 4 of 5

Eggplant was frequent at home, since our Dad was of Middle Eastern descent, and he loved this warm eggplant dish! It is extremely easy to make and if you have enough eggplants, it can be served as an entrée dish. My aunts taught my Mom all they knew about authentic Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine and…