Got Hummus? Hummus is a versatile, easy-to-prepare, nutritious and delicious spread or dip. The Arabic word hummus actually means chickpeas; the spread we call hummus would be translated as chickpeas with tahini.
Sweet-Savory with a Hint of Anise There's nothing as good as a simple sauteed vegetable, like fennel. Though fennel is actually an herb in the same family as dill, cilantro and cumin, the bulb is a root vegetable. Seared and then sauteed, it becomes sweet savory with a hint of anise flavor.
Bring Goodness Home with Mussels A heaping serving of steamed mussels is a feast. Digging into it brings briny pleasure plus a long list of benefits. Many people hesitate to cook mussels at home so I hope seeing this list of their goodness inspires you to see how easy it really is.
Mediterranean-Style Oven Kebabs Today kebabs are popular throughout the world. No wonder – you get the great grilled flavor without even having to fire up the charcoal or gas.
Fresh Tomato Sauce Makes the Meal Salads draw attention for easy summer eating, but I have another favorite go-to for making quick warm weather meals. As long as local tomatoes are available, I keep fresh homemade tomato sauce on hand.
Chicken Salad Fit for a Celebration When June graduations and weddings call for creative menu planning, the biggest challenge can be finding casual yet elegant and attractive dishes that please everybody without stressing the cook.