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14 May 2013

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14 May 2013

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Spicy Ramen Noodle Salad
17 Apr 2014

Spicy Ramen Noodle Salad

This recipe is inspired by and adapted from this month's Bon Appetit Noodle Salad with Chicken Recipe. The original recipe was a bit too spicy so I had to readjust the spice ratio....
Ramen without the soup makes for an amazing lunch option
Easter Fortune Eggs
16 Apr 2014

Easter Fortune Eggs

To be quite honest, I have never dyed Easter eggs before. So this project became a lot more ambitious when I decided that I wasn't just going to dye Easter eggs, but hollowing...
Hollowed Easter Fortune Eggs
Potato Pancakes
15 Apr 2014

Potato Pancakes

Today is the second day of passover. We usually celebrate passover with my husband's side of the family, however, because of some work conflict, we've been unable to visit them in DC. ...
aka Potato Latkes
Muhallabieh
14 Apr 2014

Muhallabieh

Muhallabieh is a milk-based dessert I grew up eating in Saudi Arabia. It is light with consistency that is somewhere between yogurt and panna cotta. When we left Saudi, I...
a refreshing Middle Eastern milk-based dessert from my childhood
How to Cook like a Pro
10 Apr 2014

How to Cook like a Pro

Within seconds of of seeing Bon Appetit's April 2014 cover, I was immediately inspired to recreate their cover dish. It looked delicious and refreshing. Without having read the recipe, I knew I...
Pan-Fried Branzino with Pesto Parsley Sauce Roasted Heirloom Vegetables and Purple Potatoes
Lunch Salads: Weekday Lunch Tips
9 Apr 2014

Lunch Salads: Weekday Lunch Tips

Weekday lunch was always such a point of frustration in our household. I always planned ahead for dinner, but somehow unless I buy deli meats for a quick sandwich, we end up buying...
Some tips for easier weekday lunches and dinners
Potato Chip Omelet
8 Apr 2014

Potato Chip Omelet

Okay- before you say anything, I got the idea from the tapas chef genius, Jose Andres. This amazing Spanish-American chef recently released his own brand of potato chips, and my-oh-my are they delicious....
potato chips in an omelet- say what?!
Peppercorn Mainline
7 Apr 2014

Peppercorn Mainline

It is difficult to talk about Peppercorn without mentioning its past. Peppercorn Restaurant, a recent addition to the Main Line restaurant scene, has had a bit of an identity crisis since it opened...
A Restaurant Review of Peppercorn Main Line
Homemade Ricotta
3 Apr 2014

Homemade Ricotta

There's something downright sensual about making cheese. I think it's the cream, and the milk and the pillowy softness that results from it. This was my first attempt on cheese-making of any...
Quick and Easy does trick with this delicious homemade cheese
Kamana Sanctuary Hotel
2 Apr 2014

Kamana Sanctuary Hotel

When we were planning our trip to the Philippines, I knew I wanted to plan a trip to one of its famed beaches. However, as much as we would have loved to visit...
A Hotel Resort Review of Kamana Sanctuary Hotel
Cocoon Boutique Hotel
1 Apr 2014

Cocoon Boutique Hotel

Located within the heart of Quezon City, the largest city in Metro Manila, Cocoon Boutique Hotel was a surprising respite from everyday chaos. What's more surprising is the hotel's efforts in providing the...
A Hotel Review on the First Green Hotel in the Philippines
A Philippine Adventure
31 Mar 2014

A Philippine Adventure

My family and I just recently came back from our first big international trip from the Philippines together. We had such a wonderful time. But the weeks leading up to our departure...
Turkish Chocolate
3 Mar 2014

Turkish Chocolate

Sometimes, after the kids go to sleep, my husband and I would have "mini-dates," where we'd have a glass of wine or a finger or two of scotch or have a cocktail together in...
floral and cocoa never tasted so good
Pukkolla
27 Feb 2014

Pukkolla

I've been struggling to find discipline in motherhood. Growing up, my mother worked 60-70 hours a week as a OB/GYN nurse at a royal university hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
easy, peasy overnight oats
Mulled Hot Cider
24 Feb 2014

Mulled Hot Cider

Another snow day is coming up. I have lost count on how much snow in how many days we've had this winter, because its truly been brutal.
a mulled hot apple cider recipe
Thumb-Bunny Loves You!
13 Feb 2014

Thumb-Bunny Loves You!

With about two feet of snow in our front door- we are definitely staying in for the rest of the day. So while the kids and I are getting snuggled and bundled, we...
an easy peasy DIY crafting project for toddlers on Valentines day

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