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Reader Q & A: How to Make Perfect Mechoui (Roasted Lamb)

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I recently received this series of questions from a reader who wrote in to ask how to make her mechoui (roasted lamb) dish turn out great. She was making it for an Iftar and was really interested in getting the advice pronto. Here’s how it went down- take a look at the results she shared!    ​Reader Question: “Salaam, I want ... Read More »

9 Easy Things You Could Be Doing Right Now to Get Ready for Ramadan Cooking

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Caution ahead: There’s a lot of chopping on this list, so let’s talk about what can get chopped away first. And yes, it is easy to do a little extra when you’re already chopping at mealtime now, anyway. If not, set aside a little time over the weekend or on a weeknight after dinner.  CHOPPING Chop away, it’s good therapy. Trust ... Read More »

My April Article & Column in Sisters Magazine

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I absolutely love writing for Sisters Magazine every month and feel entirely blessed to bring you two parts in every issue: my Q & A section where I answer your ‘burning’ cooking questions, of course; and Yvonne’s Cooking School where each month I teach on the topic of something that adds to your profile on knowledge on the stepping stones of ... Read More »

When to Add Salt In the Cooking Process

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Did you know that it’s super important to salt food during the cooking process and not afterwards or near the end (except in the rare case of making a nice juicy steak)? The reason is that if you salt early on in the process, it brings out the flavor in the ingredients, but if you do it too late it simply makes ... Read More »