Cooking Halal 101 by Yvonne Maffei
Winter days are quite the challenge here in Chicago, so I'm always trying to find ways to warm up with food. I haven't had a cold salad in months, as I just really believe in eating as many hot...
If you're like me, sometimes there isn't time to think about really fancy appetizers when you're having guests over because you're so focused on the main event, (the actual dinner) and, of course, the dessert, which most guests really...
One of the first types of food creations I ever made as a young cook were sandwiches. I was a bit of a latch-key kid around junior high school time, which was a wonderful experience in the sense that...
I have a wonderful recipe to share, and it's one that I've been making this week just because it's that good. I was preparing to teach a cooking class at the home of a friend and 11 of her friends,...

Tandoori Chicken Salad

Is it just me or are there cookies everywhere, right now? Not to mention cakes, chocolates, candy canes and the like. Even if one doesn't celebrate Christmas, it's still part of the social scene and family gatherings that just...
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There are so many reasons why I love Greek food. I love Mediterranean dishes in general, as they're known for their use of healthy ingredients, but many dishes just remind me of the sunshine of the islands I've visited...
My passion for soup intensifies every time I come up with a new way to blend different veggies. Since I'm usually always stirring in some kind of dairy into my soups- whether it's milk, heavy cream or creme fraiche,...
One of my most popular Instagram posts in recent months was when I posted about how I make my own almond milk. It has changed so much about the way I eat and has increased my plant-based eating incredibly....
If you've watched my Facebook Live video series with Dr. Madiha Saeed, you'll probably know a little bit about this recipe and why it's appearing here- because it's a total family favorite- and now passed on to more family...

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