Cooking Halal 101 by Yvonne Maffei
I'm in love with Fall harvest cooking. Being a Midwesterner for most of my life has given me the great joy of cooking with the most delicious produce harvested at the end of summer and beginning of the majestic...
This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  Often times we think of roasted chicken as that comfort food that should be consumed in the fall and...
I recently filmed this quick video to show how I make one of my favorite chicken dishes ever. It's pretty versatile, but the way I use it most is when making my recipe for Chicken Pita Rolls with Hummus...
I've always been interested in Mediterranean soups that are really quite different from soups here, you know the ones that have a bit of a sour taste. I've found the recipes in my Greek and Turkish cookbooks at home but only...

Greek Salad

I grew up enjoying Greek food. I have a cousin who I'm very close to and is half Greek. I grew up with the family connection to her grandparents and family so I was exposed to a variety of...
Every good bird would love to have some stuffing alongside it, right? Well, there are tons of ways to make a great stuffing so you really can choose the 'additions' to the bread portions as you see fit (mostly...
I’m working with IFANCA (Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America) on their upcoming Halal and Healthy workshops around the Chicagoland area where I’ll be conducting food demos on four different recipes, all super simple and all using halal-certified...
I have been waiting to make this salad since the winter time. Watermelon is my favorite fruit, mainly because it hydrates the body as you eat it, perfect to eat during non-fasting hours in Ramadan, so during this time I eat...

Eggplant Soup

Do people ever question certain foods you like to eat or drink in the summer? Not the winter, but just the hot summer time. They might say things like,  'How can you eat that (insert said food/drink) when it's so hot outside?"...
 A few years ago when I catered my sister in law's wedding rehearsal dinner, I discovered this type of lamb cut to be an essential part of entertaining on a grand scale. This leg of lamb doesn't look too...

MOST POPULAR

GIVEAWAYS