When it comes to food these days, you might be hard pressed to turn on a cooking show, read a magazine, or head out to your nearest Whole Foods Market without seeing the words “quinoa”, “kale” “gluten-free”, or “superfoods”...
Recently I was interviewed to be on the fairly new podcast called The Mad Mamluks. It was a really fun time being asked a lot of food related questions by the three talented and animated brothers who started it and...
I was recently given the unique opportunity to attend the 2015 Natural Delights Medjool Date Blogger Summit in Yuma, Arizona- and what an experience that was.   Great to finally be here @ndmedjooldates with all these fine bloggers and date lovers!...
Summertime is finally here. I can tell it's here to stay by the constant heat and humidity, although other climates might be a bit more appealing at the moment. It's still a great time to take advantage of the...
I'm incredibly humbled to be on this list curated by Ummah Wide and in the company of so many other wonderful Muslims in our ummah (community) whom I believe are incredibly creative, inspiring, smart, resilient, positive and who simply...
I have a pretty large collection of cookbooks, as you might imagine being the case since food writing, blogging and cooking are all an integral part of my daily life. It's a completely rare situation that I come across a...
Recently I was interviewed for a podcast by Walid Darab of Greed for Ilm to speak with him about how I started this blog and why. It turned into a conversation that took me down the very long path...
Ever since we moved to our new place, I have been intrigued by vast amount of trees and and how moist the area is. I see moss growing and also a lot of mushrooms. At first thought, I said...
We are all pretty well aware that this has been our coldest winter or record. Polar Vortex, ChiBeria, Snowmageddon, whatever you call it, it doesn't look like we'll be forgetting this one any time soon.  As we remain warm...

Surviving Chiberia

Most of the world now knows how incredibly and inhumanely cold it is here in Chicagoland and by the time this post is published, there have been countless articles and photos posted around the web about our insanely freezing...

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