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Sharing the Love (of Okra)

Sharing the Love (of Okra)

I fell in love with Okra because of Leena, a dear friend of mine in Chicago. Many years ago, Farah and I came by Leena’s house for dinner. She had prepared her fabulous Syrian stew made of okra and beef in this tomato broth (bamya). Continue reading

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Sweetness: Cheddar Covered Grilled Banana

Sweetness: Cheddar Covered Grilled Banana

Banana: a simple, reliable, and nourishing fruit. Good to eat raw or cooked. What I love about cooked banana is its natural sweetness. Pair it up with a sharp cheddar and you get a great dessert in no time. Continue reading

Container Gardening and My Nemesis

Container Gardening and My Nemesis

Like many people, I get excited over the arrival of spring. I relish the longer and warmer days and I plan to be outside as much as I can. Also like many others, I plant in the spring time. Due to space limitation I stick with container gardening, which I have been doing for a … Continue reading

Stuck on My Mind: Chicken Pot Pie

Stuck on My Mind: Chicken Pot Pie

Have you ever thought of one specific thing and all of a sudden you started to see it everywhere? ┬áIt could seem like the thought was following you and catching your attention every chance it got. Well it happened to me the other day. On one cloudy morning I thought about how great it would … Continue reading