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Scallop Cobb Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing

Scallop Cobb Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing

Hey Spring, sorry but we need to break up. My unwavering love for you has just faded this year. I’d love to say i’ts not you it’s me, but lets face it, it’s you. 100%. Your behavior lately has me in a spiral of emotions. […]

Baked Sweet Potato and Blood Orange Falafel with Blood Orange Tahini

Baked Sweet Potato and Blood Orange Falafel with Blood Orange Tahini

 Oh, heyyyyy. Remember me? The one who used to bring you a new blog post 4 times a week, the one who lived an exciting expat life abroad in Israel, the one who traveled the world and went on awesome adventures, the one who shared […]

Sabich (Iraqi-Jewish Eggplant Sandwich)

Sabich (Iraqi-Jewish Eggplant Sandwich)

I’ve written and erased 5 different sentences. After months of not blogging it’s harder than I would have thought to get back into. Besides having writers block from not putting a single word to paper in a long time, I don’t use ‘grown up’ words […]

Chocolate Covered Beer Marshmallows

Chocolate Covered Beer Marshmallows

Happy New Year! Am I still allowed to say that even though we are halfway through January? Halfway. through. January. This is crazy. Time needs to slow down. It’s 2013. How did that happen? Where did 2012 go? My posts are becoming more and more […]

Marak Temani (Yemenite Beef Stew)

Marak Temani (Yemenite Beef Stew)

Walking around the Old City of Beer Sheva, its easy to pass by the many small and inconspicuous restaurants that dot the streets and small alleyways of this old Ottoman city. Many are worth passing up while others are hidden gems that are worth a second […]

Rugelach

Rugelach

Something happens between Thanksgiving and New Years in the human mind where we throw caution to the wind and indulge in the most glutinous behavior possible. Well, that time of year is upon us. As soon as the leftover turkey and pumpkin pie have left our refrigerators, the holiday […]

Pecan Caramel Bark

Pecan Caramel Bark

An eerie silence fell over the city moments after  the news broke that Hamas’ military chief was assassinated. Parks were cleared out, schools and shops were closed and people took to their homes rather quickly. We sat and waited. When the first siren came it […]

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

The caramel apple pie that’s baking in my oven sends the delicious aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg through the house. A sure sign that fall is here. A wonderful cool breeze rustles the leaves on the large pomegranate tree in my front yard, sending small […]

Salted Cotton Candy Popcorn with White Chocolate Chips

Salted Cotton Candy Popcorn with White Chocolate Chips

The 9 months leading up to this day flew by in what seemed like the blink of an eye. And, at the same time dragged on for what felt like an eternity. It seems like yesterday I found out I was pregnant. And now as […]

Shrimp, Bacon and Figs with Goat Cheese Quinoa Drizzled with Fig Balsamic

Shrimp, Bacon and Figs with Goat Cheese Quinoa Drizzled with Fig Balsamic

Last year in Israel, the harvests all came earlier than usual. Each fruit and vegetable season popping up weeks earlier then the year before. And, to my dismay when I returned to Israel from my 6 weeks in China last summer, I found that I […]