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Kofta Kebabs
Cook / Grill

Kofta Kebabs

  This kebab is a beautiful and aromatic blend of lamb, beef, herbs and spices.  And, it’s easy to prepare in advance, freeze and grill as needed.  In fact, I recommend freezing them so that the meat sticks well to the skewer.  Fair warning though – our first “test batch” of these kebabs were gobbled … Continue reading

Saffron Rice
comfort food / Cook

Saffron Rice

My neighbor, Drew, brought back a GRIP of saffron (as well as several other herbs and spices) from the Middle East on his last visit.  SCORE! This saffron made a gorgeous rice, which was center-carb at our niece’s graduation party a couple of weeks back.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we did. … Continue reading

Cheat Codes: How To Keep Bamboo Skewers From Burning On The Grill
Cheat Codes / Cook / Grill

Cheat Codes: How To Keep Bamboo Skewers From Burning On The Grill

So, we’ve all done it, right?!? Meat and veggies are ready to go, skewers have been soaking for hours, maybe even overnight.  Then you put your nice kebabs on the grill and patiently wait for your food to turn into culinary gold, hopefully worthy of breaking the internet.  Then-BAM- your sticks still burn to a crisp.  And … Continue reading