Crunch Crunch Bulgur Salad

Crunch Crunch Bulgur Salad

  Bulgur is cracked wheat (typically durum) that is in a lot of Middle Eastern dishes such as tabouleh and kibbeh. It is crunchy, nutty and a great base for a salad. The double crunch in this salad comes from the nuts and the bulgur.  This salad has a lot of...
Chewy Coconut Pineapple Cake

Chewy Coconut Pineapple Cake

  This cake is not a traditional fluffy poundcake.The inside is chewy,  sticky, and completely addictive. I was attempting to make a run-of-the-mill dry pound cake and cover it with frosting but ended up substituting a few ingredients and inventing this. It was...
Cinnamon Chicken Rice Soup

Cinnamon Chicken Rice Soup

This is one of my mom’s go-to recipes when she needs a quick soup. I have been eating this dish for years and only after I asked for the recipe did I realize how much cinnamon was in it. It is probably not what you are imagining. It is not a cinnamon roll soup,...
Pesto Parmesan Burger

Pesto Parmesan Burger

Much like Italians themselves, this burger is packed with flavor, style, and Italianiness. This recipe makes two burgers, double or triple as needed. 1/2 pound ground beef1 teaspoon pesto 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheesepinch of salt, and pepper To serve: 2 buns 2...