Recent Recipes

Kafta Bil Souniyeh (Oven Baked Kofta Meat)

  Some people say kafta, others say kofta... I guess this is similar to the "potato/pottato" debate. No matter how you spell it, kafta/kofta is a spiced meatball, patty or meatloaf dish in the Middle East. The literal translation for this dish is "kafta in the...

Strawberry Basil Bundt Cake

Strawberries and basil were born to be together, and yet they are cruelly kept apart with cooks continuous use of strawberry in desserts and basil in savory dishes. Well no more! This strawberry basil bundt cake recipe is uniting these long lost friends, and what this recipe has put together, let no cook put asunder. 

Crunchy, Garlicky, Baked Mashed Potatoes

Manny adjectives, one delicious side dish. This baked mashed potato dish is great for reviving leftover mashed potatoes and can be prepared ahead of time and baked right before eating. You can even add one more adjective (cheesy) by mixing in some gruyere and topping with parmesan cheese. 

Recent Deep Thoughts

Finders, Eaters: Dirty Food Confessions

Dirty Food Confessions: I ate fried chicken that was in a box on a table unattended. The dirty here refers to to the confessions, and not the food; or so I choose to believe.

Your Eating Annoys Me

Eating with this friend has become an exercise in patience and self-restraint. I don’t think he is trying to be annoying, it just comes naturally to him.

2019 Cooking Goals

The immense satisfaction I felt after making unicorn poop cookies has propelled me to declare 2019 the year of the cooking goals.

Recent Disgustingly Delicious

Krispy Kreme Donut Burgers Are Shamefully Delicious

  Biting into a donut burger for the first time is similar to your tastebuds getting an illegal lap dance from a tacky flavor stripper. Your tastebuds will both love it and simultaneously feel deep shame for loving it. A Krispy Kreme donut burger is a burger with...

Two Cultures Deliciously Bastardized in One Dish

Firstly I would like to clarify that I DO NOT support the bastardization of culinary cultures in such  flagrant and insulting ways. Having said that, what I am about to describe does just that and is absolutely delicious. I feel dirty even admitting that I liked it....

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Now I Aint Saying I’m A Gold Eater…

There is a magical place in Abu Dhabi that serves up golden cappuccinos and golden vanilla camel milk soft serve ice cream. Yes, you read that right: Gilded camel milk vanilla soft serve ice-cream. I'm not talking about a tiny little fleck on the top to symbolize...