Meat Stuffed Artichoke Halves

There are those moments, for even the most skilled chefs, when we need to take it a little further, hit the ball out of the park, so to speak. For me that moment is lurking around the corner, two days around the corner, for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. You should all know by now that … Continue reading


Italian is my favorite cuisine. Take me to an Italian restaurant, you will never find me ordering the fish. If you ask me, it's just not right. Italian for me means major carbiside overload, and a well worth it at that.  "What is carbiside?" you may ask? An overloaded intake of carbohydrates … Continue reading


I have to admit, I'm a HUGE fan of carboside!  Not a day goes by that I don't crave carbs, but due to the very  little willpower that I do have, I have to stop myself from the daily occurrence happening! My favorite act of carboside is Spaghetti pomodoro or arrabiata, if I'm looking for … Continue reading


Anyone who knew my grandma Helena will know that she was an incredible cook. She was born in Syria, moved to Israel as a young girl, then onto the Philippines and eventually she made it to America. Of course she naturally had the cooking gene that made her food taste so good but you could taste the … Continue reading