Author Archives: Beebamom

Waste not, want not. 9/12/18

Tonight is supposed to be rotisserie chicken from the grocery store but we have leftover short ribs and I am not about to throw out tasty food. I think a lot of people give leftovers a bad name. Especially  when … Continue reading

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Vega/Vege Afghani dahl with spinach salad. 9/11/18

Note: This simple dinner is vegan when omitting the yogurt and feta. After our Sephardic extravaganza on Monday it is time to get back to something simpler. I cannot stress enough how delicious this Afghani preparation of lentils is. It … Continue reading

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A Sephardic New Year’s Feast. 9/10/18

Last year I discovered that for Rosh Hashanah there can be more than apples and honey. The Sephardic celebration has a whole array of symbolic foods. This year we try to combine them into a cohesive side to our main … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. 9/10/18

Here is the menu for this week which is hanging in my kitchen. We are doing a lot of celebrating this week!

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Harissa Chicken Thighs with Shallots. 9/9/18

We are having dinner mid-afternoon today since we are going to our son’s concert later. He is a beat boxer/bass in an a capella rock/funk band. We decide to try something new, a braised chicken dish with Mediterranean flavors. The sauce … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe. 9/8/17

According to my planned menu I was supposed to be making spaghetti with breadcrumbs, olives, and capers yesterday but I am still feeling the jet lag and by dinner time I just wanted something even easier than my original plan. … Continue reading

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Burgers and Caprese salad. 9/7/18

After being in the cooler climes of Scandinavia it is a shock to be back in the heat of California. Although the morning is cool (in the upper 50’s) by the afternoon it is 93F! A dinner that does not … Continue reading

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