Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail

Simple is the name of the game with this Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail! We love this spritzer all year round, from Thanksgiving to Christmas to a refreshing summer splash. As much as I love all things to do with white, including a very pale white-blue-gray carpet around our bar, I still want and need bright red…

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Pomegranate Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Pomegranate Glazed Sweet Potatoes make the A-list for their fabulous pomegranate molasses glaze, the ease of slicing and roasting, and the finishing touch of pomegranate seeds. A beautiful and absolutely divine tasting dish. I have never been shy about declaring my favorite dish on the Thanksgiving table: the candied sweet potatoes. No surprise this is…

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10 Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

Apple pie on a rack with sugar and spoon

The season for pie is upon us, and there are so many great options beyond pumpkin! Here are my 10 Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, including all you need to know to make a successful pie crust. Find videos for these on my Instagram and Facebook channels!

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20 Fall Desserts

Blondies with Orange Blossom Caramel

When the season changes and we’re doing more baking and dessert-ing, find lots of great recipe ideas with these favorite 20 Fall Desserts.

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Pumpkin Recipes

Come fall and the first of the holidays, we’re getting pumpkin-happy–my recipes take us from homemade pumpkin puree for kibbeh, pie, and other recipes to roasting those seeds golden brown with olive oil and za’atar.

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Lebanese-Style Chili

Lebanese-style chili gets its fabulous flavor from 7 Spice blend (find it here) together with chili powder. Our favorite legume–chickpeas!–is front and center. Finish with a dollop of labneh and a shower of fresh mint. My family is probably not unusual with our fervent conversations in the category of who-makes-what-best. One such conversation about chili–methods,…

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