Roasted Baby Blue Potatoes with Ruby Red Salmon for Memorial Day Celebrations

ruby red salmon and potatoes

With summer approaching, bringing color to the table becomes a priority and considering that summer holidays like the 4th of July and Labor Day call forth the color blue, blue foods take center stage this season. I’m one that likes to bring natural fresh fare to my dining table and that can be limiting when in search of ways to Read More …

Mid Sha’ban & The Magic Lamp

the magic lamp table

It’s Mid-Sha’ban, the 15th day of the 8th month (Sha’ban) according to the Islamic lunar calendar. It’s a holiday observed by various Muslim communities. The night before this day is known as the “Night of Records” (Laylat al-Bara’at or Bara’at Night). It is regarded as a night when the fortunes of Muslim people are decided for the coming year. People Read More …

Cooling Summertime Hungarian Cherry Soup

Hungarian Cold Sour Cherry Soup

Originating in Hungarian cuisine, it is a dessert disguised as soup and is a summer delicacy in several European cuisines. Sour Cherry Soup has been adopted by the Austrians, Poles, Slovaks, and Germans. Hungarian-Americans and Hungarian-Canadians brought the soup to the New World. In Hungarian cuisine, Sour Cherry Soup or Meggyleves is a soup made from the fruits of the Read More …

Coconut Milk Alfredo Sauce with Lobster Ravioli

pasta with coconut alfredo

As summer approaches we start enjoying lighter meals and more seafood. One of the best parts about summer is fresh seafood and that means the Maine lobster season is upon us. While lobster can be caught all year long in Maine, there is a peak season when Maine lobster is most abundant and has the best flavor – this season Read More …

Top 3 Las Vegas Restaurants You Can Enjoy With Children This Summer

las vegas

Last summer on our way to the Grand Canyon from Southern California we made a stop in Las Vegas. I meant to do this post last year, but just never got around to it. Since the summer is approaching and many readers may be planning vacations and trips, I thought my experience during our Vegas stop over could be useful Read More …

Easy Potato Rounds with Smoked Salmon Canapes For Your Next Party

potato and salmon bites

As the weather gets warmer, we start to host more get togethers and outdoor parties. There are several holidays approaching, like Labor Day and Father’s Day, and this all means we like to serve light and filling food that also look pretty. The kind of food that we can pick up and eat while walking from one end of the Read More …