Balls! (Meatballs, That Is)
February 20, 2013

Meatballs are the most playful food you can pile on a plate. (And it's pretty fun to say "balls," too. Am I right?! Of course...

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Moroccan Sirloin w/ Fig-Pistachio Butter
January 27, 2013

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I was invited to compete in the Sous Video Paleo Recipe Showdown, sponsored by SousVide Supreme and TX...

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Merguez Meatballs
March 29, 2012

Merguez is a fresh sausage popular in North African cuisine. Usually made with lamb — or a mixture of lamb and beef — it's spicy...

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Paleo Chicken Bastila
August 02, 2011

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about the cookbook Middle Eastern Cooking by Rose Dosti and how my dad and I bonded...

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Citrusy Carrot & Radish Salad
May 03, 2011

And now, I will recreate my reaction to my CSA basket delivery this week... [GROAN!] Radishes AGAIN! Jeez, Louise! I had to give away radishes...

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… And Spice and Everything Nice: Turkish Baharat
June 29, 2010

Remember when I told y'all about the spice blend Ras el Hanout? That was a goodie, for sure. This time, we're getting an exotic spice...

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Moroccan Grilled Salmon
May 06, 2010

Summers in Austin, Texas, are hot, humid, and oh so long. One afternoon, deep in the triple- digit days, a frosty package arrived on my...

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Moroccan Orange Salad
May 03, 2010

The city of Tangier – perched on the northwestern tip of Morocco – was declared an International Zone after World War I and was jointly...

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Ras el Hanout
January 10, 2010

Ras el Hanout is a spice blend from the Middle East and North Africa. Spice market vendors all claim their version to be the best,...

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Marinated and Spiced Olives
December 22, 2009

This is a two-part recipe. Each part works on its own, but if you make them as a tag-team, your taste buds will dance like...

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The Best Chicken You Will Ever Eat. Ever.
June 09, 2009

The grill is not always kind to our lean, reliable friend: the skinless, boneless breast. But this recipe unlocks the secrets of juicy, flavorful meat with...

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Mmmmm. Moroccan Meatballs
March 05, 2009

Morocco has long been on my list of must-visit countries. Twisty alleys, markets crowded with vendors, scampering trained monkeys... I need to see it all. ...

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