Do you ever watch food shows, like Chopped or Top Chef and try to come up with what dish you would make if you had those ingredients or that challenge? My husband and I do all the time- actually we do whenever the kids’ aren’t playing commando with the TV remote. [...]
I usually don’t post much about our adventures out and about in Bahrain, but this weekend our endeavors were mostly food related, so whom better than to share it with than my foodie friends!
I tried halloumi cheese for the first time; a local cheese that’s usually served [...]
I’ve mentioned probably about a dozen times one of my favorite things about living here is that most restaurants serve fresh squeezed juices. Juices range from the classic orange to avocado (yes, that’s right!) But my favorite, the one I order time after time, is Lemon-Mint Juice. I’ve tried making it a [...]
Want to know how to get a bunch of American ladies living in theMiddle Eastriled up? Talk about beef-I’m talking about the kind that comes from a cow (what where you thinking?)
Most of the beef here come from Australia/New Zealand. I’m told it’s excellent quality, grass fed beef, but [...]
It was about this time a year ago that I was in bed, recovering from having all four of my molar teeth pulled when my husband came to me with the news that he might have to leave for a year or more while we stayed inFlorida. Of course, I [...]
I can’t decorate a cupcake to save my life. But, obviously you know that, just look at the pictures. I did, however, manage to make some pretty tasty ones.
I made a batch to take to the kids’ Valentine’s party, but left them unfrosted so the kids [...]
I have to admit, this was a last minute post. I’ve had V-Day posts lined up and thought up for a while. However, we were attending an early Valentine’s play date where all of the kiddos would be exchanging valentines. I had planned on taking the easy way out and buying [...]
Green Monster Smoothies have been floating around the blog world for some time. I’ve seen them, book marked them, then thought, “Sounds great, but they day my kids would drink something green is the day pigs fly.”
Well, one day last week there must have been an airborne pig somewhere [...]
Happy World Nutella Day! Ok, depending on your time zone, the clock may not have struck midnight yet, but here in Arabia, Nutella day is in full swing.
Let me set the scene:
The wind is blowing hard, sand has created near white out conditions (er..I should say “brown out”) and it’s official, we are in the middle of a real desert sandstorm.
Luckily we were hunkered down in the house with plenty of movies, books, and [...]