Jeweled Rice with Dried Fruits and Pistachios

Jeweled Rice with Dried Fruits and Pistachios is an Iranian speciality, a rice dish that is often served at wedding banquets, and is known in Farsi as tah dig. Tah means “bottom” and dig means “pot”. Thus, the name of the dish, quite literally, means “bottom of the pot”. This refers to the golden crust that […]


Four Good, Affordable Red Wines at Trader Joe’s

 In today’s post, I’m going to share recommendations for four good, affordable red wines from Trader Joe’s. I’m doing this because I needed those recommendations MYSELF, and I figure if I’m having a problem choosing delicious, good, affordable red wines, I’m probably not the only one.   If you’re anything like me, looking at the […]


How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese With a Sous Vide

  If you’re looking for an easy recipe for how to make homemade ricotta cheese, you’ve come to the right place. Cheese making is somewhat mysterious to most folks, but oh, how we do crave the stuff!!! Don’t you think it would be kind of fun to learn how to actually make cheese, at home? […]


Homemade Granola with My Favorite Stuff

Some links you click on within this post are affiliate links. If you purchase something using that link, my blog makes a teency weency commission, at no extra cost to you.  Who doesn’t get excited when they discover a granola with all their favorite stuff in it? Now, YOU can make that granola! OK, so […]


Luscious Mushrooms with Creamy Polenta Recipe

You won’t believe the flavor that the combination of soy sauce and butter bring to sautéed mushrooms in this vegetarian recipe for Luscious Mushrooms with Creamy Polenta! I made this dish for my husband and myself one night, and it was love at first bite! It was so good, in fact, that we immediately decided […]


What’s a Good Dog Food for a German Shepherd?

This is a sponsored post, in that the product we tried was sent to me free of charge to try by TruDog. It contains affiliate links, and if you order something from TruDog, using one of my links, it will add no extra cost to you, but will help me earn a bit of money. […]