Italian Lemon Almond Olive Oil Cake

The Fresh-Pressed Olive Oil Club sent me three varieties of their olive oil to try. This post contains affiliate links to their product. If you purchase their product, using my link, I earn a small commission.    Ever since I had an Italian Lemon Almond Olive Oil Cake for dessert last year on our anniversary […]


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 […]