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 this post, I’m going to share recommendations for four good, affordable red wines from Trader Joe’s. I’m doing this because I needed these 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 wine […]

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? […]