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A Mediterranean Plate


Olives, Pita, Tomatoes, and Tahini

Even when there is no time — or inclination — to cook, there’s still time to enjoy a plate of something delicious.

Tahini seasoned to taste with lemon juice and a bit of kosher salt, topped with pine nuts, feta, and parsley; olives; home-grown tomatoes; and fresh pita — picked up at a local Mediterranean grocer.  It doesn’t get any easier than that, folks.  You don’t even need a recipe.  This right here is fast food perfection.

If you’re interested in making your own, try our recipe for Hummus with Kalamata Olives. Continue reading A Mediterranean Plate

Masala Chai




When the temperature drops — or even when it doesn’t —  one of my favorite things in the world is a steamy, creamy, head-filling aroma of masala chai.  The great thing about this wonderful beverage is that no two are alike.  Feel free to play with the spices and sweetness level until you find a blend that fits your personal taste.
In the meantime, here’s my perfect cup:

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