Author: Leslie Ostrow

Mediterranean Spiced Chicken

  This is one of those recipes that I go back to time and time again and yet, I’ve never posted it! I love roasting bone-in chicken breasts because you get a lot more flavor and of course it doesn’t dry out. I like this marinade because you get the […]

 

Bubbie Banana Muffins

  Whenever I make a batch of banana muffins I can feel Mom and Bubbie’s hands on my shoulder, and I can see Mom’s smile – the one that lit up her whole face, and made her eyes sparkle. I know she would be so happy that I am keeping […]

 

Lentils & Rice – Mujaddara

  Lentils & rice is a classic Arab combination that goes back to medieval times. I’ve seen it prepared many ways—from a rice dish with just a bit of lentils to mostly lentils with a touch of rice. As for me, I like to make it half/half, a cup of […]

 

Chicken Mole

  Mole, the traditional Mexican sauce made from a blend of dried chiles, spices, nuts and seeds, is what gives this classic recipe its unique flavor and texture. Prepare this Mexican classic Oaxacan recipe. Serve up with yellow rice, Mexican Zucchini, beans and tortillas.