Monthly Archives: June 2012

Quinoa with Chicken, Almonds, and Squash

As I promised in my previous post, I am sharing the other recipe with you. Actually this is a dish I have made before when I still was in Lebanon and I found myself craving it a couple of weeks ago. Yeah it is this good! On the first time making it, I replaced the butternut squash with potatoes since I had none. This time, we forgot to pick up some couscous from the store, so we had to find an alternative. After consulting with Clint for a few minutes he suggested quinoa. I had bulgur or rice in mind, but I thought it could be a great opportunity for me to try quinoa, on all levels. I have never tasted it before, so you can tell I never cooked it either. So quinoa it was.

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Mango and Habanero Chicken Sausage

I have been cooking more than usual, but I have not been taking photos as much. Some of the things I made were recipes I found online and appealed to me to try. I have taken pictures of some and left some out.  I am going to share a couple of them with you, these are the only ones I have pictures of.

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Homemade Lebanese Shawerma

For those who have seen Shawerma sold in a restaurant or even a little joint  have probably seen the impressive way it is cooked. You can hardly reproduce the same thing at your home, but you can get a nice taste from the version you make yourself.

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