Greek Turkey Burgers for Two

I love gyros and sometimes I make these fake gyros for dinner. But I have to plan ahead enough to have pita bread and my planning ahead has really fallen by the wayside when I’m just cooking for one or two most of the time. I saw these Greek Turkey Burgers in my latest issue […]

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese for One or Two

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese is quick and easy to make. It’s also easy to stir in some ham, peas, asparagus or whatever you like to add to your mac and cheese. And you can cook it all in one saucepan. You just reduce heavy cream, then add the grated cheese to it and stir until […]

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe: Yogurt with Cucumbers

There are variations of this in many different cuisines. Try to mix this up at least half an hour before eating so the flavors can blend.  You could mix this up in the morning and refrigerate until evening if you have time.  But it’s still good even if it only has half an hour to […]

Tahini Sauce Recipe

I first ate Tahini Sauce at a kebab and falafel restaurant when my fiddle teacher and I went out to lunch in Walnut Creek. It has a distinct flavor: a slight bitterness almost but in a really good way! I could not stop eating it. This version is from Jerusalem: A Cookbook, which is a […]

Quick Sausage and Black Bean Soup

This is a great weeknight soup as it goes together fast, has lots of flavor and doesn’t make too much.  Adding salsa to a soup is a great way to quickly add a lot of flavor. I like soup but many recipes just make too much for me. My sister shared this recipe with me […]