Mandi (Traditional Saudi rice dish)

I have never understood, nor do I care to understand, people who are so unwilling to try new dishes. Especially when they are a tried and true dish from another country! I love to experiment with new dishes, and if it is not a favorite in the family then we move on but at least…

Pumpkin Pecan Tart with a Butter Rum Sauce

  This is very rich and decadent desert that I am sure you will find irresistible. It does take a little bit of time to create but in the end it is well worth it. While cooking your home will smell so good, I started making this Saturday morning and my daughter came down saying…

Cinnamon Stewed Chicken with Mushroom Couscous

I have to establish this recipe by saying that my husband is from France and in Europe they don’t use Cinnamon at all.  To them it is like having curry for the first time and not having a penchant for it.  In the 15 years we have been together he never allows me to use…