Hello Summer, Hello Tomatoes!

As much as I love snow and the winter, I love summer for so many varied reasons. Most interesting reason is tomatoes. I love LOVE summer tomatoes. I try to stay clear of tomatoes during the winter, but in summer I go a little overboard. Continue reading


Best Chicken Lunch Ever

Eating lunch has never been a strong habit in my family household. We’ve always been brunch or long breakfast eaters. So when I was still living with my parents, whenever I was hungry in the afternoon my mom would prepare me pan sautรฉed chicken with green bell peppers. We always had a quick salad with each meal and yogurt has been a companion for almost all of our mealtimes. Seriously, I even remember my dad leaving the dinner table, to go to the store to buy yogurt and coming back to eating. That’s how committed we are about our yogurt. Continue reading

Shrimp Dinner: Appetizer and a Curry

Every Friday, there is a local food market near where I live, so I like doing my weekly shopping done there, but what I like most is if you get to the market in the last minutes they do discounts on everything. even if I’m too late to shop in general, I always go to my favorite fish monger there to get the best deal. ย Consequently we have fish many Fridays. This time I hit the jackpot with freshly caught shrimp! I got 2 pounds of shrimp for about $5. Continue reading