Grilled Chicken Marinade : Yogurt-Marinated Chicken

The sweet summer weather is here [well at least in this part of the world] and you know what that means? Charcoal bbqs, outdoor meals, terraces and picnics! I wanted to share this yogurt-based marinade that is incredibly easy to prepare. The meat will be juicy and fragrant, with a crunchy and caramelized outer layer.  You can even…

Chimichurri

Since it seems like BBQ season is here to stay, I wanted to share with you my favorite accompaniment for a juicy and sizzling steak: chimichurri. This sauce is a staple of South American BBQs {the best in my opinion}. And it’s extremely easy to make! It also tastes wonderful on top of empanadas, potatoes,…

Little Craving: Deviled Eggs

Two weeks ago, I watched The Help and there was a scene that featured deviled eggs. I got such a craving that the next morning it needed to be satisfied! They are so simple yet so tasty and enjoyable! More importantly they are super easy to make! Here is how to make them. Ingredients: 3 hard…

Spices & Herbs

I cannot stress how utterly important it is to have a good selection of spices and herbs in your pantry.  Spices make the difference between bland and grand cuisine. They provide aroma, flavor, and color to any dish. Spices contain volatile oils responsible for their aromas.  As spices come in contact with heat they suffuse…