Gluten Free Whoopie Pie

Anita Cookies, Dairy Free, Dessert, Eggs, Gluten Free, Herbs, Kids Eat Here, Pies, What's Cooking 1 Comment

There is something enticing about sinking your teeth in a soft sandwich of gewy marshmallow between two delicious chocolate cookies. It’s been on my mind for a couple of weeks and I finally made it for the kids.  I’ve only heard this kind of excitement a couple of times, mainly when opening gifts at Christmas! However, these are in fact …

Fried Egg over Grilled Asparagus with a Herb Yogurt Sauce

Anita Breakfast, Cheeses, Eggs, Gluten Free, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What's Cooking 4 Comments

I was having a conversation the other day with a friend of mine about how crazy our lives have become. We’re both mothers of two, and trying to juggle what seems to be a never-ending list of chores, doing it all with the relentless pressure to be perfect: a perfect mom, a perfect wife, a perfect friend, just perfect. What …

Herb Eggs in Fresh Tomato Sauce with Goat Cheese

Anita Breakfast, Cheeses, Eggs, Gluten Free, Herbs, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What's Cooking 4 Comments

There is nothing more enjoyable than a delicious breakfast and a hot cup of coffee.  Eggs are my favorite breakfast item, they are so versatile and present a blank canvas to be embelished.  This is a very traditional Lebanese breakfast, popular during the summers.  It’s fresh, juicy and full of bold flavors.  It’s a great way to use up your …

Mastic Crème Brulée

Anita Dessert, Eggs, Gluten Free, What's Cooking 4 Comments

If I had to rank my favorite desserts, crème brulée would definitely be in the top three. No, wait. It would actually hold the Nº 1 spot. I love the variety of flavorings that can be infused, I love cracking the crusty caramelized sugar layer with the back of the spoon and digging for the silky sweet custard under it. …