Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Experiences Can Be Frustrating!

If you have been following this website for any time at all you know that I have started taking metalsmithing classes.  I have always been fascinated by jewelry and wondered how it is made so I decided to find out.  I recently completed my second class in which we learned to make bracelets, form rings, and set faceted stones in… (more…)

Delicious and Easy Grilled Mediterranean Kabobs

I love going to Greek restaurants for the delicious gyros.  All those fresh flavors combine into something truly delicious.  The only reason I go to a restaurant for this is because I couldn’t figure out how to make it at home without purchasing a “wheel” of gyro meat.  No way I could ever use THAT much.  So, this got me… (more…)

Add Middle Eastern Flavors to Any Dish with Mint Chutney

My family loves to explore foods from around the world and this is a favorite.  This recipe is full of fresh flavors and a little bit of heat from the peppers.  Make it a few hours ahead of time so the flavors have a chance to meld.  Enjoy it with chips (in place of salsa), fresh pita or naan bread, on… (more…)