Why Dry Brine Works Best for Turkeys: Thanksgiving Series

Dry brine is a no mess, no fuss technique that makes the turkey flesh so juicy and moist, as it breaks up the bird protein.  Compared to brine solution, dry brine takes half the time whether to prepare or to apply on the turkey. 

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Chicken Shawarma & Trimmings: Nouna’s Syrian Recipe

With this recipe for Chicken Shawarma, you will learn how to make an exotic, juicy, spicy, and crunchy shawarma sandwich in the comfort of your own home. Bonus: an easy, decadent, and egg-free Toum (garlic spread) recipe is included in the post.

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Brine & Compound Butter: Powerful PREP for a glorious BIRD

Turkey is infamous for being dry and bland, but those who spread the rumors haven’t tried the two most powerful flavor arsenals. Nothing leads to a perfectly tender and flavorful turkey other than brine and compound butter.  This is a pretty bold statement to make, I know. Yet, it is a conclusive one, based on […]

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Egyptian Keshk (Kishk): Aziza’s Recipe

This week I am thrilled to host the talented Egyptian food caterer and recipe developer, Menna Rashwan. Menna, who runs her own food business in Salt Lake City in the US, managed in relatively short time to grow a raving audience of her authentic Egyptian dishes. Her radiant Instagram page @azizaslc is clear evidence of […]

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