National Potato Chip Day!

Chips or crisps? That depends on where you are in the world. These deep-fried slices of potatoes have been greasing up fingers as early as 1817. Wait a minute – popular culture claims its “invention” is credited to George “Crum” Speck in August of 1853 in Saratoga Springs, New York. But people on the other…

Za’atar, Advieh, Baha-what?

I mean no disrespect with the title. It’s just a what we writers call a ‘hook.’ Can you believe that it’s March already? The winds are roaring outside but soon, we’ll be dusting off the grill.  Oddly, I am not a big fan of summer because I prefer cold weather but I do love grilling,…