Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil


Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil is one of my favorite summer afternoon appetizers. You can serve this next to your chasse plater at any party. With freshly toasted bread in the oven or on the grill so you don’t heat up the kitchen. I love making this recipe for my girl’s wine night.

Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe


Hummus is some of the best stuff on earth. As all you know my background, I’m Armenian and I grew up having freshly made hummus on the table almost every week. It might look boring in the bowl, but this blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini, lemon juice, and garlic creates a dip that is …

best chili recipe ever

Classic Chili

The Best Classic Chili. This traditional chili recipe it’s my mom’s recipe with ground beef, beans, and a simple homemade blend of chili seasonings. The Best Chili Recipe is one that is loaded with beef and beans and absolutely full of flavor… just like this one. Also, Chili is hands down one of my husband’s …

Easy Tzatziki


Tzatziki is an excellent appetizer for summertime. It’s really easy to make with simple ingredients. I love my tzatziki creamy and reach, so my recipe has sour cream, and I like to use Persian cucumber. Persian cucumber has more flavor, and it’s crunchier than the English cucumber. But you can still make with English cucumber …

this spinach dip recipes is my favorite

Spinach Dip

This spinach dip recipe is my favorite, and my entire family loves it! This recipe is so easy to make and it’s creamy and flavorful. But at the same time, it’s really light. I like to serve this with pita chips, cracker or freshly toasted pita wedges.

Baba ganoush, it's so simple made with eggplant, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and salt

Best Creamy Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is very similar to hummus and except its made with grilled or roasted eggplant instead of chickpeas. Baba ganoush, it’s so simple made with eggplant, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. I found that adding a tiny bit of ground cumin and smoked paprika takes it to the next level. Both …

Pumpkin Salsa tastes gorgeous served with chicken or in the classic chips

Pumpkin Salsa

Everywhere you look, Pumpkin seems to be the star of the show right now, and with good reason! It’s incredible food; it has a beautiful taste and aroma, and the entire kitchen smells like a holiday when you cook anything with Pumpkin. Pumpkin is one of my family’s favorite foods. I love the traditional pie, …

Butternut Squash Galette 1

Butternut Squash Galette

I love butternut squash in any form, but it takes a lot of work to cut so I don’t cook with it nearly enough. When I do, it has to be a special recipe. This one is worth it. I’ve served this as an appetizer and as a main course. It could travel well for …