Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts: An Edible Mosaic’s Book Launch Party

An Edible Mosaic

I have a very special post for you today to support  my friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic who just had her first cookbook released: An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair. I’m excited to be participating in her virtual book launch party and sharing a recipe from the book!

Slow Cooker Cuban Black Bean and Rice Bowls

Slow Cooker Cuban Black Beans

Cuban-style black beans go tex-mex! Served with rice they are a satisfying meal in themselves, especially when you load them up with toppings like sour cream, tomatoes, avocado and tortilla chips for scooping. Black beans have a ton of flavor all on their own. Their earthy flavor only intensifies when seasoned with oregano, bay leaf…

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Shrimp Jambalaya

Shrimp Jambalaya

One of the most fitting ways to celebrate Mardi Gras is with this hearty, bold-flavored specialty of New Orléans featuring shrimp and spicy sausage. A gradual layering of flavors starts with pan-fried bacon and chorizo sausage followed by the holy trinity of onion, bell pepper and celery. Sautéed in the same pan, they pick up…

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