The Desert Southwest, more specifically Palm Desert area in the Coachella Valley was shimmering with heat this past weekend. The floral perfumed air was dry and still, nature’s blast furnace had fired up about one and one half months ahead of schedule.
Schwarma is an extremely flavorful, spicy, Israeli, Middle Eastern masterpiece of a sandwich. You may think that this is something you can only eat at a restaurant or schwarma counter, but I beg to differ. Tonight I had my Superbowl inspiration to serve a schwarma buffet for Superbowl Sunday.
Going back to the January theme of becoming fit and healthy, the subject of brown rice and quinoa dishes comes to mind. I made these two dishes last week when my 43 year old marathon running niece was visiting. We were thinking of healthy side dishes, but both of these would make wonderful main courses [...]