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Operation Sourdough Starter

As a social distancing activity I am going to make sourdough starter and then obviously some sourdough bread. I will take pictures and Instagram Stories pf the process so you can follow along here or on my instagram @hungrygirlinqueens. What is sourdough starter? Sourdough gets its leavening from a starter, […]

Caramelized Eggplant Caponata with Pine Nuts

Caponata is the Sicilian version of ratatouille. Made with many similar ingredients, such as: eggplant, onion and tomatoes. Eggplant absorbs flavors like a sponge and long after the cooing process has ended. Hence, it is better served the next day and at room temperature. Unlike other eggplant based dips, this […]

Homemade Pizza Dough

This homemade pizza dough is simple and easy to make with the help of a stand mixture, all-purpose flour, salt, yeast, water, and olive oil. Activate the yeast. Pour all the ingredients into the stand mixer with the dough hook. Set aside covered. Punch down and portion. Set out and […]

Air Fried Chicken Shawarma

Growing up in Dubai I knew where to get the best chicken shawarma. It was the small stores attached to the mosques. The rotisserie would be slow cooking meat as the fattier bits charred and created great flavor pockets. My goal with this recipe was to try to recreate not […]

Chipotle Bourbon BBQ Ribs

There is not enough good things for me to say about this chipotle bourbon rib sauce. The chipotle pepper creates a wonderful spicy smoky taste which is enhanced with the bourbon. The smoky/spicy flavor stands up well to the sweetness in the honey. I love spicy food so I made […]

moist eggless chocolate cake

Amazing Vegan Chocolate Cake

Super moist vegan chocolate cake that is made with basic pantry ingredients. The cake uses olive oil instead of butter and coffee to help develop the chocolate taste. This cake is perfectly moist all the way through. It is simple to make and super delicious to eat. Can me easily […]

Thai ground beef and basil stir fry

Thai Beef and Basil Stir Fry

Make this quick and simple Thai Beef and Basil Stir Fry recipe for dinner. I highly recommend getting a microplane which will let you mince ginger and garlic super quickly. Quickly- like that is what they do on Iron Chef kinda quickly. All you have to do is peel the […]

dutch baby pancake in a cast iron skillet

Skillet Dutch Baby Pancake

Dutch Baby Pancakes are actually German and not Dutch. Apparently someone confused “Dutch” was confused for the German autonym “Deutsch” a long time ago. I am not sure where the baby came from. While these pancakes are different from what we commonly associate with homemade pancakes in looks and texture, they […]

Delicious paella flavored with chorizo, muscles, clams, shrimp and saffron

Paella with Shrimp, Mussels and Clams

Paella means “frying pan” in Valencian, the local dialect of the Valencia region in Spain. In this case it is a rice flavored with saffron, chorizo, clams and mussels. Cook chorizo on medium/low to render out the fat. Once the chorizo has browned, move the chorizo onto a paper toweled […]

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is marinated in yogurt, lemon and spices. The yogurt helps slowly tenderize the meat making it soft and well… tender! Additionally, the Air fryer lightly chars the chicken without overcooking any of it. Each bite is perfectly tender with a light char. Exactly what you want for a […]