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Brown Butter Gnocchi with Sage and Walnuts

Browned butter gnocchi with parmesan up close

This brown butter gnocchi with sage and walnuts is the perfect 30 minute dinner! It comes together quickly, and the browned butter adds a depth and richness to the dish. Top it with some parmesan and mwah.... perfection. If you’re new here, you might now know that I lived in Italy for a few months … Continue reading Brown Butter Gnocchi with Sage and Walnuts

Sweet Potato Fritters with Lemon Tahini Sauce

hand dipping sweet potato fritters

This recipe for sweet potato fritters can be serve with Lemon Tahini Sauce or with a Cinnamon Honey Dip. Either way, making this recipe is a great way to experience the culture and flavor of Chad! Straight up, I’m gonna tell you the truth. Finding food to make from Chad was HARD. I don’t know … Continue reading Sweet Potato Fritters with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Mango Pineapple Smoothie with Ginger and Cardamom

mango pineapple smoothie

Mango milk in Chad is a popular street food. Mango, or any other tropical fruit, is blended into milk and mixed with cardamom and ginger to create a smooth, delicate, and refreshing drink! The best part about this drink is the extra level of freshness that the ginger provides. Keep reading for my version of … Continue reading Mango Pineapple Smoothie with Ginger and Cardamom

10 Whole30 Recipes to Keep Your Whole30 Interesting

Whole30 Pinterest Graphic

2020 has begun, which means that a lot of you have some awesome, strong resolutions you’re dedicated to pursuing. I’m so proud of you! I’m not really a big “resolution” gal myself. I know the way that my brain works, and it’s normally motivated by goals instead of by process. For example, instead of a … Continue reading 10 Whole30 Recipes to Keep Your Whole30 Interesting

Rice Porridge Recipe

vertical rice porridge

This recipe for rice porridge is a common breakfast in the country of Chad. Making it reminds me of making oatmeal for breakfast, but instead of oats, white rice is used! I top my rice porridge with peanut butter, bananas, and brown sugar.  This rice porridge is a great way to enjoy the beauty of … Continue reading Rice Porridge Recipe

Noodle Kugel Recipe for Hanukkah

Noodle kugel on plates

This recipe for sweet noodle kugel is made for celebrating Hanukkah! It is a traditional Jewish dish made with egg noodles, cream cheese, sour cream, and topped with graham crackers.   I’ll be the first to admit that this recipe is of my own creation. I’m not Jewish, and, quite frankly, before making this recipe I … Continue reading Noodle Kugel Recipe for Hanukkah

Benne Wafers Recipe (Sesame Seed Cookies)

Benne wafers in a circle on a plate

Benne Wafers are another word for thin, crispy cookies made with sesame seeds. This recipe creates delicious, crunchy cookies that are great with milk!  Until today, I’ve never really considered sesame seeds an ingredient if you know what I mean. A topping? Sure. But a full-on ingredient… not really.  I’m excited though, because this recipe … Continue reading Benne Wafers Recipe (Sesame Seed Cookies)

Quick and Easy Gingerbread Truffles

White chocolate gingerbread truffles

These gingerbread truffles are made by crushing gingersnap cookies, mixing them with cream cheese, and coating them in white chocolate! These are great for a quick dessert to pass at a holiday party or just a yummy treat to eat at home!  It’s official everyone-- Papa Foreign Fork has a new favorite FF recipe. These … Continue reading Quick and Easy Gingerbread Truffles

Cookie Butter Recipe

Cookie butter platter

If you’ve ever wanted to taste a spoonful of creamy, decadent, drool-causing heaven, try cookie butter. I’m not kidding, I think cookie butter is the single best invention that human-kind has ever created. And it’s all thanks to Belgium!  If cookie butter is one of my favorite inventions of all time, it should come as … Continue reading Cookie Butter Recipe