This past week has been a downer for me. First mother nature comes calling which kills my prayer and fasting buzz. Sometimes as a woman you wish you were a Muslim man so inconveniences like Mother Nature’s gift wouldn’t interfere with your worship of Allah. I can only speak for me but it seriously throws… Read More The importance of being there
So happy Ramadan everyone! This is my last Ramadan in the US for the next two years.. quite mind boggling to think about. I wanted to feel like I was prepared somehow for Ramadan but in all honesty – I wasn’t. I am no Martha Stewart in hijab so I haven’t spent the last week… Read More Ramadan Kareem – Week One
So dates are the center piece food of Ramadan. I happen to be a huge fan of dates – specifically Majool Dates – the big and juicy ones although I have friends who enjoy the more skinny and dry ones. So I had a thought.. stuffed dates! I opened the fridge and spied blue cheese… Read More Dates, dates and more dates!
Today as I went to the first day of orientation for the Ameri Corp year 2010 -2011 – I felt like Tantalus. Everywhere I looked people were eating and drinking – did I mention they looked well rested too? Now that’s not to say this is a complaint but rather an observation of myself and… Read More Tantalus.. and my torment: 9/25-9/26
So my dog is sick.. the food still isn’t agreeing with her. Poor pup has been up chucking all night and day.. when she has nothing left to up chuck.. and just a few minutes ago.. while sitting with her next to me on the couch.. she up chucked again. Thank god for leather couches!… Read More Sick Tazah and .. launching the blog off of Wordpress.com
So its Ramadan.. and a girl has to have something to do on a Saturday morning /afternoon. I had found this great collection of recipes put together by Epicurious.com for Ramadan.. and I being a huge fan of peanuts decided I would cook this up for my friend’s Iftar I am going to tonight. Plus… Read More Peanut Stew from Mali