Greek Pita — Cheryl “Cheffie Cooks” Wiser

1/4 cup Greek Yogurt, 1/2 Lemon (juice only), 4 Pitas (toasted), Using ground Lamb or Beef (16 ounces) minced garlic clove, 1/4 onion-diced finely, 1 teaspoon oregano, black pepper, to taste, saute meat crumble as you cook it, add seasonings, drain any excess fat. 1/2 cup Feta cheese crumbles, one diced tomato, lettuce of your…

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The Sicilian Burger

It’s Burger Week here at Once Upon a Spice and I simply had to include this amazingly juicy gem inspired by my Italian roots. Every time I develop something Sicilian inspired “The Godfather” theme rings incessantly in my mind and memories of my Sicilian father weigh heavily into the equation as well Grazia, Daddy! Obviously, this…

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Guest Chef Chris’ Taco Bell Pizza! Famous Copy Cat Clone Recipes

This is friend and fellow Ouasie Chris’ Copy Cat recipe for Taco Bell’s famous individual pizzas. Chris is recently single and had to quickly rethink “dinners” He’s no stranger to the kitchen, but his motto is “I want it fast, I want it somewhat good for me and I want it delicious!” Well, here you…

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Guest Chef Wednesday! Jerry’s First & Goal Tailgate Chili!

Score!! Check out the ingredients in Jerry’s award winning chili!! Ground beef, sausage, beans, secret spices, tomatoes and other veggies magically come together with tons of tantalizing flavor in his incredible mouth-watering chili. It’s perfect for tailgating before football games or anywhere any time of year. Jerry adds. “It’s great right out of the pot,…

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Naked Bourbon Brew Burger with Caramelized Onions & Green Peppers–Beef At Its Best

Coffee in my burger? You bet! This caffeine infused burger (trace amounts) with all of the other elements (spices) included in this recipe expose flavors unknown—talk about fusion! I call this one “naked” because it’s served bare and unscathed: Topped only with the mild tastes of caramelized onions and peppers–leave the veggies pure because the…

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Lebanese Hushwee—The Simplicity of Spices

Cinnamon in a savory dish? Yes, absolutely! The marriage of  flavors in this delectable dish compliment each other in deliciously unimaginable ways. I was taught this simple and scrumptious dish by my eldest sister whose recipe was passed down by her Lebanese mother in law. It soon became a household favorite, even in our Italian household,…

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Mexican Easy Cheesy Fiesta Bake–Restaurant Style!

This cheesy and semi-sassy “any time” Mexican dish is sure to become a family favorite! It’s much more cost effective, healthy and delicious that any fast food restaurant I have found. Serve with a side of Spanish rice, maybe a little guacamole and you’re all set! Ingredients 1 1/2 – 2 pounds ground turkey, chicken…

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