Dinner Recipe: Cabbage Rolls - also ADD onion powder & a little Basil to the Meat mixture - as well as Basil to the slightly sweetened Red Sauce(otherwise known as, canned Tomato Soup + Diced Tomatoes).
Syrian Fattoush Salad from Insalata's in San Anselmo. Hearts of romaine, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, cilantro, mint, kalamata olives in a lemon-garlic-cumin dressing. Recipe here: http://www.insalatas.com/recipes/recipes05.html
One Skillet Baked Chicken Shawarma and Rice - two Middle Eastern favorites made in one skillet! (Note to self: halve the rice recipe, or double the chicken). Chicken Shawarma with punchy flavours and a delicately fragrant rice pilaf with chickpeas.