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This Past Week at La Domestique: Couscous

Last week at La Domestique was all about couscous! Perfect for summer, couscous cooks in less than 10 minutes and readily absorbs vinaigrette for salads and savory pan juices of meats. I hope couscous week inspires you to wake up your palate with exotic north African...

Summer Couscous with Chicken & Apricots

Happy Friday! I’m so excited to share this Moroccan inspired summer couscous recipe with you! When I set out to develop a couscous recipe I wanted something summery and light but still satisfying. Many of the Middle Eastern braised meat recipes I came across...

Storyboard: Couscous

What is Couscous? In the U.S. it is easy to mistake couscous as a grain because of the way it’s packaged and sold and because we are so unaware of how couscous is produced. It’s a whole different story in Africa and the Middle East, where making couscous...

Cook in the Moment: Pantry Couscous

Last night I made a pantry supper that turned out so good I must share it with you. Sometimes pantry suppers turn out to be the best meals. I’m talking about those times when you really want to go to the grocery store but just can’t make it happen....

10 Ways Tuesday: Couscous

I’ve come up with 10 ways to use couscous in your summer cooking: 1.  The Traditional Method Artichoke to Za’atar is a fascinating cookbook organized by ingredients commonly used in Middle Eastern cuisine. Each ingredient chapter is home to a handful of...