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Cranberry Sauce Cake with Streusel Topping

Leftovers.  While pumpkin pie for breakfast and hot turkey sandwiches are two of my favorite post-Thanksgiving treats, leftovers can be somewhat problematic, especially when, economically speaking, the marginal utility diminishes with each consecutive day.  You soon begin to find that … Continue reading

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Baked Pumpkin Pie

One of the things I enjoy the most about living overseas is the challenge to re-create certain staples of die-hard American cuisine. Cream of Mushroom Soup was always a particular stumbling block growing up in a country without Campbell’s®, and … Continue reading

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Zaatar and Labneh

I would be remiss in my survey of Lebanese food if I didn’t take time to wax eloquent about the savory masterpiece that is zaatar and labneh.  Zaatar in particular is an essential ingredient in Lebanese cuisine, both as a … Continue reading

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Oatmeal and Apricot Jam Muffins

Growing up, my mom would often get up before six o’clock in the morning to whip up a batch of homemade muffins for our family breakfast before school. So naturally, when I was feeling a little homesick this past weekend … Continue reading

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