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The Pyramid Cake -- do you dare?

Eat Like An Egyptian… The Enigmatic Pyramid Cake

Ages ago, when we had almost unlimited time on our hands and the living was easy, a friend suggested this recipe to me as “quick and simple, but very impressive”.  I trusted her awesome baking skills and made an attempt at one first chance I got — someone’s birthday was just around the corner, and […]

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Couldn't resist posting this photo of Hamantashen, taken with the new camera

Poppies And Prunes And Figs, Oh, my! Making Hamantashen

Some people think March Madness is an athletic event.  I think it’s a state of mind, altered severely by onset of spring weather.  I, too, got on this “I smell the spring is coming, I can almost touch it” madness wagon, and decided to join the crowd and celebrate…  Since I don’t follow college basketball […]

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Bragging Rights

My husband has started a new job. He’s a natural charmer, people instantly like him. The thing one might find annoying about him is his constant bragging about his wife. He’d go on for hours telling people about my countless virtues, my exotic Soviet upbringing, my Jewish family, my eclectic career, and so on and […]

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