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Honey Cake With Walnuts & Prunes

Honey Cake With Prunes and Walnuts

I don’t remember how this recipe came about, all I know is that ever since I was introduced to it at around age fifteen, it was a hit every time it was served at our parties.  The reason for this success is a powerful combination of rich yet refreshing flavor and moist, smooth and feathery physique. For my American friends […]

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Cranberry Kissel

From Russia With Love: Making Kissel

My daughter had her semi-annual bout of stomach bug a few weeks back.  Typically I have a few batches of curative bone broth on hand, which is, I hope you agree, a much nicer alternative to [doctor recommended — shudder!] sports drinks, juices and pharmaceutical electrolyte junkstuffs.  But my kid for some reason lost all […]

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Shiitake in Asian Style Marinade

A Quest For Perfect Marinated Shiitake. Take one.

My husband and I are huge fans of Fogo De Chao — a Brazilian steak house.  Among many, many, oh so many reasons we love it so much is their world class salad bar.  Meh, you may say, who cares for leafy goodness when there are cute guys in gaucho costumes carrying amazingly tender juice-dripping […]

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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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