Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thick Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon, a quiet triumph

Thick hot chocolate, Maureen Abood

There are certain things we have eaten in their very finest forms that stay with us, that won’t leave us alone until we eat them again. My list of such finery does not include chicken wings, devotees of which seem …

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Favorite Things: Little Cups

Little cups,

First off, hello and welcome to those of you who are new to Rose Water & Orange Blossoms. I welcome you, we all welcome you! If you were here in my kitchen on Main Street today, up north in Michigan, …

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Postcard from Up North

Winter Bluff 2 POST

They were dancing around the fountain, arm in arm in an old Dutch dance, their cheeks touching, their hands entwined. They had no music; they hummed. And there was no reason for them to be dancing that Peter Lake could

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French Lentils with Dijon

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The Lebanese, we love our lentils. There is mujadara. There is lentil soup. In some instances (never my own) there are pureed lentils and onions that call themselves mujadara.

That about sums up our lentil repertoire, at least …

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Technique: An easy way to sort lentils

Lentils sheet pan POST

Yes, we are talking about lentils. Chocolate will be on the docket again soon enough…

It may seem like a step you can skip, sorting through the lentils before cooking them. But once you discover that not all that is …

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