Category Archives: Favorite Things

Favorite Things: A Fondue Set

I have been lusting after a fondue set for years now. I thought when we moved out of Wagon Wheel Lane that my mother’s harvest gold, mid-70s fondue pot would turn up for me to claim as my own, but …

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Favorite Things: Angled Measuring Cups

Measuring is serious business, especially when you’re baking. Most of us don’t use our Salter scales every time we add an ingredient to the mix, so the right measuring cups are important. My mom was the one who first started …

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2013 Cookbook Favorites

May I say that this is the first December that has given me an authentic experience of … too hectic. I knew things were getting bad when my mother took me by the shoulders the other day in the kitchen …

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Lebanese Ma’moul Molds

It seemed as though in recent years there wasn’t a ma’moul mold to be found anywhere around here. Granted, ma’moul has never been as prominent on our holiday cookie plate as it could have been, but still, the molds are …

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Favorite Gifts for the Kitchen

 

In our family of five siblings, we’ve been drawing names out of a hat for Christmas gift-giving as long as I can remember. In our case, it’s a random ski hat proffered by my sister with names scribbled on …

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