Tag Archives: breakfast

Crustless Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sumac Recipe. Say yes to the dress.


As many of you know, I’m getting married soon. Recently someone asked when, and my response (“next month”) surprised me. It’s a-comin’ right up!

I’d say that I don’t recommend having your manuscript deadline and your wedding fall within a …

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Homemade Power Bars Recipe: Apricot Almond


Power bars, energy bars, call them what you will: they’ve long been a fixture in my gym bag, my handbag, or any bag toting my essentials. I considered them essentials primarily because round about 4 p.m., just before an evening …

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Lebanese-inspired, protein-rich breakfasts


I’ve waxed, and then waned, on the subject of breakfast more than once here (like this), and a lot more than once over the course of…well, a lifetime. Breakfast has ruled me the way the croissant dough wants to …

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Plum Custard Tart Recipe

My Italian plum reverie stems from three places.

One, a poem. I first read it in college, and then in graduate school, and then heard it recited with some devotion—nearly like a prayer—by my sister over the years every early …

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Lebanese cucumbers

My fascination with cucumbers, the small ones, has gone on for some time. As has my fascination with the English language. I was sitting in the backseat of my mom’s Custom Cruiser, probably circa 1975, when we were driving along …

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